Electrical distribution

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.

Building Wiring Cable compliance rules — extension approved

08 February, 2018

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has successfully negotiated an extension to new Building Wiring Cable requirements with NSW Fair Trading.

NSW's 'virtual power plant' to curb summer blackouts

01 February, 2018 by ARENA | Supplied by: EnerNOC

EnerNOC is set to launch a 20 MW demand-response initiative in NSW. The project will provide a 'virtual power plant' at a fraction of the cost of creating new supply of electricity in extreme weather conditions.

Emerson Ovation OCC100 controller

24 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson's modular Ovation OCC100 controller extends the company's Ovation control technology by managing the flow of energy from various sources to ensure continuous generation for utilities and independent power producers that rely on diverse renewable energy sources.

Reliable power at a reasonable price — is it possible and how?

16 January, 2018 by John Kettle, Partner, McCullough Robertson | Supplied by: McCullough Robertson

Those interested in the development and progression of Australia’s energy policy looked on with interest in 2017 as the debate bubbled away.

Microgrid solution for offshore platform

21 December, 2017 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB will provide Woodside, Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, with a PowerStore battery storage system that is capable of remote management of operations and service.

Power plant cuts simulated start-up and shutdown time by 44%

19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Platte River Power Authority, a not-for-profit utility in North Colorado, has enhanced operator proficiency and boosted plant performance with the help of global technology and engineering company Emerson.


19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

NHP's ISO Timer has an operating voltage of 230 VAC and is IP66 rated when used in conjunction with back boxes.

Clipsal by Schneider Electric Resi MAX range switchboards

19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Clipsal by Schneider Electric has extended its Resi MAX range of consumer switchboards, now offering a complete solution with 8, 12, 18, 24 and 36 module wide plastic enclosures in flush- and surface-mounted options.

TE Connectivity SlimSeal Connector Miniature connectors

13 December, 2017 | Supplied by: TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity's SlimSeal Connector Miniature compact vertical and right-angle IP67 rated wire-to-board connectors are designed for outdoor lighting and other high-humidity applications.

ABB's UHVDC transformer passes stringent tests

12 December, 2017

ABB has successfully tested the low- and high-voltage units of the powerful ultrahigh-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transformer in China.

MFB Sentinel intelligent power solutions

05 December, 2017 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB has further enhanced its range of Sentinel IP-addressable, rack-mountable power products with upgraded software and hardware components.

Off-grid power systems delivered for NT–Qld gas pipeline

13 November, 2017 | Supplied by: MPower

Power solutions provider MPower has commenced delivery of the first of several off-grid DC power systems for the Northern Gas Pipeline, which runs between Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory and Mount Isa in Queensland. The pipeline is being constructed by gas supplier Jemena.

Reducing the risk of electrical fires

06 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Short circuit, overcurrent and earth faults are widely understood and protected against in low-voltage residential installations, but some hidden sources of ignition — such as arc faults — are not always easy to identify.

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