Power Factor Correction Capacitor
The PFCC-1 is a 4 microfarad 250volt a.c lighting capacitor that is used to assist with the switching of the elkay range of electronic timers when using compact fluorescents low energy lamps.
Onshore wind turbines generating a total output of some 314,000 MW were installed worldwide by the end of 2013. Not everybody is an on-shore wind turbine fan, but this fact alone should convince most people that wind turbines have an essential role to play in the global energy mix. This will be reflected in the inaugural WindEnergy Hamburg 2014...
Vent-Axia - the specialist ventilation manufacturer - has donated a Sentinel Kinetic Plus Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) unit to the innovative Waste House project, which was launched yesterday in an opening ceremony held at Brighton University, as James Hunt notes:
The TECOH range of LED light sources from Megaman provides efficient, practical solutions for upgrading existing lighting installations to the benefits of LED lighting with only minor adaptations to existing fittings. They feature exchangeable and upgradeable capsule heads to accommodate future technical advances. There are four product families...
Emergency lighting schemes are designed to protect life. In the event of a fire, or mains supply failure, escape route lighting and exit signs must illuminate and maintain power for a sufficient period of time to allow occupants to safely evacuate the building:
When a potato sorting plant needed fully automating, the 250 electric drives involved would necessarily mean hugely expensive lengths of cable. At least, that is what the German system integrator thought, until he considered using Eaton’s SmartWire-DT connection and communication system. The result has been a truly astonishing reduction in...
A very recent article in The Guardian’s G2 section took a long look at the Autolib’ (and no, that inverted comma is not a mistake!) electric car sharing scheme that has been running with conspicuous success in Paris for three years. Some 30 million miles later, it is coming to London. By James Hunt:
The cost of producing OLEDs could fall lower than that of producing LEDs - if they were made on a larger scale, an OLED researcher has said, as reported in this article that was originally published in Lux magazine:
The Government has produced a Summary Paper on its response to the consultation entitled ‘Providing certainty, improving performance’, which was published in February 2013. In addition to the review, other RHI changes are being made: