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Bender videos explain how to deal with high resistance grounded systems

Bender has just completed a new films series under the heading “easily explained” – featuring three short clips that deal with high resistance grounded...

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...

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...

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...

Choosing the right PDU

Mark Guest, Rittal’s product manager for  it power distribution, offers practical advice  for optimising power distribution... Electricity is like air and water – something that...

Circuit breakers offer optimised energy management

ABB has extended its range of moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) for the UK with the new SACE Tmax XT that offers higher performances,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

DataCentres North: full programme announced

Datacentres North’s educational programme will address both 'strategic issues' affecting the industry and the opportunities specific to the region, as well as the 'operational...

Digital master controls for total system control

Cummins announced the addition of two new Digital Master Controls (DMC) to their suite of PowerCommand power system paralleling products. The new DMC2000 and...

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...

Eaton appoints new service partner for Scotland

Eaton has appointed RMD – an independent specialist in data centre and server room infrastructure – as a service partner for Scotland. The partnership allows...

Ensuring safe control of backup power

There is a more effective way of managing power than using PLCs, argues Deif’s René Kristensen. He builds the case for multi-master controlled power...

Evaluating availability of UPS architecture

A new white paper from Centiel has examined different UPS architectures and topologies to compare availability Ensuring a continuous supply of electrical power is vital...

Finning launches new guide on power density

Finning UK & Ireland (Finning) has launched a free new guide to help plant owners and operators achieve a balance between greater power output...

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...

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...

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...