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Yuasa has launched a VRLA battery for standby power

Yuasa Battery Sales (UK) Ltd has added a new range of valve regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries designed for use in standby power applications including telecommunications, datacentres and UPS.

Kohler has luached a line of gesets

Kohler Power Systems has launched a new line of mobile generators to offers customers more choice in terms of power output and customization. The new mobile generator line also includes a propane-powered mobile generator with on-board fuel storage capacity as well as including 11 diesel gensets ranging from 35 to 680 kVA and four liquid-propane gensets ranging from 30 to 125kVA.

UK power outages are on the rise, says a new report

The number of power outages in the UK has more than doubled in the past year, potentially costing UK businesses hundreds of thousands of pounds according to Eaton’s latest Blackout Tracker report. In 2013 there were 505 reported outages, compared to 246 in the preceding 12 months. Over 2.2 million people were affected with the average outage lasting just over three hours.

Aggreko will be assuring World Cup TV coverage

Aggreko has been selected as the official temporary power provider of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. The rental company will be providing power and temperature control (TC) solutions to the tournament's broadcast network, ensuring people around the world can tune in and watch the games without interruption.

Keeping the cops on-line, eKasar UPS units

Critical power specialist, Powertecnique, has upgraded two UPS (uninterruptible power supply) systems to a Northamptonshire police station to support the critical police communications infrastructure, and ensure that the building is never offline.

JCB has launched a genset adapted for desert conditions

JCB Power Products has launched a generator range designed to cope with the harshest conditions that the Middle East has to offer. The QS generator range has been designed to cope with the Middle East's high temperatures, choking dust, and poor fuel quality.

Cummins has launched an emergency genset for offshore applications

Cummins Inc. has announced the latest addition to its C Power product line, the QSK60 C Power (CP) emergency generator set. Engineered by the Cummins Center of Excellence for the demands of offshore applications, the QSK60 C Power genset is driven by the QSK60 marine auxiliary engine with MCRS fuel system. This engine has been used in diesel electric propulsion and power generation since 2008.

New products added to Scocomec's UPS line

Integrated power specialist Socomec has launched the latest additions to its range of single-phase UPS equipment. The ITYS E Mini Tower UPS – available from 1 to 10kVA – provides protection for sensitive IT and electrical applications.

Emerson's Trinergy UPS system has been launched

Emerson Network Power has announced that its next-generation Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system is now available throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. The so-called Trinergy Cube is designed to meet the needs of enterprise-class data centres, offering flexibility and scalability . With high power density cores, optimised efficiency at partial load conditions and hot scalability, it delivers adaptability currently unavailable anywhere else in the market, Emerson says.

United has acquired Blue Stream Services assets

United Rentals, Inc.  has announced that it has acquired the Power and HVAC assets of Blue-Stream Services, LLC, a major equipment rental services company operating in the Gulf of Mexico region of the USA.

The four Blue-Stream locations in New Iberia and Baton Rouge, La., and Dallas and Houston, Texas, serve diverse end markets including oil and gas, disaster recovery, industrial, construction and entertainment.