Under changes proposed by the Australian Energy Market Commission, transmission businesses will be required to maintain minimum levels of 'inertia' on the electricity system determined by the Australian Energy Market Operator.
Motion Technologies has introduced five ranges of screw jacks from Pfaff Germany: standard screw jacks SHE, high-performance jacks HSE, quick-lifting screw jacks SHG, special lifting elements SSP and the standard cubic Merkur jack.
AFL Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore cables provide high-performance premise cabling.
The Twig Ex Intrinsically Safe lone worker man-down unit is now IECEx compliant for Australia/NZ.
Phoenix Contact has released the first parameterisable power supply with the launch of its fourth-generation QUINT devices.
Control Logic has released the latest addition to its range of lightning protection products, the Hybrid Spark Gap HSG3 from Novaris.
The CF29 servo cable series from igus features an outer jacket made of halogen-free TPE. This product range extension offers more possibilities for energy supply to drives, for users with tough requirements such as ambient temperatures or small installation space.
Eaton Industries has issued a safety recall on the Quicklag ELQ earth leakage circuit breaker range for products supplied nationally between 1 April 2004 and 15 December 2016.
Clipsal has added new products to its Iconic range of switches, sockets and smart devices.
The SATEC BFM II multi-circuit energy metering has been designed with a modular format for 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 54 single-phase circuits and/or a combination of 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18 three-phase circuits.
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.