Electrical distribution

Victoria's second big battery powers up in Gannawarra

20 November, 2018

The 25 MW/50 MWh Gannawarra Energy Storage System began exporting electricity to the grid in October and will be commissioned in time for summer.

HARTING M12 circular power connectors

16 November, 2018 | Supplied by: HARTING Pty Ltd

HARTING has released an M12 connector in the IEC 61076-2-111 standard K-coding for use with power up to 630 V and 7 kW.

NSW prepares grid for the future

14 November, 2018

The NSW Government has released a Transmission Infrastructure Strategy, which aims to create a modernised grid that can deliver reliable and affordable energy to the state.

ABB transformers improve power capacity in China

14 November, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB transformer technology has helped deliver the 1628 km Ximeng-Taizhou ultrahigh-voltage direct-current (UHVDC) transmission link in China, which can transmit up to 10 GW of electricity.

Australia–China partnership to manufacture graphene cables

05 November, 2018

UNSW and Hangzhou Cables will begin large-scale manufacturing of graphene power cables, which will cut electricity costs and improve grid transmission.

Prysmian Light Duty Riser cable

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Prysmian Australia PTY LTD

The Prysmian Light Duty Riser cable is made for distribution of optical fibre within multi-dwelling units (MDU) or office buildings.

Technology predicts electrical fires before they start

30 October, 2018 by Tim Bray, CEO of Ecocentric Energy | Supplied by: Ecocentric Energy Pty Ltd

Businesses and households often overlook one of the country's most common causes of fires in the built world: electrical failure or electrical 'arc' related fires.

Victoria unveils first grid-scale battery

26 October, 2018

The 30 MW/30 MWh Ballarat Energy Storage System is the first of two large-scale batteries that will support the state's energy grid in summer.

Partnership to provide reliable power to 2.4 million Australians

23 October, 2018

Schneider Electric will integrate its EcoStruxure Advanced Distribution Management System to Endeavour Energy's distribution network to improve reliability.

Digitalisation and the changing face of power management

17 October, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Digital transformation is nothing new, but its effect on the entire electrical supply chain is profound.

Mean Well LPF-25 Series Constant Current LED Driver

03 October, 2018 | Supplied by: TechBrands

Mean Well's LPF-25 series is a 25 W AC/DC LED driver featuring the dual modes of constant voltage and constant current output.

Single- versus three-pole circuit breakers

26 September, 2018 | Supplied by: E-T-A ElectroTechnical Applications Pty Ltd

It's not a new concept to use a three-pole circuit breaker for protecting three single-phase loads in order to save space and costs.

IPD EXT56 switchboard enclosures

19 September, 2018 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

The IPD EXT56 switchboard enclosure system is designed, tested and certified for outdoor applications.

APS Industrial opens new head office, national distribution centre

14 September, 2018 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

APS Industrial has opened a new head office and national distribution centre in Melbourne.

IPD Evolution fully customisable distribution boards

10 September, 2018 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

The IPD Evolution distribution boards are suitable for inside installations, as well as outdoor with IP ratings up to IP66 to tolerate harsh environmental conditions.

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