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IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality

Interview with Daniel Kirschen

Daniel S. Kirschen was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in 2009 and Chair of the IEEE Power and Energy Society, Computer and Analytical Methods Subcommittee from 2004-2009. In 2011 Daniel was appointed Close Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle. From 1994 to 2010, he was Professor of Electrical Energy Systems and Head of the Electrical Energy and Power Systems research group at the University of Manchester (previously UMIST) in the U.K.

Daniel Kirschen speaks about Smart Grid’s important role in combating climate change and how its technology can help people adopt new energy saving lifestyles.

Question: How do you define Smart Grid?

Interview with Wanda Reder

Wanda Reder, Chair IEEE Smart Grid Task Force, past-president IEEE PES (Power & Energy Society), and vice president of the Power Systems Services Division at S&C Electric Company.

Wanda Reder, Chair IEEE Smart Grid Task Force, past-president IEEE PES (Power & Energy Society), and vice president of the Power Systems Services Division at S&C Electric Company sheds light on where Smart Grid stands today and what’s envisioned for the future.

Question: Is Smart Grid a new concept?

Interview with Erich Gunther

Erich Gunther, member of the IEEE Smart Grid Task Force, chairman of the IEEE PES (Power & Energy Society) Intelligent Grid Coordinating Committee, an IEEE PES Governing Board Member and chairman and Chief Technology Officer of EnerNex, offers insight on the challenges and benefits of Smart Grid implementation.

Erich Gunther, member of the IEEE Smart Grid Task Force, chairman of the IEEE PES (Power & Energy Society) Intelligent Grid Coordinating Committee, an IEEE PES Governing Board Member and chairman and Chief Technology Officer of EnerNex, offers insight on the challenges and benefits of Smart Grid implementation.

Question: Why are energy companies investing in a modernized grid and how?