Is Data Centre Energy Efficiency Mission Impossible?

Modern data centres consume huge amounts of energy. One recent report estimates that they will consume one-fifth of the world’s electricity by 2025. UPSs,...

Micronics heat meter ‘delivers considerable savings and energy efficiency’

Micronics outlines the benefits of its heat meters in this sponsored post. DK Heat Recovery, based in the Yorkshire and Humber region, which promotes the...

Johnson Matthey pump £80 million into Hertfordshire H2 fuel cell factory

Metallurgy and clean tech innovators Johnson Matthey are to build an £80 million plant in Hertfordshire, scaling up production of proton exchange membrane (PEM)...

Replacing transformers is key to net zero

In this sponsored post, Wilson Power Solutions' Ayah Alfawaris applauds the intent to decarbonise the economy - but says some of the easiest wins...

Unknown pleasures: Solid-oxide generation yields low-carbon electrochemical volts for North West firms

An independent arm of DNO Electricity North West today announced collaboration plans with US partners to bring innovative behind-the-meter (BtM) generation to the region's...

Smart industry and co-located manufacturing shows at the NEC

The biennial co-located events; Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – are running...

Ceres eyes China expansion via Weichai and Bosch

Shares in Ceres Power, the fuel cell innovator in solid oxide technologies, surged nearly 25% in the LSE this morning, on news that it...

Socomec’s Ultimate Modular UPS: why genuine modularity matters

With the digitalisation of industry, first generation infrastructure designs are demonstrating shortcomings and are too rigid to meet future demands – making a more...

Cheaper heat pumps: Octopus changes colour to RED in Craigavon

Generator-retailer Octopus is deepening its industry-disrupting interest in heat pumps, buying Renewable Energy Devices, a specialist manufacturer in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. Despite a government target...

Early fire warning ‘prevents huge losses for energy company’

Sponsored: For companies involved in waste management, spontaneous fires are a fact of life and the critical issue is therefore to detect an outbreak...

Van diesel furious to be up against solar’s fast frigid air

On-roof solar electricity supplanting diesel as the preferred power source for truck refrigeration got a £3 million boost today. Government-backed investment angels the Clean Growth...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...

Wrapped or open? BP chips in for portion of fuel innovator

Oil giant BP today boosted its portfolio of next-generation transport fuels, as it snapped up 30% of Green Biofuels Ltd (GBF), Britain’s leading supplier...

Make contracts easy with CEMAR: Take back time for the things you love…

In this sponsored post, CEMAR outlines how it can make managing contracts less burdensome, and why firms like EDF Energy, Sellafield, Magnox, ITER and...

Energy security: D-BEIS itemises cash support for preferred technologies

D-BEIS has followed up on Thursday’s energy security strategy, splitting out the technologies favoured to share the £375 million in subsidies earmarked by the...

Why lead acid trumps lithium for data centre batteries

https://youtu.be/Ws0O__5TYJc Lithium ion batteries may be gaining traction in the automotive world, but for datacenters, advanced lead acid technology can deliver lower costs – even...

Vertical electric air taxis, dosh from Extreme E racers: diesel-destroyer AFC rises hy(-drogen)er &...

Fuel cell innovator AFC Energy today unveiled full year financials which it claims set it on route to strike it rich in the world’s...

CEMAR: The Contract’s ‘Digital Twin’

Mega-projects within the energy sector are exciting and innovative, with Building Information Modelling (BIM) fast becoming the foremost part in the industry’s digital transformation....

Western Power presses pedal to metal, ACCELERATES carbon-saver ruses

Britain’s biggest distribution network operator WPD has launched two new programmes, aimed at minimising carbon impacts on its network. ALPACA and ACCELERATED (Assessment of Climate...

Data centre batteries: Think smaller for optimum efficiency

https://youtu.be/tTYOnjOxbiY Advances in generator technology mean that batteries within uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are increasingly being specified to provide power for shorter periods, boosting efficiency...