electrical digest newsletter Issue 2 May 2012

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Latest News:
Eaton to Acquire Cooper Industries to Form Premier Global Power Management Company     

Eaton Corporation and electrical equipment supplier Cooper Industries plc today (21st May 2012) announced they have entered into adefinitive agreement under which Eaton will acquire Cooper in a transaction that will significantly increase the capabilities and geographic breadth of the combined company’s power management portfolio and electrical business.


Kenny Berrie, technical manager at diesel generator specialist, Dieselec Thistle, discusses the complex control systems that the company has designed for New South Glasgow Hospital, the largest ever standby Power installation in Scotland.

KNX Here, Now and Everywhere        

Whether you are designing or a whole new building or refurbishment, or starting with a single floor or department, KNX makes sense, argues Stephen Payne, KNX Systems Manager for Theben’s UK subsidiary, Timeguard Ltd.

37 Million Brits Need to Get Energy Smarter      

37 million (76%) Brits are missing out on vital savings of up to 4 per cent on their energy bills as they ignore the benefits of smart meters, according to new research from energy company, E.ON, which marks the first anniversary of its Smart Metering Centre of Excellence.

yylighting   For all the latest lighting industry news visit the lighting digest

Eaton’s New Wiring Accessories Combine Versatility with Style  

Stylish modern design, combined with exceptional versatility and durability are the hallmarks of the new family of wiring accessories which has just been launched by Eaton’s Electrical Sector.

‘Green’university opts for Escot energy sub-metering system 

Escot, a clip-on sub-metering system by Marshall-Tufflex Energy Management, is making easy work of monitoring the energy consumption of Manchester Metropolitan University’s (MMU) environmentally-friendly Crewe campus in a drive to better inform the facility and its students about energy usage and enable it to further reduce its carbon footprint.


Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd has made two new appointments to its EMEA Board of Directors, demonstrating the company’s commitment to further growth in the region.

solar digest   For all the latest Solar PV industry news visit the solar digest

DECC FIT Installations week ending 15th April 2012 DECC FIT Installations week ending 13th May 2012     

The initial installation numbers for the week ending 13th May 2012 show 912 installations in that week compared to 1,585 for the week ending 6th May 2012.

Get Your MITs on Megger’s New Insulation Testers! Get Your MITs on Megger’s New Insulation Testers!  

Megger’s new high-voltage insulation resistance testers (IRTs) offer exceptional versatility in a compact, rugged and light unit that weighs little more than half as much as its predecessors.

Total Solutions Product Catalogue Total Solution Product Catalogue    

Covering the entire Furse range of earthing and lightning protection, electronic systems protection and FurseWELD products and accessories. Also includes overviews of requirements for effective structural protection and electronic systems protection, technical design services, plus an introduction to BS EN 62305 and its impact.

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