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Issue 4 • July-Aug. 2005

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  • Operation and Maintenance of Large Turbo-Generators - [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):61 - 62
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  • Natural gas for generation: a solution or a problem?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):16 - 21
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    Natural gas is an essential energy source that has many applications, including heating homes and businesses, powering industrial and agricultural production, and, most recently, generating a substantial amount of electricity needs. Thus, natural gas plays a vital role in achieving the nation's economic and environmental goals. The high price and high volatility of natural gas has been a great con... View full abstract»

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  • Society news - Meet the candidates future leaders in their own words

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):63 - 65
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  • Electric Power Distribution Handbook - [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):60 - 61
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  • In my view - engineering education reform now, the future is at stake

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):88 - 84
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  • Industry news - News to use new electric power developments

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 76
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  • Solid-state technology: enhancing power system equipment

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):12 - 15
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    Some ideas on an evolutionary approach to enhancing functional characteristics of transmission equipment, such as transformers, through the adoption of solid-state switching are explored in this article with the intent of stimulating discussions among specialists in solid-state technology and transformer design and experts in power system planning and operation. This article proposes the use of so... View full abstract»

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  • South American reform lessons - twenty years of restructuring and reform in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):49 - 59
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    South America is facing important challenges in electricity supply to allow for future economic development. Current electricity market designs are being reviewed to avoid supply difficulties and couple the existing outlook of primary energy resources and the investment interest by the private sector. While Brazil and Chile progress into a second stage of reforms with public power purchase agreeme... View full abstract»

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  • Advertisers Index

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 87
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  • A window on the past - Manitoba Electrical Museum and Education Centre

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):70 - 75
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    This paper describes how the Manitoba Electrical Museum and Education Centre was conceived and the different historical artifacts that are featured in the facility tour. View full abstract»

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  • Leader's corner - Vote and participate electronic option available

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):10 - 11
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  • India's fast growing power sector - from regional development to the growth of a national grid

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):39 - 48
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    This paper describes the efforts of the Indian government to upgrade its power system to account for the increasing interconnections due to rapid regional development. These include the unibus act (EA2003), which addresses the issue of public sector monopoly and opens up the field for competition, private participation and reforms, and the implementation of the ABT to the intrastate level. The ref... View full abstract»

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  • Focus on IEC TC 57 - power system reliability and profitability

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):66 - 67
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    This paper focuses on how the International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee (IEC TC 57) standards can be used to address the needs related to power system reliability and profitability. It also provides a brief overview of the TC 57 Working Groups. View full abstract»

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  • New products - Fresh on the market tools, appartus, and resources

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):78 - 79
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  • Energizing Africa's emerging economy

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):24 - 31
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    The opportunities of the 21st century and, in particular, the advances in information and computer technologies provide opportunities in excess of the challenges that face the continent, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa ravaged by the AIDS crisis. The strategy of development planning around the large resource power bases of hydro, natural gas, geothermal, solar, wind, coal, and PMBR technology i... View full abstract»

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  • China's future in electric energy

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):32 - 38
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    In this article, recent development and future challenges in generation, transmission, and the market aspect of electric energy systems in China are described. For each of the subjects, the major challenges being faced and the measures and policies being taken are listed. China has to take a leadership role in future technology R&D in all aspects, including clean energy development and efficient e... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Power & Energy Magazine

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 1
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  • IEEE Power Engineering Society

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 2
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  • From the editor - Worldwide coverage an international industry and magazine

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Letters from the editor - Share your thoughts

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 8
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  • IEEE is invention [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 9
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  • WILEY-IEEE Press

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 13
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  • Guest editorial - Energizing the world electric energy in emerging economies

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Awards - IEEE and PES awards inspirations and nominations

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):68 - 69
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