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NZ Electricity Engineers Association RFC on IEC smart grid roadmap

posted Sep 14, 2010, 11:44 PM by ema-1 ema-1
"The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies-collectively as 'electrotechnology'. The EEA, through Standards New Zealand, is a member of the NZ IEC Committee"

"The IEC is the most trusted international electrical standards development organization, providing a large catalogue of extremely well focused standards. With the creation of the IEC Smart Grid Strategic Group in 2008, it is also now seen as a 'beacon' for the electrical industry in terms of Smart Grid. This Smart Grid Strategic Group is now providing a “one-stop shop” for the large number of Smart Grid projects that are being launched worldwide. The IEC Smart Grid Strategic Group has also prepared a web window allowing Smart Grid projects easy access to a first release of ready-to-use standards as well as guidance to make the most of them []. In addition, an action plan guiding the different IEC Technical Committees towards a comprehensive set of harmonized global standards, supporting the smart grid requirements, is fully underway"