Sparks Electrical News

International tourist destination and world heritage site Robben Island has a R25 million solar-powered mini-grid. The solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant has the capacity to generate 666.4-kilowatt peak of clean energy.

ENGIE and Fenix have announced an agreement whereby ENGIE will acquire 100% of Fenix International, a next generation energy company, offering solar home systems (SHS) in Africa. The transaction will happen once all approvals of the relevant regulatory bodies are received.

Together with uvex, Osram has brought its first products for textile illumination to series production. At the international trade fair for safety, security and health at work held in Dusseldorf during October, uvex presented safety vests and a softshell jacket equipped with active LED lighting from Osram. The textile illumination is incorporated into the safety clothing and ensures greater visibility and hence safety in day-to-day work, for example, on construction sites or in road traffic.

Angel Mkhomazi is the regional training officer at the ECA(SA)’s training centre in Meadowdale. She’s a qualified Installation Electrician and has been training artisans for the ECA for three years. Her bright outlook on life and her cheerful disposition make her a popular member of staff and a respected trainer.

How amazing is it that we carry on with our daily tasks without actually thinking about the legal maze that is health and safety when we get out of bed each day and step into our offices, client premises or construction sites? Let alone travel to family or the supermarket?

The concept of Mellow Light is one of perception, ‘How to make the space appear brighter at lower levels of Illuminance’. In all modern buildings the emphasis has shifted towards ‘Greening’, with typical office spaces being designed at 350 to 400 lux. It is around these levels that the concept of ‘Mellow Light’ was developed.

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