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Issue 4 • Date July-Aug. 2014

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 1
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  • Society Listing

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 2
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  • Energy for All: Challenges Associated with This Goal [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Share Your Thoughts: Send Comments to m.olken@ieee.org [Letters to Editor]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):8 - 12
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  • Leading the Way: PES Best Practices Leveraged by IEEE [Leader's Corner]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):14 - 18
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  • Access to Electricity: Making the Expansion Worldwide [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):20 - 25
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  • 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 24
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  • Remote Access: Context, Challenges, and Obstacles in Rural Electrification

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):26 - 34
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    The World Bank, identifies, as the main world challenge in the energy sector, the need to make more energy available at affordable prices to enable all people to use modern energy to meet their basic needs, given that about 1.2 billion people do not have access to electricity today. Many challenges present themselves, particularly those regarding electricity supply to rural and remote areas in the... View full abstract»

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  • Studies in Empowerment: Approaches to Rural Electrification Worldwide

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):35 - 41
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    According to the World Bank, there are about 1.2 billion people who do not have access to electricity, most of them in rural and remote areas in the developing world. Developed nations faced a similar challenge to improve electricity access at the turn of the last century. Electricity access, especially in rural areas, is therefore a global challenge that has to be addressed by most countries at o... View full abstract»

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  • Untapped Markets: Access to Energy Lies in Business Innovation

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):42 - 49
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    Since the launch of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative by the United Nations in 2011, access to energy has become one of the main priorities for the international development agenda. As a proof of its importance, the United Nation's post-2015 development agenda will integrate energy access as one of its primary targets. This acknowledgment comes from the fact that, in spite of not ... View full abstract»

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  • Northern Lights: Access to Electricity in Canada's Northern and Remote Communities

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):50 - 59
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    Access to energy in many of the world's remote communities is still restricted; these locations only have access to simple and inexpensive local energy sources, such as biomass for cooking and kerosene lamps or candles for lighting. The World Bank and the International Energy Agency (IEA) perceive this energy deficit as a major obstacle to achieving community economic development as well as to obt... View full abstract»

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  • It Takes a Village: Social SCADA and Approaches to Community Engagement in Isolated Microgrids

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):60 - 69
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    The World Bank, one of the most important supporters of rural electrification projects, estimates that approximately 1.2 billion people do not have regular access to electricity. In Latin America as a whole, according to the International Energy Agency, the electrification rate has reached 92.3% but that still leaves 33.8 million people without access to electricity (see Figure 1). They live mostl... View full abstract»

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  • Eternal Light: Ingredients for Sustainable Off-Grid Energy Development

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):70 - 78
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    Based on their experience in small-scale, off-grid energy development projects, the authors have concluded that a “sustainability first” mindset is needed at the inception of any project. This article relates firsthand experiences that have inspired this mindset. The intention is to leave the reader with an appreciation for a holistic design approach that takes into consideration the... View full abstract»

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  • A Mammoth Move: Relocating the 50th Street Substation [History]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):80 - 87
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    The present Grand Central Terminal on 42nd Street in midtown Mannhattan, New York City, opened in 1913. A recent article in this column described in detail the electrification of the terminal to eliminate the need for steam locomotives in its operation (see Figure 1). This project included the construction of a steam plant and a power substation at 50th Street, several blocks north of the new term... View full abstract»

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

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):88 - 89
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  • Power Generation, Operation, and Control [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):90 - 93
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  • IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 92
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  • ISGT

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 92
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  • PES Meetings: For More Information, www.ieee-pes.org [Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 93
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  • Energy Access Challenge: Strategies from the World Bank Group [In My View]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):96 - 94
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