March/April 2012 | IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
IEEE Power & Energy Society
Piecing the Picture Together
Energy for All
Connecting the Dots
Distributed Management Systems
The Waves of Wind
Keeping the Smart Grid Safe
Lessons Learned
Taking a Global Look
The New World
The Emerging Field of Data Analytics
Plugging into DC
Electrifying Education
All in a Day's Work
Facing New Challenges
Reaching for the Light
Seasons of Change
Protection from the Storm
Europe Lights the Way
Global Changes

From the Editor

Introduction to this Issue

The advent of renewable forms of energy to the electric power system provides a myriad of opportunities, coupled with an extraordinary number of challenges.

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Guest Editorial

Introduction to the Feature Articles

The successful integration of renewable resources requires supportive governmental policies, favorable economics, and the proper application…

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Feature Articles

South American countries account for a small portion of global greenhouse gas emissions (GHE)…

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By Hugh Rudnick, Luiz Barroso, Daniel Llarens, David Watts and Rafael Ferriera

New wind power installations in China have doubled every year since 2004.

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By Ming Ni and Zhixin Yang

Wind power is one of the most cost-effective sources of renewable energy.

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By Richard Piwko, Peter Meibom, Hannele Holttinen, Baozhuang Shi, Nicholas Miller, Yongning Chi and Weisheng Wang

Offshore wind power is a relatively new market that has only really emerged on a commercial scale in the last decade.

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By James Feltes, Ralph Hendriks, Steven Stapleton, Ronald Voelzke, Baldwin Lam and Nancy Pfuntner

As a global trend in clean and renewable power, wind power generation has significantly increased…

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By Ivan M. Dudurych, Alan Rogers, Robbie Aherne, Lei Wang, Fred Howell and Xi Lin

The Tres Amigas HVDC Project is a new concept developed by a nonutility transmission marketer.

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By Mark Reynolds, David Stidham and Ziad Alaywan

Departments & Columns

  • Leader’s Corner

    The elections of 2011 are over, and the new IEEE Power & Energy (PES) leadership is in place.

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  • History

    The inventors and pioneers of electrical systems are well documented, but little has been written about those entrepreneurs who brought electric power within the reach of the general public.

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  • Awards

    The IEEE Fellow Award is a special recognition for members with extraordinary accomplishments in the IEEE technical fields.

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  • Calendar

    The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES)’s website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…

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  • In My View

    In 2002 when the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) started to address wind integration issues…

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  • Advertisers Index

    The Advertisers Index contained in this issue is compiled as a service to our readers and advertisers…

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