What is the IEC(International Electrotechnical Commission)?

International Electrotechnical Commission plans and publishes international norms for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. It was established on 26 June 1906 in London, United Kingdom and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It’s aim is to standardize electrical technology, electronics and related materials. IEC standards cover a vast range of technologies from power generation, transmission and dissemination to home appliances and office equipment, semiconductors, fibre optics, batteries, solar energy, nanotechnology and marine energy just as numerous others.