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Electrical training provider Trade Skills 4U challenged YouTuber and electrician Thomas Nagy, to drive an electric vehicle from its Gatwick training centre to the newly opened Coventry centre on a single charge. The car chosen for the challenge was the 2019 i3 which BMW claim has a range of 153 miles in optimal conditions, or 140 miles in real world conditions. This particular model was chosen as the distance between the two state-of-the-art training facilities is 137 miles, leaving just a 2% margin for error.

Labour is planning to make good on its promise of nationalising UK energy firms within 100 days of taking office if it wins the December 13 election. That’s according to shadow chancellor, John McDonnell. 

Electricity North West, the DNO for the North West of England, has decided to sell the remaining 50% of the business held by institutional investors to a consortium led by Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. 

Corrosion is a challenging pain point for all contractors, but Red Arrow Electrical Distribution is hoping to directly tackle the problem with its redesigned line of non-corrosive lighting products. The company has redesigned both its Weatherguard and Fortress range, using materials that are designed to last. 

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has announced a new presence detector which features five sensors, meaning that it can contribute to energy-efficient lighting and climate control without having to rely on additional accessories. 

Siemens Gamesa has successfully installed its 1,000th Direct Drive wind turbine eight years after it first launched, saving approximately 29 million tons of CO2 emissions to date compared to fossil fuel generation. However, the company has noted that there are a further 1,000 Direct Drive wind turbines on back order. 

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).

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