By Kerry Heid, President & CEO Shermco Industries This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s February 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. A few years ago, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA — an organization that offers standards and accreditation of third-party electrical testing) conducted a study that showed 23%
The global electrical enclosures market for power industry is expected grow at more than 6% annually from 2016 to 2020, according to Technavio’s latest report.
Heaters maintain temperature levels above equipment minimums as well as help prevent dangerous, corrosive condensation.
The renewable energy sector in Brazil has high expectations for growth in the coming years. By 2024, solar power will account for 4% of Brazil’s energy matrix, and wind power will be the second-largest energy source by 2020, accounting for 12% of production. Following this trend, GE’s Power Conversion business has just completed domestic content
The HWHK Series, from Hammond Manufacturing is a family of easy to open, yet secure, wall mount enclosures designed to house electrical and/or electronic equipment in harsh industrial environments.
By Jim Harty | Global Market Manager Energy Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, wind capacity grew by 8% in 2014 and is forecast to increase by 12% in 2015 and by 13% in 2016. Bloomberg New Energy Finance further predicts that wind power will continue to grow with global installations
As part of its continuously evolving product offering, power and automation technology company ABB has announced a new multiple controller offering for the ABB recloser product line, including the PCD, RER620, and SEL-651R controllers. ABB reclosers have a long history of proven field performance with more than 15 years of installations worldwide. The ABB recloser
L-com, a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has launched a new NBB series of UL listed weatherproof industrial enclosures. Constructed from molded halogen- free and self-extinguishing fiberglass reinforced polyester (FRP), these enclosures are well suited to high temperature or corrosive environments. The NBB series enclosures are available in L-com’s two most
Brooks Utility Products, a supplier of metering accessories, security products, and meter sockets and transockets to the electric utility industry, is focusing on providing answers to the growing threat of 480-volt arc flash. Because worker safety, comfort, and productivity continue as top concerns for utility managers, engineers and field service personnel, Brooks has focused much
A line of direct-air coolers is ready for work cooling electronics in diverse outdoor applications. The Direct Air Cooling System (DACS) is a cost-effective alternative to closed-loop coolers for a wide range of applications says the developer. Using quiet fans, enclosures equipped with a DACS cooling unit draw filtered ambient air into the enclosure to