Coronavirus is continuing to spread around the world with at least 170 countries already affected. Our response to the pandemic is changing demand and consumption patterns for electricity as industrial activity slows and an increasing number of office staff are encouraged to telework.
In 2015, the United Nations agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to make the world a safer, more peaceful and prosperous place, for all. International Standards and conformity assessment are playing a significant role.
IEC Technical Committee (TC) 114, which develops standards for marine energy, is holding a plenary meeting in Delft, Netherlands. The meeting is hosted by NEN, Netherlands Standardization Institute and IEC member.
Grid operators in Singapore and the United States have joined the growing number of companies around the world that are experimenting with blockchain. They hope the technology can radically simplify renewable energy trading.
The transmission and distribution of electricity has to gear up to meet new challenges: a soaring world population and increasing pollution mean electricity will have to be delivered to more people and more efficiently as well.
On St. Valentine’s Day 1922, the world’s first, regular entertainment radio station took to the air live from the British town of Writtle. The Two Emma Tock station only had 200 watts and transmitted only on Tuesday evenings for 30 minutes, on 700m (428 kHz).
Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-03 – Electricity is the life-blood of economies both in developed and developing countries where it increasingly impacts transportation, manufacturing, healthcare and all aspects of everyday life. It’s absence and any interruption in supply is vividly felt