UK rental power provider Aggreko has opened two new services in Africa: one in the South African city of Cape Town and another in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
Swiss manufacturer Newave’s UPS Systems will be installed in locations covering the coast of India including the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep and will support the sophisticated coastal surveillance radar system systems installed by Bharath Electronics Limited (BEL).
French UPS supplier Schneider Electric is to extend the reach of its integrated power and cooling solution to data centres with a capacity of below 2 MW in order to cater for small and medium-sized businesses.
Panasonic has delivered lithium-ion battery modules and monitoring system to Siemens as part of the German giant’s new SIESTORAGE modular energy storage solution for regulating and stabilising distribution grids.
Temporary power provider APR Energy has signed a contract with the Electric Authority of Cyprus (EAC) for the supply of temporary power to the island.
The 120 MW diesel-powered solution was contracted by EAC as a peak season application to help fulfill energy needs for the summer. The APR facility will be located at the Moni Power Station, approximately 20 kilometers east of Limassol, and will interconnect directly with the local electrical grid.
GE has launched a global temporary/emergency power business called PowerXpand which offers solutions in the 1 MW to 31 MW range.
A reliable electricity supply is vital for modern societies to function. Communication, business and healthcare to name just three are all dependent on a constant supply of electricity.
The growth of the telecoms industry in the developing world has created a demand for a reliable power source in locations where grid penetration is poor or non-existent.
Data Centre World is one of the larger events on the calendar for UPS product and service companies hoping to carve a larger slice of the ever-expanding data centre pie.