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July 2019

Celebrating young achievement and opportunity at the 2019 Oxfordshire High Sheriff Engineering Awards

Dignitaries, successful students, teachers and parents recently descended on Abingdon & Witney College to celebrate the achievements of the brightest talents from across the…
June 2019

Lucy Electric’s Gridkey Low Voltage electricity network monitoring supports Electric Vehicle ownership

The ability to provide visibility of the low voltage (LV) electricity network is essential in supporting the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and other low carbon…
June 2019

New Data Centre launch for low voltage monitoring systems

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new enhanced Data Centre, designed specifically for low voltage monitoring systems. Part of the GridKey low voltage monitoring range,…
April 2019

Low Voltage Networks: Does the Last Mile Matter?

The low voltage network, often referred to as the ‘last mile’, is being increasingly impacted by the evolution of electricity networks. What can we do to improve? Listen to…
April 2019

Lucy Electric Sponsor Award at Network 2019

Lucy Electric was proud to be part of the recent Network Awards 2019, sponsoring the Engineering Project of the Year award at the evening ceremony and Congratulations to Scottish…
April 2019

Lucy Electric at Middle East Electricity Exhibition

Last month we exhibited at Middle East Electricity (MEE) , one of the world’s leading power events, attended by over 60,000 power industry professionals from across the Middle…
March 2019

Simplifying the Metering Equipment Commissioning Process

Lucy Electric has been working with ELEXON to integrate P283 (COP4) tests into its standard factory assembly process to facilitate metering equipment commissioning Whilst this…
March 2019

Lucy Electric Saudi Arabia Supports Local College

A strong link has been established between Lucy Switchgear  Arabia (LSA) and the local Dammam Technical College.  As part of this collaboration, a selected  group of…
March 2019

Lucy Group Ltd Acquires Arteche Electrical Switchgear Business In Brazil

Lucy Group Ltd (Lucy) announces today that on 31st December 2017 it acquired Arteche’s medium voltage switchgear business in Brazil, Lucy Arteche Equipamentos Eléctricos Ltda…
July 2018

2018 the Year of Engineering!

The Year of Engineering is a government campaign which celebrates the world and wonder of engineering. From spaceships to ice skates, the bubbles in chocolate bars to lifesaving…
March 2018

Lucy Electric attends Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2018

Thank you for visiting us at MEE! It’s been another successful year for Lucy Electric at Middle East Electricity where we were attended as gold sponsors. The event is a key…
March 2017

GridKey are nominated for the Innovation Centre Awards 2017

GridKey have been nominated in the Energy Innovation Centre Awards as a finalist for the ‘Losses Award’ presented by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. The awards…
March 2017

GridKey helps installing Elephant Pumps in Africa

GridKey is proud to announce that through using AquaAid water coolers across their office they’ve successfully funded a water pump in Africa to provide clean and reliable water…
December 2016

OpenLV gets the funding green light from Ofgem

Western Power Distribution’s (WPD’s) OpenLV project has been awarded £4.9 million funding from Ofgem. The project will trial a new open and flexible solution that will be…
December 2016

Intrusive Maintenance

How do you comply with the relevant standards? It is extremely important that electrical switchgear and other associated plant such as transformers are inspected and maintained to…
December 2016

Installation & Commissioning of your equipment

High and Low Voltage Switchgear & Transformers Electrical plant including high voltage distribution switchgear and transformers are an important part of any overall project…
December 2016

Non-Intrusive Maintenance

Non-intrusive maintenance techniques for switchgear and transformers are increasingly common owing to the development of testing devices such as partial discharge monitors and…
November 2016

Guidelines for Cable Termination

With the fast growing needs & expectations of industries in India and the world over, customer/utilities are looking for:   Continuous uninterrupted power Reliable and…
October 2016

Lucy Electric - STEM Young Engineers

On the 21st of September Lucy Electric UK launched its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Young Engineers Project to 30 pupils from a selection of local…
September 2016

GridKey collaborates with the Electric Nation Community

Lucy Electric is a collaboration partner of Electric Nation – monitoring LV substations utilising the GridKey system with the aim of assessing the load profile of various…
July 2016

