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AI Upgrade to ABB Energy Management System Optimizes Industrial Energy Efficiency

June 11, 2024 ABB launches ABB Ability™ OPTIMAX® 6.4, the latest version of its flagship digital energy management and optimization system, to provide coordinated control of multiple industrial assets and processes, for improved energy efficiency, to reduce emissions and support decarbonization. The performance and usability upgrades to OPTIMAX include an AI module for improved forecasting of load…

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HELUKABEL Places New Variations of their HELUPOWER® Solar Cables on the Market

April 9, 2024 An Even Larger Selection of solar cables for Operators of Photovoltaic Systems New to the program is the HELUPOWER® SOLARFLEX®-X H1Z2Z2-K UL. With this product, HELUKABEL claims to be the first manufacturer to offer a solar cable constructed according to UL 4703, which is an important criterion for system manufacturers focused on exporting…

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ABB Wins Electrical Traction Subway Contract for the Ontario Line in Toronto

March 21, 2024 ABB has been awarded a contract by Hitachi Rail to provide a traction power supply solution for the Ontario Line subway project in Toronto, Canada ABB has been awarded a contract by Hitachi Rail to provide a traction power supply solution for the Ontario Line subway project in Toronto, Canada. ABB’s Transportation…

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WAGO Pro2 Power Supply Communication Modules from AutomationDirect

January 25, 2024 AutomationDirect has added WAGO’s Pro2 communication modules that easily snap into place as an add-on to WAGO Pro2 power supplies. These modules are available with various communication protocols and their respective communication ports. With this added connectivity, remote access to features, settings, and real-time data monitored by the power supplies is possible. Available…

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Noark Electric: Understanding 80% Vs. 100% Rated Circuit Breakers

November 29, 2023 Noark Electric clears up the misunderstanding of 80% Vs. 100-% rated circuit breakers. When it comes to electrical installations and maintenance, safety is of utmost importance. Even among professionals in the field, there is often a misunderstanding between 80% and 100% rated circuit breakers and their applications in panel design. Electrical original…

ABB Energy Appraisals of Industrial Electric Motors Reveal Potential 2.1 Twh Lifetime Savings
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ABB Energy Appraisals of Industrial Electric Motors Reveal Potential 2.1 Twh Lifetime Savings

November 23, 2023 From June to September 2023, ABB analyzed more than 2,000 industrial electric motors under its Energy Appraisal service and has identified an average energy saving of 31 percent • Audits of more than 2000 motor-driven systems found an average energy-saving potential of 31 percent per motor• Total lifetime energy savings are equivalent…

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Noark Electric and EPLAN Partner with 4,500 New Components

November 17, 2023 Noark Electric is proud to announce that they have partnered with EPLAN to provide over 4,500 new components to their Data Portal, a step that will improve the level of high-quality electrical components available to North American businesses. What Does Noark Electric Provide? Noark Electric is one of North America’s leading manufacturers of low-voltage…

Noark Offers a Complete Range of Molded Case Switches in 6 Frame Sizes
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Noark Offers a Complete Range of Molded Case Switches in 6 Frame Sizes

November 14, 2023 Molded Case Switches as the name suggest are electro-mechanical device used in switching on or off an electrical circuit. These devices, unlike the Molded Case Circuit Breakers don’t offer protection against overcurrent faults or branch circuit protection. These devices are also important because they allow for the safe isolation of main circuits Noark…

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Type 3RE Plus Enclosures from Hammond Power Solutions

November 6, 2023 HPS Type 3RE Plus enclosures provide the ultimate solution for safeguarding Medium Voltage transformers against the most unforgiving outdoor conditions, including relentless rain and snowstorms. The increase in outdoor installations, driven by the growing adoption of EV charging and renewable energy, highlights the significance of our solution in safeguarding critical electrical equipment….

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HPS 3RE Plus – Enhanced Outdoor Enclosure Solution from HPS

November 6, 2023 Prevent unexpected downtime from harsh weather with the 3RE Plus outdoor enclosure solution for HPS medium voltage transformers. This new enclosure is an ideal solution for renewable energy, and e-mobility installations that have to deal with extreme weather conditions including blowing snow and blowing rain. Features, such as louvers, filters, and a…

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Aerospace Sector, Nidec and Embraer Receive Approval for Joint Venture to Develop Electric Propulsion System

October 17, 2023 Japan’s Nidec Corporation and Brazil’s Embraer welcome the unconditional approval from all necessary regulatory authorities for the establishment of their joint venture, Nidec Aerospace LLC. The transaction combines the complementary synergies and distinct areas of expertise of two world-class engineering conglomerates to develop Electric Propulsion Systems (EPS) for the aerospace sector. Vincent…

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Nidec and Verkor: Strategic Partners for the Expansion of Stationary Energy Storage Solutions in 2023

September 22, 2023 After signing an MoU, Verkor, European pioneer of low‑carbon high-performance battery cells, and Nidec, global leader in stationary energy storage systems, recently announced a non-binding partnership to produce 10 GWh in battery cells and modules by 2030. As part of this strategic partnership, Verkor will develop, manufacture and supply battery cells and…

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Bosch Rexroth Offers Market Launch for Electrification with eLION in North America

With a newly developed, single-phase onboard charger, Bosch Rexroth has made its eLION platform fully compatible with the North American charging infrastructure June 16, 2023 With a newly developed, single-phase onboard charger, Bosch Rexroth has made its eLION platform fully compatible with the North American charging infrastructure. The company has introduced its high-voltage solutions for…

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Schneider Electric Launches FlexSeT the New Low Voltage Switchboard in Canada

June 1, 2023 Schneider Electric has announced its new low voltage switchboard. FlexSeT is a new cutting-edge solution that provides a simplified, modular service model for switchboard design, sourcing, installation, and maintenance. FlexSeT is designed to help electrical professionals reduce project risk and increase construction efficiencies. With dramatically shortened lead times and design flexibility, the switchboard model has…

Guillevin: Your Trusted Distributor of Breakers and Panels
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Guillevin: Your Trusted Distributor of Breakers and Panels

May 23, 2023 Guillevin is one of Canada’s largest distributors of electrical products. Founded in 1906 by François-Xavier Guillevin in Montreal, Quebec, they have enjoyed considerable expansion to become a leading distributor of electrical materials and products. Growth is something Guillevin is familiar with, and since their founding, they have opened numerous locations across Quebec…

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Hammond Manufacturing: 1418 N4 AL Series Type 4X Aluminum Wallmount Enclosure

May 15, 2023 Introducing the 1418 N4 AL Series Type 4X aluminum wallmount enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing, designed for use as instrument enclosures, electric, hydraulic and pneumatic control housings, electrical junction boxes and terminal wiring enclosures. These enclosures provide protection where equipment may be hosed down or otherwise be very wet, or in specific applications…