Electrical distribution

The lockdown effect: energy consumption shift revealed

09 October, 2020

Energy Networks Australia has been mapping the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on energy consumption. 


Warning issued over damaged switchboard wiring

01 October, 2020

The Queensland Electrical Safety Office has conducted an investigation into several incidents where switchboard wiring had been damaged.


Calls for mandatory safety switches after shock incident

29 September, 2020

Properly installed safety switches could have prevented almost all recent electric shock incidents in South Australia, new research has found.


What does 'lifetime warranty' mean for electrical equipment?

22 September, 2020 by Christopher Holmes, Weidmuller | Supplied by: Weidmuller Pty Ltd

When a supplier offers a lifetime warranty for industrial electrical equipment, this can often sound like a dream come true.


$35K fine issued after excavator hits powerlines

18 September, 2020

A conviction and a $35,000 fine have been handed down to a Victorian quarry, after a safety incident involving powerlines.


Safety blitz on unlicensed electrical work

08 September, 2020

The Queensland Government has announced that it plans to crack down on unlicensed electrical operators, given the serious risk posed by illegal electrical work.


Schneider Electric offers secure power solution

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has developed a solution that aims to help with the management of power consumption and backup power.


Ensuring safe fire containment when cabling

27 August, 2020 by Paul Stathis, Chief Executive Officer, BICSI South Pacific | Supplied by: BICSI South Pacific

Fire issues become paramount to cablers if they route cabling through building elements that are deemed as fire containment barriers.


Electrician killed while working on house

25 August, 2020

A self-employed electrician is believed to have been electrocuted while working on a house last week.


Long-range wireless power transmission developed in NZ

19 August, 2020

NZ start-up Emrod has developed a long-range wireless powerless transmission that acts as an alternative to existing copper line technology.


ESO looks to boost electrical safety awareness

19 August, 2020

A series of electrical safety awareness sessions have been scheduled around regional Queensland, ahead of Electrical Safety Week (7–11 September).


Smart meter data provides energy consumption insights

18 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Jemena

Jemena and Deloitte have collaborated to create a cloud-based application that will help power consumers make better energy decisions.


Hammond Electronics EJSS IP66 stainless steel industrial enclosures

14 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Hammond Electronics Pty Ltd

The EJSS family of enclosures from Hammond Electronics is available in 304 or 316 grade stainless steel, supplied in a natural smooth brushed finish.


More support for power consumers during pandemic

12 August, 2020

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released its final decision on improved customer support during COVID-19.


Smart tech minimises power outages in homes

05 August, 2020

Smart technology that allows utility companies to better serve dwellings and communities affected by power outages has been designed by researchers.


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