Electrical distribution > Power quality and supply

Device generates electricity from the coldness of the universe

11 July, 2019

An international team of scientists has demonstrated that a measurable amount of electricity can be generated in a diode, directly from the coldness of the universe.

Schneider Electric APC Smart-UPS On-Line SRT1000XLI

12 June, 2019

The Schneider Electric APC Smart-UPS On-Line SRT1000XLI 230 V has been developed to handle demanding power conditions, where uptime and efficiency are critical.

Solar panel dataset released to help researchers

06 June, 2019

Researchers have developed a dataset from 1287 residential solar installations across Australia to help better understand how solar energy can be integrated into the grid.

SAPS could replace poles and wires in remote areas

03 June, 2019

The AEMC has recommended regulatory changes that enable network businesses to install standalone power systems to provide cheaper, more reliable power for remote customers.

Eaton 9SX Tower UPS

24 May, 2019

Eaton has introduced the 9SX Tower Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) portfolio which offers flexibility and protection for IT and small data centre infrastructure, as well as for networking, storage, industrial, medical and telecom applications.

PULS DIMENSION QT40.241-B2 DIN rail power supply

09 May, 2019

The PULS DIMENSION QT40.241-B2, available from Control Logic, is a 3-phase 960 W (24 V, 40 A) DIN rail power supply with an I/O-Link interface.

The next level in industrial power supplies

01 May, 2019

Tough enough to survive Australia's most difficult conditions — Weidmüller PROtop power supply with O-Ring MOSFET technology.

Australia's electricity grid can easily support electric cars — if we get smart

16 April, 2019 by Marcus Brazil, University of Melbourne

Following opposition leader Bill Shorten's policy announcement that 50% of new cars will be electric by 2030, questions have been raised about the ability of the electricity grid to cope with the increased demand associated with a substantial increase in the use of electric vehicles.

ABB and Rolls-Royce announce microgrid partnership

04 April, 2019

The global partnership will offer an energy-efficient microgrid solution for utilities, commercial and industrial entities.

Power outages down in 2018 — Eaton

02 April, 2019

More than 1.1 million people were affected by 167 power outages in ANZ in 2018, but overall power outages decreased for the first time in four years.

Car to power your home

12 March, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors has unveiled the Dendo Drive House (DDH), a power system that lets consumers generate and store energy automatically between their cars and home.

PULS CP20.241-V1 DIN rail power supply

04 March, 2019

The CP20.241-V1 DIN rail power supply is equipped with an additional remote-controlled ON/OFF feature.

Local companies lead WA power system rollout

28 February, 2019

Local companies are set to benefit from Western Power's $8.8 million power system rollout, which is believed to be the largest deployment of Stand-alone Power Systems (SPS) in Australia.

AI in Australia's electricity sector

22 February, 2019 by Giovanni Polizzi* and Associate Professor Ariel Liebman^

Australia is in the midst of a major political debate over energy policy, pricing and surety of supply to meet residential and business demand.

Call for better EV charging infrastructure in Australia

20 February, 2019 by Nichola Murphy

Infrastructure Australia has proposed a national EV fast-charging network is a top priority, which may help address concerns about driving range and increase EV adoption.

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