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Schneider Electric Ltd

Stafford Park 5
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 3BL
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0870 608 8 608
Fax : 0870 608 8 606
Email : gb-customerservices@schneider-electric.com
Web : www.schneider-electric.com/uk


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Monitoring energy usage more important than ever, says schneider electric 25 October 2010

Following last weeks Spending Review, companies will no longer see financial rewards from the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. The revenue raised by carbon allowance sales will no longer be recycled back to organisations performing well in the scheme, but will be used to support public finances including environmental schemes. The cost of allowances - currently £12 per tonne of CO2 - will in future be decided through the budget process....

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Photovoltaic power plant to be built in Southern Italy 24 September 2010

AES SOLE Italia, fully controlled by AES Solar Energy limited, a joint venture between AES Corporation and Riverstone Holdings LLC, has chosen Schneider Electric as the main EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contractor for the construction, operation and maintenance of an ambitious solar energy project in Puglia region (Italy)....

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Laboratory switches to safety 10 September 2010

With high power oil-filled switchgear installed around 40 years ago, engineers at Daresbury Laboratory decided to act on Health and Safety Executive guidance and change to a more modern, safer technology. They decided on the GenieEvo from Schneider Electric....

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Safe operation ensured at automatic waste management plant 28 July 2010

Commissioned to supply automation, motor control and SCADA for a waste recycling plant, automation control systems specialists DB Controls chose Schneider Electric to supply all of the automation and control equipment. By choosing this one-stop solution from Schneider Electric, DB Controls was able to offer a cost-effective Form 2 type-tested control panel....

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IP ratings- Don’t be misled by the numbers 09 July 2010

According to Schneider Electric a lack of understanding of IP ratings is leading to inappropriate specification of enclosures. The company also wants to advise caution as some IP ratings do not have an international meaning and are not actually relevant to their intended use....

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Reaping the benefits of predictive maintenance 18 June 2010

Managing processes and equipment through predictive maintenance presents significant benefits. With the rapid evolution of technology, companies can obtain a higher level of intelligence while simultaneously monitoring plants, reducing downtime and ultimately cutting costs....

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Machine builders urged to utilise guidance when using EN954-1 30 March 2010

With the European Commission’s news to allow EN 954-1 to continue for a further two years, many machine builders will carry on using this standard to support compliance to the Machinery Directive, despite the introduction of EN ISO 13849-1 and EN 62061. However, Schneider Electric is warning if the standard is not used correctly, they could be wasting thousands of pounds on ‘over specification’, as well as compromising on their machines' safety....

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Keeping Sellafield ponds chilled and clean 05 November 2009

Schneider Electric has bolstered the reliability of Sellafield with the upgrade of the PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) and software which control the Ion Exchange Effluent Plant. The facility is responsible for safely carrying out the decommissioning of the UK's nuclear legacy as well as reprocessing and nuclear waste management....

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EC u-turn on extension to standard 28 September 2009

The EC has made a turnaround in its decision to extend the period in which EN 954-1 can be used. Despite their recent decision to allow machine builders to continue using the standard for a further three years, they have now withdrawn that decision and reconfirmed the original deadline of 29 December 2009, causing confusion throughout the industry....

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Light curtains offer increased protection 16 September 2009

Schneider Electric has launched two type 4 light curtains, the XUSLB and the XUSLD. Light curtains work by shielding the equipment with light beams. If one of these beams is broken, any dangerous movement of machine parts stops, protecting personnel while still allowing access to the machines should maintenance need to be carried out....