SBS Priority Sector 08 - Electrotechnical

SMEs are particularly involved in European and international standardization in the Electrotechnical sector, including the following areas: 

Other Electrotechnical standardisation affecting SMEs are included in other sectors: Household appliances, Medical Devices, Energy, Construction or Transport.

Draft Standards supporting European legislation and policies

SBS Members and SMEs can also check the standardisation work associated with the following EU Directives:

CENELEC Technical Committees

The following Technical Bodies develop standards of particular interest for SMEs:
CLC/TC 64 - Electrical installations and protection against electric shock
CLC/TC 22X - Power electronics
CLC/TC 106X - Electromagnetic fields in the human environment
CLC/TC 205 - Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES)

Additional Technical Committees in the Electrotechnical sector include:

CLC/TC 20 - Electric cables
CLC/TC 21X - Secondary cells and batteries
CLC/TC 23BX - Switches, boxes and enclosures for household and similar purposes, plugs and socket outlet for D.C.
CLC/TC 23E - Circuit breakers and similar devices for household and similar applications
CLC/TC 23H - Plugs, Socket-outlets and Couplers for industrial and similar applications, and for Electric Vehicles
CLC/TC 31 - Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres
CLC/TC 34 - Lamps and related equipment
CLC/TC 37A - Low voltage surge protective devices
CLC/TC 38 - Instrument transformers
CLC/TC 40XA - Capacitors and EMI suppression components
CLC/TC 40XB - Resistors
CLC/TC 55 - Winding wires
CLC/TC 72 - Automatic electrical controls
CLC/TC 76 - Optical radiation safety and laser equipment
CLC/TC 81X - Lightning protection
CLC/TC 85X - Measuring equipment for electrical and electromagnetic quantities
CLC/TC 95X - Measuring relays and protection equipment
CLC/TC 121A - Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear
CLC/TC 204 - Safety of electrostatic painting and finishing equipment
CLC/TC 205A - Mains communicating systems
CLC/TC 210 - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
CLC/TC 213 - Cable management systems
CLC/TC 216 - Gas detectors

IEC Technical Committees

International Technical Committees relevant for the SMEs in the Electrotechnical Sector:

IEC/TC 15 - Solid electrical insulating materials
IEC/TC 20 - Electric cables
IEC/TC 21 - Secondary cells and batteries
IEC/SC 21A - Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes
IEC/TC 23 - Electrical accessories
IEC/SC 23A - Cable management systems
IEC/SC 23B - Plugs, socket-outlets and switches
IEC/SC 23E - Circuit-breakers and similar equipment for household use
IEC/SC 23G - Appliance couplers
IEC/SC 23H - Plugs, Socket-outlets and Couplers for industrial and similar applications, and for Electric Vehicles
IEC/SC 23J - Switches for appliances
IEC/SC 23K - Electrical Energy Efficiency products
IEC/TC 31 - Equipment for explosive atmospheres
IEC/SC 31G - Intrinsically-safe apparatus
IEC/SC 31J - Classification of hazardous areas and installation requirements
IEC/SC 31M - Non-electrical equipment and protective systems for explosive atmospheres
IEC/TC 33 - Power capacitors and their applications
IEC/TC 34 - Lighting
IEC/SC 34A - Electric light sources
IEC/SC 34B - Lamp caps and holders
IEC/SC 34C - Auxiliaries for lamps
IEC/SC 34D - Luminaires
IEC/TC 35 - Primary cells and batteries
IEC/TC 38 - Instrument transformers
IEC/TC 40 - Capacitors and resistors for electronic equipment
IEC/TC 46 - Cables, wires, waveguides, RF connectors, RF and microwave passive components and accessories
IEC/SC 46A - Coaxial cables
IEC/SC 46C - Wires and symmetric cables
IEC/SC 46F - RF and microwave passive components
IEC/TC 47 - Semiconductor devices
IEC/SC 47A - Integrated circuits
IEC/SC 47D - Semiconductor devices packaging
IEC/SC 47E - Discrete semiconductor devices
IEC/SC 47F - Micro-electromechanical systems
IEC/TC 48 - Electrical connectors and mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment
IEC/SC 48B - Electrical connectors
IEC/SC 48D - Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment
IEC/TC 49 - Piezoelectric, dielectric and electrostatic devices and associated materials for frequency control, selection and detection
IEC/TC 51 - Magnetic components, ferrite and magnetic powder materials
IEC/TC 55 - Winding wires
IEC/TC 72 - Automatic electrical controls
IEC/TA 15 - Wireless Power Transfer
IEC/TC 91 - Electronics assembly technology
IEC/TC 111 - Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems
IEC/TC 112 - Evaluation and qualification of electrical insulating materials and systems
IEC/TC 119 - Printed Electronics
IEC/TC 120 - Electrical Energy Storage (EES) Systems

Work Items of particular interest for SMEs

Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES) and Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) - Part 3: Electrical safety requirements

60.55 Ratification completed (DOR)

CLC/TC 205

Amendment 1 - Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES) and Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) - Part 5-1: EMC requirements, conditions and test set-up

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat

CLC/TC 205

Amendment 1 - Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES) and Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) - Part 5-2: EMC requirements for HBES/BACS used in residential, commercial and light-industrial environments

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat

CLC/TC 205

Amendment 1 - Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES) and Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) - Part 5-3: EMC requirements for HBES/BACS used in industrial environments

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat

CLC/TC 205

Low-voltage installations - Part 7-719: Requirements for special installations or locations - Lighting installations for advertising signs with a rated output voltage not exceeding 1 000 V, which are illuminated by hot-cathode-fluorescent-lamps, luminous-discharge tubes (neon-tubes), inductive discharge lamps, light emitting diodes (LED) and/or LED modules

50.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64

Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-54: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Earthing arrangements and protective conductors

30.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64

Adjustable speed electrical power drive systems - Part 9-1: Ecodesign for motor systems - General requirements for setting energy efficiency standards

40.20 DIS ballot initiated: 12 weeks

CLC/TC 22X

Adjustable speed electrical power drive systems - Part 9-2: Ecodesign for motor systems - Energy efficiency determination and classification

40.20 DIS ballot initiated: 12 weeks

CLC/TC 22X

Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 4-43: Protection for safety - Protection against overcurrent

30.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64

Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Clause 57: Stationary secondary batteries

30.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64

Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-702: Requirements for special installations or locations - Swimming pools and fountains

10.99 New project approved

CLC/TC 64

Low-Voltage electrical installations - Part 7-716: Requirements for special installations or locations - DC power distribution over Information Technology Cable Infrastructure

30.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64

Low-voltage installations - Part 7-719: Requirements for special installations or locations - Lighting installations for advertising signs with a rated output voltage not exceeding 1 000 V, which are illuminated by hot-cathode-fluorescent-lamps, luminous-discharge tubes (neon-tubes), inductive discharge lamps, light emitting diodes (LED) and/or LED modules

30.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64

Part 7-720: Requirements for special installations or locations-DC power supply system in the data centre

30.98 Project deleted

CLC/TC 64