I&CPS History

The Industrial & Commercial Power Systems Department traces its roots to the Industrial Power Applications Committee of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE).  It was designated as a Department of IAS in 1977, during a reorganization of IAS.

The Industrial & Commercial Power Systems Department presently consists of the following Technical Committees:

  • Power Systems Engineering Committee (PSEC)
  • Power Systems Protection Committee (PSPC)
  • Energy Systems Committee (ESC)
  • Codes & Standards Committee (CSC)
  • Rural Electric Power Committee (REPC)

Refer to the following articles for a history of the I&CPS Department: