Latest electrical product news
Delta Obstruction Lighting (DOL) has secured the contract to illuminate two 150 metre plus cooling towers at Egypt’s newest power station currently under construction. DOL's lighting solution will ward off incoming aircraft, thus protecting Cairo West Power Plant - just outside the Egyptian capital.
“We are delighted to be working on such a high profile job as Cairo West. Despite having little experience in Egypt we have proved on numerous occasions that we can install aircraft warning system... [more]
Southampton University spin-out company Perpetuum has patented and is now producing evaluation samples of a novel microgenerator. The compact vibration-harvesting device is set to replace batteries or hard-wired electricity supplies to power millions of wireless sensors used by the oil and gas industry, improving reliability and saving millions of dollars.
Perpetuum's vibration energy harvesting device - the PMG17 - is a safe and long-lasting alternative to batteries and hard-wiring. It has... [more]
Carlo Gavazzi UK Ltd will be demonstrating the smart-house home automation system at the Grand Designs Live Show in Birmingham, 10-12th October 2008, on the Jetset Online stand. Both Jetset and Carlo Gavazzi have seen an increase in the demand for home automation and have come together to offer this solution for home automation applications. All aspects of the home can be monitored and controlled including lighting, heating, blinds and security.
Incorporated on the stand will be a working m... [more]
The new ADVC advanced controller system from Schneider Electric provides efficient, comprehensive cost-effective protection and control for overhead power distribution networks. Housed in a marine-grade stainless-steel enclosure, ADVC controllers incorporate a wide range of protection features, complemented by versatile communications options and measurement facilities for all key network parameters. Many of the features provided by the system are easily customised to suit individual user requir... [more]
NICEIC has devised a 17th Edition Toolkit containing all a contractor needs to be ready for the new Wiring Regulations, published in January 2008.
The Toolkit contains a copy of the new IEE 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2008), a simplified, accessible and practical guide to the regulations, a DVD explaining all the changes to the 17th Edition and, as an added bonus, a voucher booklet containing money-off vouchers and competition prize draws.
The NICEIC 17th Edition Toolkit... [more]
Proven Energy, the small-scale, high performance wind turbines company, has received an investment of £4.5 million from Low Carbon Accelerator Limited.
In response to rapidly growing British and international markets, Proven Energy will increase manufacturing capacity in order to meet the volume of demand. The company will also focus on Research & Development of further innovative power generators. The company is also developing an onshore initiative, Windcrofting, creating energy from mi... [more]