Electrical distribution

Pflitsch blueglobe adjustable cable gland

23 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

Treotham is extending its Pflitsch blueglobe cable gland series with a flexible variant.

IoT in power distribution

23 April, 2018 by Giovanni Polizzi, Energy Solutions Manager, Indra

The strong uptake of rooftop solar is reshaping the way energy is generated, distributed and used. It is also creating growing challenges for power distribution companies.

WA electrician injured by arc flash

20 April, 2018 by

An electrician and his assistant have received burn injuries by arc flash in a low-voltage switchboard, according to WA Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

GEDA SolarLift solar panel lifter

18 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Energy Smart Water

The GEDA SolarLift is the smart solution for lifting solar panels, racking and tools up, onto and across the rooftop.

BNG Contractor Services Conserve solution

18 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: BNG Contractor Services Pty Ltd

BNG Contractor Services' Conserve platform is a fully automated web-based system that allows businesses to effectively manage contractors and suppliers.

Ampfibian X1 weatherproof connector protector

17 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Ampfibian

The Ampfibian X1 weatherproof connector protector features a retaining mechanism to keep power cords firmly together and patented seals to prevent electrocution in the wet.

ABB to upgrade Murraylink and Directlink connections

03 April, 2018 by

ABB has won a $30 million order to upgrade two critical Australian HVDC links.

Tathra fire: electrical infrastructure likely cause; ETU calls for explanation on funding cuts

23 March, 2018 by

NSW Rural Fire Service fire investigators have completed their preliminary investigation into the cause of the bushfire near Tathra.

Nexans Australmold 200LR and 200SR MV connectors

21 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Nexans Australia Pty Limited

The Nexans Australmold 200LR and 200SR MV connectors are available up to 24 kV 250 A and are suitable for cables up to 95 mm2.

Ampfibian Industrial Series of power adaptors

19 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Ampfibian

The Ampfibian Industrial Series of power adaptors covers 10 to 50 A, with single- and three-phase plug-tops available.

Unusual things that caused power outages in 2017

14 March, 2018 by

Animal magnetism, malicious digging and truck crash were some of the most unusual causes of power outages in Australia in 2017.

New industrial electrical distributor launches in Australia

08 March, 2018 by

APS Industrial has launched in Australia with a broad portfolio of low- and medium-voltage electrical and automation products.

Virtual power plants are in vogue, but they can be like taking a sledgehammer to a nut

07 March, 2018 by Evan Franklin, University of Tasmania and Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University*

The fleet of small-scale solar systems, batteries and flexible loads in our electricity system will grow rapidly in coming years.

$35,000 fine after workers suffer electric shock

06 March, 2018 by

A mango grower has been fined $35,000 for an incident where two of his pickers suffered an electrical shock.

The future of energy

05 March, 2018 by Dan Agnew, General Manager, Power Distribution | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Australia's energy future — from power generation right through to residential energy storage — has been a topic that has sparked considerable debates and discussions.

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