Smart Transformers Will Make the Grid Cleaner and More Flexible

June 29, 2017 | IEEE Spectrum

It would be hard to overstate the importance of transformers in our electrical networks. They’re literally everywhere: on poles and pads, in substations and on private property, on the ground and under it. There are probably dozens in your neighborhood alone. It’s hard to imagine a world without them. But Subhashish Bhattacharya and his colleagues are doing just that.