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Happy New Year! There’s a lot to talk about, and lots to catch up but, for now, it’s good to be back, and great to see you again. Happy reading!

Code File - Multiple neutral ground connections

To get a proper handle on grounding, it is vital to understand basic circuitry, magnetism and system isolation.

From cell phones to street poles: Nokia has plans for our e-waste

Nokia aims to replace traditional utility poles with “green poles” manufactured from 48,124 tons of recycled electronics waste collected annually in Ontario.

Canada is back at the ITER table with tritium agreement

While Canada never did get to host the experimental fusion reactor, the two parties agreed to explore the possibility of future cooperation.

Peter Gregg now the head of Nova Scotia Power

Prior to this appointment, he served as president & CEO of Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator and chair of the province’s Electrical Safety Authority.

Zigbee Project CHIP standard expanding to commercial markets

“[An] IP infrastructure is the necessary backbone for any network to enable companies to leverage a digital architecture and connect their IoT-enabled devices,” said Manish Kumar.

CEA and SCC formally partner in electricity standards development

The Standards Council of Canada and Canadian Electricity Association have signed a partnership agreement to enhance Canada’s electricity sector.

NB Power deploying Itron’s AMI solution across service territory

“Smart meters are essential to building a smarter, cleaner, more reliable and efficient power grid [...],” said NB Power’s Lori Clark.

Inland Steel fined for workplace fatality

The charges resulted from an incident in which machinery that was being serviced came into contact with a powerline, resulting in the death of a worker.
Lighting Sales

Lighting sales and distribution in times of pandemic

As delays and stock shortages are a somewhat common problem in daily business, manufacturers, their agents, distributors, and electrical contractors must tackle things differently to face the challenges in the supply chain’s new reality. » Read more

ABB Integritas battery charger for industrial and utility applications

The charger supports the DC power and battery charging needs of various industrial applications, from utilities and manufacturing to pharmaceuticals and petrochemicals. » Learn more

SensorSwitch improves WSXA Series functionality and aesthetics

The series now features a multi-way option (MWO) for connecting up to 9 switches on a single traveller for occupancy/daylight, and manual switch On/Off/Dimming control from any switch. » Learn more
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BICSI Winter Conference

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