Switchgear company wins prestigious award

Lucy Electric UK has been awarded a Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS) certificate for its continued commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The company is regarded a leader in secondary power distribution solutions with over 100 years’ industry experience. Specialising in high-performance medium voltage switchgear for utility, industrial and commercial applications, it enables […]

Software update includes extended language options

Digsilent Buyisa has announced the release of the new service pack PowerFactory 2019 SP3. This new service pack comes with a series of fixes and improvements. The company says that this service pack supports localisation of the user interface for various languages including English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Turkish and now Russian. The company says […]

Local company scoops large international contract

Schneider Electric has appointed RWW Engineering as its South African partner to build the new Pix Easy range of air-insulated switchgear. Schneider Electric’s association with RWW Engineering goes back to 2003 when the local company was selected to build its range of NEX switchgear. The switchgear, which is designed for use in commercial, industrial and […]

Power outage highlights system deficiencies

The World Nuclear News (WNN) reports that the widespread electricity outage which blacked out much of the UK on 9 August, caused travel and other service disruptions across England and Wales. The National Grid said it was triggered by disconnections at a gas-fired power station in Bedfordshire and the Hornsea offshore wind farm in Yorkshire. […]