May/June 2014 | IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
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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

As most of our readers know, most IEEE Power & Energy Magazine issues are devoted to a single preselected theme. However, we also welcome submissions…

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Leader’s Corner

Introduction to the Feature Articles

Every so often, people, families, and companies look to evaluate their accomplishments, where they stand, and where they are going…

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Feature Articles

The mission of the power industry has been to build and operate a reliable, affordable, and efficient grid…

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By Devon Manz, Reigh Walling, Nick Miller, Beth LaRose, Rob D’Aquila and Bahman Daryanian

In the traditional electricity grid, there are four major components: power generation, power transmission, power distribution, and grid operation…

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By Miles H.F. Wen and Victor O.K. Li

The office of electricity delivery and energy reliability of the U.S. DOE, the Bonneville Power Administration, and…

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By Philip Overholt, Dmitry Kosterev, Joseph Eto, Steve Yang and Bernard Lesieutre
A Road Map to Integration

Smart grid-related blogs, newsletters, and conferences have endured numerous debates and discussions around the issue of whether or not the smart grid is being integrated…

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By Hassan Farhangi
Powering Through the Storm

Disasters, whether natural of man-made, compromise the quality of life for all involved…

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By Chad Abbey, David Cornforth, Nikos Hatziargyriou, Keiichi Hirose, Alexis Kwasinski, Elias Kyriakides, Glenn Platt, Lorenzo Reyes and Siddharth Suryanarayanan
Forewarned is Forearmed

The integrity of large-scale interconnected power grids may break down under system disturbances. The postdisturbance system may even turn out to cause a major blackout…

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By Ziwen Yao, Veera Raju Vinnakota, Qing Zhu, Charles Nichols, Greg Dwernychuk and Tito Inga-Rojas
A Grid-Friendly Plant

A recent rapid PV price reduction has significantly increased the competitiveness of PV-generated electricity, which has now reached grid parity in many markets…

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By Mahesh Morjaria, Dmitriy Anichkov, Vladimir Chadliev and Sachin Soni

This article presents an operational framework that can implement asset management concepts for distribution systems…

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By Reza Dashti and Saeed Afsharnia

Departments & Columns

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers are encouraged share their views on issues affecting the electric power engineering profession.

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  • Leader’s Corner

    Every so often, people, families, and companies look to evaluate their accomplishments, where they stand, and where they are going…

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  • History

    Recently, I drove out the Tyler Street Extension in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, to view the ongoing demolition of Building 9 in the former General Electric Company (GE) plant…

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  • Society News

    Four IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) members have been chosen to receive 2014 IEEE awards…

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  • Book Review

    There is one book reviewed in this issue. The third edition of this text on electric machinery has reference-frame theory at its core…

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  • Calendar

    The IEEE Power & Energy Society website features a meetings section, which includes calls for papers and…

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  • In My View

    Deregulation, reregulation, distributed generation, renewable energy, solar cells, wind generation, geothermal generation, microgrids, off the grid, battery storage, electric vehicles…

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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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