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Africa first!

Two Moroccan electrical engineers have received the IEC 1906 award for ground breaking standardization work on solar thermal electric energy storage.
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IEC Standard addresses arc-faults mitigation

Internal arc-faults are explosive electrical events that can cause serious harm. Consequences can include severe injuries to those located nearby and damage to equipment resulting in long – and costly

New version and access to Online Standards Development platform

The Online Standards Development (OSD) platform is now accessible on the IEC Collaboration Platform
Professor Manu Haddad

Transmitting the knowledge of high-voltage engineering

Manu Haddad has been nominated Chair of IEC Technical Committee 37: Surge arresters, until the end of December 2028. His tenure will begin on 1 January 2022.
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IEC 63041-1:2021 RLV
Piezoelectric sensors - Part 1: Generic specifications
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