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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cyber attacks to power networks could cost £111m daily

Cyber attacks on London electricity networks are likely to disrupt over 1.5 million people and could cost £111 million daily, even for a relatively...

82% believe energy security ‘a concern’, but cost hinders on-site generation

Industry barriers to decentralised energy strategies must be addressed, admid rising costs and fears over energy security, concludes a new report by Aggreko. ‘Bridging...

Risk of cyber attacks on power networks

Cyber attacks on London electricity networks are likely to disrupt more than 1.5 million people and could cost £111m daily, even for a relatively...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...