Smart-grid technologies and progress in Europe and the USA

M.G. Simões, M. Roche, E. Kyriakides, A. Miraoui, B. Blunier, K. McBee, S. Suryanarayanan, P.H. Nguyen, P.F. Ribeiro

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The work discusses historical and technical events in USA and Europe over the last few years that are aimed at modernizing the electric power grid. The US federal government has ratified the "smart grid" as official policy for modernizing the electricity grid with provisions for timely information and control options to consumers and deployment of "smart" technologies. European countries are unified in researching and developing related technologies through various structures supported by the European Union. This paper presents the development of smart grids and in-depth analysis of the methodologies, milestones and expected evolutions of grid technologies that will transform our society in the very near future.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 3rd IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2011), 17-22 September 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Place of PublicationPhoenix, Arizona
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Print)978-1-4577-0541-0
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event3rd Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2011) - "Hyatt Regency Phoenix", Phoenix, United States
Duration: 17 Sep 201122 Sep 2011
Conference number: 3


Conference3rd Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2011)
Abbreviated titleECCE 2011
CountryUnited States

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