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Countries with Innovative Plans for Renewable Energy in 2020

As climate change heats up, a number of countries are racing to generate 100 percent of their power from renewable energy sources by 2050. It’s an ambitious goal, but one that’s increasingly attainable as green energy technologies become more affordable. A quarter of the 184 countries that added their names to the Paris Climate Agreement […]

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What Is IEEE Standard 1547?

Created in 2003, IEEE Standard 1547™ establishes a technical standard for interconnecting distributed energy resources (DER) with electrical power systems (EPSs). Since Standard 1547 was first created, technology has become more sophisticated and the modern electric grid has experienced increased levels of penetration. Due to the increase in DER interconnection applications, there have been ample […]

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Use Standards Education to Stand Out

Approximately 90% of all households in the United States use wireless services and an estimated $1.1 trillion is spent on wireless communications worldwide. But just three decades ago, none of the wireless technology we know today existed. What started as a simple business need – wireless cash registers – became IEEE 802.11, the international standard […]

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Assessing the Safety of Utility-Owned Smart Grid Equipment

One of the biggest frontiers in electrical engineering today is the development and implementation of smart grid technology. Fueled by the global demand for greener technologies and alternative fuels, environmentally-friendly smart grid technology has the ability to stimulate stagnated economies and change the way power is delivered to electricity consumers around the world. Smart grid […]

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Understanding How Technical Standards are Made & Maintained

Standards are used by people around the world, in various industries and professions. From healthcare, to education, energy, construction, environment, technology and more, published specifications and procedures help maximize the reliability of materials, products, methods, and services. Standards are the foundation for the development and implementation of technologies that transform the way we live, work […]

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Why Technical Standards are Essential in Product Development

You may not even be aware of it, but we use standards every day. In industries from communications and media, to healthcare, construction, energy and more, standards help ensure safety, reliability and environmental care, and contribute to the enhancement of our daily lives. Standards are published documents that establish specifications and procedures designed to ensure […]

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IEEE’s Wake-Up Radio Report: Save Up To 50% Off

Great news! As of today, the IEEE Technology Report on Wake-Up Radio, a ground-breaking analysis of low-power/low-latency 802.11 wireless LAN interfaces, is now available for purchase at 50% off its original price. If your organization is involved in developing devices and sensors for the Internet of Things, it’s imperative to understand IEEE Wake-Up Radio and how it may […]

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