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ABB explains how a smart automation approach to software and hardware is helping Network Rail achieve its vision of electrification for the Great Western Electrification Programme (GWEP)

In today’s hyper-competitive market, companies are tasked with reducing costs, increasing revenue and saving energy to help them retain their competitive edge. Extending the life of a company’s electrical assets is an avenue many are choosing, putting effective circuit protection back in the spotlight. The motivations are clear. Damage from surges or faults endanger the health of the electrical circuit. Potential business disruption and the added cost of repairs are a real danger for today’s businesses. Gary Buckingham, product and segment marketing manager at Schneider Electric explains

ESUK is a specialist company concerned with the safe management of risk associated with all electrical work activities. With unrivalled years of experience, Electrical Safety have pioneered the European approach to Arc Flash hazard assessment and management. Paul Hopton explains.

Effective earthing is essential for the safe operation of wind farms, but accurately measuring earth resistance at these locations presents multiple challenges. Ahmed El-Rasheed from Megger, explains how Megger and SSE are working together to address these.

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).

Tim Brown from cable management specialist, Unitrunk, shares insights from the company’s CIBSE-accredited CPD outlining the different materials used to fabricate cable management systems, the performance capabilities associated with each and the considerations for correct specification of the most appropriate solution for varied environments