Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Energy Independence: Can the U.S. Finally Get it Right?

    Many Americans had not thought much about “energy independence” until the Arab Oil embargo of 1973 caused significant increases in gasoline prices and shortages in supply. Long lines at gas stations were a “wake up call” to people who suddenly had to plan family trips ... Read More

    Author: John F. Caskey

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Smart Grid: A Bridge between Emerging Technologies, Society, and the Environment

    Combine two popular fuzzy concepts, the “smart grid” and “sustainability,” and you may find a pathway to human progress that is flexible, adaptable, and inspirational for technological innovation and evolving consumption patterns. Many of the complex networks at the ... Read More

    Author: Richard E. Schuler

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Educating the Workforce for the Modern Electric Power System University-Industry Collaboration

    2010 Spring Bridge article by B. Don Russell Read More

    Author: B. Don Russell

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    New products and Services for the Electric Power Industry

    Meeting the nation’s future needs for low-carbon electricity in a secure, reliable, and environmentally friendly way will require integrating large, low-carbon, central-station generation with local energy networks, electric transportation, and smart grids. To realize this integration, ... Read More

    Author: Clark W. Gellings

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Securing the Electricity Grid

    In the aftermath of the tragic events of 9/11, I became responsible for research and development (R&D) on infrastructure security at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). At first, I was faced with many reports and files claiming either that “we were bullet proof” or ... Read More

    Author: S. Massoud Amin

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Modernizing and Protecting the Electricity Grid

    The United States is served by an extraordinarily complex and effective electric system. The three major parts of the system—generation, transmission, and distribution—work together to bring reliable and affordable electricity to virtually everyone in America, thus providing a ... Read More

    Author: Alan T. Crane

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Impact of Renewable Resources on the Performance and Reliability of the Electricity Grid

    Renewable energy resources, which are becoming integrated into electric power systems around the world, connect to existing transmission grids at a range of voltage levels. The changes brought about by these new power sources are certain to have a significant impact on system performance and ... Read More

    Author: Vijay Vittal

    Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid

    Release date: Spring 2010

    Volume: 40

    Number: 1