On February 19, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Washington, D.C., approved the InterNational Electrical Testing (NETA) ANSI/NETA ATS-2009, "Standard for Acceptance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Equipment and Systems, 2009 edition." The standards is used when specifying and performing necessary tests to ensure that electrical systems and apparatus not only meet project specifications, but that the manufacturer of the equipment supplied a product that will perform safely and reliably.

The standards is available for purchase as a bound manual, CD-ROM, or electronic download from the NETA Web site.