Rittal offers free cooling equipment survey

Users of Rittal enclosure cooling technology are being offered free on-site inspection surveys to ensure that their production and process critical equipment is being...

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...

Data centre batteries: Think smaller for optimum efficiency

Advances in generator technology mean that batteries within uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are increasingly being specified to provide power for shorter periods, boosting efficiency...

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...

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....

Data Centre Summit London: education, debate, and networking

Data Centre Summit London is a one-day conference event for data centre industry professionals. Taking place at the Barbican Centre in the heart of...

Microsoft’s Dublin data centre forced to build own power station

Microsoft is being forced to build its own powerstation in Dublin for its data centres because the local electricity grid is unable to cope,...

Potential for micro-grids to increase resilience in an uncertain energy landscape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aSj0D48_0w   The rise of virtual power plants will be a key trend in 2019, according to ABB’s Sagnik Murthy. He says there is wider...

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...

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...

Grid innovator sees global demand for green, mission-critical infrastructure solutions

Depsys, a technology company focussed on modernising electricity grid through digitalisation, has been awarded five new contracts in the past month, as utilities accelerate...

Solar energy to power Apple’s data centre

NV Energy and Apple have announced an agreement to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will...

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...

London: is the capital still the epicentre for data centres?

Aegis Data has speculated that London “may no longer be the epicentre for the data centre community”. The Surrey-based co-location provider says that third-party...

Fuel cell efficiency put to the test by consortium

European fuel cell manufacturer Elcogen will supply its technology for a groundbreaking new project demonstrating how reversible solid oxide cells can be used in...

Crestchic Loadbanks provides Pakistani port with a solution to regenerative power

The container shipping industry is an ever-growing, fast-paced environment, and power infrastructure cannot always grow in-line with power requirements.  For this reason, many container...

Dodge damaging downtime with Riello UPS: why UPS maintenance should be on your mind

81% of organisation have suffered a damaging power-related failure in the last year. Those figures should raise alarm particularly for mission critical sites such...

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...

UK interest in microgrids builds momentum

Concerns continue to grow as to how our networks can address the power supply capacity, stability and resilience issues vital to ensure ‘business as...

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...