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Spring Issue of the Bridge on the Electricity Grid
March 29, 2010 Volume 40 Issue 1
Articles In This Issue
  • Monday, March 29, 2010
    AuthorJohn F. Caskey

    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 ...

  • Monday, March 29, 2010
    AuthorClark W. Gellings

    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, ...

  • Monday, March 29, 2010
    AuthorS. Massoud Amin

    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 ...

  • Monday, March 29, 2010
    AuthorAlan T. Crane

    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 ...