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Brochure cover: Nanotechnology in the sectors of solar energy and energy storage

 

Nanotechnology in the sectors of solar energy and energy storage

This Technology Report outlines the aspects of solar energy and EES (electrical energy storage) to be most influenced by nanotechnology and nanoscale materials. It is particularly useful for those planning, designing, organizing or regulating in these two fields. Prepared by the IEC Market Strategy Board by the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.

 

English pdf file 2.05 MB
Brochure cover: IEC: Bringing the Information to the Grid

 

IEC: Bringing the Information to the Grid

Smart Grids, Smart Communities and Smart Cities are key to our long-term energy security. The IEC publishes the large majority of International Smart Grid Standards and is involved in all major Smart Grid projects around the world. This brochure gives an overview of where the IEC is active in this field.

 

English pdf file 632 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 3.24 MB
Brochure cover: Process management for avionics

 

The car... safety and more

The IEC work supports both the automotive and electric vehical industries. Dozens of Technical Committees work to allow cars to operate as expected and connect safely to the grid.

 

English pdf file 297 KB
Brochure cover: FTTX Report - View on standardization work in the area of FTTH/FITH
FTTX Report - View on standardization work in the area of FTTH/FITH

This Technology Report provides an overview of the standardization efforts in FTTH and FITH by all relevant standardization bodies, and identifies any remaining "white areas" within international standardization. The Report lists the terms and abbreviations, standards and guidelines related to FTTH/FITH.

 

Information on ACTEL: Advisory Committee on Telecommunications

English pdf file 949 KB
Brochure cover: Process management for avionics
Process management for avionics

IEC TC 107 plays a major role in developing standard processes to use and manage components, equipment, and systems that meet the demanding requirements of the avionics industry.

 

Information on IEC TC 107: Process management for avionics

English pdf file 354 KB
Brochure cover: The force multiplier for ICT innovation
ICT (Information and Communication Technology)

The ICT industry depends on the ability of the component parts to talk to each other - interoperate - which is why International Standards are essential.

 

Information on ISO/IEC JTC 1
(Joint Technical Committee 1).

English pdf file 2.13 MB
Brochure cover: Fibre optics
Fibre optics

The use of fibre optics International Standards for calibration laboratory accreditation.

 

Information on TC 86.

English pdf file 599 KB
Brochure cover: Maritime navigation
Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems

A 2nd edition of the brochure on maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems.

 

Full information on TC 80.

English pdf file 811 KB
Brochure cover: Medical electrical equipment and systems
Medical electrical equipment and systems

Overview of the role of technical committee 62 in ensuring safety and performance in medical practice.

 

Full information on TC 62.

English pdf file 1.67 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 2.12 MB
Energías renovables

 

Español pdf file 685 KB
Energies Renouvelables

 

Français pdf file 687 KB
Brochure cover: International Standards and Conformity Assessment for the PV industry and government
International Standards and Conformity Assessment for the PV industry and government

The IEC’s International Standards for PV and its Worldwide System for Conformity Testing and Certification of Electrotechnical Equipment and Components (IECEE) provide both benchmarks and proofs of quality for industry and government.

 

Full information on TC 82 and on IECEE.

English pdf file 611 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
Brochure cover: Dependability
Dependability

International Standards on Dependability..

 

Information on TC 56.

English pdf file 211 KB
Brochure cover: Documentation
Documentation

International Standards on Documentation.

 

Information on TC 3.

English pdf file 133 KB
Brochure cover: Functional Safety
Functional Safety

Introductory brochure on IEC 61508.

 

Information on SC 65A.

English pdf file 294 KB