Electric power delivery is an ever-changing science, and there’s no sign of that changing. As demand grows worldwide for the use of electricity, the technical complexity and security of power grids become more and more important. How can we modernize the grid to ensure it keeps pace with the evolving needs and challenges that lie ahead?

Michael Ahern, one of WPI’s resident experts in Power Systems, recently rounded up what he considers the most pressing issues facing the future of the power grid in T&D World. Some of these include the use of Big Data, renewable power, and the workforce of the utility industry.

Click here to read “Grid Modernization Countdown” by Michael Ahern

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