Beware of the dangers posed by arc flashes

An arc flash is among the most dangerous risks on any work site. Mark Lant from arc flash specialist ProGARM explains how you can...

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...

Half of all UK works put underground assets at risk: fears over critical infrastructure

According to a new report, 44% of all excavation work in the UK takes place without a thorough underground asset search, putting the UK’s...

Load banks to provide UPS testing for BT

Creschic Loadbanks has supplied a fleet of 30 transportable and 27 state-of-the-art loadbank trailer sets to telecommunications giant, BT. Ranging in size from 60kW to...

Fears over cyber threat to power grids

The modernisation of utility infrastructures is enabling increased efficiencies and reliability through digitisation, connectivity, and IT-based approaches. Smart cyber assets are transforming both power...

80% of businesses believe a quarter of energy needs will be generated onsite by...

Most businesses will take control of their own energy use by generating a quarter of their electricity onsite by 2025, with 77% of businesses...

Supporting Ireland’s data centre growth

Interxion’s DUB3 data centre has been designed using energy-saving, modular architecture. At the heart of the design was the need to guarantee service delivery...

Powerstar announced as a chosen supplier on the Essentia Energy Storage framework

Powerstar, a provider of smart energy solutions, has been selected as one of only six companies to be a trusted supplier for Essentia’s battery...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Transformers: robots to the rescue?

More needs to be done, through early detection and improved inspection regimes, to mitigate the risks posed to critical infrastructure by unexpected transformer failures....

Eaton reports pilot success for UPS-as-a-reserve

Louise Frampton recently caught up with Eaton’s Mike Byrnes and learned how UPS-as-a-reserve has been received by the data centre sector since its initial...

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...

‘Too many data centres operate in reactive mode’ warns consulting firm

Nils Gerstle from Collaboretix Enterprise Consulting warns that failures are all too often due to a reactive approach to data centre management.  Data centre failure can...

Convergence between physical and cyber environments is leaving businesses exposed

More than half (59%) of respondents to the latest social media poll (conducted by the organisers of Infosecurity Europe 2019) believe that an attack on...

Onsite generation ‘will continue to boom’

A boom in onsite generation is in now sight and the UK market has the potential to triple in size, according to Jonathan Maxwell,...

Distributed energy market opens up opportunities for mission critical sites

The falling cost of distributed energy technologies is opening up opportunities for hospitals and industrial sites to make a major impact on emissions reductions.  A report...