This chapter contains sections titled:
Introduction to Smart Grid Pathway Design
Barriers and Solutions to Smart Grid Development
Solution Pathways for Designing Smart Grid Using Advanced Optimization and Control Techniques for Selection Functions
General Level Automation
Bulk Power Systems Automation of the Smart Grid at Transmission Level
Distribution System Automation Requirement of the Power Grid
End User/Appliance Level of the Smart Grid
Applications for Adaptive Control and Optimization
Summary
References