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Issue 1 • Date Jan.-Feb. 2013

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 1
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  • Society Listing

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 2
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  • The Power of Education: Electrifying Students of All Ages [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Initiatives for 2013: Training, Collaborating, and Communicating [Leader's Corner]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):8 - 12
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  • Electrifying Education: Courses Ranging from K-12 All the Way to Ph.D.s [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):14 - 17
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  • Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 16
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  • The Sky's the Limit!: Designing Wind Farms: A Hands-On STEM Activity for High School Students

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):18 - 29
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    Exposing students at an early age to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities has been considered an important factor in influencing them to select a technical career path. The Center for Ultrawide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT) is an engineering research center jointly supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Departm... View full abstract»

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  • Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: The Effectiveness of Community-Based Social Marketing on Energy Conservation for Sustainable University Campuses

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):30 - 38
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    The paper presents a community-based social marketing (CBSM) study that was conducted at Kansas State University (KSU) to determine potential strategies to decrease energy consumption on college campuses. The study was supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) project, “Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century.”... View full abstract»

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  • Study Buddies: Computer Geeks and Power Freaks Are Learning Smart Systems Together at Washington State

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):39 - 43
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    The electric power delivery system was designated by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering as the leading engineering development of the 20th century. This engineering marvel is being further updated with new technologies to realize a smarter electric grid. The smart electric grid will be more controllable and interactive compared with the existing electric grid. With growing complexity, there ... View full abstract»

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  • Five Heads Are Better Than One: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Course on Smart Grids: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):44 - 50
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    According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE ), “Smart grid generally refers to a class of technology people are using to bring utility electricity delivery into the 21st century, using computer-based remote control and automation.” This initiative not only requires power engineers to have a better understanding of auxiliary fields like signal processing, controls, information tec... View full abstract»

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  • Training Tornado: An Intensive, Cross-Curricular Ph.D. Program in Wind Engineering at the University of Strathclyde

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):51 - 57
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    Wind energy, like many modern engineering fields, is a collaboration of disciplines. If one were asked which areas of expertise are needed to design a wind turbine, it would be difficult to come up with a definitive list. The team would definitely include electrical, mechanical, and control engineers, and it would likely combine these skills with those of physicists, meteorologists, and materials ... View full abstract»

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  • A Frank Sprague Triumph: The Electrification of Grand Central Terminal [History]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):58 - 76
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    William Wilgus, Chairman of the Electric Traction Commission (ETC), which planned and supervised the early 1900s electrification of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, sent this warm, handwritten note to the widow of one of its most influential members, electrical inventor Frank J. Sprague, who had died seven years earlier. It accompanied a copy of Wilgus's record of the project, “The ... View full abstract»

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  • 2012 General Meeting: New Energy Horizons [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):78 - 82
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  • IEEE Power & Energy Society 2013 General Meeting

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 79
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  • PES Meetings: For More Information, www.ieee.org/power [Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 83
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  • Off the Grid! Off the Grid!: Last One Off Pays Stranded Costs! [In My View]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):88 - 86
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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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