Smart Grid

  • Council elects future IEC President

    15 June 2018 by Claire Marchand
    IEC Council elected Yinbiao Shu of China as IEC President for a three-year term of office, starting 1 January 2020.
  • A common language for IoT

    15 May 2018 by Catherine Bischofberger
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming the Internet of everything: the technology is impacting a huge number of sectors, from the transmission and distribution of electricity to the devices we use in our cities...
  • January 2018 nominations and extensions

    15 January 2018 by Claire Marchand
    Over the past few months, the Standardization Management Board (SMB) nominated several new Chairs for different IEC technical committees (TCs).
  • Upcoming global events (March 2018)

    15 January 2018 by Claire Marchand
    The IEC regularly supports key global and regional industry events, which can present the IEC endorsement on their website and materials.
  • The future's at our door

    21 August 2017 by Claire Marchand
    Traditionally, the last issue of the year provides feedback on the IEC General Meeting (GM), held in 2017 in Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Successful leaders adapt in fast changing world

    20 August 2017 by Antoinette Price
    Our world is changing rapidly and technologies are converging all around us. Enhancements in communications, renewable energy, medical devices and many other areas have improved health, economic safety and development...
  • When power fails

    21 April 2017 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Power failure recovery is a key task for governments, hospitals and private businesses to get to grips with if they want to reduce the disruption caused by power outages resulting from natural disasters. Smart and...
  • Upcoming global events (April-June 2017)

    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.
  • Ready for the Smart Grid?

    21 April 2017 by Catherine Bischofberger
    As the use of Smart Grids escalates around the world, the IEC is busy updating some of its most requested International Standards. Technical Committee (TC) 57: Power systems management and associated information exchange...
  • Brave new car world

    21 April 2017 by Catherine Bischofberger
    What is the future for cars, buses and trucks? Manufacturers are competing to stay relevant in the years ahead. The IEC is also paving the way with a number of forward-looking Standards.
  • Why Smart is more than intelligent

    24 January 2017 by Gabriela Ehrlich
    Smart is today widely used to signify added intelligence in an increasing number of otherwise ordinary constructs. The question is: why and when did we start to use the word SMART?