Energy Efficient Transformer at Wensleydale Creamery

Energy Efficient Transformer at Wensleydale Creamery

North East based Slaters Electricals have completed a project with the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, as part of the £5 million expansion to their site in Hawes, North Yorkshire. Wensleydale cheese has its heritage that dates back to the 12th century.  Today the Wensleydale Creamery still uses traditional cheese making techniques and recently achieved European…

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Arqiva Digital Switch Over Project

Arqiva Digital Switch Over Project

Slaters Electricals Ltd completed a major project for Arqiva which ensured that the UK’s terrestrial television transmitters continued to broadcast to the nation’s households following the national Digital Switch Over (DSO) which completed in autumn 2012. Over a thirteen month period, Slaters installed a series of new transformers at seven sites across the UK, to…

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SSI Hire Project – Press Release

SSI Hire Project – Press Release

A NORTH East electrical engineering firm has finished installing the vital power distribution plant needed to power the rebuild of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (SSI). The project saw equipment from Slaters Electricals’ rental fleet on the Redcar plant for approximately six months, with the power distribution plant being used temporarily…

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Jersey Electricity – 35 MVA Upgrade Project

Jersey Electricity – 35 MVA Upgrade Project

North East based, Slaters Electricals Ltd, have supplied and installed a 35 MVA transformer as part of an infrastructure upgrade to the La Collette Power Station on the island of Jersey. A major planned infrastructure upgrade, which involved the installation of two 11MW Sulzer Diesel generators, was given fresh impetus last summer when one of…

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Refurbishing in the Circular Economy

Refurbishing in the Circular Economy

The term ‘Circular Economy’ has been discussed widely in the media over the last few years. The Ellen MacArthur foundation, a charity set up by the former British sailor in 2010, is dedicated to working with business and education to ‘accelerate the transition to a circular economy’. Even The Guardian has a dedicated ‘Circular Economy…

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What to do if you have electrical damage from floods

What to do if you have electrical damage from floods

With the wettest winter on record and storms battering the UK over the last few weeks, the resulting floods have caused devastation to homes and businesses across the country. Over 5000 properties are still flooded, tens of thousands of people have been left without power and the damage to equipment and electrical infrastructure is some…

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Jersey Electricity – The Logistics

Jersey Electricity - The Logistics

Our project with Jersey Electricity was one of the most complex projects ever undertaken by Slaters Electricals, due to the logistics of transporting the 60-tonne transformer from the Slaters factory in North East England to the Power Station in Jersey. Take a look at our video showing the logistics of the project on site in…

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Saving energy and reducing bills for Businesses

Saving energy and reducing bills for Businesses

Energy prices have risen considerably over the last couple of years. Last week the Chief of utility regulator Ofgem warned that further price increases were imminent as the UK’s reliance on gas grows as market availability falls. In light of this we have decided to put together some tips and ideas for businesses to help…

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Slaters Celebrate 92% pass mark for UVDB Verify audit

Slaters Celebrate 92% pass mark for UVDB Verify audit

Slaters Electricals completed their yearly UVDB audit this week scoring a fantastic overall mark of 92%. The audit was completed by an external UVDB verifier and it included audits of all the environmental, health & safety and quality procedures within the business. The fantastic score shows Slaters on-going commitment to ensure we work to the…

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