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JTL, a work-based learning specialist in the building services engineering sector, is organising a Company + Apprentice Go-Kart Race at Buckmore Park Kart Circuit near Chatham to remember a former apprentice who died in 2015.

In a contract worth 4.6m Euros, LofotKraft AS has once again selected Nexans to deliver and install 170 kV XLPE cables to upgrade the current systems in three fjords; Gimsøystraumen, Nappstraumen and Flakstadpollen to strengthen the power supply for residents throughout Lofoten, Norway. This will include upgrading the current grid capacity from 66 kV to 132 kV.

Saft, a designer and manufacturer of high-tech industrial batteries, has delivered an advanced Lithium-ion Energy Storage System (ESS) to power lighting and Wi-Fi for the Champ de Mars, the grand public square in Port-au-Prince, Haïti. The contract with Montreal-based Geninov Group, a diversified energy and engineering technology company, was finalised in May 2015.

London, United Kingdom, Jan 28th 2015 - Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the expansion of its Galaxy™ 300 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system which now includes 60 kVA and 80 kVA models. Ideal for small and medium businesses, commercial buildings and technical facilities with small server rooms, the Galaxy 300 60 kVA and 80 kVA UPS systems provide effective and reliable three-phase power protection to prevent downtime and data loss for mission critical applications in a robust, simple-to-install and cost-effective configuration. The new UPS systems also enable users to lower operational and cooling costs with power efficiency and total harmonic distortion of current at Iess than 3.5 percent with full load. 

The Science Museum at Wroughton, home to over 38,000 large and iconic objects from the Science Museum Group* has recently received an upgrade to its lighting scheme for one of its large store buildings, using Venture Lighting Europe’s long-life VLED Integrated Driver Technology (IDT) luminaires.

Old, corroded and out of order security lights are widespread. Yet, a fully functioning, replacement solution can be installed in no more than 15 minutes and without the need for additional cabling.

ESPÕs GuardCam external area protection systems provide a quick and easy solution for the protection of external areas around homes, offices, or industrial and agricultural units.

GuardCam LED is a complete, all-in-one, energy-efficient PIR LED floodlight, camera, speaker and DVR system. The system is straightforward to install Ð you simply connect to the mains power, fix to the wall, set the time and date and itÕs ready to go. Once switched on, Guardcam will detect an intruder, floodlight the area, initiate a high resolution video recording directly to an internal SD card and if selected, an audible warning can be delivered.

Designed as a comprehensive yet relatively low cost and easy to install solution to the protection of external spaces, Guardcam comes in a handy kit format that is currently unrivalled on the market.

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As network operators and consumers become more and more aware of the importance of the security of supply in electrical power systems, they are becoming increasingly interested in the continuous measurement of power quality. In order to identify problems at an early stage and to be able to take appropriate preventative measures, the first step is to use a suitable measuring system to closely analyse the supply system or technical equipment over a longer time period. Depending on the specific facility and application, the requirements to be met by a suitable measuring system are very varied and include a wide range of different measurement functions.

Formerly Borri, Power Control (PCL) has received a glowing review for its electrical expertise and high performance UPS solutions from one of the world’s largest travel sites.

Due to continued business expansion, the global travel review company recently replaced its 60kVA, end of life unit with the purchase of two Borri B8000FXS 20kVA UPS units, which are now handling added capacity the company’s newest facility.

Testing underground – and undersea – high-voltage power cables is always a challenging task and has often involved the use of huge lorry-mounted test sets. As Damon Mount of Megger explains, however, recent developments mean that much smaller, easily transportable test sets can now provide results that are accurate, detailed and dependable.

Date: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Time: 2:00pm - 6.30pm
Venue: City of London Club

  • 01 March 2016 - 01 March 2016
  • City of London Club
  • 19 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1DS, UNITED KINGDOM

edie Live is the UK’s leading sustainability, energy and resource efficiency exhibition, delivering thousands of exclusive face-to-face engagements over two days.

  • 17 May 2016 - 18 May 2016
  • NEC
  • Birmingham

Data Centres North announces that the 2016 conference and exhibition will take place on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th February 2016 in Manchester. Billed as the premier conference for the computing behind the Northern Powerhouse, Data Centres North 2016 is applicable to everyone from those involved with smaller server-rooms and coms-rooms to the staff responsible for Operations, NOC, IT, Networking and Facilities Management, at large co-location, corporate and cloud data centres.

  • 10 February 2016 - 11 February 2016
  • Emirates Old Trafford
  • Manchester