renewable energies

  • Energizing the planet

    31 July 2020 by Antoinette Price
    Who would have imagined that the world would grind to a halt in 2020? COVID 19 global pandemic lockdown measures have restricted personal movement and greatly disrupted travel, commerce and production activities...
  • The power of hydro

    17 July 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Pierre Maruzewski has been nominated Chair of IEC Technical Committee 4: Hydraulic turbines, until end of November 2026. He gives us his outlook for the hydro sector over the coming years as well as his priorities as new...
  • Is the time ripe for geothermal energy?

    9 July 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    When most people think of renewable energies, they generally picture solar panels on roofs or wind turbines on the top of breezy hills. One source of renewable energy that tends to be a little under the radar is the heat...
  • A greener future for manufacturing

    15 November 2019 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Industry is becoming increasingly aware that it contributes to global warming by emitting greenhouse gases (GHG). It also produces waste that can be polluting for the environment and difficult to dispose of. IEC...
  • Energy efficient standards for offshore units

    15 May 2019 by Catherine Bischofberger
    IEC Technical Committee 18: Electrical Installations for ships and of mobile and fixed offshore units, has published a major revision of the IEC 61892 series of standards, key documents for the safety of offshore...