Digital master controls for total system control

Cummins announced the addition of two new Digital Master Controls (DMC) to their suite of PowerCommand power system paralleling products. The new DMC2000 and...

Building resilience with combined heat & power

Efficient decentralised energy technology such as CHP can allow organisations to build site resilience and combat rising energy costs, yet capex constraints can present...

COVID-19: Increased expectations of uptime

As the world reels from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no surprise that there is increased pressure for data centres to...

Engineers’ concerns ignored, puts energy infrastructure at risk

Only 44% of recommendations to improve the safety and performance of critical energy infrastructure are fully implemented, new research reveals. A survey, conducted with transformer...

New public API to simplify management at the edge

Schneider Electric has released a public API (application programming interface) for cloud-based software EcoStruxure IT Expert. The first public API for EcoStruxure IT Expert,...

Continuous power – triple guaranteed

Socomec has released a new generation of transfer switching controller – ATyS C55/65 – engineered to protect critical loads including emergency systems, healthcare devices,...

1300 generators offered for Covid-19 temporary testing sites

Aggreko has offered the UK government up to 1,300 small generator units pro-bono to support the set-up of COVID-19 testing sites across the UK. In...

Accelerated remote connectivity for critical sites during COVID-19 crisis

ABB is accelerating the rollout of and access to remote service tools and digital solutions across critical industry. “During the COVID-19 crisis, governments and companies are...

Circuit breakers offer optimised energy management

ABB has extended its range of moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) for the UK with the new SACE Tmax XT that offers higher performances,...

The first line of defence for MV systems

If you work with medium-voltage (MV) switchgear or cables, a handheld partial discharge (PD) scanner provides a reliable way of detecting insulation faults before...

The show must go on: keeping the lights on at Wyndham’s Theatre

Wyndham’s Theatre first opened its doors in 1899, designed by architect William Sprague for the leading actor-manager of his day, Charles Wyndham. The Louis...

Making the world safer with enclosed switches

Socomec's Enclosed Solutions, with or without fuse protection, are suitable for all kinds of environments and applications. Present at all levels of your electrical...

Finning launches new guide on power density

Finning UK & Ireland (Finning) has launched a free new guide to help plant owners and operators achieve a balance between greater power output...

Will the backup stack up?

Finning UK & Ireland’s Jason Harryman provides some valuable advice on how to ensure your backup generation kicks in when it is needed, and...

New IoT system to prevent manhole cover explosions and fires

UK engineering and design consultancy, Plextek has been working with US-based CNIguard to develop a new IoT-based system to prevent manhole explosions, primarily caused...

Natural solution to MCPD?

With the introduction of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), mission critical sites are facing ever more stringent emissions legislation. Craig Wilkins, from Cummins,...

Understanding the role of predictive maintenance in reducing downtime

Experts at Megger consider the importance of electric motor testing in preventing downtime and advise on the optimum approach... In the pulp and paper industry,...

Protecting mission critical infrastructure

Andy Bird, from GTT Wireless, reveals the role ruggedised enclosures play in outdoor wireless projects, and the key capabilities needed to achieve full protection...

Bridging the energy gap: industry leaders reveal concerns

A new report finds that energy security and rising costs are impacting competitiveness for UK industry, so how could decentralised energy be made more...

Crestchic Loadbanks provides Pakistani port with a solution to regenerative power

The container shipping industry is an ever-growing, fast-paced environment, and power infrastructure cannot always grow in-line with power requirements.  For this reason, many container...