electrical installations

  • Automatizing the power grid

    15 January 2019 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) play a key role in grid automation. A new IEC standard is in the works to make these systems vendor-agnostic.
  • Upcoming global events

    15 March 2018 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events.
  • Don’t be a fool, follow the rule

    21 August 2017 by Gabriela Ehrlich
    For more than half his life, Ulrich Spindler has participated in standards development and conformity assessment (CA) activities, at the German, European and international levels. Between 2002 and 2007, he was President...
  • Baptism of fire

    15 July 2017 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Health and safety have always been key drivers behind the publication of IEC Standards. Electricity can be dangerous and electrotechnical equipment and systems can cause different types of hazards if not used according...
  • Upcoming global events

    21 April 2017 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events, which can present the IEC endorsement on their website and materials.
  • Lighting the road ahead

    21 April 2017 by Morand Fachot
    The lighting sector is experiencing a deep transformation across the world as new energy-efficient lighting technologies that first appeared a few years ago gain wide adoption. They are being adopted throughout the world...
  • Better to blow a fuse

    24 January 2017 by Antoinette Price
    Ever run the washing machine, ironed a shirt and blown a fuse?

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