Brochure: The IECRE – en, fr

IECRE is a Conformity Assessment System based on International Standards prepared by the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) for equipment and services used in renewable energy (RE) applications. The system aims to facilitate the international trade of equipment and services in the marine, solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind energy sectors, while maintaining the required level of safety. Each of these sectors will be able to operate IECRE Schemes that cover products, services and personnel, to provide testing, inspection and certification.

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News release: IEC report makes case for LVDC

Geneva, Switzerland, 26 September 2017 – Many devices and appliances we use today operate with low voltage direct current (LVDC), including LED lighting, IT equipment, electric vehicles and all devices containing batteries, to name a few. More recently, the use of DC motors in refrigerators, fans, and heating and cooling systems has improved energy efficiency. Additionally the cost of DC devices has greatly reduced.


Brochure (e-tech articles): Focus on solar energy – en

This brochure contains a selection of articles from our magazine, e-tech, on the work of IEC for solar energy.


Brochure (e-tech articles): IEC work for renewable energy – en

You will find in this brochure a selection of articles from our magazine, e-tech, on the work of IEC for renewable energy


News release: New IRENA platform supports renewable energy innovation, quality and collaboration

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 2015-07-06 –Two million patents and 400 standards for renewable energy technology now accessible in one easy-to-use platform

Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy platform, also known as INSPIRE, is the first and most complete solution of its kind, helping users search through, locate and analyse 400 international standards and more than 2 million patents for renewable energy technology.