Smart grids : infrastructure, technology, and solutions / editor, Stuart Borlase. - Boca Raton, FL : Taylor & Francis, 2012. - xviii, 577 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. - Electric power and energy engineering .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This book discusses the smart grid, currently the hottest topic in the electric utility market. It details in-development and existing technologies composing the smart grid solution framework used in electrical infrastructure. International contributors share their perspective to explore the role of the utility industry and standards in smart grid development. They detail the initiatives and organizations driving efforts. Detailing recent successful real-world implementations, this reference examines critical factors for successful smart grid deployment, from utility, regulatory, and consumer perspectives. It then explores the technologies and business drivers that will propel next-generation smart grid technology"--

9781439829059 (hardback)


Smart power grids.
SCIENCE / Energy
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Electrical

TK3105 / .S56 2012