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Issue 6 • November-December 2008

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  • Front cover - IEEE Power and Energy Magazine - Nov.-Dec. 2008

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents - Vol 6 No 6

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Critical issues in energy [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Share your thoughts [Letters to the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):8 - 98
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  • Moving forward [Leader's Corner]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):10 - 88
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  • Leader or follower [The Business Scene]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):18 - 90
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    As momentum towards smart grid grows, utilities need to get organized and systematically develop fact-based perspectives. The gap between leader and follower in the industry will widen as new implementations lead to more utilities establishing precedence and standards for how smart grid deployments should be defined. View full abstract»

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  • Energy efficiency [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):25 - 26
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  • 2009 IEEE PES Power Systems Conference & Exposition: The Next Generation Grid

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 27
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  • Striving for Power Perfection

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):28 - 35
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    Entrepreneurial prototypes of the Galvin perfect power microgrid system architecture are being initiated in a variety of commercial settings that focus both on implementing specific perfect power business opportunities and on pursuing the various technical innovation breakthroughs identified in the course of the Galvin electricity initiative. A variety of specific commercial prototype demonstratio... View full abstract»

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  • Destination: Perfection

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):36 - 47
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    The objectives of the perfect power project include: (1) the achievement of system-wide perfect power and demonstration of its technological viability; (2) 50% peak demand reduction capability via on-site generation when called upon by ComEd/ PJM; (3) deferral of ComEd planned substation upgrades due to the demand reduction achieved; (4) demonstration of the economic value of perfect power, specif... View full abstract»

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  • For the Good of the Grid

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):48 - 59
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    The existing electricity infrastructure evolved to its technology composition today from the convolution of several major forces, only one of which was technologically based. Today opportunities and challenges persist in world-wide electric power networks, including reducing transmission congestion, increasing system/cyber security, and increasing overall system and end-use efficiency while mainta... View full abstract»

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  • The Right Combination

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):60 - 70
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    This paper presents the CHP system at 717 5th Avenue produces electricity, hot water, and chilled water to supplement the buildin's current energy needs and produce electricity at roughly twice the efficiency of the grid, ~60%. This system also reduces the cost of energy while providing backup power. In addition, the building owners receive payments from the NYISO for participating in the NY deman... View full abstract»

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  • Smart Integration

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):71 - 79
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    Electric utilities in the United States and globally are heavily investing to upgrade their antiquated delivery, pricing, and service networks including investments in the following areas: -- smart grid, which generally includes improvements upward of the meters all the way to the transmission network and beyond -- smart metering, sometimes called advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), which usua... View full abstract»

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  • Honoring our own [Awards]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):80 - 82
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  • Yuletide Cheer [History]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):83 - 86
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    Examines the origin and history of electric Christmas lights. View full abstract»

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  • PES 2009 General Meeting

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 87
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  • Power systems (review of Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional by S. Blume; 2007) [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 88
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  • PES meetings [Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 89
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  • Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2009

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 90
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  • 2008 Index IEEE Power and Energy Magazine Vol. 6 [Annual Index]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):91 - 97
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  • Correction [in "25 Hz at Bethlehem Steel" (Sep/Oct 08 66-78)]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 102
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    In the History column of the September/October issue (as referenced above), Figure 7 was incorrectly cropped during the production process. The correct figure is presented here. View full abstract»

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  • An expanded role [In My View]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):104 - 102
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