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IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality

IEEE Launches New Smart Grid Experts Video Series


PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 8 June, 2011
– IEEE, the world's largest professional association advancing technology for humanity, today launched a new video series featuring interviews with IEEE experts from around the world discussing the latest smart grid trends and issues. Visitors to the IEEE Smart Grid Web Portal (http://smartgrid.ieee.org/) will gain access to insightful viewpoints by leaders from industry, government and academia who are directly involved in the development and implementation of smart grid globally.

The new IEEE Smart Grid Expert Spotlight video series provides comprehensive discussions with an international perspective on a broad range of smart grid topics, including business and technical considerations.

The series includes in-depth conversations with a vast range of international experts including project leaders from the European Commission, active ICT (information and communications technology) and power engineers, top industry executives, government leaders, and globally recognized university professors who specialize in smart grid.

As part of the ongoing video interview series, this new IEEE Smart Grid Expert Spotlight kicks-off with a conversation with Chuck Adams, 2009-2010 President of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA). Interviewed during the IEEE Smart Grid World Forum in Brussels, Belgium, Mr. Adams provides insight on standards and their relevance to smart grid. Also featured are excerpts from presentations given by Jim Prendergast, IEEE Executive Director, exploring global and regional smart grid developments, and Ralf Christian, CEO of Siemens Energy Sector's Power Distribution, discussing consumer consumption renewables and the reality of smart grid.

A new video interview will be posted each week for visitors to the IEEE Smart Grid Web Portal to access anytime from any location.

The video interviews can also be viewed on the IEEE Smart Grid YouTube Channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/IEEESmartGrid.

To subscribe to the IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter please visit: http://smartgrid.ieee.org/publications/smart-grid-newsletter.

Follow @ieeesmartgrid on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ieeesmartgrid. Join IEEE Smart Grid on LinkedIn: IEEE Smart Grid.

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