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Issue 4 • Date July-Aug. 2007

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  • Front cover - IEEE Power and Energy Magazine - July-Aug. 2007

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents - Vol 5 No 4

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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  • IEEE Power Engineering Society (PES)

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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  • Soul of the power system [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Share your thoughts [Letters to the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 8
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  • A closer look at PES [Leader's Corner]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):10 - 14
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  • Distribution systems [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):16 - 22
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  • 2008 IEEE Power Engineering Society - General Meeting

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 23
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  • Many states of distribution

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):24 - 32
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    The electric distribution system in the United States is celebrating over 125 years of design, development, expansion, and evolution. During that time, thousands of utilities that sprung up across the country met their customer's needs with many different types of system configurations, frequencies, and line voltages. Today, these systems serve nearly 138 million customers that use 3.66 trillion k... View full abstract»

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  • Chinese growing pains

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):33 - 40
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    China's economy has increased significantly, the annual average increase in gross domestic product (GDP) is more than 8% since 1978. With the sustained economic growth, the living standards of most people have improved, and more and more people have moved from rural areas to urban areas. In the long term, the extraordinarily high GDP growth drives China's increasing consumption of electricity. The... View full abstract»

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  • Powering progress

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):41 - 49
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    India is in a state of flux as far as the power is concerned. The distribution sector, which was not well attended to, is now the focus of the paper. The tariff rationalization and reduction in losses are the key issues. Proper policies implemented by the regulators can handle these issues. New technologies such as IT applications and AMR will play an important role in managing the future needs of... View full abstract»

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  • Stimulating efficient distribution

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):50 - 67
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    This article assesses the 20-year experience in Latin America in applying incentive price regulation to its distribution companies. Incentive price regulation stimulates efficiency in electricity distribution in Latin America. View full abstract»

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  • Taking an active approach

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):68 - 77
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    The United Kingdom is leading Europe in its power market reforms and is currently engaged in addressing issues of DG integration through development of innovative approaches to network planning, operation, regulation, and pricing. This article draws on these recent advances to explore active management technologies, developing regulatory arrangements for network operation, and new commercial oppor... View full abstract»

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  • Microgrids

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):78 - 94
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    This article outlines the ongoing research, development, and demonstrates the microgrid operation currently in progress in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada. The penetration of distributed generation (DG) at medium and low voltages is increasing in developed countries worldwide. Microgrids are entities that coordinate DERs (distributed energy resources) in a consistently more decentrali... View full abstract»

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  • The legacy of our past [History; IEEE History Center]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):95 - 101
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    This article, representing a change of pace, discusses the IEEE's process of preserving and presenting the fascinating history of electrical and information technologies through the IEEE History Committee and the IEEE History Center. Special emphasis is given to oral histories and milestones, two major programs that offer opportunities for IEEE members to directly initiate and participate in prese... View full abstract»

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  • Asymmetric Operation of AC Power Transmission Systems [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):102 - 104
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  • PES officer candidates [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):105 - 108
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  • Guidance and redudions [Industry News]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):109 - 110
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  • Fresh on the market [New Products]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):111 - 113
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  • PES meetings (2007-2009) [Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 114
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  • 2008 IEEE Power India Conference

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 115
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  • IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition - 2008

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 117
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  • A time of challenge [In My View]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):120 - 118
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IEEE Power & Energy Magazine is dedicated to disseminating information on all matters of interest to electric power engineers and other professionals involved in the electric power industry with a focus on advanced concepts, technologies, and practices associated with all aspects of electric power from a technical perspective in synergy with nontechnical areas such as business, environmental, and social concerns

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Melvin I. Olken
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