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Variable speeds and ease of configuration top actuator demands

Advanced actuation technologies that have variable speed capabilities allow users to configure each device so that they support a wider range of requirements. Eugene McCarthy reports

Tubular handle with high electrical insulation properties

Provides both high electrical resistivity and high resistance to mechanical wear and to chemical attack.

Fuel for thought

Dale Power Solutions reveals why backup power is more important than ever in today’s world of 24/7 connectivity

Five-year global single source agreement signed

ABB chosen by Shell as global supplier for low-voltage switchgear and motor control centres

Interconnectors improve integration

Around the world, cross-border interconnector technology is helping countries to even out their electricity usage and improve efficiency. Sean Ottewell reports

Major infrastructure investments focus on transmission and distribution

Major investments in new networks worldwide are being made to ensure better energy integration and flexibility both within and between different countries. Sean Ottewell reports

The protocols driving smart grid interoperability

Efforts are underway to create a smarter power grid by adding intelligence to the electrical infrastructure that connects energy generation, distribution, transmission, and consumption. Tony Paine reports

Security of supply drives investment

Security of supply and improved network efficiency are key drivers in today's market, says Sean Ottewell

Investment continues in major transmission projects

Suppliers to the transmission market are being kept busy by a raft of large orders from all around the globe. Sean Ottewell reports

Frequency response technology successfully implementation

Fast-acting aggregated reserve service successfully responds to frequency deviations for National Grid

Increasing number of major losses challenge power industry

Since 2005, insurers have been involved in settling at least one large power claim annually in excess of $25 million

10 recommendations for making European smart grids safer

Dependency on computer networks and internet makes our society more vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Smart grids - how far have we come?

Smart grids reduce energy network outages and disruption, minimise risk, lower costs, improve operational efficiency and help increase environmental sustainability

Rising to the challenge of cybersecurity

A host of government initiatives and new technologies are helping to raise cybersecurity standards within the power industry. Sean Ottewell examines the consequences

Electrical safety mats, covers and drapes protect power workers

Electrical safety mats, covers and drapes prevent electrical currents flowing from power lines to people. Without this safety equipment, says Diana Ward, electrical workers would be at risk in their daily work.

Transforming energy losses in electrical distribution networks

If there were a way to cut energy losses by an amount equivalent to 1 per cent of all electricity consumed, network operating companies and large users of electricity would be rushing to adopt it. Astonishingly, in Europe and the USA the opportunity to achieve this saving is being ignored, says Stuart Harvey.

Developments continue in substation automation systems

Robert Kirkman reflects on substation automation history, today’s developments and how users could utilise them in their existing systems.

Solar panel connector delivers 'enhanced performance at low cost'

Low energy loss 4mm connector for photovoltaic systems with a locking design fully compliant with NEC 2008

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