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February 13, 2019

CanWEA O&M summit highlights electrical safety for wind farms

“There’s a lot the wind industry could learn from nuclear in terms of job safety planning,” said Mike Doherty during his presentation about shock and arc flash risks.

Standard and Stanpro merge to form one of Canada's largest lighting companies

Rebranded as Standard-Stanpro, the combined, 100% Canadian owned and managed business will employ close to 400 people.

Legrand appoints Jennifer Eastman director of national sales for Canada

Eastman has 30 years’ experience in the electrical industry, have served as regional sales manager for Philips and national sales manager for Brady and RC Lighting.

Working safely with photovoltaic generation systems

While solar panels present a safer option for power generation compared to traditional sources, their installation and maintenance are still categorized as high-risk work.

Hybrid AC-DC distribution proposed by UWaterloo researchers

The researchers claim their model for distributing electricity would both improve service reliability and reduce prices.

Ducon Utilities installs connected LED streetlighting for Milton, Ont.

The electrical construction and maintenance provider is working with Trilliant’s ‘smart energy’ communications platform.

Raj Batra joins board of directors for Siemens Foundation

The foundation supports young people in the pursuit of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.
Schneider Electric

Masterpact™ MTZ: Operate outside the Arc Flash boundary

Masterpact™ MTZ is the only insulated case circuit breaker in the world that can be operated using a secure Bluetooth connection from outside the arc flash boundary.

You can use the wireless functions for ERMS, power system analysis, event recovery and many other functions by using the phone that’s already in your pocket!

Masterpact MTZ is part of the EcoStruxure Power connected solution for electrical systems.

   • Smartphone connectivity for wireless monitoring, operation, and alerts
   • Easy customization with downloadable modules
   • Ultra-precise Class 1 power metering for energy efficiency
   • Masterpact MTZ integrates and installs into your existing system
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Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III

Digital protective relay's inventor inducted into hall of fame

Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III revolutionized electric power systems by developing the world’s first microprocessor-based digital protective relay. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Ronk relaunches Vigilant ATS developed in Halifax

The cUL-listed ATS, which transfers critical electric loads in the event of a power outage, is intended for commercial, residential, agricultural and light industrial applications. » Read full article

LoadMaster FE and DS extend work truck beds

The subsidiary of LTA Manufacturing has expanded its product line with full-extension (FE) and dual-side (DS) in-bed cargo management systems for pickups. » Read full article

Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit

Dates & Location: February 26 - 27 • Edmonton
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Dates & Location: March 4 - 8 • Jacksonville, Fla.
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