Dec
17

9 ways beer and UPSs are alike

Here is a little fun before the holidays, by Eaton: 

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Dec
03

For safety's sake: It's time for honest conversations about overcurrent protection

We're all human and we all make mistakes. But mistakes in the electrical field can prove costly. Codes and standards work together to reduce mistakes and save lives, which is what makes NEC (National Electrical Code) Section 240.87, Incident Energy Reduction, so significant. It was introduced to the NEC in 2011 as the first requirement focused on incident energy reduction since Ground Fault Protection of Equipment (GFPE) entered the NEC in 1971. Section 240.87 provides electricians and maintenance workers the overcurrent protective device technologies necessary to reduce distribution system energy. This mitigates damage to electrical equipment and, more importantly, reduces loss of life and injury from arc flash events.

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          • Why NEC Section 240.87 matters
          • Taking steps forward: perks and pitfalls
          • Striking the balance between safety and sales

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Nov
26

The costs and causes of downtime...

The U.S. experiences more power outages than any other developed nation. And when the grid goes down, companies like yours suffer; every minute of downtime results in thousands of dollars lost in productivity. But what causes downtime? The truth is unforeseen mishaps and grid maintenance issues are often to blame. See how much downtime costs U.S. businesses and learn about all the crazy reasons the power suddenly goes out. What you discover may surprise you! 

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Nov
19

For Safety's Sake - A News Blog by Eaton

Eaton has started a new education blog series that features their point of view about codes and standards to help educate and protect people and property from electrical hazards. They invite you to stay informed on the latest topics around electrical safety. 

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Nov
12

Is it necessary for utilities to "go digital"?

New technologies are fundamentally transforming the utility industry. As this transformation occurs, it is necessary for utilities to "go digital" and to take advantage of the massive amounts of data being produced. In leveraging data, companies can make faster, better decisions; improve operational efficiency; and reinvent how they operate.

Discover how IBM is working with businesses to help develop digital strategies that leverage data to address the complex challenges companies are facing.

This executive summary contains insight from Paul Davis, Executive Partner, IBM and Bryan Sacks, Head of Work and Asset Optimization Solutions, IBM. It covers the following key takeaways:

  • ​Technology is driving fundamental change in the utilities industry.
  • Utilities need to go digital.
  • Mobility offers unrealized potential, especially for field workers.
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning are technologies that are coming fast.

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