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Fig.2: UPS transfer efficiency curve

Progress in UPS Efficiency

Progress in UPS efficiency Data centre operators are under continuous pressure to improve UPS and other equipment efficiency. Several factors are driving this need; concerns about excessive energy usage relate...

UPS topologies

Modern, static UPS systems are classified as either on-line or off-line, with some off-line variants known as line-interactive types. Nearly all data centres and other application with critical loads will...

Future trends for UPSs

What does the future hold for UPS technologies and systems? We asked Alan Luscombe, Director at UPSL, for his views, as summarised below. Currently, the hottest topic is the lithium-ion...

Avoiding stadium power failure

In their in-depth ‘Football Stadiums: Technical recommendations and requirements’[i] guide, FIFA writes: “The delaying or cancellation of an event due to the loss of electrical mains is unacceptable. A careful...
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