Getting to the heart of sustainable power

Could hydrogen fuel cell technology replace diesel generators at mission critical sites? A cath lab in Israel has already moved to this alternative source...

Rolls Royce diesel generators to supply back-up power to Hinkley Point C

Rolls Royce is supplying multiple MTU diesel generators to provide back-up power to the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset. Rolls-Royce...

Loadbanks deliver resilience for Europe’s greenest mine

Crestchic has provided two of its 1MW resistive only loadbanks to the first ever underground data centre, based in Norway.  The Lefdal mine, a 120,000...

Poor fuel maintenance risks outages

A study shows that 83% of fuel tanks exhibit moderate to severe corrosion, while fuel maintenance is often poorly executed. Overlooking this important component...

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,...

A sound solution: delivering noise control for onsite generation

There is a growing trend towards the use of innovative cogeneration (CHP) systems for the onsite generation of power, especially in critical areas such...

Back-up power: understanding environmental regulation

Greg Altria, associate consultant with SLR, provides an insight into the Environmental Permitting Regulations affecting mission critical sites The Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales)...

Sky’s the limit for DSR revenues?

Is demand-side response an attractive proposition and are mission critical sites now coming on board? Demand-side response is becoming more critical as a method to...

JCB generators in pole position for Grand Prix support

JCB’s high powered generators and other machines are in pole position to support Williams Martini Racing, as the team tours the top European Formula...

The changing face of energy: The Energyst Event

New event taking place 17th to 18th of April at National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham The full conference line-up has been officially announced for the inaugural...

Demand-side response: too much of a risk? You tell us…

Demand-side response (DSR): is it all pain and no gain? Is it too much of a risk? Or can it be achieved safely with the...

JCB secures major rental generator deal

Power generator manufacturer JCB Power Products has landed a major deal with a leading company in the Middle East. Dubai-based Rental Solutions & Services...

Caterpillar introduces 2,750KW diesel genset

Caterpillar Inc. has introduced the Cat 3516E diesel generator set with a new 2,750 kW rating for 60 Hz standby applications. The generator set offers...

Florida mandates backup generators for nursing homes following deaths

In Florida, nursing homes across the state have been given 60 days to equip their facilities with backup generators, after the deaths of eight...

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...

E.ON integrates Fraport AG emergency power generators into virtual power plant

E.ON's virtual power plant continues to grow. Four emergency power generators for Fraport AG are now linked to E.ON's energy platform. This means that,...

The importance of dual mutual standby for gensets

Having Dual Mutual Standby in your genset control module offers OEMs a simple solution to a previously complex power installation. There are many applications with...

JCB wins major contract for standby power at Canary Wharf

JCB Broadcrown has secured a contract to provide stand-by power at one of London’s most striking and  mixed use developments. Standing 27 storeys high,...

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...

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...