IEC support for the International Year of Light. Switching on a light is such a routine task that we often take it for granted, however for millions of people worldwide, this is far from the case. The IEC is delighted to be associated with the global initiative, International Year of
2015 Thomas A. Edison Awards for exceptional achievement. The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) has paid tribute to the commitment and work of eight leaders of the IEC family who, through their outstanding dedication and expertise, have contributed to making products and
Happy World Standards Day! Today we celebrate the importance of international standards, so let’s look back at the video submissions to our contest this year and remind ourselves why our work is so important! Let us know how you are celebrating by joining the online discussion u
The IEC General Meeting starts today and you can follow it on Twitter under #IECGM hashtag. Here are our favourite first tweets from the event in Minsk: Dedicated #IECGM busses bringing experts to meetings at the IEC General Meeting 2015 in Minsk, Belarus. pic.twitter.com/K6J3Tnhbpw
The ultimate goal of the factory of the future is to interconnect every step of the manufacturing process. Factories are organizing unprecedented technical systems integration across domains, hierarchy, geographic boundaries, value chains and life cycle phases. This integration will o
The electrical power network sector is undergoing a period of profound change, and asset management remains the number one challenge for most network businesses around the world. There are very few International Standards that define a common language and metrics or provide examples o
The IEC General Meeting is hosted in Minsk this year and some of our participants are already there. We have prepared a Storify collection to help you follow the updates from Minsk. If you are participating, please share your notes under our usual General Meeting hashtag #IECGM and we
Disasters are on the rise globally. Natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes or floods are often further exacerbated by power outages. They increase the misery of populations by denying them basic services such as lighting, communication, clean water, safe food or healthcare.