Funding secured for KAO data centre campus

KAO Data Campus, a new £200m, 35-acre science and technology data centre campus located on the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, has raised an extra £33m through...

Working smarter: creating new revenue from your assets

Consumers and businesses alike are increasingly demanding that their suppliers operate responsibly, says Ashley Phillips, from Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy). He discusses energy strategies...

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...

Fit for the future: new modular UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited (UPSL), a Kohler company, has recently launched the PowerWAVE 9250 DPA – the latest addition to its range of premium,...

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...

Younicos awards battery-based energy storage project to Morrison

Morrison Utility Connections, a major projects Independent Connection Provider (ICP) and part of Morrison Utility Services, has been commissioned to build and connect one...

‘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...

Power outage threat posed by hackers

Hackers could pose a significant threat to smart grid security unless the challenges are better understood and addressed, researchers have warned. A team of...

ABB circuit breaker technology helps ensure resilience for major bank

A major EU economy’s central bank has installed Emax 2, ABB’s smart circuit breaker, to upgrade the backup power at its Rome headquarters, increasing...

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...

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...

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...

The pros and cons of eco-mode UPS: what does the future hold?

Ian Bitterlin discusses the potential risks and benefits of adopting eco-mode UPS technology, and considers the future impact of silicon carbide IGBTs. In the early...

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,...

Vertiv ranks most critical industries in the world

Utilities, including electricity, gas, nuclear power and water treatment, are the most critical industries in the world according to a new ranking from Vertiv, formerly...

How to prove the business case for energy resilience

  There’s usually a strong commercial case for investing in energy resilience, says Centrica Business Solutions. But how do you convince your Board to make...

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...