News release: Announcing the LVDC Conference on Sustainable Electricity Access

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-03-30 The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is stepping up efforts to bring electrical energy to the 1,3 billion people who have no access to electricity, via a disruptive technology – low voltage direct current (LVDC).  The IEC is hosting the inaugural LVDC Conference on Sustainable Electricity Access, in Nairobi, Kenya, on 22 and 23 May 2017, in partnership with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS).

See related IEC e-tech article here.


News release: Standards provide boost to public policy process

IEC, ISO and UNECE conference and workshop Geneva 2-3 November 2015
Geneva, Switzerland, 2015-11-02 – International Standards help governments and regulators achieve public policy goals, and the key is effective dialogue. This is one of the conclusions of experts at the recent conference on standards and policy held in Geneva today.