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Power distribution at the rack level

With a huge demand for computing devices, particularly enterprise servers that are generally housed in data centres or co-location facilities, and a commensurate rise...

Capacity crunch: Can UPS improve power quality management?

The UK’s tightening power capacity margins mean data centres need to think more carefully than ever about uninterruptible power supplies, says Riello in this...

Power only half the story as volatility hits energy bills in 2016

Wholesale power prices declined for 2015 with anticipated softening into 2016. Yet bills are expected to rise and the market to become increasingly volatile....

Mega college takes 10 UPS systems

Power Control Ltd (PCL) has supplied Glasgow Super College with 10 high efficiency Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems. Here the firm outlines the project...

All you need to know about UPS and PCL at Data Centre World

In this sponsored post, Power Control Ltd outlines why people should visit its exhibition stand at Data Centre World Conference & Expo this week. One of...

Enersys claims battery breakthrough cuts costs 25%

In this sponsored post, Enersys claims the battery technology in its UPS can deliver shorter run times and cut running costs by 25% compared...

Time to consider a containerised power solution?

With concerns around energy cost and security as well as growing data volumes, data centre managers must be prepared for every eventuality, despite budget...

Aggregator targets firms with UPS who want to make money from better maintenance

A new aggregator targeting small businesses and households has secured £545,000 to scale its operations. Rather than target the largest firms, Upside Energy is...

Five reasons to call in the UPS battery replacement specialists

In this advertorial, Socomec outlines when to call in UPS battery replacement specialists. When carried out correctly, the replacement of UPS batteries is a safe...

Schneider: Data overload means remote monitoring has to step up

Modern data centre power and cooling infrastructure has three times the data points and notifications than ten years ago. Remote monitoring systems were never...

Ofgem moots swift cap and cuts to revenues for small generators

Ofgem has indicated it will move quickly to first cap and then reduce the payments earned by generators connected to the distribution network. The...

Industrial supply issues bring a new relevance to power factor correction

Industrial supply issues bring a new relevance to power factor correction, says Stephen Joyce, power quality business manager at ABB’s Power Grids business in the...

How to reduce loss of power risks

Sudlows design engineer Anthony Unsworth outlines the threat to power continuity - and how to mitigate against them. The demand for mission critical systems is...

‘Green IT?’ Why wouldn’t you make a data centre operate as efficiently as possible?

  Sponsored post: Is ‘Green IT’ just another buzz phase within the technology stratosphere? With the industry rapidly evolving, the number of interpretations of...

Smartgrid transition: Virtual power plants and how large firms will have to work with...

Sponsored: ABB technology strategy manager Peter Jones outlines how the power grid is changing and what that means for large companies in terms of...

Scalable UPS systems with low cost of ownership and long life

Sponsored post: GE has more than 50 years of experience in the manufacture of UPS systems and so an expandable UPS system from GE...

Eaton appoints new service partner for Scotland

Eaton has appointed RMD – an independent specialist in data centre and server room infrastructure – as a service partner for Scotland. The partnership allows...

Expansion in hyperscale data centres

Data from Synergy Research Group shows that the number of large data centres operated by hyperscale providers hit the 300 mark in December 2016,...

Contract win for Liverpool hospital

A contract to supply critical care power systems and hygienic touch-screen theatre control panels, with PACS viewing screens, has been awaded to Bender UK...

Schneider Electric and HPE collaborate on solution for micro data centres

Schneider Electric has announced it has collaborated with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on HPE Micro Datacenter. The collaboratively engineered converged infrastructure solution provides end-to-end...