As the number of high-rise dwellings and rural developments increases in the UK, the demand for electric boilers is also set to rise. To ready installers for this step-change in demand, Alan Clarke, technical support manager at Heatrae Sadia, provides his top tips to make a success of every electrical boiler installation.

The Current War changed the world – now today’s electricians can continue to change it for the better, says Alan Wilson, managing director of SELECT.

As electric vehicle (EV) battery capacity and motor efficiency continue to increase, the ability to charge the batteries within a reasonable timeframe is of the utmost importance. Steve Hughes, managing director of REO UK, outlines the problem.

Configuring, deploying, and maintaining the supporting infrastructure for IT equipment is tough enough. Doing all of this for multiple, geographically-dispersed sites without local trained staff makes it even harder. How can you ease the burden, speed things up, reduce errors, and keep a good handle on everything that’s going on at these distributed IT sites?

ScottishPower has been paid £107 million for switching off its wind turbines during a three-year delay in completing an undersea cable project which was supposed to solve that very problem.

People talking about RCDs and the 18th Edition is, most of the time, a good thing, but occasionally it’s a dangerous thing, according to Electrium, home to brands Crabtree & Wylex.

More worker deaths are caused by falls from height than any other kind of work-related incident in the UK, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Alastair Hogg, sales director at MSA Safety, recaps on what we have learned from the year just gone, and explores what we need to be prepared for in 2019.

Spark Energy. Extra Energy. Gen4U. Future Energy. Usio Energy.Iresa. National Gas & Power. These seven small companies have one thing in common. During 2018, each ceased providing electricity supplies to British customers.

During last year there were no fewer than 73 active electricity suppliers  licensed by the regulator Ofgem . In 2017 there were 60. This time seven years ago, there were just 14.