Electric Magazine May/June 2018

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 45 Industry News SEAI Energy Show launches new electric vehicle awareness campaign #DrivingElectric T Š‡ ‡”‰› •Š‘™ –‘‘ ’Žƒ…‡ –Š‹• ›‡ƒ” ‘ –Š‡ ͤ͝–ŠȀͥ͝–Š ‘ˆ ’”‹ŽǤ Š‹• ›‡ƒ” ”‡Žƒ†̽• Ž‡ƒ†‹‰ ‡‡”‰› ‡˜‡– ™ƒ• –Š‡ ’Žƒ–ˆ‘” ˆ‘” Žƒ—…Š‹‰ –Š‡ ‡™ ‘˜‡”‡– ˆ—†‡† ‡Ž‡…–”‹… ˜‡Š‹…Ž‡’—„Ž‹…ƒ™ƒ”‡‡••…ƒ’ƒ‹‰ ͛ ”‹˜‹‰ Ž‡…–”‹…Ǥ The campaign is part of a wider public engagement programme, ™Š‹…Š –Š‡ ™‹ŽŽ Ž‡ƒ†Ǥ Š‡ Ƥ”•– phase of the campaign will allow drivers to compare almost 40 †‹ơ‡”‡– ‡Ž‡…–”‹…˜‡Š‹…Ž‡• ƒ˜ƒ‹Žƒ„Ž‡ today, arrange for a test drive at –Š‡‹” Ž‘…ƒŽ †‡ƒŽ‡” ƒ† Ƥ† ‘—– ‘”‡ about driving electric, all at a single website www.DrivingElectric.ie . The event, as always, brought a number of electrical companies displaying energy saving related products. ƒ”‘ are a leading company supplying vehicle charging •–ƒ–‹‘•Ǥ Š‡› ‘ơ‡” ƒ ™‹†‡ ”ƒ‰‡ of charging stations for homes, ™‘”’Žƒ…‡•ǡ ‘ƥ…‡•ǡ •Š‘’’‹‰…‡–”‡•ǡ car parking and service stations. ‡‰”ƒŽ ‹‰Š–‹‰ had a lot of new products on display this year. They also gave a preview of a new range of †‡…‘”ƒ–‹˜‡ Ž‹‰Š– Ƥ––‹‰• –Šƒ– ™‹ŽŽ „‡ available later on in the year. RFE highlighted the NEMO SX Measurement and Energy Management System form IME and Blowerdoor equipment from Retrotec. The ‹‰Š–‹‰ ••‘…‹ƒ–‹‘ ‘ˆ Ireland and ƒˆ‡ Ž‡…–”‹… were also ‘ Šƒ† –‘ ‘ơ‡” ƒ†˜‹•‡ –‘ ’‡‘’Ž‡ with their energy projects. Keith Harris and Glen O'Beirne of Tegral Lighting Maurizio Sangiorgi, IME and Ian Checkley, Antoinette Fennessy, Sean Behan, Niall Leahy of RFE Gearoid McKenna and Michael Brennan of the LAI with Glenn Hynes and Billy Kendrick Kevin Callan of Safe Electric Derek Elward of GARO