May/June 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 paradigms that are faced by the global power industry today are more complicated and confused than I have experienced during my 50-year career…

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Guest Editorial

Introduction to the Feature Articles

The main challenges facing humanity are access to energy, water, and food to supply a fast-growing population and the ability to achieve that without…

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Feature Articles

Twin Peaks

The energy sector faces twin challenges. The first is to make more energy available at affordable prices…

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By Marcelino Madrigal, Mikul Bhatia, Gabriela Elizondo, Ashok Sarkar and Masami Kojima
Forward Pass

Public policies at both the state and federal levels in the United States are poised to significantly alter…

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By Timothy D. Heidel, John G. Kassakian and Richard Schmalensee
Challenges Ahead

The Chinese government and power industry face important challenges. In the past three decades…

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By Yunhe Hou and Jin Zhong
Expansion Pressure

In Latin America, primary energy demand is projected to grow on average by 1.7% per year…

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By Bernardo Bezerra, Sebastian Mocarquer, Luiz Barroso and Hugh Rudnick
Growing Pains

India needs economic growth of 8-10% over the next three decades to satisfy its human development needs.

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By Jyoti Parikh and Kirit Parikh
A Wealth of Possibilities

Africa faces critical questions about its future economic development, particularly in relation to its energy supply and its population’s access to electricity.

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By Pat Naidoo and P.A. Bacela

Departments & Columns

  • Leader’s Corner

    With 29,410 members and growing, the IEEE Power & Energy Society has members all over the world.

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  • History

    On 10 May 2011, members and officers of IEEE, officials of Con Edison, and friends gathered at the Con Edison…

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  • Society News

    Four members of the IEEE Power & Energy Society have been selected as recipients of…

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  • Book Reviews

    Two books are reviewed in this issue, one on voltage-sourced converter (VSC) technology and the second on disturbance analysis…

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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

    The Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster on 11 March 2011 refocused the world’s attention on the potentially catastrophic effects of a nuclear power plant failure.

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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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