Socomec UPS has launched a new range of Green Power 2.0 UPS with unity output power factor (PF=1).
Cummins Power Generation has introduced a new system-level control for parallel operation of multiple generator sets, the DMC 1500.
GE has self-certified its eBoost software with an ‘ecomagination’ qualification for improving the efficiency of the 225-750 kVA SG Series UPS modules from 92-94% to 98-99%.
Riello UPS has launched the PowerBox, a containerised critical power solution including genset, flywheel or battery UPS.
Caterpillar has launched the C175-20 generator set, a 4 MW, 20-cylinder beast which it claims produces the greatest power output of any single high-speed diesel genset available.
Finally to market, finally in service and finally delivering frequency regulation services. One of the ideas that inspired this author to launch Batteries and Energy Storage Technology (BEST)magazine is actually working— albeit as part of a US Department of Energy demonstration programme.
Fuel cells come in all shapes and sizes and differing technologies but the core principle is the same: there is an electrochemical reaction that produces power.
The nature of gensets and UPS back-up systems and the work they do is critical. With the demands of modern hospitals, data processing centres and many other important facilities, power failure is not an option.
OK you’ve got the 40 foot trailers, you’ve got your electricity storage devices installed, you’ve got your demo programme cost shared with the US Department of energy, so now, where’s the business?
Critical Power (CP): Where did you work before Kohler?