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Statnett, Norway’s state owned power system operator, has energised 68 km of Nexans’ coloured conductors on its new overhead transmission line connecting central Norway to western Norway.

To support its growth within the Irish market Power Control has appointed Greenville Electrical as its key uninterruptible oower supply (UPS) representative in Northern Ireland.

A high level of uncertainty has been evident in the build up to the referendum but the country has given its decision to leave the EU.

Mackwell Electronics has launched XYLUX® LS, a high performance self-contained LED emergency luminaire that delivers 3 hours rated emergency output.  XYLUX® LS can be tailored to the exact needs of the project, thanks to an intelligent selection of technology bases and fascia’s that can be combined to create a product that fits the application.

Set up in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood, the grandfather of naturalist Charles Darwin, the 256-year-old Wedgwood Company, in Staffordshire, is one of the oldest in the world.  When it came to refurbishing and developing the £34m World of Wedgwood Attraction, products from across Scolmore Group’s wiring accessories range were specified for installation. 

Power protection and conversion specialist Benning UK today announced following comprehensive assessment it has achieved the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications and Investor in People recognition with a Silver accreditation. This, when added to the company’s existing ISO 9001 Quality Management certification, completes the set of ‘the big 4’ quality certifications.

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.

The 3rd Annual IEC 61850 Europe 2016 conference, exhibition & networking forum draws together 150+ IEC 61850 experts & decision makers from the European utility sector, covering large-scale deployment of multi-vendor multi-edition IEC 61850 systems.

  • 18 October 2016 - 20 October 2016
  • Radisson Blu Amsterdam Airport, The Netherlands

EuroDoble is a peer discussion forum for sharing best practices for managing European power stations and industrial sites. This year’s event will be held 24-25 of October in Dublin, Ireland.

  • 24 October 2016 - 25 October 2016
  • 24-25 October 2016
  • Dublin, Ireland