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IEEE: The expertise to make smart grid a reality

The future smart grid - today

Date: March 5, 2013
Publication: Fierce SmartGrid

Travis Mitchell reports in this FierceSmartGrid feature that the common goal of the 2013 ISGT event was bringing the valuable functionality and reliability of smart grid to the mass market. He recounts the event offered much in the way of building out the future smart grid but also took time to recognize how far the industry has come. Smart Meter deployments and grid updates were shared along with status updates on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's (ARRA) and Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) projects. Read more.

Electric vehicles and the smart grid

Date: February 27, 2013
Publication: FierceSmartGrid

Gregorio Cappuccino, IEEE smart grid technical expert: I'm often asked how I see energy storage fitting into the new smart grid paradigm and, possibly, the energy markets of tomorrow. Read more

Smart grid driving energy storage, distributed generation, microgrids

Date: November 29, 2012
Publication: FierceSmartGrid

Research commissioned by IEEE and conducted by Zpryme details how energy storage, distributed generation and microgrid technologies will evolve globally over the next five years due to rapid smart grid deployment. Read more

Smart Grid - Starting at the generator, ending at the refrigerator

Date: February 19, 2013
Publication: FierceSmartGrid

In this interview with FierceSmartGrid Editor Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Professor Saifur Rahman, founding director of the Advanced Research Institute at Virginia Tech, discusses the concept of smart grid and how to grow public awareness and acceptance of it. Read more