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Power and Energy Magazine, IEEE

Issue 4 • Date July-Aug. 2012

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): C1
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  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 1
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  • Society Listing

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 2
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  • Smart Grid Technology: A Global Approach to Its Challenges [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 4 - 6
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  • Share Your Thoughts: Send Comments to m.olken@ieee.org [Letters to the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 8 - 18
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  • Information Investments: A View from the Division VII Director [Leader's Corner]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 20
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  • The Big Picture: Smart Research for Large-Scale Integrated Smart Grid Solutions

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 22 - 34
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    This article represents an edited version of opinions expressed in an extensive white paper created by many individuals associated with the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and posted on PSERC's Web site, www.pserc. org. The four tasks described above are considered crucial to smart grid R&D, demonstration, and eventual deployment. As l... View full abstract»

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  • Beyond the Crystal Ball: Locational Marginal Price Forecasting and Predictive Operations in U.S. Power Markets

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 35 - 42
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    Signs are emerging that north american power markets are moving toward commonality and maturity in their function, if not their operations. More than ten years after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on standard market design (SMD), major U.S. power markets now seem to have a basis on which to voluntarily provide similar pricing gran... View full abstract»

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  • See It Fast to Keep Calm: Real-Time Voltage Control Under Stressed Conditions

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 43 - 55
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    As the electrical utility industry addresses energy and environmental needs through greater use of renewable energy, storage, and other technologies, power systems are becoming more complex and stressed. Increased dynamic changes that require improvements in real-time monitoring, protection, and control increase the complexity of managing modern grids. In an effort to ensure the secure operation o... View full abstract»

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  • The Power to Deliver: Trends in Smart Grid Solutions

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 56 - 64
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    Looking at the communication industry, one observes how drastically the communication horizon has changed. From letters to e-mails and SMS, from phone calls to video chat and live conferencing, from phone booths to smart phones: since the digitization of communication, a new era of consumer choice has been inaugurated. The potential exists for similar transformation and opportunity in the provisio... View full abstract»

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  • Strait Ahead: Toward a Sustainable, Economic, and Secure Electricity Supply in Singapore

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 65 - 74
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    This article presents a number of initiatives conducted by Singapore government agencies, universities, and R&D centers and their results and progress so far toward achieving the goal of a sustainable, economic, and secure electricity supply system in Singapore. Certain problems encountered in executing these initiatives are discussed and reported, along with future plans. View full abstract»

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  • Look Before You Leap: The Role of Energy Storage in the Grid

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 75 - 84
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    A fundamental truth of the grid has been that electricity must be generated at the precise moment it is demanded. It is the ultimate “just in time” system, where the laws of physics prevent carrying inventory. This characterization is under challenge, as the development of large-scale energy storage technologies is accelerating. A growing group of engineers, grid operators, and regul... View full abstract»

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  • In the Berkshires, Part 1: William Stanley Started Something [History]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 85 - 94
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    A great deal has been written concerning the pioneering work of William Stanley in creating the first practical alternating current (ac) installation for lighting and power in the southern Berkshire County town of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1886. View full abstract»

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  • Meet the Candidates: Division Director VII Elections [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 96
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  • In Memoriam: Richard (Dick) Farmer [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 98
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  • Correction

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 99
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    In "Growing Pains," which appeared in the May 2012 issue [ibid., vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 59??66, 2012], some of the values in Table 1 were incorrect. The corrected table is presented. View full abstract»

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  • PES Meetings: For More Information, www.ieee.org/power [Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 100 - 102
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  • 2012 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 101
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  • Smart Grid Adoption: Answers Found in a Strong Business Case [In My View]

    Publication Year: 2012 , Page(s): 104 - 102
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    Whether we call it the smart grid or not, modernization of the country's energy infrastructure has gained far more visibility in the last few years as a convergence of economic, regulatory, and political forces placed it front and center as a national priority. Just about all stakeholders with a vested interested in an updated grid understand that the process of grid transforma... View full abstract»

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Melvin I. Olken
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