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Surge protection devices added to portfolio

Surge protection is important to reduce stress on any equipment when load shedding switching surges occur, while higher lightning activity also means surges are...

Cable theft interrupts testing at SABS laboratories

The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has advised customers in a statement that testing conditions have been disrupted as a result of cable...

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...

Maintaining surge protective devices

  Even if a lightning strike is several kilometres away, the energy entering the buildings via the conductors might still destroy electrical and electronic equipment....

Protecting against hazardous lightning strikes and surges

  Thunderstorms present considerable risks for persons, animals and material assets such as buildings and installations. Therefore, in this highly technical age, protection from the possible...

Using statcoms for voltage dip mitigation

  Most modern industrial plants have sensitive equipment to achieve precise control over the manufacturing process. Sensitive equipment needs very good power quality to ensure...

Compact, scalable PV protection

  DEHN protects investments against interference caused by lightning currents and surges. With its DEHNcombo, DEHNcube and DEHNguard, the lightning and surge protection expert offers...

Assessing the residual life of surge arresters

  Test Instruments Africa (TIA) has launched a new instrument for conducting the residual life assessment of surge arresters. The SA 30i leakage current meter...

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Another trickle of good news for South Africa’s energy future

by Greg Nott and Lizel Oberholzer, Norton Rose Fulbright  -   Energy is the engine which drives a nation’s economic growth....
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HVAC trends: What to expect going into 2021

by Shaun Scannell, LG Electronics Air Solutions Staying ahead of the curve means looking beyond where we are at now...

Strategic partnership opens doors

Electron Technologies (Electron) and Blockpower have entered into a cooperation agreement to provide services in and around Southern Africa. As...

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