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May 1, 2019

CEO of ABB steps down

“I thank colleagues, customers, partners and directors for the opportunity to serve for nearly 15 years in the executive committee and as CEO,” says Ulrich Spiesshofer.

Unlicensed electrical contractor fined in Orangeville, Ont.

Alexander Bonello was contracted to install a net metering project for solar panels. During the work, he cut through a garage wall, severing wiring that ran to a panel.

John Gorman to lead Canadian Nuclear Association

Gorman’s experience includes stints with solar panel system integrator Empower Energies and as Canada’s delegate to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Signify acquires WiZ to expand connected lighting

The 53 employees of WiZ, which is headquartered in Hong Kong, China, will continue to sell lamps and luminaires around the world under the existing brand.

New opportunities with electric vehicle charging stations

The demand for charging stations to keep EVs on the move is growing fast, with everyone from fleet managers to utilities striving to develop relationships with specialists in this field.

Code File: Connection requirements for solar projects

It is important for electrical contractors to understand how the installation and connection of a solar project is a two-part process, involving multiple jurisdictions.

RECALL: Honda EU2200i portable generator

As of Feb. 2, 2019, Honda had received one reported incident in Canada, but no reports of injuries or property damage. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

CSA lists Meltric's DS200 receptacle for hazardous locations

Rated for 40 to 100 hp in applications up to 600 V AC, the DS200 device is CSA-listed for Class 1, Division 2, Groups ABCD, T6 Class I, Zone 2, IIC. » Read full article

Tuffy adds security console insert for 2019 Dodge Ram pickups

Each insert requires minor drilling for a secure installation, with mounting hardware included. » Read full article

IEEE I&CPS Technical Conference

Dates & Location: May 6 - 9 • Calgary
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Lightfair International

Dates & Location: May 19 - 23 • Philadelphia, Penn.
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EFC Industry Conference

Dates & Location: May 28 - 30 • Quebec City
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