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Data centre firms partner to curb AI power use

Renewables-powered NexGen Cloud, the sustainable GPU and cloud data hosting provider, is partnering with European data centre provider, AQ Compute, to boost decarbonised AI computing across...

Amazon backs Moray West & Ocean Winds with 473MW PPA

Data colossus Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement with ENGIE, increasing its share of output from developer Ocean Winds’ Moray West venture...

Octopus invests £200m in Deep Green data centre heat re-use technology

Octopus Energy’s generation arm today announces a £200 million investment in London-based tech disruptor Deep Green to help it rapidly scale its groundbreaking technology...

Physical security for resilient critical infrastructure

The systems, networks, and assets that make up a nation’s critical infrastructure must be kept up and running to ensure the health, safety, and...

White paper by the European Data Centre Association explains relevance of data centre carbon...

The value of scope emissions reporting is its ability to not only compare like for like, but also to measure, monitor and reduce emissions,...

Why datacentres must accelerate sustainability and aim for net zero

By David Bond, Chairman, Centiel UK Houston we have a problem!  The explosion in data.  This means datacentres have a problem because they literally burn...

The clean heat is on: Racks of data servers to render scores of thousands...

Data barns full of humming, heating computer servers are to be piloted as heat sources running district heat networks, energy ministry D-ESNZ confirmed today. Scores...

Getting to grips with the increasing threat of cyberattacks

The motivation for attacks on Critical National Infrastructure has typically swayed towards financial gain, but this is evolving with more emphasis being placed on...

Monitor UPS system performance and optimise efficiency

ABB has launched a unique way to remotely monitor UPS systems, further expanding its ecosystem of digital tools for smart power supplies and sustainable...

Sudlows to Deliver Supercomputer Data Centre for STFC

The facility is due to house some of the UK’s most advanced supercomputer systems and is being constructed as part of a significant £210m...

Iceotope study with Meta reveals efficiency of precision immersion liquid cooling for high-density storage...

Iceotope, the global leader in precision immersion cooling, announces a new study with Meta confirming the practicality, efficiency and effectiveness of chassis-level liquid cooling...

Latest issue of Mission Critical Power

The latest edition of Mission Critical Power is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. MCP is now published 8...

Tech skills challenge accelerated by pace of digital transformation in the UK

A lack of candidates with IT, cloud computing and AI skills is further compounding recruitment issues as digital demands continue to grow, causing businesses...

Simulation-based optimisation of an enclosed chiller compound

Iomart are a leading cloud computing, managed services, and co-location provider who, as part of their global operations, operate 13 Data Centres in the...

Power Control secures students safety

Last June marked the 5th anniversary of the tragic Grenfell Tower incident where the addition of external cladding bound to a central plastic core...

Riello UPS is on the money

The Allied Irish Banks (AIB) Northern Ireland headquarters is one of Belfast’s most prominent landmarks. First built in 1992, the financial institution embarked on...

The perfect storm?

The growing use of renewables is a factor putting the grid ‘at risk’, alongside increased demand and climate issues. Kohler Uninterruptible Power (KUP) explains...

Sustainably sustaining power

Balancing the need for emergency power with the climate emergency Today, most critical installations’ power protection comes from the proven combination of static UPS (uninterruptible...

The hidden cost of data

Data underpins every aspect of modern life, with more information generated now than ever before. Keeping data centres cool is crucial for their safe...

Vestas manages recovery from ‘LockBit’ cyber attack

Three weeks after suffering an attempted cyber attack for ransom, turbine maker Vestas is battling to define the extent of data theft.  It is...