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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.

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Smart Grid Resources

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Storing Renewable Energy

Finding reliable methods to store renewable energy is crucial to ensuring there is enough power for the entire day. Current ...
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What’s Happening in Blockchain?

Blockchain continues to grow beyond digital currencies, disrupting other industries with its secure distributed ledger technology. Recent developments have been ...
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Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Technology

The growth of electric vehicles and the smart grid has lead to the creation of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. Imagine using ...
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The Smart Grid and Renewable Energy

Smart grid technology is enabling the effective management and distribution of renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydrogen ...
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Hydrogen in a World of Renewable Energy

Although fossil fuels continue to be a major energy source, many countries are focusing on replacing fossil fuels with renewable ...
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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 make 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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