Electrical distribution

Baby narrowly avoids electrocution

15 September, 2021

A 10-month-old baby has narrowly escaped serious injury, after making contact with live parts of a damaged power supply.

The importance of testing and tagging

13 September, 2021 by Sam Moore, Senior Content Editor, Clickmatix

It is in the interests of both businesses and homeowners to ensure that all electrical systems, appliances and wiring are running optimally.

Cloud-based tool for power grid connections

03 September, 2021

A cloud-based connections simulation tool for new grid connections to Australia’s electricity networks has received funding from ARENA.

Next-gen electrical insulation

17 August, 2021

Researchers are analysing new materials for use in electrical insulation, with the capacity to remove heat more effectively.

NOJA Power RC20 controllers

13 August, 2021 | Supplied by: NOJA Power Switchgear Pty Ltd

The NOJA Power RC20 controllers now have updated Firmware version 2.1 available.

ILME CX7MA..P finger-proof crimp contacts

12 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The ILME CX7MA..P crimp contacts offer a finger-proof construction specifically designed to eliminate potential high-voltage hazards.

Treotham flexible EMC/VSD cables and accessories

01 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

Treotham Automation has a complete range of VSD/EMC cables and cable glands to meet users' requirements.

LAPP UNITRONIC UV-resistant outdoor cables

01 August, 2021 | Supplied by: LAPP Australia Pty Ltd

When they are installed outdoors, cables should be UV-resistant.

Superconducting cable technology in development

13 July, 2021

A new arrangement hopes to expedite development of superconducting cable technology for DC power transmission over long distances.

The special requirements of air-con circuit protection

21 June, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

To satisfy the safety requirements of more stringent Australian wiring standards, ABB has introduced new residual current protection technology.

Advanced meter rollout across Tasmania

09 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Intellihub

Intellihub has been selected as the new metering coordinator for Tasmanian electricity retailer Aurora Energy, under a new long-term partnership.

Power system security risks to be more transparent

08 June, 2021

AEMC is changing assessment methods for risks that could lead to cascading outages or major supply disruptions.

Bushfire risk on overhead lines — get it covered

07 June, 2021 | Supplied by: amokabel Australia

With climate change making hot, dry and windy conditions more likely, utilities need to protect themselves and the public from the risk of bushfire.

igus Chainflex IO-Link cables

27 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

IO-Link technology enables users to communicate quickly and easily with their sensors and actuators.

A spotlight on the safety elements of the AS/NZS 61439 standard

25 May, 2021 by Nick Rabba, Engineering Manager, LVA, CPC | Supplied by: Eaton Electrical (Australia) Pty Ltd

The long-awaited AS/NZS 61439 standard was mandated on 24 May 2021, meaning all switchboard builders and electrical contractors across ANZ must now comply.

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