September/October 2014 | 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 Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years, seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat have occurred…

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Guest Editorial

Introduction to the Feature Articles

Since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the electrical infrastructure of the U.S. Northeast in 2012, there has been heightened awareness in the press…

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Feature Articles

At the very beginning of this year, news that heavy pollution containing black carbon from Asia was drifting…

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By Kelly Sims Gallagher and Zdenka Myslikova

The evidence of human-induced climate change grows stronger with every scientific report. While action to mitigate rising temperatures is increasingly urgent…

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By Maria Mendiluce

When European Union leaders committed, in October 2009, to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80%, they essentially set up a long-term vision…

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By Dries Acke

Climate change has become a major concern worldwide. Major scientific organizations now agree that it is…

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By Hugh Rudnick, Rodrigo Palma-Behnke, Andrea Rudnick and Carlos Benavides

Preparing for, responding to, coping with, and managing the aftermath of severe impacts on electrical power system grids due to extreme weather events…

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By Nicholas Abi-Samra, James McConnach, Subrata Mukhopadhyay and Bartosz Wojszczyk

Power system infrastructure is subject to damage from a wide range of extreme weather events, including hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning storms, snow…

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By David Yates, Byron Quan Luna, Roy Rasmussen, Dick Bratcher, Luca Garrè, Fei Chen, Mukul Tewari and Peter Friis-Hansen

In recent years, extreme weather events have severely affected the performance of the electric grid…

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By Reza Arghandeh, Merwin Brown, Alberto Del Rosso, Girish Ghatikar, Emma Stewart, Ali Vojdani and Alexandra von Meier

Departments & Columns

  • Letters to the Editor

    Readers are encouraged to share their views on issues affecting the electric power engineering…

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  • Leader’s Corner

    Our industry has experienced significant changes in last decade caused by new technology trends, environmental drivers and weather patterns…

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  • Society News

    The IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition is not only known for the largest gathering of exhibitors and its very informative technical program but for being a world-class party every two years!

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  • Book Review

    One book is reviewed in this issue, which looks at the energy sustainability in the Azores…

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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

    New York City is where Thomas A. Edison, Con Edison’s founder and namesake, established the world’s first central power plant …

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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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