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On the cusp of writing “a great story” – Terry Milot and Robin Bobocel

Electrical Business Magazine chats with Electrical Contractor Association of Alberta’s Terry Milot and Robin Bobocel to learn more about their roles with the Alberta Trade Contractors Council, and their priorities for prompt payment and education reform in the province.

It’s great to finally meet again... at the MEET Show 2022!

After a long hiatus (pandemic, of course), the Maritime’s largest mechanical and electrical tradeshow—the MEET Show—finally occurred. And, if you were at the show, hopefully you had a chance to stop by and chat with Electrical Business Magazine’s Jennifer DiIorio.

Mikkelsen receives NETCO’s Leadership Excellence award

At its annual educational conference this year, the National Electrical Trade Council recognized Blair Mikkelsen, training director at IBEW Local 625 in Nova Scotia, with the 2021 Leadership Excellence award.

Sponsored Spotlight 

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Where to charge.....

Where are we going to charge all these electric vehicles?

We need a massive upgrade to the country’s electrical distribution to support the additional load from all the electric vehicles we should expect on Canadian roads by 2035. How can we achieve this in such a short time frame? Perhaps the first place in the system where we might find additional power to charge everyone’s new EV is at the humble padmount transformer. » Read more

High-voltage primary wye-grounded transformers

From our May 2022 edition, CE Code expert Nansy Hanna, P.Eng., discusses questions that arise when some Ontario utilities request their customers use a wye primary winding, customer-owned transformer for 27.6/16-kV supply services, in addition to other various specifications. » Learn more

Galyen to retire; Sporrer named president of Danfoss

John Galyen, president of Danfoss North America since 2011, has announced he is retiring. Rick Sporrer, vice-president of sales, America, for Danfoss Power Solutions has been appointed to succeed Galyen, effective July 1. » Read more

Rittal Blue e+ S cooling units cUL approved for Canada

The new Blue e+ S series uses a refrigerant with a global warming potential that is 56% lower than those used in comparable cooling units, says Rittal. The units come with a fully integrated IoT interface as standard, and connect easily to Rittal’s Smart Service Portal. » Learn more

Ledvance Superior Class area flood luminaires

Ledvance Superior Class area flood luminaires promise superior photometrics with clear cutoff, standard 10kV surge protection, and a 10-year warranty. The integrated 7-pin photocontrol receptacle is compatible with a standard NEMA photocell or 5-pin and 7-pin controllers. » Learn more

EFC Federation Cup Golf Tournament

Date & Location: August 24, Ajax, Ont » More info

CUEE Tradeshow Marketplace

Dates & Location: September 13-14, Mississauga, Ont. » More info

ECAO Annual Conference

Dates & Location: September 18-24, Prague, Czech Republic » More info

OEL Golf Day

Date & Location: September 29, Oakville, Ont. » More info

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