ASHRAE names Carl Munters ‘a pioneer of industry’

Carl Munters, the inventor who gave his name to the Munters’ brand, has been honoured by ASHRAE for making milestone contributions to the growth...

RTE selects Saft for lithium-ion backup battery systems in innovative Smart Grid Substation installations

Saft has supplied two battery systems to French transmission grid operator RTE to provide vital backup power for its innovative Smart Substations Project. The...

Solar energy to power Apple’s data centre

NV Energy and Apple have announced an agreement to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will...

Data centre report offers insight into UK expansion

The third edition of DataCentrePricing.Com’s UK Data Centre Trends service finds that UK Data Centre expansion for the six month period from the end of June 2016...

UNIFI-IX joins Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect

Telehouse, a leading global provider of data centre services, has been selected by UNIFI-IX a new internet exchange, to host its services including an...

Beeks joins Equinix cloud exchange

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced global financial cloud infrastructure provider, Beeks Financial Cloud, has deployed on Equinix's Cloud Exchange...

UK interest in microgrids builds momentum

Concerns continue to grow as to how our networks can address the power supply capacity, stability and resilience issues vital to ensure ‘business as...

Guidance issued on maintaining UPS

In a data centre, the UPS acts as the first line of defence, protecting against a range of power problems – from voltage spikes...

DataCentres North: full programme announced

Datacentres North’s educational programme will address both 'strategic issues' affecting the industry and the opportunities specific to the region, as well as the 'operational...

Raising standards and driving best practice

AMPS stands for the Association of Manufacturers and suppliers of Power generating Systems. It is the trade association and industry voice for the UK’s...

Data Centre Summit London: education, debate, and networking

Data Centre Summit London is a one-day conference event for data centre industry professionals. Taking place at the Barbican Centre in the heart of...

London: is the capital still the epicentre for data centres?

Aegis Data has speculated that London “may no longer be the epicentre for the data centre community”. The Surrey-based co-location provider says that third-party...

Equinix acquires IO UK’s data centre business

Equinix has closed a transaction for the purchase of IO UK's data centre operating business in Slough, UK. The facility, which will be renamed...

Younicos awards battery-based energy storage project to Morrison

Morrison Utility Connections, a major projects Independent Connection Provider (ICP) and part of Morrison Utility Services, has been commissioned to build and connect one...

The pros and cons of eco-mode UPS: what does the future hold?

Ian Bitterlin discusses the potential risks and benefits of adopting eco-mode UPS technology, and considers the future impact of silicon carbide IGBTs. In the early...

Challenges in critical cooling discussed by experts

Many IT professionals are relying on small spaces for their ever-increasing business critical applications, such as branch office operations, telecoms and edge computing. Cooling...

Are data centres using their UPS estate efficiently?

The latest research suggests that many UPS systems are not operating efficiently and are being under-utilised. Louise Frampton spoke to Riello UPS general manager...

Battery-free UPS system wins iF Design Award

HITEC Power Protection, a manufacturer of Diesel Rotary UPS (DRUPS), has announced that its PowerPRO2700 product has won this year's iF Design Award. Each...

Funding secured for KAO data centre campus

KAO Data Campus, a new £200m, 35-acre science and technology data centre campus located on the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, has raised an extra £33m through...

Power outage threat posed by hackers

Hackers could pose a significant threat to smart grid security unless the challenges are better understood and addressed, researchers have warned. A team of...