Electric.ie July/August 2021

ELECTRIC.IE • The Magazine & Website for the Irish Electrical Industry • 3 New Products with Environmentally Friendly Packaging - Page 13 54 Cu-flex from CUBIC - Page 11 Edmundson Electrical for EV Equipment - Page 43 6 5 Editorial 6 Hager - Register for I.S.10101 Training 7 Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme for employers to be extended 11 CUBIC - Cu-flex conductors ensure a prompt and professional execution of electrical connections 13 Precision Cables - New Draka Connectivity Range Launched in Environmentally Friendly Packaging 14 GARO Electric – Trusted EV Charging Solutions with Quality & Compliance at their Core 17 Public Consultation on S.R. 55:202x - Solar photo voltaic micro-generators for dwellings 19 Phoenix Contact - Speed Starter with intuitive operation 19 Phoenix Contact - Space-saving power supplies 21 Record year for e-waste recycling in 2020 23 Recovery and Resilience: The Path Ahead 25 Schneider Electric - Looking closer to home to tackle climate change 26 Rittal - Off to a Flying Start 29 Irish exports steadied at €25.48bn in 2020 despite Covid-19 and Brexit challenges 31 €5m to DCC for the refurbishment of 100 homes 33 70 jobs announced at Irish process automation firm 35 Kirby Group Engineers announces 300 new jobs 39 APC unveils €25m investment and 120 jobs to accelerate development 40 New Appointments at Siemens 41 Oisin Tyrell of CEF Mullingar completes EDA Training Module 43 Edmundson Electrical - Looking for an EV Charger ? 45 EV Home Charger Grant now available to Company Car Users 47 LEDVANCE Upgrades Damp Proof Luminaires 49 Reminder of the Key Transition Dates for the New Electrical Wiring Rules for Electrical Contractors 54 Rointe add exciting new products to Irish heating solution range 57 Communities can avail of new grant to cover up front cost of energy upgrade projects 59 LightingEurope calls on the EU to maintain the level of ambition set by MEP’s draft DSA report 59 A Fast Track to an Engineering Degree for Qualified Electricians 61 Golf Results and Fixtures 63 Appointments 66 Buyers' Guide 14 Contents