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IEEE PES is pleased to provide open access to a feature article published in the November/December 2010 issue of Power & Energy Magazine. As just one benefit of membership, you would receive all issues of PES’s award-winning flagship publication which include feature articles available only to members. The magazine is sent to you in hard copy and is available on-line as well.
IEEE Power & Energy Magazine is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to disseminating information on all matters of interest to electric power engineers and other professionals involved in the electric power industry. Feature articles focus on advanced concepts, technologies, and practices associated with all aspects of electric power from a technical perspective in synergy with nontechnical areas such as business, environmental, and social concerns.
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The Service Upgrade
Ron Wallace of IBM provides an introduction to the overall issues and importance of the smart grid in the first article. The concept of “service management” for the smart grid provides a framework for improving the asset management function. The smart grid enables on-demand access to data and information that is used to better manage, automate and optimize operations and processes throughout the utility.