Editorial for May/June 2021

L-R: Colm Walsh, Gerry Geoghegan with Chris Lundy.

The hard copy magazine will be available from 9th May. We will post the online version tomorrow afternoon.

For a snippet of what will be in this edition, have a look at our editorial for the May/June issue….

Congratulations to Gerry Geoghegan (H.Sheils Ltd.) on his election as President of β€˜The Association of Electrical Contractors (Ireland)’.  Taking over the presidency from Colm Walsh at the recent AECI AGM, the association continues in safe hands in these difficult times for industry.

Congratulations also to EcoVolt on winning the “Innovator of the Year” award at the recent 2020 SFA Awards event.  Well deserved recognition for a very progressive\irish company.   

An opportunity to “Have Your Say” on the National Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy.  Also, I.S. 3218 has under gone a revision and the resulting draft is now available for public comment.

The “Electrician to Engineer” two year programme run by TUS adds to the recent upsurge in training now available to the industry.  This course is a great opportunity for young electricians to further their studies.

In this edition of the magazine  Phoenix Contact has written a very informative article on safe electrical vehicle charging and protecting charging infrastructure from transient over-voltages.

GARO present details on innovation with new products and developments for the future. (Page 7)

We review The SEAI Energy Shows very successful  return as a live event after a two year absence.

Early Warning!  The IEBA Winter ball returns on 18th November.