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Continuous power – triple guaranteed

Socomec has released a new generation of transfer switching controller – ATyS C55/65 – engineered to protect critical loads including emergency systems, healthcare devices,...

Panduit wins industry award for contribution to data centre industry

At the recent 2018 DCS industry awards, Panduit won the Industry Award, for its outstanding contribution to some of the industry’s most significant breakthroughs...

Growth in demand for intelligent PDUs

Panduit discussed the latest developments in converged infrastructure solutions at DCD Zettastructure. Louise Frampton met with Sander Kaempfer and Michael Akinla to find out...

Schneider: Data overload means remote monitoring has to step up

Modern data centre power and cooling infrastructure has three times the data points and notifications than ten years ago. Remote monitoring systems were never...

£1.5m grant awarded for new engine technology

A consortium led by Lontra has been awarded a £1.5 million grant to apply the firm’s award-winning technology to energy generation. The Energy Catalyst...

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...

Using analytics to tackle outage risks

Nlyte Software’s Enzo Greco speaks to Louise Frampton about the role of artificial intelligence in the wake of an Uptime Institute survey which found...

Contract win for Liverpool hospital

A contract to supply critical care power systems and hygienic touch-screen theatre control panels, with PACS viewing screens, has been awaded to Bender UK...

Power distribution at the rack level

With a huge demand for computing devices, particularly enterprise servers that are generally housed in data centres or co-location facilities, and a commensurate rise...

Guidance issued on maintaining UPS

In a data centre, the UPS acts as the first line of defence, protecting against a range of power problems – from voltage spikes...

Smartgrid transition: Virtual power plants and how large firms will have to work with...

Sponsored: ABB technology strategy manager Peter Jones outlines how the power grid is changing and what that means for large companies in terms of...

ABB announces solution to modernise switchgear to digital

ABB has introduced an innovative VD4 Digitup solution to upgrade existing switchgear to digital. VD4 Digitup results in an advanced switchgear solution addressing important...

Making the world safer with enclosed switches

Socomec's Enclosed Solutions, with or without fuse protection, are suitable for all kinds of environments and applications. Present at all levels of your electrical...

Vertiv expands rack PDU offering with acquisition of Geist

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has acquired Geist, a privately owned manufacturer of Rack Power Distribution Units (PDUs) and associated data centre power products....

COVID-19: Increased expectations of uptime

As the world reels from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no surprise that there is increased pressure for data centres to...

Power only half the story as volatility hits energy bills in 2016

Wholesale power prices declined for 2015 with anticipated softening into 2016. Yet bills are expected to rise and the market to become increasingly volatile....

Hidden deterioration in electrical infrastructure causes unplanned outages

EA Technology’s Jason Butler says mission critical sites should use partial discharge monitoring to avoid unplanned outages. In the worst case scenario, failures have...

Sudlows contract win for University of York projects

Technical services specialist, Sudlows, has been appointed as one of five partners to provide the University of York with their electrical requirements, following a...

AEG supplies power conversion for MiRIS pilot project

A power conversion system (Convert SC Flex and transformer) has been supplied by AEG Power Solutions to CMI Energy's MiRIS project. MiRIS is an ambitious...

Market report shows increasing demand for data centre power equipment

The global data centre power market is expected to reach USD 10.77 billionby 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research. The global...