COVID-19: Increased expectations of uptime

As the world reels from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no surprise that there is increased pressure for data centres to...

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...

Trials investigate effect of ETC on reducing emissions for generators

Trials have been undertaken on a gas-fuelled generator to investigate the effect of using electric turbo compounding (ETC) technology on unburnt hydrocarbon (UHC) emissions,...

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)...

UPS installations – made easier, quicker, safer

Behind every reliable and optimised UPS is a successful installation and commissioning process.  The checks and balances that determine correct positioning, electrical connectivity, sizing...

Understanding the UPS’s role in power quality management

Alex Emms, operations director at Kohler Uninterruptible Power, explains the UPS’s vital role during mains presence, as well as in blackouts, and shows the...

Schneider announces cloud-based DCIM solution

Schneider Electric has announced the continued roll out of EcoStruxure IT Expert, its cloud-based data centre infrastructure management solution, with its release in Europe. ...

AEG supplies power conversion for MiRIS pilot project

A power conversion system (Convert SC Flex and transformer) has been supplied by AEG Power Solutions to CMI Energy's MiRIS project. MiRIS is an ambitious...

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...

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...

Why the EU is targeting the environmental cost of UPS – and what to...

Growing data centre electricity consumption has reached 3% of the world’s total, and UPSs are among the highest contributors to this demand. Accordingly the...

UPS partnership will protect helicopter pilots

MPower UPS, part of the Centiel Group, has announced it is working with FEC Heliports Equipment marketing a UPS system to help protect pilots....

UPSL changes name to Kohler; brand change reflects broader power generation and protection capabilities

Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited (UPSL), a subsidiary of Kohler Co., and the exclusive supplier of PowerWAVE UPS, generator and emergency lighting products, is changing...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...

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...

Bridging the energy gap: industry leaders reveal concerns

A new report finds that energy security and rising costs are impacting competitiveness for UK industry, so how could decentralised energy be made more...

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...

JCB wins £10m contract for gas powered generators

JCB has secured a deal worth £10 million which will see the company’s first major entry into the gas powered generator sector. The company’s Power...

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...

Power protection installed for National Oceanographic Centre

Centiel has completed a major refurbishment, including new capacitors, batteries and fans, of the UPS systems at the National Oceanographic Centre (NOC) in Southampton. The...