£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...

Will the backup stack up?

Finning UK & Ireland’s Jason Harryman provides some valuable advice on how to ensure your backup generation kicks in when it is needed, and...

Getting to the heart of sustainable power

Could hydrogen fuel cell technology replace diesel generators at mission critical sites? A cath lab in Israel has already moved to this alternative source...

Raising standards and driving best practice

AMPS stands for the Association of Manufacturers and suppliers of Power generating Systems. It is the trade association and industry voice for the UK’s...

1300 generators offered for Covid-19 temporary testing sites

Aggreko has offered the UK government up to 1,300 small generator units pro-bono to support the set-up of COVID-19 testing sites across the UK. In...

MAST’s 9 MW Derbyshire back-up plant now serving Statkraft

Reserve power operator MAST Energy Developments has greenlit its first UK plant, the 9 MW gas-fired generator at Pyebridge, near Alfreton, Derbyshire, ready to...

JCB generators in pole position for Grand Prix support

JCB’s high powered generators and other machines are in pole position to support Williams Martini Racing, as the team tours the top European Formula...

Risk posed by diesel ‘bugs’ in standby generators

Operators may find that the fuel in diesel standby generators that have been standing unused for long periods of time is no longer fit...

A sound solution: delivering noise control for onsite generation

There is a growing trend towards the use of innovative cogeneration (CHP) systems for the onsite generation of power, especially in critical areas such...

Fleetsolve partners to accelerate industrial decarbonisation

Fleetsolve has confirmed its status as a UK Solution Partner to the Engine Business of Siemens Energy (this business has been recently sold to...

JCB secures major rental generator deal

Power generator manufacturer JCB Power Products has landed a major deal with a leading company in the Middle East. Dubai-based Rental Solutions & Services...

Rolls Royce diesel generators to supply back-up power to Hinkley Point C

Rolls Royce is supplying multiple MTU diesel generators to provide back-up power to the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset. Rolls-Royce...

Back-up power for luxury Mayfair location

As part of an extensive refurbishment of grade II listed offices in Mayfair, London, the Generator Company has upgraded the back-up generator power system,...

JCB wins £10m contract for gas powered generators

JCB has secured a deal worth £10 million which will see the company’s first major entry into the gas powered generator sector. The company’s Power...

Sky’s the limit for DSR revenues?

Is demand-side response an attractive proposition and are mission critical sites now coming on board? Demand-side response is becoming more critical as a method to...

Back-up power: understanding environmental regulation

Greg Altria, associate consultant with SLR, provides an insight into the Environmental Permitting Regulations affecting mission critical sites The Environmental Permitting Regulations (England and Wales)...

JCB wins major contract for standby power at Canary Wharf

JCB Broadcrown has secured a contract to provide stand-by power at one of London’s most striking and  mixed use developments. Standing 27 storeys high,...

Spy agency hit by power outage

Back-up power failed at a mission critical electronic spy agency, when a cable fault cut off energy supply and officials have warned that ageing...

Building resilience with combined heat & power

Efficient decentralised energy technology such as CHP can allow organisations to build site resilience and combat rising energy costs, yet capex constraints can present...

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...