Tag Archives: Modularity

New standards by the U.S. Department of Energy suggest how to improve UPS energy efficiency

At the end of December the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has issued the first-ever energy efficiency standards for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS). According to the DOE, the new UPS standards will mean 87 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity saved over the … read more

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How to choose an UPS for today’s and tomorrow’s demands

In an article published in the December 2016 edition of Inside Networks Alan Luscombe, director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd. discusses how data center managers can use the latest modular UPS topology to achieve the highest power availability and efficiency. … read more

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Report: Growth in Data Center Construction Market is led by UPS segment

The digital revolution is producing an enormous growth in data volumes. It is obvious that this has triggered an increase in the need for construction and renovation of data centers worldwide as well. A recently released report covers the present … read more

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Recommended reading: „Powering the railways with Reliable UPS“

Power disruptions in rail networks are not a mere inconvenience, they can also pose serious hazards to public health and safety. How ABB’s UPS help to make the rail networks both safe and prompt, is described in a recently published … read more

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The role of the static switch in supplying continuous power under all conditions

Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) support critical loads by using stored energy during mains power blackouts. But they must also offer protection from electrical noise, spikes and surges as well as overloads and possibly even failures within themselves. In a recently … read more

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Case study: UPS systems by ABB protect a leading brewery’s production, filling and logistics center

The Krombacher brewery is one of the leading pre-mium breweries in Germany. Installed in autumn 2015, three DPA UPScale ST UPS systems by ABB protect the company’s production, filling and logistics center in Krombach. In 2015, the brewery delivered an … read more

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