Green Lithium secures £1.6 million in Seed round funding 

Green Lithium, the mineral processing company, has secured £1.6 million in Seed round funding as it progresses plans to build and operate the UK’s...

Zenobe plugs Santander’s £60 million into Europe’s biggest battery near Chester

Fast growing storage operator Zenobe has flagged its intention to build Europe’s biggest storage device at Capenhurst, near Chester. The 107MWh battery will be the...

Aceleron launches what it claims is the World’s first totally renewable lithium-ion battery

Aceleron has launched a reusable, repairable and fully recyclable lithium-ion battery. Each individual part of the battery can be accessed using Aceleron's own compression...

Saft’s lithium-ion technology provides vital backup power for Total’s trading platform

Saft has supplied its  Flex’ion battery systems to provide backup power for the data centre at energy operator Total’s new country headquarters in Singapore’s...

Energy storage and flexibility: key to resilience in uncertain times?

While a UPS is sufficient to deal with short-term power failures, the installation of a behind-meter-battery could deliver far greater value to mission critical...

Virtual Power Systems and Natron Energy announce strategic partnership

Virtual Power Systems (VPS), a creator of 'Software Defined Power' (SDP), has announced a strategic technology partnership with Natron Energy, a developer of disruptive battery...

Li-ion offers new opportunities for data centres

A new white paper says that the falling cost of lithium-ion batteries is enabling data centre operators to review their electrical distribution topology and...

EUDCA releases white paper on battery opportunities for data centres

The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has announced the publication of a new white paper entitled “Battery Opportunities for Data Centres.” Authored on behalf...

Data Centre World: could dual chemistry battery technology open the door for demand-side response?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG5TgG0vn-Y   There is increasing interest in participating in grid balancing services (demand-side response) according to Yuasa’s Stephen Wheeler. Speaking at Data Centre World, he...

Energy storage at the forefront of DSR change

Powerstar CEO Alex Mardapittas discusses how demand-side response through energy storage is set to develop as the energy transition progresses An effective way of participating...

Yuasa to showcase new wireless battery monitoring solution at Data Centre World

Yuasa will be launching a new UPS battery temperature monitoring solution at this year’s Data Centre World (stand D1025), at Excel, London on 12/13...

UPS systems need to be Li-ion ready

Centiel UK’s Mike Elms addresses some of the misconceptions surrounding Li-ion and explains why it may well be the battery technology of the future...

Dual chemistry: the best of both worlds?

GS Yuasa Battery Europe has helped to develop what it describes as ‘the world’s first container-based energy storage platform’, where lead acid and lithium-ion...

Saft and Socomec deliver backup power system for Total’s supercomputer environment

Battery leader Saft and industrial group Socomec have delivered a high-performance UPS featuring lithium-ion data batteries for Total’s HPC data centre which hosts one...

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...

Yuasa dual chemical battery system set for UK debut at Data Centre World

Yuasa will put on a powerful display at this year’s Data Centre World by displaying a state-of-the-art dual chemical battery system. The exhibition at...

Smart grid evolution: potential of a dynamic capacity market

Gareth Spinner at Noveus offers an insight into the smart grid and explores some of the key issues and considerations for data centres that...

Capitalise on the potential of back-up battery power

Rock Clean Energy managing director Chris Roberts discusses how to protect your operation from expensive power disruptions and manage your exposure to energy price...

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...

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...