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Over one million new jobs are set to be created in the European electric car market by 2050, according to a new report from the European Association of Electrical Contractors (AIE).

The AIE study found full electrification of the passenger car market across the current 28 members of the EU would generate 1.2 million jobs. These would largely be associated with the manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance of charging points and batteries, and electricity generation.

Apprenticeship training organisation JTL had a successful night at the recent Asian Apprenticeship Awards held at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club.

Siemens AG inaugurated its new campus in Zug on 5 December. The Siemens Zug campus features a new office building with 1,000 work spaces and a newly constructed production building. The investment volume for new buildings, renovations and related measures amounts to CHF 250 million. The campus is the international headquarters of the Siemens Building Technologies (BT) Division, which has 29,000 employees. Last year it posted worldwide sales of 6.6 billion euros. As Siemens reference projects, the buildings feature innovative building technology.

Tridonic is assisting luminaire manufacturers in the configuration, transmission and control of driver settings.

Scolmore has added a new ‘product finder’ tool to its website, making it easier than ever for electricians, wholesalers and end users to search and locate products from across all categories, with just a few clicks.

ESP has made improvements to its popular GuardCam Combined Security Camera and LED Floodlight, which now boasts a higher number of lumens – increased from 1100 to 1500 lumens - to offer an even better quality light output.    

Described by BSI as “a new benchmark in cable compliance” the BSI Kitemark for Cable Batch Verification is a new programme regulated and under the rigorous surveillance of the British Standards Institute.

Bender UK is penetrating the electric vehicle (EV) market further, with the addition of the Chargespot Berlin - a new and innovative smart commercial electric vehicle charge station.

The ENA recommendations for G59 give the required settings for generators to connect to the Grid, witnessed on-site by the Distribution Network Operator (DNO).

Returning for its 8th year on 14 & 15 November 2018 at ExCeL is Europe’s biggest annual lighting event. Free to attend.

  • 14 November 2018 - 15 November 2018
  • ExCel London

30 May 2019, The Four Seasons Hotel, London

  • 30 May 2019 - 30 May 2019

DataCentres Ireland will be in its seventh year next year and combines both a dedicated exhibition and an adjacent multi-streamed conference, giving attendees access to the latest in information, best practice, products, services and solutions.

  • 20 November 2018 - 21 November 2018
  • RDS Dublin
  • Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland