2017 comes to an end – and we look back one last time: Have a look at the five most-read articles of 2017.
ABB’s next generation of medium voltage UPS is intended for multi megawatt power protection. Based on the revolutionary ZISC architecture, the PCS120 MV UPS introduces a flexible solution for higher reliability and higher efficiency in critical power facilities.
With a well-attended official opening on June 8, 2017, ABB opened its brand-new test facility for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems at the UPS factory in Switzerland. With this new facility, ABB has taken a significant step forward in strengthening its position in the global power protection market.
Technavio’s latest report on the global three phase UPS systems market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Thanikachalam Chandrasekaran, a lead analyst from Technavio, specializing in research on energy storage sector, says, “A three-phase UPS provides continuous power supply to electrical equipment in instances of unforeseen power disruption. It also protects the equipment from power surges, thereby effectively averting the loss of productivity, equipment breakdown, damage, and replacement.”
Lithium-Ion batteries, widely used in consumer electronics, including smartphones, and electric cars, have just started being adopted for energy storage in data center backup systems. But industry experts predict that this technology will take off in the coming years. We have collected the most important facts you need to know about this technology.
Most data centers use smart UPS systems, battery monitoring devices, and intelligent power distribution systems in a bid to reduce the PUE ratio. The increasing penetration of these new devices is further expected to boost the demand for UPS.