Edison's Revenge: Could DC Carve Out a Place in our AC Grids?

Edison's Revenge: Could DC Carve Out a Place in our AC Grids?
Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Authors:
Steven E. Collier
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Pages: 3

George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla won the war of currents a century ago, but Thomas Edison may have the last word. Profoundly new circumstances and revolutionary new technologies favor direct current in addition to or even instead of alternating current power for many applications.

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