About 81346-10:2020

IEC 81346-10:2020 is the upcoming new edition of RDS for the Energy Power sector expected to be published late 2020 or early 2021.

The new Reference Designation System for Power Supply Systems (RDS‑PS) standard considers and supports planning, erection, utilization, and operation of power supply systems.

As the standardization committee approaches a final draft we will be sharing updates on the major changes in the new edition. Already now we can share the following:

Major changes in the standard

  • Replacement of RDS-PP(C) coding principle
  • Removal of dependency on VGB-B 101 and VGB-B 102
  • Alignment with new principles for creating sector specific extensions of RDS as seen in ISO 81346-12.