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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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NESC 2017 edition, updates to national electrical safety code, IEEE NESC course program now available

Complete NESCⓇ Course Program Now Available

Renewable energy technologies like solar and wind are delivering a steady stream of new distributed generation concepts and, along with new technologies related to Smart Grid and distributed energy resources, are changing the entire utility business model. Moreover, the build out of 4G and 5G small cell antenna systems that will enable the Internet of […]

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Creating A Smarter, More Connected Electric Grid

Bain & Company compiled numerous fascinating statistics along with a helpful infographic about how new technologies are transforming the electricity landscape. While there are an abundance of new opportunities for energy companies to create a smarter electric system, there are also four key steps that utilities need to take in order to make the current […]

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Working With Electricity: How the NESC Differs From the NEC

The titles National Electrical Code® (NEC®) and National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) may sound similar, but you shouldn’t confuse the two. In the ever-changing electrical landscape, it’s important to understand the intent and application of each code. When it comes to working with electricity, being adequately prepared to protect lives and property could mean the […]

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