- World Standards Day 2014
Standards level the playing field
Today, products that are consumed in one market are no longer “made in one country”; they are “made in the world”.
- Tackling cyber security threats
Today's fully automated controls systems require a specific approach to safety and security
IECEE is developing the necessary strategy to minimize exposure to these risks
- Full steam ahead!
Showcasing the work of IEC TC 5: Steam Turbines
With global demand for electricity exploding, steam turbines have a hot future ahead.
- Expanding trade opportunities for Euro-Asian countries
IEC and EASC sign renewed Cooperation Agreement
A renewed Cooperation Agreement between IEC and Euro-Asian Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification will help to expand trade opportunities.
- Thermal solar moves into the mainstream
The construction of thermal solar power plants introduces a new source of energy
Advances in CSP (Concentrating solar thermal power) systems including a series of major new projects are expanding the take-up of this technology.
- Scaling up efficiency and renewables through standardization
Policy makers urged to work more closely with International SDOs
When private and public stakeholders work together technology-independent processes, well-designed policies and the right technology systems are possible.
- Using the smartness of our cities
A snapshot of IEC Smart Cities work
IEC SEG (Systems Evaluation Group) 1 has been created as part of the systems approach to manage Smart City standardization needs.
- IEC and UIC sign global Cooperation Agreement
Closer cooperation on rail standards will benefit overall safety, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of rail systems
Closer collaboration will make best use of the extensive expertise of each organization and avoid duplication railway standards.
- We have a winner!
Damar Panji Wijaya (Indonesia) is winner of the 2014 World Standards Day poster competition
Wijaya's design will provide the visual identity of World Standards Day 2014, celebrated each year on 14 October.