September/October 2013 | 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 theme of this issue is energy systems integration—it’s not just electricity. And indeed it is a unique approach that considers…

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Guest Editorial

Introduction to the Feature Articles

Energy systems have evolved from small, local, single technologies at single locations into highly integrated, continental-scale systems that…

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Feature Articles

Anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the resulting influence on global climate change have…

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By James McCalley, Venkat Krishnan, Konstantina Gkritza, Robert Brown and Diego Mejía-Giraldo

The main aims of the energy policy of the European Union are to establish a European energy system that is sustainable and enhances Europe’s competitiveness, and…

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By John Holmes

The transition of the Danish energy system to a system based only on renewable energy in 2050 carries many challenges.

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By Peter Meibom, Klaus Baggesen Hilger, Henrik Madsen and Dorthe Vinther

To fulfill the Chinese government’s targets for energy conservation and emission reductions, significant efforts to increase efficiency…

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By Chongqing Kang, Xinyu Chen, Qianyao Xu, Dongming Ren, Yuehui Huang, Qing Xia, Weisheng Wang, Changming Jiang, Ji Liang, Jianbo Xin, Xu Chen, Bo Peng, Kun Men, Zheng Chen, Xiaoming Jin, Hui Li and Junhui Huang

Energy systems integration on the Hawaiian island of Maui is unique because of the island’s high renewable energy…

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By Dave Corbus, Mike Kuss, Dick Piwko, Gene Hinkle, Marc Matsuura, Mat McNeff, Leon Roose and Alec Brooks

The energy systems in our buildings and building districts form a tight network of several energy sources…

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By Juan Van Roy, Bart Verbruggen and Johan Driesen

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

    Many years ago, in the early 1980s, I was a graduate student of electrical engineering at the University of Belgrade. The university had a modest but well-stocked library…

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  • History

    During the early 20th century, machines known own as synchronous converters, or rotary converters, were mainly responsible for the successful transition…

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  • Book Reviews

    Two books are reviewed in this issue. The first book, Electric Power Transformer Engineering…

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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

    All commentators agree that the current power grid represents a magnificent engineering achievement.

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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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