Category Archives: Efficiency

Pros and cons of Lithium-ion batteries in UPS

For decades now backup solutions have been powered almost exclusively by the tried-and-true veteran of the industry, valve-regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries. But in recent years, a new player has been carving a niche in the market. Lithium-Ion batteries, widely used … read more

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Video: Solving a data center’s need for rightsizing and simple scalability

In the following video Gadi Has, Director of Operations at Volico Data Centers, takes time out at the 2017 ABB Customer World US event to share how they replaced an aging UPS system with ABB’s Conceptpower DPA 500 to add … read more

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Recommended Reading: Top Considerations for Addressing Data Center Facilities Management Risks

Stephen Burgess, a consultant with Uptime Institute Professional Services Uptime Institute, has created the “Top Considerations for Addressing Data Center Facilities Management Risks” guide to help world-class IT organizations better understand and address the risks associated with data center facilities … read more

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Video: Maximum UPS efficiency in all loading conditions

When an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is operating at significantly under capacity, its energy efficiency can be negatively impacted. Xtra VFI mode is a smart way to minimize losses and improve efficiency when running in double conversion mode by dynamically … read more

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Welcome to the new issue of „power“ magazine!

The new edition of „power“ details the new product launch activities of the PCS120 MV UPS and its unique ZISC based architecture, introduced to the market in London at Data Centre World, and in Houston, Texas at ABB Customer World. … read more

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Watch now: ABB’s PCS120 Medium Voltage UPS (Video)

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. Watch the … read more

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