November/December 2013 | 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

This issue, devoted to wind integration issues, marks the fifth time we have returned to update on this subject.

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Guest Editorial

Introduction to the Feature Articles

I have been told by many people that this themed issue, devoted to integration and interconnection of wind plants on power systems…

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Feature Articles

Adding new generation, load, or transmission to the grid changes the operation of the incumbent power system.

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By Debra Lew, Greg Brinkman, Nikhil Kumar, Steve Lefton, Gary Jordan and Sundar Venkataraman

Wind and solar installations in Hawaii have grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, and the islands are off to a fast start toward their target of generating…

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By Matt Schuerger, Harjeet Johal, Leon Roose, Marc Matsuura and Richard Piwko

Imagine a world in which wind energy is dispatchable, following a set point from the system operator…

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By Mark Ahlstrom, Drake Bartlett, Craig Collier, Jacques Duchesne, David Edelson, Alejandro Gesino, Marc Keyser, David Maggio, Michael Milligan, Corinna Möhrlen, Jonathan O’Sullivan, Justin Sharp, Pascal Storck and Miguel de la Torre Rodríguez

Power systems have been designed and operated so that the demand for electricity can be met at all times…

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By Hannele Holttinen, Aidan Tuohy, Michael Milligan, Eamonn Lannoye, Vera Silva, Simon Müller and Lennart Söder

The reliable operation of a power system depends on maintaining frequency within predetermined limits…

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By Nicholas Miller, Clyde Loutan, Miaolei Shao and Kara Clark

Grid codes and dynamic wind turbine models are key tools to allow increasing renewable energy penetration without challenging security of supply.

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By Thomas Ackermann, Abraham Ellis, Jens Fortmann, Julia Matevosyan, Ed Muljadi, Richard Piwko, Pouyan Pourbeik, Eckard Quitmann, Poul Sorensen, Helge Urdal and Bob Zavadil

Following the rapid expansion of onshore wind power in many parts of the globe, offshore wind generation is now also being deployed at an increasing pace.

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By Antje Orths, Janusz Bialek, Magnus Callavik, Jan De Decker, Guro Grøtterud, Andrew Hiorns, Frans van Hulle, Søren Klinge, Walter Musial and Krzysztof Rudion

Departments & Columns

  • Leader’s Corner

    It is hard to believe that my time as IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) president is winding down after two years.

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  • History

    The author’s examination of the development and use of rotary converters to provide direct current power began…

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  • Book Review

    As this issue is about wind integration, it is fitting that the book reviewed in this issue is also on this topic.

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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

    As a synchronous power system, the island of Ireland has arguably the highest wind penetration in the world.

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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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