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EV or electric vehicle charging points are quickly becoming an essential addition to businesses up and down the country. As the landscape of vehicles is changing and moving toward a greener, more environmentally friendly future, the likelihood is that we will begin to see the ownership of electric vehicles increase. What this means for you, […]

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In December 2020, the UK government updated its Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS), wherein they help businesses with the costs of purchasing and installing charging equipment for electric vehicles. This will be paid out in the form of a voucher worth 75% of the total cost of purchasing and completing the installation, capped to a minimum […]

Electric Smart Car being charged

Over the past few years, a demand for electric vehicles has increased. While there’s no doubt that their use of electricity, rather than petrol, makes them a more environment-friendly way of getting around, there can be a challenge to locate a suitable charging point when the power starts running low. But what happens when you […]

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Reactive maintenance, often referred to as breakdown maintenance refers to the process of repairing equipment that has already broken down. It aims to restore the equipment so that it returns to its normal working state. Reliable machinery that is available as and when it is required is a necessity for most industries, but in the […]

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As we become more aware of the impact of carbon emissions on the environment, it’s become increasingly clear that the future is in electric vehicles. The UK Government has invested £15 million in the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry. In 2018, it announced a Road to Zero scheme, aiming for 70 per cent of UK-produced vehicles […]

Lexus electric vehicle charging point

The future is electric. And even though it used to seem like that future was an awfully long way away, with the government recently updating its emissions policy for all new vehicles, the future is suddenly starting to feel like it’s waiting just around the corner. With zero carbon emissions at the tailpipe or exhaust, […]

Electric Car Charging Point

As of October 2020, there are 383, 900 electric vehicles registered in the UK. And yet there are only 34, 360 charging points around the nation. With electric vehicles becoming increasingly popular, businesses that can offer electric vehicle charging points are in high demand. Whether the charging points are for your employees or customers, businesses […]

Warehouse

The SCADA system stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, and it is a method of monitoring and controlling large areas such as an entire site or plant. They use sensors, remote terminal units, and PLCs to make sure that every area can be monitored and seen from one place. Today we’ll be looking at […]

Rules

Yes, fixed wire testing is mandatory. On 1 January 2019 a new standard of wiring regulations was introduced. This is the 18th edition and is known as BS7671 IET. These regulations are what your electronics are measured against during fixed wire testing. At a minimum, fixed wire testing should be conducted every 5 years. This […]