Tagged: standards

A Primer on Korea’s Standards System: Standardization, Conformity Assessment, and Metrology

by Dr. Dong-Geun Choi, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2012
This report is intended to serve as a primer for outlining Korea’s current national standards system by addressing the three main pillars of national standards infrastructure – standardization, conformity assessment, and metrology. It includes …



A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: Enabling Our Secure Energy Future

United States Government document, 2011
A smarter, modernized, and expanded grid will be pivotal to the United States’ world leadership in a clean energy future. This policy framework focuses on the deployment of information and communications technologies in the electricity sector. As they are developed and …


Major U.S. Cities Using National Standard Fire Hydrants, One Century After the Great Baltimore Fire

by Momar D. Seck and David D. Evans, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2004
Fire equipment responding from different cities to the Great Baltimore Fire in 1904 were hampered or rendered useless by the incompatibility of hose and fire hydrant connections. After the Baltimore …



The Need for a Fundamental Review of Elecricity Networks Reliability Standards

From Smart Grid EU, 2016
The EU electricity system faces challenges of unprecedented proportions. Although the electricity transmission and distribution networks have historically delivered secure and reliable supplies to customers, the key issue regarding the future evolution of the network reliability standards is associated with the …


IEEE 1547 and 2030 Standards for Distributed Energy Resources Interconnection and Interoperability with the Electricity Grid

Thomas Basso, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 2014
Public-private partnerships have been a mainstay of the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (DOE/NREL) approach to research and development. These partnerships also include technology development that enables grid modernization and distributed energy resources …


The Benefits of U.S.-European Security Standardization

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), U.S. Department of Commerce, 2012
The goal of this concept paper is to articulate the rationale for why further European-U.S. collaboration on security standardization should be undertaken.
In April 2010, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) initiated a process …



End User Device Strategy: Interoperability Standards (UK Government)

UK Government, 2013
Example of a Standards Document from the UK Government.
“This document defines the target architecture for cross-­government interoperability standards and interfaces between a government End User Device and backend applications, services, platforms. An accompanying document defines the security framework and controls for mobile end …



The Rise of China in Technology Standards: New Norms in Old Institutions

by Dan Beznits and Michael Murphree, Prepared on Behalf of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 2013
China’s efforts to develop unique technology standards and its rapidly increasing activities as a participant in international standardization efforts have drawn widespread attention. China does use technology standards …


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