Samuel Siacca discusses how issues surrounding cybersecurity and privacy are impacting Smart Grid's success.
Question: What is your role with Smart Grid?
In this interview, Chuck Adams discusses the new and unprecedented business frontier that Smart Grid is poised to unleash in the coming years and he characterizes the near-term and long-term opportunities it will offer to those who seek to innovate or invest in Smart Grid technologies and services.
Question: You have said that the Smart Grid is introducing a new business frontier for entrepreneurs and investors. What do you mean by that?
In this interview, Massoud Amin discusses the important example that university microgrids can be to their communities and the value these early implementations can provide to the overall industry.
Question: You have said that university campuses and communities represent an appealing environment for test applications of Smart Grid. Why is this? And what can industry and the population-at-large learn from these Smart Grid test beds?
Wanda Reder discusses how the IEEE Power and Energy Society is working to get more students and engineers interested in making Smart Grid a reality.
Question: What is the biggest challenge facing Smart Grid?
In this interview, Bob Heile discusses the technology and consumer-psychology challenges of the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) rollout.
Question: How much progress has there been in the Smart Meter rollout nationwide?
In this interview, Alan Mantooth discusses the role power electronics will have in Smart Grid. He also characterizes the Smart Grid as a "grand challenge" that requires sustained attention and commitment from industry and all stakeholders.
Question: What would you say are the greatest benefits of Smart Grid?
Steve Widergren, an editor of IEEE's Transactions on Power Systems, shares his thoughts about the integration of many of the key variables important to Smart Grid's future success.
Question: What is Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's role in Smart Grid?
Noel Schulz describes the balancing act that many different types of engineers must perform as Smart Grid unfolds over the years to come.
Question: How would you define Smart Grid?