Electrical distribution

Power maintenance must continue despite COVID-19

09 April, 2020

Critical maintenance on energy networks will continue throughout the COVID-19 shutdown.

Time warp tech cuts power outage time

07 April, 2020

New 'time reversal' technology enables faster fault-finding within power networks, as well as reducing power outage durations.

R. STAHL EXLUX luminaires with DALI interfaces

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: R. STAHL Australia Pty Ltd

R. STAHL has now released modern explosion-protected lighting systems with DALI interfaces.

MFB SoHo S210 enclosures

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB's SoHo 210 simple enclosures provide a vertical storage solution for equipment that could otherwise take up unnecessary desk space. Simply drop one under a desk to house modems, switches, routers and other peripheral devices.

TE LUMAWISE Type Z LED holders

16 March, 2020 | Supplied by: TE Connectivity

The TE LUMAWISE Type Z LED holders are designed to provide quick and easy mechanical and electrical connections of chip-on-board (COB) LED arrays in a wide variety of lighting designs.

Cabling supplies unaffected by COVID-19 stockpiling

11 March, 2020

Some electrical workers have struggled to source electrical cable due to stockpiling sparked by coronavirus fears.

Electrical substations vulnerable to attack

04 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Claroty

A vulnerability within Siemens SIPROTEC 4 protection relays has been uncovered, placing electrical substations at risk of attack.

How multiple microgrids could end blackouts

04 March, 2020

New research is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids, with the aim of keeping the lights on.

Power worker shortage leads to lengthy blackouts

12 February, 2020

A severe shortage of workers is being blamed for current power outages across Sydney, the Central Coast and the Blue Mountains.

Managing electricity networks during bushfires

05 February, 2020

A fact sheet about how bushfires affect electricity networks, and how networks can prepare for the impact, has been released by Energy Networks Australia.

Bushfire victims warned of electrical scammers

30 January, 2020

A free hotline has been set up by Master Electricians Australia for bushfire victims needing electrical checks or work.

Regulator approves SA–NSW interconnector

28 January, 2020

A new interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales has been approved by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).

MORNSUN PV150-29Bxx series DC/DC converters

17 January, 2020 | Supplied by: DLPC Pty Ltd

MORNSUN has released the PV150-29Bxx converter series for 150 W 250–1500 VDC applications. The series features 4 kVAC isolation with a wide-input 250–1500 VDC voltage range, with efficiencies of up to 84% @ 800 VDC input.

Copper thieves to be caught on camera

15 January, 2020

More CCTV cameras have been rolled out by Energex, in an effort to catch those stealing copper from the power network.

Enerpac EWCE wire rope and cable cutters

14 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The Enerpac electrically powered EWCE wire rope and cable cutters are designed to reduce hazards and increase efficiency for a range of industries.

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