Did you know that the way you design test provisions to assess performance and other aspects of products can have a consequence on the use of energy and other product inputs and, as a result, have an impact on the environment?
Electricity is the cornerstone for economic development and social wellbeing and serves as a golden thread across the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations in its blueprint for building a better world by 2030.
To help face these challenges and fully embrace the complexities of communication technologies and architectures, the IEC has set up a new systems group, SyC COMM, with the aim of providing a holistic approach to their standardization.
Electric power utilities as well as industrial applications rely upon industrial switches and controlgear for their electric equipment. They are used to isolate, control and protect electrical equipment.
Over 320 participants joined the recent IEC Academy workshop on smart cities. Organized by IEC SyC Smart cities, the workshop brought together eight speakers who shared their expertise about the new technologies that are shaping smart cities.
The United Nations has defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the foundation for its plan to build a better world by 2030. Vimal Mahendru, Convenor of a group educating the IEC community about the SDGs, provides his thoughts on the role of the IEC in achieving the SDGs.
Electricity is the backbone operating much of a modern city. It ensures safety through lighting and traffic signalling systems and enables communications with broadcasting, Internet and phone services. Medical equipment relies on electricity as do the electronic payments used in store