New York ISO Opens New Control Center

Federal, state and local government and energy industry leaders gathered last week to celebrate the completion of construction of the New York Independent System Operator‘s new, $38 million primary power control center. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Demand Response Exceeds Expectations in Texas

In a report to its Board of Directors, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that demand response providers performed better than expected—and in excess of their contracted commitments--during a powerful winter storm, known as the Polar Vortex, that caused outages at several power plants on Jan. 6, 2014. ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Blackout Tracker Annual Report Shows 14 Million People Affected by Power Outages in 2013

Eaton has released its Blackout Tracker Annual Report for 2013. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Permanent Audio System Installations

By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant The Code requirements for permanent audio system installations are outlined in Part II of ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Vendors Release Free 2014 NEC Resources

When it comes to Code changes, most electrical professionals want all the help they can get translating specific revisions into their real-world applications. Two manufacturers are trying to make that task a little easier by offering resources specifically geared toward their product lines. Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, and ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

New York ISO Opens New Control Center

April 24th, 2014 by

Federal, state and local government and energy industry leaders gathered last week to celebrate the completion of construction of the New York Independent System Operator‘s new, $38 million primary power control center. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Demand Response Exceeds Expectations in Texas

April 24th, 2014 by

In a report to its Board of Directors, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that demand response providers performed better than expected—and in excess of their contracted commitments--during a powerful winter storm, known as the Polar Vortex, that caused outages at several power plants on Jan Read More...

Blackout Tracker Annual Report Shows 14 Million People Affected by Power Outages in 2013

April 24th, 2014 by

Eaton has released its Blackout Tracker Annual Report for 2013. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Permanent Audio System Installations

April 24th, 2014 by

By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant The Code requirements for permanent audio system installations are outlined in Part II of ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Vendors Release Free 2014 NEC Resources

April 24th, 2014 by

When it comes to Code changes, most electrical professionals want all the help they can get translating specific revisions into their real-world applications. Two manufacturers are trying to make that task a little easier by offering resources specifically geared toward their product lines. Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, and Read More...

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Flimsy Limbs

April 24th, 2014 by

By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Code Quiz: Ground Fault Protection of Equipment

April 24th, 2014 by

By Steven Owen, National Code Seminars Which of the following installations does not require ground fault protection of equipment? <a target=_blank ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Code Q&A: Wiring Methods Allowed in Hazardous Locations

April 24th, 2014 by

By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant Q. What wiring methods does the NEC permit in a Class I, Div. 1 ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Report: Global Transformerless UPS Market 2014-2018

April 24th, 2014 by

In the report “Global Transformerless UPS Market 2014-2018″ TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Transformerless UPS market to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 12.2 percent until 2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the low capital expenditure and installation costs of transformerless Read More...

Moving Violations Video No. 70, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: EMT Couplings

April 24th, 2014 by

In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc, points out why it's important to use the proper type of conduit fittings in an outdoor location. He points out a violation of the requirements of Sec. 358.42 of the 2014 NEC. Content Classification: ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine