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Critical Power Online, launched in 2017, is part of the stable of international publications produced by Energy Storage Publishing, including the BEST Battery Briefing e-newsletter, Batteries & Energy Storage Technology (BEST) magazine and Chinese BEST.


Here we apply our unique brand of technology journalism to the critical power sector— the application of energy storage technologies to our power dependent world.


If you are interested in UPS systems, hybrid power, gensets, fuel cells and standby power of all kinds (including batteries) then Critical Power

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January 11, 2018

A new “industrial grade fully modular” UPS— Protect Flex— has been unveiled by AEG Power Solutions.

The company, which is owned by Luxembourg-based 3W Power, said the UPS is designed to meet increasing industry demand for power supply equipment with “a compact footprint...

January 9, 2018

Japan’s next generation Shinkansen 'bullet trains' are reportedly to be equipped with backup batteries so they can reach nearby stations in the event of power outages and allow passengers to alight safely.

According to The Asahi Shimbun, lithium-ion batteries will be in...

January 9, 2018

Campaigners in Florida are backing draft legislation for the sunshine state to establish a pilot programme for backup power generation to combat blackouts.

A bill introduced in the state legislature last week calls for the pilot to be set up using solar and storage syst...

January 9, 2018

Backup power systems continue to help support homes, hospitals and businesses across Puerto Rico in the wake of devastating hurricanes that hit the Caribbean last September.

According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) temporary emergency power mission to the...

January 9, 2018

Finland’s Wärtsilä group has been contracted to provide a backup power plant to support a new mass transport system under construction in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Wärtsilä said it will be providing a 100MW smart power diesel generation plant for back-up electrical energy to...

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