W Lucy & Co. Ltd ranked amongst the top private businesses in Thames Valley

Lucy Electric’s parent company, W Lucy & Co, is pleased to announce it has been included in the Thames Valley 250 2015 – a list of the top 250 independent companies in…
June 2016

Lucy Electric launch new India specific website

Following the successful opening of the Indian factory and offices in November 2015 closely followed by power sector ecosystems event, ELECRAMA, in February, Lucy Electric is…
June 2016

Lucy Group ranks amongst top R&D spenders in EU

Lucy Group has been named amongst the top 1,000 EU based research and development spending companies. Based on the latest published financial results, Lucy Group (reporting under…
December 2015

Lucy Electric launch new animation detailing their distribution network solutions

Lucy Electric today announce their new short animation providing a brief background and history on W Lucy and Lucy Electric. This animation also focuses on where the company…
December 2015

W Lucy & Co Ltd announces its acquisition of the GridKey business from Selex ES Ltd

W Lucy & Co Ltd announced today it has acquired all Selex’s business interests in GridKey, an award winning low voltage (LV) monitoring system, developed by Selex ES Ltd* in…
November 2015

Lucy Electric announce next generation of automation solutions

The Gemini 3 is the next generation of our highly successful Gemini remote terminal unit, which forms a key part of Lucy Electric’s cutting-edge range of automation…
November 2015

Lucy Electric launches next generation of Aegis Ring Main Units

Lucy Electric, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, today unveils the next generation of its successful Aegis ring main unit (RMU) range, Aegis…
August 2015

Lucy Electric's New Vision and Mission is announced

Our Vision and Mission Vision To be the leader in engineering intelligent switchgear solutions through excellence in customer service & innovation. Mission Together we…
October 2014

Lucy Electric invests 400 MB into Thailand manufacturing plant

Lucy Electric, a global leader in medium voltage and secondary power distribution solutions, has today opened its Thailand manufacturing plant, enabling the company to…
August 2014

Lucy Electric wins £250,000 contract with Western Power Distribution for supply of low voltage CT chambers

Lucy Electric, a leader in low and medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, has been awarded a two year contract with Western Power Distribution (WPD) worth in…
July 2014

New Chief Executive for Lucy Electric

Lucy Electric is delighted to announce the appointment of John Griffiths as its new Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of previous Chief Executive Chris…
June 2014

Lucy Electric wins £11 million contract for ring main units in South East Asia region

Lucy Electric, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, has won the largest ever contract for ring main units in the South East Asia region. The…
May 2014

Lucy Electric helps Kenya Power reduce average customer interruptions from 2 hours to 20 seconds

Lucy Electric, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, has recently installed Kenya’s first 11KV distribution automation system for Kenya Power,…
April 2014

Lucy Electric targets local needs across the globe with next generation Aegis Range

Lucy Switchgear, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, has today unveiled the next generation of its Aegis Ring Main Unit range. Designed to meet…
April 2014

Lucy Electric showcases best-in-class Sabre RMU range

Stand H20, NEMEX, 1 – 3 April 2014 – NEC Birmingham Lucy Electric, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, will showcase its Sabre ring main unit…
March 2014

Lucy Electric showcases new generation of Ring Main Units

Lucy Switchgear, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, showcased Aegis, its latest generation of Ring Main Units, at Middle East Electricity 2014,…
February 2014

Re-energising ageing distribution networks

Maximising the life, efficiency and functionality of ageing power distribution infrastructure is a pressing issue for many network operators. Changes to distribution over the past…
May 2013

Lucy Electric launches new generation of Ring Main Units at African Utilities Week 2013

Lucy Switchgear, a leader in medium voltage, secondary power distribution solutions, has today unveiled a new generation of Ring Main Units specifically designed to meet the needs…
April 2013

Lucy Electric Unveils Extended Product Range at NEMEX 2013

Lucy Switchgear, a global leader in switching, protection and automation solutions for electrical distribution systems, has today unveiled a Package Substation and 36kV Ring Main…
March 2013

Enabling The Smart Grids of The Future

The energy transmission and distribution industry is evolving. For switchgear customers, distribution automation and environmental responsibility are now high on the agenda,…