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The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has created the new Technical Committee: TC 120 Electrical Energy Storage (EES) Systems, which the commission says will help accelerate the integration of renewable energy and enable a more reliable and efficient supply of electrical energy.

The new committee will oversee the development of international standards that address various EES technologies. It will apply use cases and develop architectures and roadmaps to support industry in building affordable and reliable EES systems that can be incorporated into existing grids anywhere in the world, according to the IEC.



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