Industry Organizations

The organizations listed below are heavily relied upon resources for power reliability and power testing systems information and services.


DOE - US Department of Energy
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) works to strengthen U.S. energy security, environmental quality and economic vitality.

FERC - Federal Energy Regulatory Commisison
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is a U.S. government agency responsible for regulating the transmission of natural gas, oil and electric power.

EPA - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA leads the U.S. environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts.

NAVSEA - Naval Sea Systems Command
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining ships and systems for the U.S. Navy.

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA's role is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for in the U.S. by providing research, information, education and training on workplace safety issues.


7x24 Exchange
7x24 Exchange is a membership organization for those who design, build, use and maintain information technology systems. Its goal is to promote dialogue among IT professionals.

ABC - Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 79 chapters representing construction-related firms.

AEE - Association of Energy Engineers
The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is a nonprofit professional society of over 11,000 members in 78 countries. The mission of AEE is “To promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for Sustainable Development.”

AEM - Association of Equipment Manufacturers
The AEM works worldwide to provide trade association services for companies that manufacture equipment worldwide in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility industries.

AFCOM is an association that provides education and resources for data center managers, in an effort to create an open forum on important data center management issues.

AGC - The Association of General Contractors of America
AGC provides construction professionals in the U.S. with resources and a professional network that promotes excellence in craftsmanship, integrity and responsibility.

APPA - American Public Power Association
The American Public Power Association (APPA) is a service organization for the U.S.’s 2,000+ community-owned electric utilities.

ASA - American Shipbuilding Association
The American Shipbuilding Association (ASA) is an organization whose mission is "to educate policy makers and the American public on the need for a strong shipbuilding industrial base".

ASA - American Subcontractor's Association
The American Subcontractors Association is a non-profit, national association of subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers in the construction industry.

ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 147,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.

ASME International - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME promotes mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.

ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers
ASSE is an organization who concerns itself with managing and consulting on safety and health issues in industry, government and education.

AWEA - American Wind Energy Association
AWEA is a U.S. association representing wind power project developers, equipment suppliers, services providers, parts manufacturers, utilities and researchers.

CMAA - Construction Management Association of America
CMAA is an organization based in North America, dedicated to the interests of construction and program management professionals.

EASA - Electrical Apparatus Service Association
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) is an organization of over 2,100 electromechanical sales and service firms in 58 countries.

EGSA - Electrical Generating Systems Association
EGSA is an organization which provides resources and networking opportunities among industry professionals in the on-site power industry.

EPSA - Electric Power Supply Association
The Electric Power Supply Association is an organization which strives to give all power suppliers an equal opportunity to compete in the electric power generation and distribution industry.

IEC - Independent Electrical Contractors
The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a national U.S. trade association for merit shop electrical and systems contractors.

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
IEEE is an organization which strives to inspire innovation and consistency in technology through publications, conferences, standards and educational activities.

IGTI - International Gas Turbine Institute of ASME
The IGTI is an organization which supports the exchange and development of information worldwide on the design, manufacture, operation and maintenance of gas turbines and related equipment.

IFMA - International Facility Management Association
IFMA is an international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 19,000 members in 60 countries.

NECA - National Electrical Contractor's Association
NECA serves the electrical construction industry through 119 national and local chapters in the U.S. and strives to advance this industry through advocacy, education, research and standards development.

NERC - North American Electric Reliability Corporation
NERC works to improve the reliability of the bulk power system in North America. It develops reliability standards, educates and certifies professionals under the oversight of FERC and other government organizations in the U.S. and Canada.

NETA - InterNational Electrical Testing Association
NETA serves the electrical testing industry by offering accreditation, certifications, standards and publications, as well as holding events designed to increase knowledge of electrical reliability issues.

NIBS- National Institute of Building Sciences
The National Institute of Building Sciences is a U.S. organization that promotes discussion between government and industry professionals on the topic of the construction of safe and affordable structures.

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NFPA is a standards organization whose mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards. NFPA provides codes, standards, research, training and education.

SAME - Society of American Military Engineers
SAME is a professional engineering association in the U.S. Its mission is "to connect architects, engineers and builders... to improve individual and collective capabilities for national security."

SNAME - Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
SNAME was organized in 1893 to advance the science and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering.

Uptime Institute
The Uptime Institute provides education, publications, consulting, certifications, conferences and research for the data center industry.