Tag Archives: Uninterruptible Power Supply

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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New energy-saving feature for DPA 500 UPS: Maximum efficiency in all loading conditions

ABB’s Xtra VFI / double conversion mode delivers maximum efficiency by dynamically adjusting the DPA 500 UPS configuration to match the load. ABB has announced a significant new energy-saving feature for its DPA 500 uninterruptible power supply (UPS). In Xtra … read more

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Recommended reading: How static switches contribute to power continuity

There are circumstances under which even the best of UPSs are unable to provide full on-line protection. Even though modern modular UPSs can achieve as much as 99.9999% availability, the chance of a UPS failure does still exist. This is … read more

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Why power factor has to be taken into account when specifying a UPS

When specifying a new UPS, its power rating must be well matched to the job in hand. If the UPS cannot handle the real power and the reactive power consumed by the load an overload situation will quickly develop that … read more

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ABB’s UPS makes a show in Vietnam

ABB’s DPA UPScale ST UPS and PCS 100 featured at power and automation show in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Vietnam’s expanding economy is driving a growing demand for electricity. Governmental and other agencies are, therefore, striving to ensure that … 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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