Fit for purpose garments protect workers from deadly flashover

Electric arc flash or electrical flashover is one of the most deadly and least understood hazards of electricity and it is prevalent in most industries.

EAL is a company with electricity running through its veins. The specialist awarding organisation – that has helped more than 500,000 people from a variety of sectors embark on one of its qualifications over the last two years

The meeting place of the Energy Supply&Chain Energy costs are rising and legislation is changing - this presents a huge financial challenge for organisations. With Exhibitors such as British Gas, RWE nPower, SSE, RBS Group, The Energy Institute and Honeywell, EMEX

Due to their exposed installation sites and large collection areas, Photovoltaic (PV) installations are at a high risk of damage due to both direct and indirect lightning strikes. Since the PV system is connected directly to the building electrical system, the subsequent damage and disruption from these surges can cause serious damage to PV installations, expensive inverters and the building electrical system. Damage is not only limited to potentially high repair costs but also loss of service and important revenue for Solar Power plants.

Implementing prefabricated data centres results in well understood benefits, such as speed of deployment, predictability, scalability and lifecycle cost. However, many of the practical considerations when deploying prefab infrastructure are less well known. Understanding the unique aspects of data centre projects is crucial to avoiding delays, unnecessary costs and, possibly, inefficient operations.

This update identifies the key features of the directive and the government's proposed light-touch approach to its implementation.Those interested in the detail can find the key requirements for ESOS in Article 8 and the associated Annexes of the EED. Those who have not read the directive cover-to-cover will be interested in attending the Environment Agency briefing and the “Practical Implications of ESOS” expert panel, to be held on 19 November at EMEX, The Energy Management Exhibition, Excel London 19-20 November 2014.

Powerstar, the market leading voltage optimisation system that has been successfully installed in thousands of premises across the UK, can now be purchased with no up-front costs, thanks to the launch of two new leasing packages

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