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Editors: Caitlin G. Elsworth
Book Description:
Our nation's electric power infrastructure that has served us so well for so long - also known as "the grid" - is rapidly running up against its limitations. This book substantiates the benefits of moving to a more intelligent grid, not only for utilities and grid operators, but also for consumers and society as a whole. A smarter grid will function more efficiently, enabling it to deliver the level of service we've come to expect more affordably in an era of rising costs, while also offering considerable societal benefits, such as less impact on the environment.

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. The Smart Grid: An Introduction, pp. 1-45
(U.S. Department of Energy)

Chapter 2. Electric Power Transmission: Background and Policy Issues, pp. 47-85
(Stan Mark Kaplan, Specialist in Energy and Environmental Policy)

Chapter 3. Smart Grid: Enabler of the New Energy Economy, pp. 87-119
(The Electric Advisory Committee (EAC))

Chapter 4. Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, pp. 121-127
(U.S. Department of Energy)

Chapter 5. Smart Grid System Report, pp. 129-202
(U.S. Department of Energy)

Chapter 6. Smart Grid System Report (Annex A and B), pp. 203-347
(U.S. Department of Energy)

Chapter Sources pp.349-350

Index pp.351-358

      Energy Policies, Politics and Prices
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 358.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-223-1
   Status: AV
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