IEC 61010 Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use | July 16 Webinar

Ω UL has announced an upcoming webinar on IEC 61010, Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. The webinar will provide a technical overview of areas of concern related to non-conformities that could delay a product from getting to market on time, including issues during product design prototyping stages and prior to testing and… Read more

ICC Group A Codes Consultation Open Until July 2nd

Electrical concepts appear in the transcript linked below 72 times: Group A 2021 Model Building Codes Noteworthy concepts: Wiring for mechanical and plumbing systems Illumination of means of egress Electric locking Stationary Energy Storage Systems (NFPA 855) Removal of IEEE NESC reference in utility owned vehicle charging systems Requirements for receptacles in zonal cavities for… Read more

NESC 2022 Development Calendar

Ω A workspace for developing comments on proposed revisions to the National Electrical Safety Code Preprint is linked below: 2022 Edition of the National Electrical Safety Code / Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee Comments are due March 1, 2020 and processed according to the schedule linked below: http://standards.ieee.org/about/nesc/nesc_2022_schedule.pdf ANSI required public consultation: September – October… Read more

ICC Electrical & ICT Proposals

We are tracking electrotechnology proposals in the International Code Council Group A Hearings underway from April 11 through May 15.   The link below provides the transcript of proposals and access to the proceedings: Group A Hearings | April 11-May 5    

Quantifying Operational Resilience Benefits of the Smart Grid

Published February 9, 2021 Author(s) Cheyney O’Fallon, Avi Gopstein Abstract Automated systems for network protection, outage management, and restoration enable utilities to maintain service continuity through network reconfiguration even when confronted with a major hurricane. We employ a reduced form approach to evaluate the impact of interoperability investments on distribution system resilience and the propensity for… Read more