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Bespoke Stabilizer Made in Record Time for World Food Programme

By on June 13th, 2019

The World Food Programme (WFP), the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world’s largest humanitarian organisation, once again chose Watford Control to help them manage their power quality around the world. Unfortunately, due to a fire at one of the WFP’s administrative centres, the power supplies were damaged and they urgently required a […]

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Watford Control Announced as a Northamptonshire Business Awards Finalist

By on June 7th, 2019

Watford Control are delighted to have been declared a finalist in the Northamptonshire Business Awards 2019 under the category of Exporter of the Year. The company has fought off competition from other businesses to progress to the final stage of judging, which will take place later this month, with the award winners being announced at […]

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British High Commission Chooses Watford Control for Stabilization Requirements

By on May 30th, 2019

Watford Control are proud to announce another successful installation of voltage stabilization equipment into the British High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria. The British High Commission required a bespoke product which could be accommodated into a location with limited space and access. Watford Control assessed the client’s request and proposed a compact solution which would fit […]

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Understanding Power Factor Correction

By on April 18th, 2019

Depending on the nature of electrical loads, considerable savings in electricity bills can be achieved through correcting power factor. The active power of a load is drawn (and paid for) from the supply and is measured in kilowatts (kW). The apparent power of the load is the multiple of the current and the voltage (kVA). […]

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New £10,000 Grant Available for Voltage Optimisation Customers in the United Kingdom

By on April 11th, 2019

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Black Country, United Kingdom can now take advantage of a new £10,000 grant to help their businesses thanks to Low Carbon Workspaces. Low Carbon Workspaces are offering the grants to businesses spending over £20,000 on energy saving initiatives in April, May and June 2019 which will result in […]

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Renewable Energy Plans Could Lead to Voltage Instabilities for the UK

By on April 3rd, 2019

Renewable Energy Plans Could Lead to Voltage Instabilities for the UK The UK Government has proposed a new energy strategy to replace existing fossil fuels with renewable energy by 2030. Under this proposal, nearly a third of British electricity would be generated by offshore wind farms by 2030. If the plan was agreed, it could […]

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Energy Grant Brings Voltage Optimisation Savings to West Midlands Manufacturer

By on February 18th, 2019

Rubbernek Fittings Ltd, a West Midlands-based manufacturer of fluid power fittings, are one of the latest organisations to benefit from a voltage management solution from Watford Control, the trusted world leaders in voltage stabilisation and power conditioners.   Rubbernek have been able to take advantage of a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) grant from Low […]

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Watford Control staff overjoyed at four day week plans

By on February 12th, 2019

Watford Control Instruments Limited, based in Corby, is to move to a four day manufacturing week with extended day shifts as from 24th February 2019. Watford Control’s voltage stabilisers and power conditioners have been continuously made in the UK since 1947 and having moved to Corby in the late 1980s, this has been their home […]

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India Nears Electrification Goal but Unstable Power Likely to Remain

By on January 3rd, 2019

Progress in connecting India with electricity supplies has surpassed targets with 96% of households across the country now connected to the electricity supply. The Indian government had originally planned to connect all households in the country, who wanted an electricity supply, by March 31st 2019 (Singh, 2019), however, progress is tracking ahead of plan and […]

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A Very Merry Christmas from Watford Control

By on December 18th, 2018

Watford Control would like to wish all of our valued customers and suppliers merry Christmas and thank them all for their custom and support in 2018. The Watford Control offices will be closed for the Christmas holidays from 3pm on Friday 21st December and reopen on Wednesday 2nd January at 8am. For urgent matters whilst […]

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