The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) says operational failings of the energy system in parts of Australia will only be overcome by dismantling the National Electricity Market. National Secretary Allen Hicks said the national market is a complete failure, which has been highlighted by recent extreme weather across many regions.
NHP has released the SAFE-T SRCB, a retrofit RCBO solution suitable for use in single-phase general light and power distribution boards. In addition to being suited to NHP SAFE-T panelboards, it is available in two versions available to suit Eaton and Heinemann panelboards, ensuring quick replacement of MCBs without modification to the busbar chassis system.
Phoenix Contact has released the Valvetrab-Safe Energy Control (SEC) Type 2 surge protection device.
MFI Service Bodies provides fleet and service vehicle design and manufacture.
ABB has teamed up with India's national electricity grid operator, Power Grid, in a mega project worth over $640 million for the delivery of a transmission link that will have the capacity to bring reliable electricity to more than 80 million people.
Victorian energy provider Powershop has officially launched in South East Queensland. It will be retailing in the area around Gympie, south to Surfers Paradise and west to Gatton.
Schneider Electric has introduced Galaxy VX, a compact three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with flexible operating modes for large facilities, data centres and business-critical applications.
A new open source planning tool hopes to create what researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are calling the 'global energy turnaround'. In order to understand existing infrastructure, the team have developed the OpenGridMap app, which they hope will answer questions such as: How much electricity flows through the grid?; When and where?; Where are the bottlenecks?; and, What happens when wind turbines and solar cells feed in additional energy?
The Queensland Farmers' Federation is helping farmers to thrive with a dual approach to rising energy costs by providing clarity to member organisations and advice to government in relation to energy pricing, and by assisting with practical on-farm energy productivity programs.
Milwaukee Tools has introduced the M18SLED-0 four mode search light. Designed to provide maximum performance in tough job-site environments, the light boasts a beam distance of more than 640 m and 1250 lm of light, allowing users to spot further and flood brighter.
November is National Asbestos Awareness Month, a campaign to better educate tradies, home owners and renovators about the dangers of asbestos and how to encourage work practices that ensure safe management.