On 14 August 2003, three 345-KV transmission circuits in Northeastern Ohio contacted overgrown trees during…
From the Editor
What appears like a proliferation of blackouts worldwide as a result of abnormal storm activity, man-made accidents, climate change, or…
Engineers are doing their best to harden the grid and promote high levels of reliability required for meeting the demands of the digital age.
Modern Power Systems are highly reliable. They are operated to withstand the variability in system conditions that occurs in the course of normal operations…
The very first commercial High-Voltage dc (HVdc) transmission system, commissioned in 1954, had black-start capability. This system links the island of Gotland with…
Major electric power disturbances can be triggered by storms, heat waves, solar flares, and other sources, but all have their roots in the vulnerabilities of existing power grids.
Restoring service to customers has always been a top priority at the Alabama Power Company during my 45 years there…
Departments & Columns
Letters to the EditorRead more
Readers are encouraged share their views on issues affecting the electric power engineering profession.
Leader’s CornerRead more
The beginning of 2014 offers a change in the leadership of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES).
High in the grandeur of the mighty Colorado Rocky Mountains, a power company was born that undertook a variety of trailblazing efforts that would significantly benefit the power industry for years to come.
Society NewsRead more
The seaside ambiance of hospitable Vancouver inspired the IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in late July 2103…
Book ReviewRead more
The book reviewed in this issue, Power System Coherency and Model Reduction, is an excellent reference on the subject…
The IEEE Power & Energy Society website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…
In My ViewRead more
As the world grows more interconnected, we are becoming surrounded by complex interactive networks/systems (CIN/S).
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