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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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Panduit awarded approved supplier status by Kao Data

Panduit EMEA, the physical infrastructure and connectivity company, has achieved approved supplier status to the Kao Data Campus, for its Universal Containment, hot aisle...

Prysmian launches eco-friendly cabling technology

Prysmian Group claims to have made a significant step in advancing cable technology to enable more efficient, reliable and eco-friendly power transmission over long...

Nidec to install microgrid for tropical island

Nidec ASI has won the tender for the creation of a microgrid on a tropical island in the Bahamas. The aim of the project, worth...

Choosing the right PDU

Mark Guest, Rittal’s product manager for  it power distribution, offers practical advice  for optimising power distribution... Electricity is like air and water – something that...

Why make the switch to DC power?

Socomec’s Jean–Yves Chaboute argues that data centres can improve effiency by moving to DC distribution As power densities increase, colocation and hyperscale data centre operators...

Megger expands into HV diagnostics sector with Power Diagnostix acquisition

Global electrical test equipment expert Megger has acquired Power Diagnostix of Aachen, Germany, a leader in the development and manufacture of high voltage diagnostic...

Measuring partial discharge for increased uptime

Prysmian Group's PRY-CAM is designed for condition assessment and asset management of electrical systems and equipment from 3 kV to 600 kV. The technology allows fast,...

ABB announces solution to modernise switchgear to digital

ABB has introduced an innovative VD4 Digitup solution to upgrade existing switchgear to digital. VD4 Digitup results in an advanced switchgear solution addressing important...

AEG supplies power conversion for MiRIS pilot project

A power conversion system (Convert SC Flex and transformer) has been supplied by AEG Power Solutions to CMI Energy's MiRIS project. MiRIS is an ambitious...

Bender videos explain how to deal with high resistance grounded systems

Bender has just completed a new films series under the heading “easily explained” – featuring three short clips that deal with high resistance grounded...