Tag:lightning

Combined lightning current and surge arresters are easy, safe, robust

DEHN’s universal BLITZDUCTORconnect combined lightning current and surge arrestors protect measuring and control circuits as well as bus and telecommunication systems. The built-in indicator...

New employee to support telecoms industry

DEHN Africa, a surge and lightning protection specialist company, has appointed Raymond Koekemoer as a business development manager to serve the telecoms industry. Koekemoer...

Lightning protection provided for large poultry farm’s solar installation

Lightning and surge protection specialist Dehn Africa was recently involved in an extensive project to provide and protect rooftop solar power to one of...

SAIEE lightning safety webinar

The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) is planning to hold a webinar on the topic of lightning safety on 26 March 2019...

Ensuring lightning protection

Providing a simpler approach for surge and lightning protection insurance for thatched roofed buildings which combines public and product liability, professional indemnity and the...

Lightning and surge protection for PV installations

According to the Department of Energy, the annual 24-hour global solar radiation average is about 220 W/m2 for South Africa, compared with about 150...

Was lightning ground potential rise overlooked in the design of large earth electrodes?

Lightning damage to specific electronic components supported by large electrodes raised questions that led to an initially hypothesised damage mechanism associated with the components....

Lightning and surge protection for rooftop PV systems

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems will become an integral part of electrical installations in the future, but they must be protected from harsh weather conditions if...

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Independent transmission system “essential” to end load shedding

by Roger Lilley, Now Media  -   To overcome the scourge of load shedding, two components are urgently needed: more generating...
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Drivers improving the business case for solar power

Information from IM Power  -   Covid-19 has presented businesses with the opportunity to re-evaluate both their operational models and costs....

Temperature monitor and controller saves municipality money

Instrotech recently supplied its DPM4003 and DPM3001M (low- and high-alarm relay output) temperature indicators to Levivi22 Engineering and Projects,...

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