Power Engineering

Understanding the complex operations of keeping the lights on with Mani Vadari

Mani Vadari, who released Electric System Operations: Evolving to the Modern Grid, Second Edition, gave us a behind-the-scenes look at today’s electric grid: To the layperson, electricity may seem ubiquitous and simple; flip the switch and voilà, you have light! But what happens behind the scenes is anything but simple. Today’s electric grid is increasingly …

Research and Renewable Energy with Nader Anani

November author Nader Anani let us know the reasons why he felt it was so important to write his book, Renewable Energy Technologies and Resources: My main research and teaching area have always been revolving around power electronics. However, with rising concerns about greenhouse emissions and their harmful emissions on the environment, I became interested in …