GridBeyond CEO: Hybrid behind-the-meter storage wins despite market flux

According to the recent 2018 Battery Storage report by MCP's sister title, The Energyst, 64% of industrial, commercial and public sector businesses surveyed are considering...

Contract win for Liverpool hospital

A contract to supply critical care power systems and hygienic touch-screen theatre control panels, with PACS viewing screens, has been awaded to Bender UK...

Back-up power fails during outage at Edinburgh airport

A power outage at Edinburgh Airport has led to major disruption of flights and terminal services, leading to delays and long queues outside the terminal. A power...

Rolls-Royce to offer microgrid solutions for mines

Rolls-Royce is expanding its portfolio of energy systems with the addition of microgrid solutions for mines from MTU Onsite Energy. This means that mine...

Tiers of joy: how risk reduction can save data centres money

A survey of data centre operators showed that one quarter experienced a data centre outage in the past 12 months. However, Tier certification can...

Eaton joins research campus to drive energy innovation

Eaton has joined the Low-Voltage (LV) Consortium of FEN Research Campus as a new industrial partner dedicated to innovative energy projects. Eaton will contribute...

The show must go on: keeping the lights on at Wyndham’s Theatre

Wyndham’s Theatre first opened its doors in 1899, designed by architect William Sprague for the leading actor-manager of his day, Charles Wyndham. The Louis...

Blackouts: How’s your back-up looking?

Is the UK’s power system on its knees? Are we headed for some near Armageddon of darkness and cold? Probably not, but for the...

Countering the risks of battery storage

Battery storage has been a hot topic in the energy industry for a couple of years now. As the ‘halcyon days’ of high DFR...

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...

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,...

Carbon zero targets high on the agenda at the Energyst Event

The Energyst Event once again explored approaches to an integrated energy strategy, in an energy market where disciplines are rapidly converging. The conference delved...

The future of DCIM: remote, data-driven and Cloudy?

Experts at 451 Research point out that the value of data centre infrastructure management data multiplies when integrated, shared and analysed at scale. DCIM-based...

Broadcast news: the importance of reliable power

Timeline’s broadcast facility in west London has increased the reliability of its operations through the installation of a new UPS  Power is everything in the...

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...

UK loses 11.4GW of coal and gas capacity in three years

The UK lost 11.4GW of coal and gas generation capacity in the three years to end of 2015, latest government data shows. Some 8.8GW of...

Government urged to act on blackout warnings

As the UK transitions to a lower carbon economy, the GMB union is warning of the need to ensure a safe and secure energy...

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...

Energy security remains a major concern for industry

Energy security and cost concerns are highlighted as key issues for UK industry, according to a report launched by Aggreko. Entitled ‘Bridging the Energy...