Electrical distribution

ABB to upgrade Murraylink and Directlink connections

03 April, 2018

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

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 | 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 | Supplied by: Ampfibian Pty Ltd

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

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

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

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.

Cirlock CLK-5 contractors lockout kit

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Cirlock

Contractor lockout kits have been put together especially for commercial tradespeople and contractors working on various sites.

Wiha Competence XXL II electrician's tool set

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Premium Tools

The Wiha 115-piece Competence XXL II electrician's tool set is designed to help electricians work efficiently by ensuring that all tools are quickly and easily accessible.

Fluke 1740 Series three-phase power quality loggers

28 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Fluke Australia Pty Ltd

The Fluke 1740 Series three-phase power quality loggers are used for studying and monitoring utility power quality and demand to industry standards.

Preventing electrical shock when installing pools

27 February, 2018

The Queensland Electrical Safety Office is reminding electrical contractors and pool and spa installers about the specific requirements for equipotential bonding of steel reinforcing.

Conductor Hub safety device for equipotential bonding

23 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Conductor Hub Pty Ltd

The Conductor Hub is a safety device that provides an accessible connection and inspection point for equipotential bonding.

NHP Concept Panelboards

22 February, 2018 | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

The NHP Concept Panelboards range offers a model to suit varied applications, from standard configuration to a custom design.

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