Uninterruptible Power Systems

  • Hybrid power for Burkina Faso

    Flexenclosure, a Sweden-based designer and manufacturer of prefabricated data centre buildings and hybrid power systems for the ICT industry, has announced an order for more than 100 power systems, to be deployed across the West African nation of Burkina Faso.

  • Industrial-grade UPS has modular design

    AEG Power Solutions has launched fully modular UPS with a robust design suitable for demanding environments and is the only one in its category to be configurable to all electrical system schemes with the benefits of power modularity, it is claimed.

  • Innovation for Russian data centre operator

    Vertiv has announced its intention to build on a five-year relationship with a Russian data centre operator IXcellerate by providing high performance UPS, lithium-ion batteries and adiabatic cooling equipment at the company’s Moscow campus. The announcement, made at this week’s Datacloud Europe event in Monaco, described the extension of Vertiv’s partnership with IXcellerate  which recently launched the third expansion of its Moscow One campus, creating the largest data hall in Russia.

  • Legrand partners with Power Control for UK UPS offering

    Legrand UK and Ireland has partnered with Power Control Ltd for the sale, distribution, installation and servicing of its new Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) offering.

  • Lithium-ion batteries suit large scale UPS systems

    A switch to lithium-ion batteries can reduce replacement frequency, footprint and total cost of ownership of large scale UPS systems, according to Southampton based energy storage specialist Vertiv. Formerly known as Emerson Network Power, the company has launched an energy storage solution for several of its Liebert uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. 

  • Microsite resource designed to support data centre personnel

    Electronic test specialist, Fluke has developed a web microsite specifically targeting those running and maintaining data centre infrastructure. The site provides a range of downloadable information for data centre facility managers, contractor services managers, electrical engineers and UPS, HVAC, mechanical and electrical technicians. Easy contact can be made with a Fluke expert who will be able to advise on the best tool to solve a problem.

  • Modular UPS solutions unveiled at Dublin show

    UK based UPS specialist Metartec will launch a new generation of uninterruptible power supply for data centres at the Data Centres Ireland show on 22nd and 23rd November at the RDS Dublin. The revised design of this modular solution offers increased power availability whilst still allowing a versatile approach to configuration and scalability, the company says.

  • MPower UPS acquired by Swiss group

    Swiss-based UPS manufacturer, Centiel has announced the acquisition of MPower UPS in a move which will significantly increase its UK market share. Earlier in 2017 MPower joined forces with Centiel to market its UPS products and has now become a subsidiary company. 

  • New Schneider white paper: Using li-ion technology in UPS systems

    Schneider Electric has released a new white paper, #231 ‘FAQs for using lithium-ion batteries with a UPS’. The paper provides a comprehensive guide to lithium-ion technologies and the capabilities associated with their deployment in UPS systems.

  • Partnership highlights expected growth in Irish data centres

    Ireland’s data centre market seems set for further growth and expansion, boosted by the news that leading  manufacturer Riello UPS is forming a partnership with PSE Power, Ireland’s largest independent supplier of power protection and energy management solutions. The agreement gives PSE Power access to Riello UPS stocks and supplies in Ireland, and strengthens PSE’s ‘all-time uptime’ power protection offering to leading technology companies and data centres including Google, Apple, Thomson Reuters and Interxion.

  • Plans for Europe’s largest battery factory mature

    ABB and Northvolt have entered into a smart electrification partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a wide-ranging supply and technology agreement, which will include products and services for Northvolt’s state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery factory and close collaboration on development of battery solutions and R&D activities.

  • Plans to build the world's largest data centre made public

    The facility is planned for the Norwegian town of Ballangen, which is located inside the Arctic Circle. The firm behind the project, Kolos, says the chilled air and abundant hydropower available locally would help it keep its energy costs down. Kolos says it is 'changing the paradigm in data centre infrastructure, moving away from dense high-cost, fossil fuel-driven areas, to an area abundant in clean, renewable energy'.

  • Preventing system failure with fault tolerant servers

    For 37 years, Stratus has been preventing computing crises before they happen, eliminating that need to clean up after and make good the damage, says Chuck Hafermann, Stratus Technologies.

  • Q&A with Durata: UPS

    A Q&A with John McGee, managing director at critical infrastructure specialists, Durata UK. John talks all things UPS; from selecting the right system to proper maintenance, future proofing your facility and current industry trends.

  • Riello UPS gains coveted information security accreditation

    Riello UPS, an award-winning manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and standby power systems, has obtained ISO 27001 certification.

  • Riello UPS reveals new Sentinel Tower range

    Riello UPS has introduced a new product delivering high performance and efficiency in a compact footprint.

  • Riello UPS unveils five-year warranty pledge

    Manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) Riello UPS is now offering customers some new year cheer by introducing a standard five-year warranty.

  • Schneider Electric adds Easy UPS 3M to the Easy UPS 3 Series

    Schneider Electrichas added the new Easy UPS 3M, a 60 kVA to 100 kVA (400V) Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), to its 3-Phase UPS family of products.

  • Schneider Electric introduces Easy UPS 3L 500 and 600 kVA

    Schneider Electric is pleased to announce the introduction of Easy UPS 3L, the newest part of the Easy UPS 3-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) range, extending the medium range to 500 and 600 kVA (400V) for external batteries.

  • Single phase UPS gets Li-ion power

    Increasingly in the IT world, business-critical applications and IoT systems are being moved closer to the edge of the network to reduce latency, enhance connectivity and improve performance. As a result, the criticality of these distributed IT environments has become paramount to everyday business operations.

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