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ABB To Deploy The UK’s First Intelligent Campus Microgrid Control System

ABB has been selected by the University of Chester to deploy a state-of-the-art microgrid control system for the new Energy Centre at its Thornton Science Park in Cheshire, a major research and innovation hub in England.

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ABB Supplies Central Inverter Solutions For Two PV Power Plants Totaling 102 MWac

ABB’s central inverter solutions were chosen to power photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants Mafraq I and Mafraq II. The two plants, located in Mafraq, Jordan, with a total AC power of 102 MW, will be constructed by Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV)

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Switchtec’s IP66 Switch Disconnectors Reduce Installation Time

TelergonZBKrangeSpecialist distributor Switchtec has announced it is now supplying Telergon’s ZBK range of IP66 switch disconnectors.  These rugged disconnectors are used as the main on-off switch or isolating switch for general isolating duties or as emergency padlockable on/off switches within the contractor and control industries.

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REO UK And Transforming Power Quality For The Renewable Age

wind turbineBy 2018, Holland’s rail network will run entirely on renewable energy. The country’s existing wind farms already supply almost half of the network’s traction power. Investment in new farms will ratchet this up to the full 1.4TWh of electricity needed to transport Dutch commuters each year.

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Tridonic’s Spennymoor Emergency Lighting Production Plant Partners With Durham University Business School

saachi and stuartTridonic’s Spennymoor emergency lighting production plant has established a close relationship with Durham University Business School that will allow students to gain a far better understanding of modern manufacturing and management.

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Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing From The LIA Laboratory

LIA LaboratoryDoes your electronic product work as intended? Does it have the potential to cause interference with other products? If your product has active components it is legally required to be EMC tested.

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Balancing Risk With IoT Benefits - How Plants Can Secure Themselves Against Hacking

reotronThe British media widely reported how the recent WannaCry cyber attack largely targeted NHS trusts across the country. However, what was not as widely reported was that the attack also affected many factories across the world, shutting down production and causing concerns about data security.

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New Locks, Handles, Hinges And Gasket Website At EMKA

emka website“Everything but the Enclosure” market leader EMKA have relaunched their website covering enclosure and cabinet hardware – from locks and swinghandles to hinges, handles and gasket sealing profiles.

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The Bad Pyrmont Showpiece: The New Phoenix Contact Electronics Building Is Smart

bad pyrmontIt is the third largest construction project in the over 90-year history of the company. The new Phoenix Contact building in Bad Pyrmont was moved into in recent months after taking 18 months to build. It will be officially inaugurated on 5 May by Minister President Stephan Weil.

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Growth Still The Fastest Way To Profitability Warns Manufacturing Chief

Tony HagueThe boss of one of the UK’s leading automation specialists believes manufacturers should target ‘growth’ rather than cost-cutting to help them increase profits.

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