£1.5m grant awarded for new engine technology

A consortium led by Lontra has been awarded a £1.5 million grant to apply the firm’s award-winning technology to energy generation. The Energy Catalyst...

Growth in demand for UPS solutions

The accelerating shift toward digitisation, Internet of Things (IoT), software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing is giving a huge boost to the adoption of uninterruptible...

Micro data centre solution unveiled at Data Centre World

Among the latest innovations being highlighted at Data Centre World, London,  is a Micro Data Centre (DC) Xpress line of connected products, from Schneider Electric, claimed to make...

Modular UPS offers efficiency of up to 96%

The latest in modular uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems was recently highlighted at the Data Centre World conference and exhibition, held in London. With its...

Back-up power for luxury Mayfair location

As part of an extensive refurbishment of grade II listed offices in Mayfair, London, the Generator Company has upgraded the back-up generator power system,...

Testing times: will the power come on when it counts?

Testing and maintenance can mean the difference between well-functioning or failing emergency power applications. Faced with economic pressures, are mission critical organisations giving testing...

UPS failure causes cooling outage at Microsoft data centre

A number of Microsoft Azure cloud services recently malfunctioned for a subset of customers using services hosted in a Microsoft data centre in Japan,...

Risk posed by diesel ‘bugs’ in standby generators

Operators may find that the fuel in diesel standby generators that have been standing unused for long periods of time is no longer fit...

No ‘mass exodus’ to the cloud

A global survey of over 1,000 data centre executives, conducted by the Uptime Institute, reveals that hybrid datacentre infrastructure is now the dominant strategy...

Spy agency hit by power outage

Back-up power failed at a mission critical electronic spy agency, when a cable fault cut off energy supply and officials have warned that ageing...

Kohler acquires Pure Power Systems

Kohler Co. has acquired Pure Power Systems, a Dublin-based independent distributor and service provider of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.  The transaction will see...

Sudlows contract win for University of York projects

Technical services specialist, Sudlows, has been appointed as one of five partners to provide the University of York with their electrical requirements, following a...

MPower to market Centiel UPS technology in the UK

  MPower UPS has joined forces with Centiel to market CumulusPower for the first time in the UK.  CumulusPower  is a three-phase UPS system which offers continuous...

White paper outlines key factors for specifying IT Pods

  A new white paper from Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, explains how to specify the physical infrastructure for an...

New transformerless UPS for critical applications

AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications, has announced Protect Plus S500,...

UPS designed to meet tough nuclear industry standards

Ametek Solidstate Controls (SCI) has introduced its first safety-related, Pulse-Width-Modulation (PWM)-based, UPS systems designed to meet the highly specialised and rigorous requirements of the...

Legrand expands PDU offering through acquisition of Server Technology

Legrand has announced the purchase of Server Technology, Inc., a US frontrunner in intelligent PDUs for data centres. Legrand is already present in the data...

Vertiv expands software portfolio for centralised monitoring and control of UPS

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has released an updated version of Trellis Power Insight, a data centre management application delivering widespread, centralised monitoring and control of...

Burland Energy and General Electric to provide Electrical Infrastructures-as-a-Service

GE Consumer and Industrial SA and Burland Energy SA have entered into a cooperation to deliver UPSaaS and Facilitate  to mission critical facilities. The UPSaaS (Power Conditioning-as-a-Service)...

Expert shares ‘the truth about UPS energy efficiency’ and the cost to the NHS

MPower UPS, has announced managing director Michael Brooks, will present at the Healthcare Estates Management Conference to be held at The University of Salford,...