Electrical distribution

ABB to upgrade NZ HVDC link

05 July, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Transpower New Zealand has appointed ABB to upgrade the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link which interconnects the transmission grids of the North and South Islands.

Schneider Electric Gutor PXC industrial UPS

04 July, 2018 | Supplied by: APC by Schneider Electric

The Schneider Electric Gutor PXC is a standardised fully industrial UPS for harsh environments.

Internet-enabled arc fault detection

04 July, 2018 by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office

The problem with today's arc-fault detectors is that they often err on the side of being overly sensitive, shutting off an outlet's power in response to electrical signals that are actually harmless.

ABB DS203NC residual current circuit breakers

03 July, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB DS203NC RCBO (residual current circuit breakers with overcurrent protection) is totally integrated into the modular System pro M compact range and is a suitable response to the request for protective equipment that meets the different types of circuits of the modern three-phase systems.

Relpol MR-EI1W1P single-phase current monitoring relay

02 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Relpol MR-EI1W1P single-phase current monitoring relay is suitable for monitoring the load of motors and other critical equipment.

Prysmian Single Point Suspension Cable

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

Prysmian's Single Point Suspension Cable is a double-wire armoured feeder cable, which is available in 11 and 22 kV ranges.

Airborne LiDAR to survey Qld electricity network

29 June, 2018

Powerlink will use aerial survey technology to undertake an engineering assessment of its Northern and Central transmission network.

Phoenix Contact PTCB electronic circuit breaker

27 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

The Phoenix Contact PTCB is a compact, single-channel electronic circuit breaker.

Schneider Electric Masterpact MTZ circuit breakers

25 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The Schneider Electric Masterpact MTZ is a high-power, low-voltage air circuit breaker with certified embedded Class 1 energy metering.


20 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The ABB F200 B RCDs assist in detecting different waveforms of residual fault currents and operate when the electrical system has a high leakage current to ground.

Smart meter installations — asbestos and electrical safety

20 June, 2018

The Queensland Electrical Safety Office is reminding electrical contractors of the safe work standards they're expected and obliged to maintain during the installation of smart meters.

Feedback sought on solar and storage grid integration

18 June, 2018

Stakeholder input is being sought on how best to integrate solar and energy storage into electricity networks.

Finding faults in the electrical grid

15 June, 2018 by Kirsten Flint

A West Australian researcher has developed software that could help us avoid another Black Saturday catastrophe.

Moflash intrinsically safe signalling products

14 June, 2018 | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

The Moflash range of low-powered, high-output, intrinsically safe signalling products consists of a sounder which is 24 VDC with a 105 dB output, a beacon which is 24 VDC with 9 bright LEDs for high visual output and the sounder/beacon combination unit.

Microgrid to strengthen Yorke Peninsula power supply

13 June, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB will supply a microgrid solution to ElectraNet's Energy Storage for Commercial Renewable Integration (ESCRI) project.

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