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November News Update Issue 2

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Industry Association News:
Ascertiva  Ascertiva selected for Green Deal pilot

The Ascertiva Group has been successful in its application to join the UKAS pilot of the Government’s ‘Green Deal’ initiative.

Sponsors News:
1735-IR Kit ► Fluke Offers Free IR/contact Thermometer with a 3-phase Power Logger

Until 31st March 2012, Fluke is offering a new 1735-IR Kit in the UK. The kit contains a rugged Fluke 1735 three-phase portable Power Logger, designed for commercial electricians and industrial maintenance engineers, plus a Fluke 561 Infrared (IR) Thermometer which can be used to check for overheating cable connections at a safe distance.


Almost half a kilometre of Cablofil steel wire tray has been used to provide the cable management system at a new build chemical plant in Yorkshire.

  ► Fluke Offers Free USB Thermography Stick

Fluke, the global leader in handheld electronic test and measurement equipment, is offering a free USB stick, an exclusive ‘gateway’ to access everything the professional electrician and industrial maintenance technician needs to know about Thermal Imaging.

Latest News:

Modular Wiring Systems Used At Kings Cross Station

Modular Wiring Systems, a subsidiary of electrical cable manufacturer Tratos Ltd., has designed, manufactured and supplied modular power and lighting distribution systems for Kings Cross Station in London, a Grade I listed building.

 ►  Power Electrics Provides Trailer Power

Power Electrics Generators has recently supplied more than 40 trailerised generators, to Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) in Scotland.

 ►  ABB and IO to deliver world’s first direct current-powered data center module

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, have agreed to partner in the development of a new data center module based on direct current (DC) power to meet increasing demand for DC data centers.

Gas Insulated Switchgear for Power Industry Market Analysis to 2020

The global gas insulated switchgear market is expected to show impressive growth in the future due to increasing urbanization and growing space constraints in the metropolitan cities of the world.

 ► Trend Energy Manager enables Trend BEMS users to save more

Trend Control Systems Ltd has developed a web-based energy management package for users of its building energy management systems (BEMS). Called Trend Energy Manager, it is a powerful tool for highlighting and investigating energy waste within a building.

BSI ► Publication of New Low-voltage Cable Standard Series Now Available

The publication of the new BS EN 50525 series ‘Electric cables - Low voltage energy cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V’ split across 19 parts, represents a major restructuring of low-voltage electric cable standards.


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