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Recommended reading: “ABB Review” with article about power protection with PCS120 MV UPS

2017 marks the introduction of ABB’s revolutionary ZISC technology – a next generation of medium voltage (MV) uninterruptible power supply(UPS) based on the PCS120 converter platform. The high-performance, flexible system expands ABB’s MV UPS Portfolio, supplying critical loadindustries with high-quality … read more

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Research news: Silicon anodes may help to improve lithium-ion battery capacity

Lithium ion batteries are widely used in mobile electronics and already have been deployed in data centers as part of Uninterruptible Power Supply systems as well. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland introduced new technology to Li-ion batteries by replacing … read more

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Data center power trends: Demand for smart UPS systems is on the rise

The global data center power market is expected to reach USD 10.77 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research. One of the main drivers is Uninterrupted Power Supply. UPS is the backbone of data centers … read more

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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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Report predicts significant growth for global transformerless UPS market

According to Stratistics MRC, the global transformerless UPS market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.4% during 2017-2023. Increasing demand from various industries, raising technological advancements in transformerless UPS, and growing focus on alternate power sources are some … read more

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Demand for battery back-up in data centers : Lithium-ion growing, but lead-acid systems still dominate

Data centers are the major purchasers of lead-based batteries which improve the power quality and provide instantaneous back-up power. This is a rapidly growing market: demand for battery back-up in data centers across North America and Europe will quadruple between … read more

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