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I have to conclude that the Deputy Prime Minister of New South Wales, John Barilaro, is a remarkable clairvoyant. He has announced unequivocally on Australian media that Rolls Royce is set to build up to 15 new small-size nuclear reactors in Britain over the next nine years.

On August 9, 2019, a lightning storm caused blackouts across parts of the UK. Although the blackout lasted for less than an hour, around one million people were affected. In light of this event, John Mitchell, global sales & marketing director at supply, installation and repair specialist CP Automation, explains why modern power protection is essential for your facility.

As laws are being passed in more and more states in America to legalise cannabis sales, there is a growing movement to make sure that cannabis growers cease wasting so much electricity.

Mark Lant, technical sales manager at arc flash specialist, ProGARM, explains just what an arc flash is, why it is among the most dangerous risks on any work site, and how you can protect both yourself and your colleagues.

The UK government plans to ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from the year 2035; that’s less than 5,500 days left to electrify the UK’s road network. Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist REO UK, points out some potential potholes on the road ahead.

Pause for thought for those convinced that achieving net zero carbon means electric heating will become the norm in all British buildings within the next 15 years. Currently over 80% of UK homes depend on gas for heating and cooking.