Electric.ie November/December 2021 Edition

Editorial 5
A message from Cel OReilly, Chairperson of the IEBA 7
ECI Lighting, Expanding Belfast Branch. 9
RFE Celebrating 40 Years 10
Ethos announce 150 jobs 15
Ei Electronics launch the SmartLINK Gateway 17
Phoenix Contact: Narrow protection for 3-conductor applications 19
Phoenix Contact: Unmanaged Switches with IP67 degree of protection 19
Demesne Electrical: DEHNventil for lightning and surge protection at half the size. 21
Schneider Electric: Why electricians must keep pace with technology 24
COVID 19: Continuing our recovery and reconnecting 27
Pan-European report shows EV charging infrastructure in Ireland ranks joint lowest of 12 countries in the EU 29
Huawei Solar Fusion Roadshow visites Kellihers Electrical main branches. 31
Hager: Proven surface safety for Hager's Sollysta Range. 33
Introducing the new EVRAD from EcoVolt 35
Jay White joins the Ovia Ireland Sales Team 37
RFE: Case Study: Full Energy Monitoring Solution 38
Data centres set to double their power demand but could play a critical role in Renewable Energy. 41
Elkay: Energy saving switches and controls have arrived. 43
Rittal: Outdoor enclosures - the unsung heroes 46
New Siemens 3 WA air circuit breakers now upgradable from the web. 49
SEAI advice to homeowners on how to take control of Winter Bills. 50
Experience the new online world of Phoenix Contact 53
ESB acquires majority shareholding in UK energy retailer, So Energy Limited. 56
Demand for Rointe's Smart Heating Solutions continues to grow. 56
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is evolving to become Hitachi Energy 59
Golf Updates 62
Appointments 64