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Two Moroccan electrical engineers have received the IEC 1906 award for ground breaking standardization work on solar thermal electric energy storage.
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
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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The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.