Electrical distribution

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.

Prysmian Fire Alarm cables

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

Prysmian Fire Alarm cables are designed to connect each piece of hardware and transfer every signal.

Heritage building beats energy shortfall with batteries

29 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Redflow Limited

After Williams Burton Leopardi bought the dilapidated Darling Building in Adelaide, the firm learned that the peak energy demand for the renovated building would be more than what the local power grid could supply.

As Russians hack the US grid, a look at what's needed to protect it

15 August, 2018 by Manimaran Govindarasu, Iowa State University and Adam Hahn, Washington State University

The high-voltage lines carrying electricity across the US aren't the only potential targets.

APT-TH Series power transducers

03 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Veederline Pty Ltd

The APT-TH Series Power Transducers monitor watt consumption of three-phase loads.

PIR sensors and electrical safety

02 August, 2018

Energy Safety Victoria is reminding electricians to always double-check power has been turned off before conducting maintenance, repairs, alterations or adjustments to passive infrared (PIR) sensors.

ASCO Enystar insulated enclosure automatic transfer switch

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

The ASCO Enystar insulated enclosure automatic transfer switch consists of an intelligent controller and a modular load break switch, which automatically transfers the load to the emergency power source when it detects the normal power source under/over voltage, under/over frequency or phase loss.

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