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Smart Grid Redefined: Transformation of the Electric Utility

Smart Grid Redefined: Transformation of the Electric Utility

By (author): Subramanian Vadari
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 370
ISBN: 9781630814786

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Written by a leading expert in the utility field, this practical resource guides professionals in the evolution of the Smart Grid and offers insight into distribution automation, storage, and microgrid. This book highlights the journey to a transformed electric utility, provides solid examples, and includes real-world case studies. Readers find guidance on new energy storage solutions and electric value chain disruptors. Professionals learn how to overcome challenges related to integrating supply and demand diversity.


The book highlights how new technologies impact the day-to-day operations of a utility and how these technologies can transform the normal functioning of the utility. Discussions are provided about how a transformed utility can be a springboard to a smart city. Professionals will be able to apply the strategies of technologies in this resource to guide them to success in the field. This book defines the roadmap to the utility of the future and provides a vision for how utilities can thrive in their new environment.


Introduction; Smart Grid Redefined; Distribution Automation-Path to a Self-Healing Grid; Energy Storage-Electric Value Chain Disruptor; Distributed Energy Resources-Challenge of Integrating Supply/Demand Diversity; Microgrids-Fragmentation of the Grid; Data Analytics-Bringing Intelligence to the Grid; Electric Transportation-First Mover to a Mobile Carbon-Free Future; Smart Homes and building-The Final Frontier; Electric Utility Transformation; Transformed Utility-Springboard to a Smart City.

  • Subramanian Vadari Subramanian Vadari is the president of Modern Grid Solutions in Sammamish, Washington. A Senior Member of the IEEE, Dr. Vadari holds an M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering, both from the University of Washington in Seattle.
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