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Global Wind Day

Global Wind Day is observed across the world every year on the 15 June to raise awareness of the role of wind power in reshaping our energy systems, decarbonising our economies and boosting growth and jobs.

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Wind Power

Data showed that solar panels across the country were producing around 7.6GW of electricity and the windfarms generated 9.5GW of power.

The UK has also burnt 2GW of renewable biomass, produced from waste wood, and generated a significant amount of hydroelectricity, reported The Telegraph.

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Eagle eyed B&S employee, David Abell, spotted this early example of Chester manufactured electrical switchgear whilst on holiday in Portugal. Produced by Chester-based Brookhirst and Co in the 1950’s, the switchgear is located on the Gil Eannes hospital ship, now permanently moored in the port of Viana do Castelo.  Built in Viana do Castelo naval

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Following the company’s most successful year in 2016, we are pleased to welcome 3 new people to key roles in B&S Group David Abell – Business Development Manager David joins B&S Group with a wealth of experience in sales and Marketing in the construction and I.T. industries. Previous companies include CEMEX, Pioneer and Phoenix I.T.

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LV switchboards manufactured by B&S Group can be found in many of the UK’s leading datacentres. The company has built-up a knowledge bank and engineering expertise to ensure it can design, manufacture, install and maintain LV switchboards for even the most demanding Tier 4 datacentre clients. B&S Group manufactures datacentre LV switchboards up to 6300A.

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With temperatures rapidly falling and winter almost upon us, now is the time to check on one of the most critical elements of your AC uninterruptible power supplies and DC standby power systems – the battery sets. B&S Group provides a complete range of UPS battery testing and on-site load bank services its service subsidiary –

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LV switchboards generally connect to a building incomer and act as power distribution units directing electricity from the incoming supplies and other sources to circuits within a building. Downstream circuits may be further distributed through sub-boards. Other power sources can include standby power generating sets, uninterruptible power supplies, renewable power and energy storage systems. The circuits supplied include critical

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The B&S Group Ltd is well known for its LV switchgear solutions and a product range that falls into this band is our range of UPS maintenance bypass panels and switches. For large applications we can build a UPS maintenance bypass facility into an LV switchboard. For smaller applications we manufacture wall mount UPS maintenance

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B&S Group is a major UK supplier of power solutions for use within a building’s critical, essential and non-essential power paths from the incomer and point of connection to the point of use. One such product range is our CoP5 Metering Panels built to our DNO client specifications. The CoP5 panels have enclosures made by

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B&S Group manufacture LV switchboards up to 6300A and can incorporate all Forms of Separation in accordance with BS EN 61439-2-2011. Form of Separation is one of the most important aspects when it comes to specifying an LV (low-voltage) assembly such as a switchboard and control gear assembly, affecting both overall safety and build costs. Form of separation

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