IEEE issues comprehensive smart grid publication

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IEEE announced March 15 that it has issued a comprehensive collection of feature articles on Smart Grid, in its March 2010 Special Issue: Smart Grid … Putting it All Together, which is now available for download. In addition, the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology is hosting several upcoming conferences globally that focus on smart grid or include insightful educational sessions presented by some of the world’s most renowned Smart Grid experts. IEEE has also issued a Call For Papers for SmartGridComm, the first IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications.




March 2010 IEEE publication, Smart Grid… Putting it All Together, produced by IEEE Power & Energy Society, is available for download under "Featured Content" at



This special collection of smart grid feature articles covers:

  • What is the “Grid of the Future”, and are we ready for it?
  • Why phasor measurements are so important to real-time monitoring on a smart grid
  • Why security is so critical to the smart grid
  • Why energy storage technologies are critical to the integration of renewables into wholesale markets
  • What wind power is and is not
  • How large-scale solar power can be accommodated on smart grid  



In addition, IEEE has issued a call for papers for SmartGridComm, the first IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. The paper submission deadline is May 1, 2010 and prospective authors are invited to submit original contributions at:



Sponsored by IEEE Communications Society, SmartGridComm is being held October 4-6, 2010 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Md. Information can be found at:



Other planned educational and scientific conferences being held worldwide on smart grid-related topics include:

  • IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), May 2-6, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.



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