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Reducing aRC FLASH

Reducing Arc Flash Incident Energy – Arc Relays

How to reduce the severity of an arc flash relay event by over 80% even in areas of tight protection coordination constraints Arc flash relay levels also known as Incident ...

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Lockout Tagout Safety Awareness 

Lockout Tagout, are you up to date?

Upgrading your energy processes on site? Has it been captured in your LOTO procedures? Controlling Your Hazards – Keeping it up to date is vital! When we take a closer ...

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The client’s journey to electrical safety

What is Arc Flash? An Arc Flash is an explosive release of energy caused by an electrical short circuit between two energised conductors or an energised conductor and earth. The ...

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Premium Power Engineering Graduate Programme

Student Spotlight: “Problem solving is the core of engineering. Real problems are challenging, and never straight forward.”

Premium Power take on a number of students and graduates throughout the year. In this Student Spotlight series we hear from students at the end of their internship about their ...

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Arc flash and PPE

Arc Flash and PPE Three things to know when calculating arc flash hazard

Premium Power’s Barry Nicholson considers PPE and arc flash hazard – what do you need to know to ensure your personal protective clothing matches the risk presented? 1. PPE – ...

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Arc Flash and Isolation

2nd Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference – Manchester UK

The  2nd Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference organised by IDC Technologies was held in the Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester last week. The objective of this conference was to provide ...

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Switchgear Doors - What level of protection do they offer?

Switchgear doors – what level of protection do they offer?

Pat MacNally, Premium Power’s Compliance Manager considers the issue of switchgear doors and how much protection they may offer a worker during an electrical arcing incident. During our work as ...

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Arc Flash Risk Assessment and PPE

When addressing electrical safety there is sometimes the perception – I just need training or I just need arc flash labels or I just need to know what PPE to purchase. ...

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Everything you need to know about power meters

Everything you need to know about power meters

Have you been considering installing a power meter at your facility? Have you been tasked with finding out more about the benefits of what a power meter can bring or ...

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Energy Management - What's driving electrical change?

Energy Management- what’s driving electrical change?

In recent years the biggest emphasis in the pharmaceutical and medical sector in energy management was on energy efficiency. ISO90001 certification became an important trend in the industry. The requirement ...

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Value Engineering Data Centre design optimisation using electrical modelling

Value Engineering – How to optimise Data Centre design

Understanding an electrical network’s real operating characteristics for all potential fault conditions will remove the need for ‘over engineering’ or over sizing equipment and offer value engineering. Here, Alan O’Kelly, ...

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Power Quality - Seven Trends to Expect in 2017

Power Quality – Seven Trends to Expect in 2017

Premium Power has steadily been increasing the number of power quality projects completed across industrial facilities and data centres in Ireland, the UK and further afield. 2016 was our busiest ...

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