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Bumper apprenticeships for electricity industry
The UK’s largest distribution network operator plans to recruit a bumper intake of 50 apprentices in 2023 to support the country’s transition to Net Zero. Apprentices who join the company will be trained in traditional skills that maintain, repair and build electricity networks which help deliver power to 8.4 million homes and businesses across the East of England, London and the South East to ensure safe and reliable power supplies.…
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Design & Installation
What should you know about the cross-sectional area of neutral conductors?
This article from the ECA technical team provides some easy-to-follow technical advice on the cross-sectional area of neutral conductors.    Generally, circuits are designed with the same cross-sectional area neutral conductors as the line conductor. Indeed, BS7671:2008 Regulation 524.2.1 states: “The neutral conductor, if any, shall have a cross-sectional area not less than that of the line conductor: In single-phase, two-wire circuits, whatever the cross-sectional are In polyphase and single-phase three-wire circuits,…