Electrical distribution

As Russians hack the US grid, a look at what's needed to protect it

15 August, 2018 by Manimaran Govindarasu, Iowa State University and Adam Hahn, Washington State University

The high-voltage lines carrying electricity across the US aren't the only potential targets.

APT-TH Series power transducers

03 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Veederline Pty Ltd

The APT-TH Series Power Transducers monitor watt consumption of three-phase loads.

PIR sensors and electrical safety

02 August, 2018 by

Energy Safety Victoria is reminding electricians to always double-check power has been turned off before conducting maintenance, repairs, alterations or adjustments to passive infrared (PIR) sensors.

ASCO Enystar insulated enclosure automatic transfer switch

01 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

The ASCO Enystar insulated enclosure automatic transfer switch consists of an intelligent controller and a modular load break switch, which automatically transfers the load to the emergency power source when it detects the normal power source under/over voltage, under/over frequency or phase loss.

Schneider Electric Easy UPS 3S

01 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric IT Australia

The Schneider Electric Easy UPS 3S is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use and easy-to-service 10–40 kVA 3-phase UPS suitable for small and medium businesses.

Compact IT gives remote communities round-the-clock confidence

26 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

A leading not-for-profit organisation in New Zealand provides emergency relief and support to the Pacific Islands through first aid, communication and disaster preparedness training.

Goal Zero Lithium Yeti range portable power stations

19 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Goal Zero

The Goal Zero Lithium Yeti 400 is a compact, lightweight portable power station with a 400 Wh capacity.

Managing congestion and losses

17 July, 2018 by Donald Vaughan | Supplied by: Entura

The nature of power flows around the grid is changing rapidly, with a lot of new generation being built on the edges or middle of the transmission system.

Katko, Grace appoint APS Industrial as national distributor

13 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: APS Industrial

Finnish switch manufacturer Katko and US-based Grace Engineered Products have both appointed APS Industrial as a national distributor.

Transmission and distribution co-simulation tool

11 July, 2018 by Jeremy Thomas

Renewable energy is on the rise, but questions linger about how electricity generated by residential solar panels and home battery storage can affect the stability of the electrical grid.

Igus intelligent cables

11 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

Igus has advanced its intelligent cable with the CF.Q module, making maintenance easier and more efficient.

APC Smart-UPS On-Line lithium-ion 1000 and 1500 VA 230 V UPS

10 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: APC by Schneider Electric

The APC Smart-UPS On-Line lithium-ion 1000 and 1500 VA 230 V UPS has lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.

Demand management to defer 330 kV cable construction investment

06 July, 2018 by

NSW transmission operator TransGrid has opened a tender process to procure at least 40 MW of demand management solutions in Sydney's CBD.

ABB to upgrade NZ HVDC link

05 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Transpower New Zealand has appointed ABB to upgrade the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link which interconnects the transmission grids of the North and South Islands.

Internet-enabled arc fault detection

04 July, 2018 by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office

The problem with today's arc-fault detectors is that they often err on the side of being overly sensitive, shutting off an outlet's power in response to electrical signals that are actually harmless.

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