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Global Voices – IEC

  Tools for concrete outcomes    Frans Vreeswijk, General Secretary & CEO, IEC (www.iec.ch) This year’s G7 will address a number of important topics pertaining to greater equality and inclusiveness, security and sustainability. All of these will require concrete actions well beyond governance and regulation.   From understanding issues and identifying opportunities, it is a long and arduous way to delivering the solutions that will make a real difference on

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Keeping Smart Cities and communities powered up sustainably

Smart Cities are giant systems with countless subsystems which depend on electricity and hardware such as computers, sensors or displays to move people and things, collect data, exchange and share information. Electricity is key Electricity allows a city to function and provide services to ensure the safety, security, comfort and well-being of

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Smart Cities – IEC

Towards Sustainable, Smart Communities Frans Vreeswijk, General Secretary and CEO, IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) While we are familiar with the notion of Smart Cities and Smart Communities and the myriad of ways in which today’s communities are applying intelligent technology, including collecting, sharing and using data, it is a timely moment to

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