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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.


News release: Real energy access and improved product safety

IEC Regional Centre for Africa opening in Nairobi

Geneva, Switzerland, Nairobi Kenya, 2015-11-02 – Today, a major step has been taken towards greater access to electric power, safer electric and electronic products and overall better conditions for economic development, with the official opening of the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) Africa Regional Centre (IEC-AFRC).

The official opening ceremony took place in Nairobi, Kenya on Monday 2 November 2015, in the presence of highest level government officials of Kenya, the IEC Vice President, IEC General Secretary, industry experts, IEC Members and Affiliate Countries.