Electrical distribution

Treotham expands SKINTOP portfolio with new cable gland

05 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

In assembly, almost nothing is possible without cable glands. They connect the cable and housing firmly and tightly to one another, protect against mechanical influences, dust and moisture, and achieve a cable strain relief.

C&K PLP16 series pushbutton switches

05 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

The PLP16 series pushbutton switches by C&K are designed for use in the industrial sector.

Call to identify dangerous solar storage batteries

02 August, 2022

The Electrical Safety Office is asking for help to identify about 6400 recalled LG Energy Solutions Australia (LGES) (previously LG Chem) home energy storage system batteries.

Views sought on EV smart charging

29 July, 2022

The ESB is seeking stakeholder views on issues relating to development of effective arrangements for EV smart charging in domestic and public settings.

OMRON G9KB relay

20 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

OMRON Corporation has released a high-voltage DC relay, G9KB, which supports high-capacity household electricity storage systems globally.

NOJA Power 15 kV 310 series recloser

20 July, 2022 | Supplied by: NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd

The OSM310 design offers cost savings in exchange for lower nameplate ratings, making the product a good alternative for rural networks where equipment specifications often exceed practical application.

Mitigating risk for a critical load

19 July, 2022 | Supplied by: NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd

When power reliability is critical, network operators can offer increased protection for specific connection points — through a system known as auto-changeover.

Electricians urged not to re-energise switchboards

12 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Energy Safe Victoria

Energy Safe Victoria has reminded electrical workers upgrading rental properties to ensure switchboards are not energised before the work is inspected by a licensed electrical inspector.

Lack of planning may jeopardise EV uptake

12 July, 2022

Inadequate charging networks could thwart electric vehicle adoption goals, a recent study has found.

Powering rockets from Arnhem to space

05 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Aggreko Australia

Power generation company Aggreko has been contracted to supply critical temporary power to enable NASA to launch three suborbital sounding rockets, the first of which successfully took off on 27 June from Arnhem Space Centre in the NT.

LAPP ROBUST control and data cables

01 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The ROBUST series is suitable for indoor and outdoor use in machine tool building, food and beverage, the chemical industry, medical engineering, laundries, car wash systems, composting and sewage plants, and agricultural machinery.

Worker seriously injured following electric shock

01 July, 2022

WorkSafe Victoria has charged a transport company after a worker was seriously injured when a crane truck he was operating struck overhead powerlines.

WA tops nation in standalone power systems

14 June, 2022

WA is leading the nation in the use of standalone power systems, 100 of which are now deployed across the state's main electricity grid.

$1.2bn investment in transmission

14 June, 2022

Energy Networks Australia has welcomed the NSW Government's announcement of $1.2 billion to accelerate development of transmission in Renewable Energy Zones.

How hazardous area lighting improves underground mine safety

02 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Mineglow

Lighting is one of the most common causes of explosion ignition in high-risk mining environments.

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