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IEC and energy

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Brochure cover: IEC and energy

 

IEC and energy

Electricity is the enabler of our modern lives. Without electricity there is no economic development, no global trade, and no industrial activity. The IEC core business is electricity and electronics.

English pdf file1.6 MB

 

IEC y la energía

Spanish pdf file1.2 MB
Brochure cover: IEC Future-proof utilities

 

Future-proof utilities

Change in the electrical industry is accelerating. The global stage that is today’s electricity sector requires a high-level understanding of large systems, their subsystems and components, including risk assessment and many other elements. The work of the IEC helps electric utilities address key business issues.

English pdf file 533 kB
Brochure cover: Rural electrigfication

 

Rural electrification

Electric power is the corner stone for economic development, better healthcare, increased safety, education as well as efficiency gains in agriculture and manufacturing.

English pdf file 866 kB

Electrificación rural

Español pdf file 932 KB
Brochure cover: IEC work for Energy Efficiency

 

IEC work for Energy Efficiency

The IEC defines energy efficiency as the ratio or other quantitative relationship between an output of performance, service goods or energy, and an input of energy.

English pdf file1.4 MB
Brochure cover: Electricity access - More than a promise: LVDC

 

Electricity access - More than a promise: LVDC

The applications for LVDC are wide and varied and apply in every country in the world. They range from residential and business buildings, to data centres, hospitals, retail, transportation, lighting, agriculture or fish farming. In fact, it is hard to find an application, where LVDC will not effectively replace AC in delivering electricity more efficiently to more people and businesses.

 

English pdf file 1.72 MB
Brochure cover: LVDC: the better way

 

LVDC: the better way

The applications for LVDC are wide and varied and apply in every country in the world. They range from residential and business buildings, to data centres, hospitals, retail, transportation, lighting, agriculture or fish farming. In fact, it is hard to find an application, where LVDC will not effectively replace AC in delivering electricity more efficiently to more people and businesses.

 

English pdf file 874 kB
Brochure cover: IEC work for Renewable Energy

 

IEC work for Renewable Energy

 

You will find in this brochure a selection of articles from our magazine, e-tech, on the work of IEC for Renewable Energy.

English pdf file 2.8 MB
Brochure cover: IEC work for energy storage

 

IEC work for energy storage

IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commission covers the large majority of technologies that apply to energy storage, such as pumped storage, batteries, supercapacitors and flywheels.

 

You will find in this brochure a selection of articles from our magazine, e-tech, on the work of IEC for energy storage.

English pdf file 992 kB
Brochure cover: IEC work for AAL

IEC work for AAL

 

You will find in this brochure a selection of articles from our magazine, e-tech, on the work of IEC for AAL.

English pdf file 992 kB
Brochure cover:  Lighting the way

 

Lighting the way

Lighting plays an important role in our everyday lives. IEC work covers the technologies and all aspects of lighting and lamps, from the very small to the very large. Flyer for the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies.

English pdf file 99 kB
Brochure cover:  Electrical Energy Efficiency

Electrical Energy Efficiency (E3)

There is a greater global awareness to optimize energy use. This brochure looks at the IECEE E3 programme for testing and verifying Energy Efficiency for electrical/electronic equipment, based on IEC International Standards.

 

English pdf file 308 kB
Brochure cover: Electrical energy... the IEC helps keep the power on

Electrical energy... the IEC helps keep the power on

IEC International Standards cover all facets of energy generation, distribution and use. They allow millions of components, devices and systems that use or produce electricity or contain electronics to work safely with each other everywhere in the world. The IEC also administers Conformity Assessment Systems with thousands of testing laboratories that certify that components, equipment and systems meet its Standards. We help to keep the power on...

 

English pdf file 3.24MB
Brochure cover:  World Smart Grid Forum 2013 Results and Recommendations

 

World Smart Grid Forum 2013
Results and Recommendations

This document contains conclusions and recommendations on what needs to happen to move Smart Grid projects to broad implementation. It was developed based on input and discussions held during the World Smart Grid Forum that took place in Berlin in September 2013.

English pdf file 4.3 MB
Brochure cover: Renewable Energies
Renewable Energies

This publication summarizes the international standards work carried out by TC 4, TC 82, TC 88 and TC 105 in the areas of water, sun, wind and alternative energy fuel cells while providing an overview to the Advisory Committee on Environmental Aspects (ACEA).

English pdf file 826 KB
Energies Renouvelables

 

Français pdf file 475 KB
Возобновляемые источники энергии

 

Russian pdf file 761 KB
Energías renovables

 

Español pdf file 685 KB
Brochure cover: Efficient electrical energy transmission and distribution
Efficient electrical energy transmission and distribution

High efficiency transformers, superconducting transformers and high temperature superconductors are new technologies which promise much in terms of electrical energy efficiency.

 

This publication summarizes the international standards work carried out by a broad range of IEC technical committees and emphasizes future directions for this technology.

English pdf file 1.11 MB
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IEC White Papers

 

IEC White Papers identify challenges and outline available technologies to address those. They include recommendations for research, regulations and policies, as well as standardization.


Topics already covered include the Energy Chain in its entirety, as well as Energy Storage and its impact on the integration of Renewable Energy sources.

 

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