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February 20, 2019

EFC Ontario gala draws record numbers Under the Big Top

The event nearly sold out, with well over 300 electrical industry professionals and their guests, including EFC national members visiting from as far away as Nova Scotia.

Opportunities grow for electricians in renewable energy

As the balance of power generation across Canada shifts, it has the potential to create not just electricity itself, but also new opportunities for professionals in the electrical business.

Techspan promotes Scott Lucas to electrical division's VP of sales

While Lucas has been with Techspan for five years, he has more than 30 years’ total experience in sales and management roles at regional, national and global levels.

Shell acquires Greenlots to expand EV infrastructure in North America

Together, the companies plan to offer software and services to enable large-scale deployment of charging infrastructure and integration with electricity sources and storage.

A human-centric approach to illumination

As the efficacy of LEDs plateaus, it is time to refocus on light quality by providing more pleasing built environments, designed with people in mind.

EB Careers: Westburne seeks counter/inside sales rep (Victoria)

This position involves directly servicing customers via counter sales, processing orders and inquiries, confirming stock availability and maintaining the showroom.

Crowdfunding starts for world's first handheld electric shark deterrent

The eSpear’s trigger-activated extendable baton would allow the user to create an electrical field up to 1 m in diameter and 2.5 m in length, to prevent an unwanted shark encounter. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

FLIR increases viewing-window sizes for electrical equipment inspections

The windows are designed with impact-resistant polymer optics for long-term use in harsh environments where enclosed equipment needs to be inspected without disruptions. » Read full article

Southwire upgrades surge protection for RVs

The cUL-approved power protection products offer features like wireless communications, elevated ground protection and load-side open neutral protection. » Read full article
Alberta Electrical Association

Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit

Dates & Location: February 26 - 27 • Edmonton
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Tower to the People - Screening and Director Q&A

Date & Location: February 28 • Huntington, N.Y. (or online)
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

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