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...

Power technology trends for 2019

Power Control’s director, Rob Mather, explores some power technology trends for 2019, aimed at driving energy efficiency and improving resilience... The need to balance resilience,...

Convergence between physical and cyber environments is leaving businesses exposed

More than half (59%) of respondents to the latest social media poll (conducted by the organisers of Infosecurity Europe 2019) believe that an attack on...

‘Too many data centres operate in reactive mode’ warns consulting firm

Nils Gerstle from Collaboretix Enterprise Consulting warns that failures are all too often due to a reactive approach to data centre management.  Data centre failure can...

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...

Energy in industry 4.0: harnessing the connected site

Advances in Industry 4.0 can enhance energy strategies and improve the resilience of critical sites. DSR is often seen as a risk to critical sites,...

Supporting Ireland’s data centre growth

Interxion’s DUB3 data centre has been designed using energy-saving, modular architecture. At the heart of the design was the need to guarantee service delivery...

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...

Broadcast news: the importance of reliable power

Timeline’s broadcast facility in west London has increased the reliability of its operations through the installation of a new UPS  Power is everything in the...

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...

Fit for the future: new modular UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited (UPSL), a Kohler company, has recently launched the PowerWAVE 9250 DPA – the latest addition to its range of premium,...

Dodge damaging downtime with Riello UPS: why UPS maintenance should be on your mind

81% of organisation have suffered a damaging power-related failure in the last year. Those figures should raise alarm particularly for mission critical sites such...

The changing face of energy: The Energyst Event

New event taking place 17th to 18th of April at National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham The full conference line-up has been officially announced for the inaugural...

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...

Renewables will be key to Ireland’s data centre growth

Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, has released a report...

The future of DCIM: remote, data-driven and Cloudy?

Experts at 451 Research point out that the value of data centre infrastructure management data multiplies when integrated, shared and analysed at scale. DCIM-based...

Tiers of joy: how risk reduction can save data centres money

A survey of data centre operators showed that one quarter experienced a data centre outage in the past 12 months. However, Tier certification can...

Promoting a culture of learning, not blame

Shared learning from data centre incidents could help reduce risk across the sector, but can the industry overcome a culture of secrecy? Louise Frampton...

Microsoft’s Dublin data centre forced to build own power station

Microsoft is being forced to build its own powerstation in Dublin for its data centres because the local electricity grid is unable to cope,...

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...