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Choose the right track and help eliminate railway ‘sudden death’

Saft’s Holger Schuh discusses the importance of battery power for the railway industry and introduces a new technology with the potential for condition-based monitoring  Uptime...

Renewables will be key to Ireland’s data centre growth

Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, has released a report...

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...

£2.3M Manchester data centre upgrade

UKFast has announced an investment of £2.3 million to upgrade its Manchester-based data centre complex. The latest improvements to the hosting firm’s data centre...

Reaching faster power restoration: webinar on fuel cell technology

GenCell, the fuel cell power solution provider and manufacturer, has announced that it is hosting a webinar, “How to Reach Faster Power Restoration”, taking...

Who watches the watchers: Data centre security tech lowdown

Security ranks highly on any data centre manager’s list of priorities and restricting access to racks and cabinets is vital in order to protect...

£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...

Power technology trends for 2019

Power Control’s director, Rob Mather, explores some power technology trends for 2019, aimed at driving energy efficiency and improving resilience... The need to balance resilience,...

Issue of ‘Zinc Whiskers’ risks data centre outages 

The issue of 'Zinc Whiskers' in data centres isn't improving and some are still failing to recognise the dangers posed by these tiny zinc...

Smart grid evolution: potential of a dynamic capacity market

Gareth Spinner at Noveus offers an insight into the smart grid and explores some of the key issues and considerations for data centres that...

Unlocking savings: ESCOs, EPCs and EaaS

Energy as a Service (EaaS) models are highly attractive to the technology giants - the so-called FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google), but there...

Equinix announces new cloud security service to manage encryption keys

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced the launch of Equinix SmartKey, a global key management and encryption Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that simplifies...

Energy in industry 4.0: harnessing the connected site

Advances in Industry 4.0 can enhance energy strategies and improve the resilience of critical sites. DSR is often seen as a risk to critical sites,...

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...

ABB to deploy the UK’s first intelligent campus microgrid control system

ABB has been selected by the University of Chester to deploy a state-of-the-art microgrid control system for the new Energy Centre at its Thornton...

UK energy price cap predicted to fall in autumn

According to the ICIS Power Index (IPI) Analysis there is a real prospect that UK energy bills are likely to fall from 1 October...

Promoting a culture of learning, not blame

Shared learning from data centre incidents could help reduce risk across the sector, but can the industry overcome a culture of secrecy? Louise Frampton...

Protecting against future outages in the aftermath of Hurricanes Maria and Irma

Fairbanks Morse has announced that it has delivered its PoweReliability-as-a-Service platform to a Fortune 500 company in Puerto Rico. The installation provides a dual...

Testing times: critical facilities putting backup at risk

Crestchic’s Paul Brickman warns that many sites are not properly testing their standby power systems. In light of recent events, critical facilities need to...

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....