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Grid Modernization Resources

Grid Modernization Resources from IEEE

Overview

One of the biggest frontiers in electrical engineering today is the development and implementation of smart grid technology. Fueled by the global demand for greener technologies and alternative fuels, environmentally-friendly smart grid technology has the ability to stimulate stagnated economies and change the way power is delivered to electricity consumers around the world.

Virtually every crucial economic and social function depends on the secure, reliable operation of power and energy infrastructures. Energy, electric power, telecommunications, transportation and financial infrastructures have become increasingly interdependent, posing new challenges for their resilient and efficient operation. All of these interdependent infrastructures are complex, geographically dispersed, non-linear, and interacting both among themselves and with their human owners, operators and users.

Coming soon from IEEE, Modernizing the Smart Grid is a 4-course program designed to get you and your team up to speed quickly on the latest Smart Grid technologies. Learn more how your organization can benefit from IEEE training here.

Smart Grid Resources

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Securing the Smart Grid

Today’s modern smart grid connects a variety of distributed energy resource assets to the power grid. This creates a diverse ...
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Several States are Embracing Distributed Energy Resources to Achieve Clean Energy Targets

Thanks to decreasing renewable energy prices and progressive policymakers, state-level 100% clean energy targets are becoming more common across the ...
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Solving the Global Water Crisis with Solar Power

The global water crisis is causing problems worldwide. The United Nations estimates that 2.1 billion people do not have access ...
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Why Microgrids Are On-Trend for the Future of Green Energy

The future promises dramatic transformations in the way people produce and consume energy. Many experts are turning to microgrids— small-scale, ...
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Honda and GM Research Electric Vehicles and Smart Grid with Blockchain

In late May, Honda Motor Company and General Motors announced a partnership to conduct a joint blockchain research project on ...
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Global Smart Grid Projections for 2020

Technology changes, growing electricity demand, emission concerns, and supportive policies are spurring grid development projects globally. After all, electricity consumption ...
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Renewable Power Sources Are Gaining Traction Around the World

Climate change is threatening to take a catastrophic toll on humans in the next century, and increasing renewable power sources ...
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Meet the Game Changer in Offshore Wind Farming

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7 New Skills You Can Now Learn with the IEEE eLearning Library

With the New Year comes new eLearning opportunities for your team to learn critical skills in emerging technologies. At IEEE, ...
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How Secure is the Smart Grid?

Because it’s so huge and so dependent on digital communication and computerized control software, the United States electricity grid is ...
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Smart Grid Training

Modernizing the Smart Grid

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