Data or electricity

May 2012 Storage and communications

This edition of e-tech focuses on EES (Electrical Energy Storage) and data storage. More...

Energy storage to help meet future needs

The IEC MSB (Market Strategy Board) has published a White Paper on EES (Electrical Energy Storage) in which it analyses the role EES plays in electricity use, particularly in...

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing and the use of data, software and services that are kept on the Internet rather than on individual devices to provide on-demand access, represent a huge market expected to achieve a...

Bringing storage out of storage

EES (Electrical Energy Storage) is becoming increasingly important as alternative energy sources, such as wind and solar, feed into the grid. EES allows for power flow to be controlled, reducing...

Power on the go

Focus by Boston Consulting Group, shortened and published with permission – full Focus available at: http://www.bcg.com/documents/file36615.pdfThe breakthrough for EVs (electric vehicles) will...

Smart Grid Business Model

The first step to profiting from Electronomics – which I define as the economics of the global shift to an Electricity Economy -- is to understand the revolution that is upon us and how it will...

Storage for portable devices

The number of portable consumer electronic devices used for entertainment, communication or computing has grown dramatically in recent decades. This growth has been made possible thanks to...

Technical Committees Rechargeable power anywhere

Instant access to electricity anywhere, at any time, is becoming...

Technical Committees Primary batteries shall not go flat

Stored electrical energy is essential for providing access to...

Conformity Assessment One test, one standard, everywhere

In an effort to establish a single market and production base...

Conformity Assessment Successful beyond expectations

The 2012 ‘IECEX International Conference: Equipment and...

Conformity Assessment Hazards under control

In issue after issue of e-tech, we see that electronic components...

IEC World Convergence of views

For several years now, the IEC has attended the annual meetings...

IEC Family High-level discussions in Burkina Faso

One of the objectives of the IEC Affiliate Secretariat for 2012...

IEC Family Looking ahead!

Registration for 2012 Young Professionals' Programme open

IEC Family Get involved – Participate

IEC-APRC organizes training for Asia-Pacific countries

IEC Family Obituary - Dr Ryoiku Togei

Past Vice-President of the IEC leaves a semiconductor legacy

In Store Standard aims to help the environment

Consciously keeping products on track