Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Scientists Map BC’s Wave Energy PotentialGlobal wave energy inventories have shown that Vancouver Island’s west coast is one of the most energetic wave climates in the world, and researchers have now mapped the true potential of its wave energy…

 

Electric vehicle, charging“The EV Discovery Centre will serve as an EV hub for consumers throughout Ontario and for visitors from around the world,” says President and CEO Cara Clairman. “We are providing a one-stop-shop where consumers can explore and test-drive the latest EV models, alongside charging solutions at home and on the road...”

Indigenous Communities Learning How to Develop Clean Energy ProjectsIn early May 20 participants from Indigenous communities across Canada recently met in Richibucto, NB to learn about ways to develop clean energy projects in their communities...

Ontario's First Online Electricity Customer Panel Set to DebutThe Electricity Distributors Association and its member companies have launched the Ontario Electricity Customer Panel, a first-ever online opinion panel drawn from electricity customers in the province…

 

 

Jacques-Cartier Bridge illuminated with Philips Architectural LightingAn installation of more than 2,200 Philips Color Kinetics iColor Accent MX Powercore programmable LEDs now helps light up Montreal’s iconic Jacques-Cartier Bridge…

Manitoba Promotes East-West Power GridManitoba’s minister of growth, enterprise and trade is keen to promote east-west power transmission, with federal government help, according to a recent news report…

 

 

Jacques Cartier Bridge, illuminatedLumenpulse luminaires are lighting the Jacques Cartier Bridge and a series of iconic Montreal buildings as part of Montreal’s 375th and Canada's 150th anniversary festivities…

 

Emera Installs North America’s Longest Submarine Electricity CablesThis month the first of two high-voltage power transmission cables that will enable the transmission of clean, renewable and reliable electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia was successfully anchored at Point Anconi, NS…

 

Retirement Residence’s Energy Conservation Efforts Earn a Hefty RebateAlectra Utilities recently presented a Hamilton, Ontario retirement and long-term care residence with an $18,000 incentive cheque following its most recent extensive lighting retrofit project…

 

Non-compliant Silicon Energy flat plate photovoltaic modulesSilicon Energy flat plate photovoltaic modules that bear an Intertek Certification Mark for Canada and the United States may not comply with relevant safety requirements…

 

 



Tools for the Trade

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  The 1630-2 FC clamp measures earth ground loop resistances for multi-grounded systems ...
  The Brady BMP 21-Plus Label maker is a versatile and ready to go label Printer that is ...
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  Ilsco has introduced and upgrade to its Taskmaster 3-in-1 battery powered tool system. ...
    Southwire’s 5-N-1 Multi Tool Pliers are ideal for all electricians ...

Latest Articles

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 On Friday April 28, 2017 Electrical Industry Canada joined Danfoss Drives Canada, along with ...
Manufacturing continues to employ half of all electrical maintenance and mechanical electricians. ...
Total spending on new housing construction increased 8.7% year over year to $4.0 billion in ...
UL and The HDBaseT Alliance, a cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT ...
Providing back up power is essential to providing maximum value for commercial and industrial ...
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Lumen is proud to announce that its new headquarters and distribution centre in Laval has been ...

Practical Benefits

The Practical Benefits of Modular Industrial Enclosures, Part 1

Modular freestanding enclosures offer a number of key advantages when compared to traditional unibody enclosures. Many times these attributes are overlooked either out of a false perception of increased enclosure costs, reluctance to change, or a simple lack of awareness of the possible benefits of modular solutions.

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Product News

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  The Samsung Smart Sensor Module (SSM) incorporates radar technology and provides high ...
  SLD’s LaserLight SMD utilizes proprietary and patented semi-polar GaN laser diodes, ...
  Multiple luminaires combined with artistically styled poles add visual interest to ...
  Lutron myRoom is a family of guestroom systems for light, temperature and shade control. ...
  Zumbotel’s Craft High-Bay Lights are ideal for industrial applications and ...
  Dynamic LED enabled tunable white system for luminous surfaces that provides constant ...
  The Mode Split Outdoor LED flood/accent path light from Tech Lighting features a ...
  NOD was designed by the young Japanese designer Daisuke Kitagawa; its refined ...
  The Philips Bodine is delivered in one compact case and driver compatibility in your ...
  Dynamic natural sunlight spectrum throughout the day, syncs to local sunrise and sunset ...

Cooledge

Cooledge Lighitng Tile Premium Tunable White Dynamic LED enabled tunable white system for luminous surfaces that provides constant lumens at all CCTs and dim levels. Create luminous ceilings, feature walls, and large graphic displays with Cooledge TILE Interior lighting systems. Features: - Three choices of constant lumen output ensure consistent highly calibrated illumination - Color consistency of typically 2 SDCM between TILEs meets stringent requirements for large area installations

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Peers & Profiles

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  Most of us have a difficult enough time managing one job and a home life. However, some ...
  Since 2012 Barnstormer has advanced the abilities of their brewery with the installation ...
  Electrical Industry Canada was recently given the unique opportunity to see ...
  Vickery Electric has been providing electrical services to the Whitby area since 1923, ...
Safety standards in the electrical industry are constantly evolving, which requires that ...
Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor ...
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced ...
New York City’s Queens-Midtown tunnel is the latest lighting project to be undertaken by ...
Aesthetics, design, flair, anchored in his community, these are words easily associated with ...
Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals ...

Vickery Electric

As Canada’s oldest family owned electrical contractor Vickery Electric has a unique history. During the Depression Vickery Electric was approached by the local public utility to install the original street lighting system in downtown Whitby, Ontario. The project centered on creating jobs for individuals displaced by the Depression and to create a safer downtown environment. Nearly a century late Vickery continues to service the local Whitby area.

 

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