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Power factor is simply too important to be regarded as the sole preserve of electrical engineers – that’s ABB’ s view. And in this webinar, Stephen Joyce, ABB’s Power Quality expert, explains just why business managers should take a keen interest in their power factor, not only to reduce their energy bills but also because a low power factor can be a brake that limits their capability for future expansion.

This year on the 22 April, six remarkable industry men and women will be running on behalf of the Electrical Industries Charity at this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon 2018.

SELECT goes live on YouTube to help FICA apprentices – and to benefit existing electricians

With the attitude of modern society towards energy conservation, there is a significant focus on the consumption and the efficiency of buildings. Buildings account for around 40% of energy usage in developed nations, and up to 30% of that can be consumed purely by our desire for artificial light.

Yuasa, the world's leading battery manufacturer will put on a powerful display at this year's Data Centre World by displaying a state-of-the-art dual chemical battery system. The exhibition at Excel, London on 21/22 March will be the first time the system, which utilises both Lithium-ion and Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) battery technology, has been on show in the UK.

Partnership with leading supplier of Cabling and Network Infrastructure Solutions aims to future proof the data centre and deliver resilient, low-latency services to customers.

Stephen Bray, delivery driver at CEF, has been crowned Driver of the Year at the 2018 What Van? Awards.

Driver of the Year, a new addition to the awards, recognises exceptional driving performance across light commercial vehicle fleets. Beating almost 10,000 other drivers, Stephen picked up the award after consistently achieving 100% on his driving performance – a statistic provided by Lightfoot, the in-van technology which promotes safe and environmentally-friendly driving.

Olson Electronics has recently released its new website to enable purchasing of its products online for the very first time. The website is a significant improvement from their previous version and has been released in-line with their 55-years of British manufacturing celebration. With Olson being the market leader of PDUs and highly regarded within the industry, I can already see this will be welcomed by all of Olson’s current and future customers.

By Stewart Langdon MSLL, business development director, Mackwell Electronics

So, the scene has been set, we have our smart tool, the phone or tablet; we have Apps and we have wireless, 4G and other smart networks which is great news, but what does it really give us? Well to be honest, this is where the hype kicks in and perhaps the confusion. For a definition of the Internet of Things I refer you to this definition from Wikipedia; the Internet of Things is the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as ‘connected devices’ and ‘smart devices’), buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software sensors, actuators and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data

Data Centre World returns on 21st-22nd March for its 10th year of being at the forefront of the data centre industry. After a whole ground-breaking decade of success, welcome to Data Centre World 2018.

  • 21 March 2018 - 22 March 2018
  • Excel London
  • Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway

24 May 2018, The Dorchester, London

  • 24 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
  • The Dorchester, London
  • 24 May 2018

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