Edinburgh City Council’s 2014 plans to replace dull sodium lamps with bright LEDs was designed as part of a £30 million project to bring the capital’s street lights into the 21st century. Unfortunately, the new installation has been drawing criticism from residents for seemingly being less bright...
Following the success of our Toolbox Talk events last year SELECT are once again gearing up to take to the high roads of Scotland to bring advice on a range of subjects, which we think will be of interest, to both Members and non-members. This is also a great chance to chat to your Membership...
According to industry website Wiki-Solar, the UK has leapfrogged Germany and jumped to third place in the world ranking for utility-scale solar photovoltaic (solar PV) power generation in the first quarter of 2015. By James Hunt:
On 10th October at the Radisson Blu hotel in Glasgow’s city centre, SELECT, the campaigning trade body for the electrotechnical industry in Scotland and Voltimum UK partner organisation, held its annual awards ceremony. James Hunt reports on this important awards scheme, and on the category winners:
Megaman’s Siena fittings with 20.5W lamps have been used to show the merchandise off in the best possible light at Rutland Cycling’s flagship store in Rutland Water. This is part of an ongoing re-fit that will see Megaman fittings installed in the Grafham Water branch next week.
Two of SELECT’s BS 7671 qualifications have been credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF), and training courses’ accreditation scoring has been deemed to be far above others in the industry. By James Hunt:
SELECT, in partnership with SECTT, has been working with the Princes Trust supported by the Electrical Education Training Foundation (EETF) to offer 14 young people the opportunity to do a short course at Edinburgh College introducing them to a potential career in electrical installation: