BlackEnergy Malware Designed to Target Critical Energy Infrastructure
The Department of Homeland Security announced in an alert on Oct. 29 that several industrial control systems -- vendor-issued programs used by private companies to manage internal systems -- had been infected by a variant of a Trojan horse malware program called BlackEnergy. Content Classification:&...
Duke Energy Florida Makes Reliability Improvements to Pinellas County Beach Communities
Duke Energy Florida is working to improve the electric reliability in Pinellas County beach communities by proactively replacing a major underwater cable that carries electricity to the St. Pete Beach area. read more
The Osram Lightify lighting system features a cable-free Gateway that can be plugged into a standard wall outlet read more
Overcurrent Protection for Pipe Organs
The installation requirements for pipe organs are outlined in Art. 650 of the 2014 NEC. read more
AGE Industries in Arkansas Cited for Exposing Workers to Shock Hazards
For exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards, custom design and packaging manufacturer AGE Industries Ltd. is being cited for 14 safety violations. read more
NFPA Issues TIA on Topic of Receptacle Identification
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issued a Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to the 2014 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) [TIA 14-7 (SC 14-10-2 / TIA Log #1157)]. read more
This 125kW power converter family includes a 3-port hybrid converter and 2-port battery converter read more
NPLFA Circuit Power Source Requirements
Article 760 covers the installation of wiring and equipment of fire alarm systems including all circuits controlled and powered by the fire alarm system. read more
Holder Construction and OSHA Partner to Protect Workers on Data Center Project
Holder Construction Co. and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have established a strategic partnership to protect and educate workers on construction hazards during the building of the DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. read more
IEC Chesapeake Launches Maryland Approved Spanish-Assisted Electrical Apprenticeship Program
The Chesapeake Chapter of the Independent Electrical Contractors Association will launch the first year of a new Spanish-Assisted Electrical Apprenticeship Program on Jan.10, 2015. read more
Grasping the significance of charge detectors
Learn about the role of charger detectors in the USB battery charging specification rev. 1.2, and understand how they keep the implementation clean and simple to use.
NXP, Xilinx aim to cut wireless infrastructure CapEx, OpEx
The companies teamed up to allow customers to quickly and easily combine Xilinx''s latest crest factor reduction and digital pre-distortion SmartCORE IP with NXP''s Gen9 LDMOS RF power amplifiers.
Buffett to recharge battery market for EVs with Duracell?
Warren Buffet''s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to buy Duracell for $4.7 billion in a move that could boost wireless charging, and expand Duracell into batteries for vehicles and the power grid.
Conductor Clearance From Building
Section 225.19 outlines the clearance requirements from buildings for conductors 600V and less, nominal. read more
Steel box bracket
The Steel City O-Justable bracket is compatible with any stud spacing from 12 in. to 25 in. read more
The Latest Generator Design Trends
For most types of facilities, generators are typically the last line of defense when there is a utility failure or a catastrophic event. read more
Wireless Control Systems for Smart Buildings are Expected to Reach $434 Million in Annual Revenue by 2023
A recent report from Navigant Research examines the state of the global wireless building controls industry, including global market forecasts for wireless node unit shipments and revenue through 2023. Content Classification: Curated read more