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Economic advantages of power factor correction

Power supply authorities apply a tariff system which imposes penalties on the drawing of energy with a monthly average power factor lower than 0.9. The contracts applied are different from… Read more

Dec 04, 2010 | Energy and Power

Economic advantages of power factor correction

Forms of Separation (1) – Introduction

Standard BS EN 60439 Part 1, describes a system for classifying the various forms of separation to be provided principally for: protection against contact with live parts belonging to the… Read more

Dec 04, 2010 | Low Voltage

Forms Of Separation - Introduction

ePlusMenuCAD 10 RC1 released

Today we released ePlusMenuCAD 10 RC1! Why RC1 (release candidate 1)? Simply because Help is not written yet. It will be added as soon as possible together with releasing of… Read more

Dec 03, 2010 | News

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Electrical Certificates

There is often confusion about what is commonly referred to as an “Electrical Certificate”. There are essentially 3 types of documents or certificates. Each imply different type of certification. “Electrical… Read more

Dec 02, 2010 | Energy and Power

Electrical Certificate, Tests and Report

Wind Variability

One of the most critical features of wind generation is the variability of wind. Wind speeds vary with time of day, time of year, height above ground, and location on… Read more

Nov 30, 2010 | Wind Power

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ABB invests in renewable energy company

Zurich, Switzerland, November 24, 2010 – ABB, the global power and automation technology group, announced today it has invested about $13 million in Aquamarine Power, a Scottish company that has… Read more

Nov 29, 2010 | News

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Transformer Cooling Classes

Since no transformer is truly an “ideal” transformer, each will incur a certain amount of energy loss, mainly that which is converted to heat. Methods of removing this heat can… Read more

Nov 28, 2010 | Transformers

Transformer Cooling Classes

Should You Invest in Solar Power?

Solar power is quickly gaining popularity all over the globe. It is growing at a rate of 2% per year, and if the figures continue to grow, solar energy will… Read more

Nov 27, 2010 | Solar Power

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