Sustainable Development

  • Autonomous Vehicle

    Three Mobility Trends to Watch in 2022

    More than ever, the mobility industry continues to invest in ground-breaking innovations. Advancing autonomous driving, connected vehicles, sustainable and smart city transportation, and the use of mobility as a service (MaaS). These technological advances are driving the focus and work of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) in the mobility…

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    Five Foundational Technology Trends to Watch in 2022

    Over the past year, adoption and investment in emerging technologies and new applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT) have continued to increase, as connectivity among devices capable of sending and receiving massive amounts of data grows significantly. This increased traffic is driven by diverse enabling technologies, such as…

  • Solar panels and wind turbines

    IEEE Standards for the Evolving Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Ecosystem

    The electric utility industry traces its roots to the launch of the world’s first centralized power plant in 1882, Thomas Edison’s Pearl Street Station, located in the financial district of New York City was one of the earliest, albeit small, centralized electricity generation and distribution systems. But while the centralized…

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    Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

    Challenges in Agriculture and Food Security Agriculture is facing many challenges. Conventional farming practices are degrading soil health, releasing carbon from the soil, increasing erosion, polluting water sources, polluting the air and polluting natural ecosystems. It is estimated that food production and other types of land use are responsible for…

  • Wind and Solar Farm DER

    How To Manage Distributed Energy Resources More Effectively

    What are Distributed Energy Resources? Distributed energy resources (DER) is the term used to describe the many types of energy generation and storage technologies that provide electric capacity or energy where it is needed. With smaller outputs than traditional generating resources like centralized power plants, DER systems are often sized…

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    Where are We on Our Path to a Sustainable Energy Future?

    The amount of battery charge left in your device, vehicle, or sensor means the difference between accomplishing your task on schedule or being delayed. Everything from not getting stranded on the road in your electric vehicle to sending out an urgent email on your laptop before boarding your flight depends…

  • Global Connectivity

    Enter The 2021 World Standards Day Video Contest To Win $500

    Every year on 14 October, IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) joins the international community in celebrating the importance of standards development and honoring the collaboration of individuals and organizations across the globe who drive technological innovation. Our theme for this year’s celebration is “IEEE Standards that Transform Our Lives and…

  • WSIS Forum 2021

    Designing a More Sustainable Future Through Technology and Standards

    During the past several months, IEEE has been taking part in The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum. The WSIS Forum serves as a platform for a global discussion of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and how they can be a means to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,…

  • WSIS Forum 2021

    How Can We Use ICT Standards For Sustainable Development?

    What is Sustainable Development? Why is it Important? Sustainable development is a development that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. When considering and discussing sustainability, people often first think of the environment – saving energy, reducing carbon footprints,…

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    IEEE Standards Used in Your Everyday Life

    Technology has become an integral aspect of our everyday lives. From the internet to the smart grid, and health care to transportation, technology standards are used in a variety of ways. IEEE standards enable many of these technologies, as well as those that have helped people cope with the COVID-19…

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