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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 9, 2018

A subsidiary of Swiss tech group CENTIEL has been assigned to keep checks on UPS maintenance for police and fire services in Wales.

UK-based MPower UPS will provide around-the-clock support, annual maintenance and remote UPS monitoring for the North Wales Police and Fir...

January 9, 2018

UK critical power equipment manufacturer Mardix has been acquired by California-based private equity firm Bertram Capital for an undisclosed sum.

Mardix, founded in 1966, will join Bertram’s Anord Control Systems to form the Anord-Mardix Group— a global provider of crit...

January 9, 2018

Scotland-based Aggreko has been appointed the “official temporary power supporter” for a major sports event to be held in Glasgow.

Around 60 Aggreko generators will be on hand to supply temporary and continuous power for the 11-day 2018 European Championships being held...

January 9, 2018

France-based Legrand is reportedly expanding its presence in Cambodia with the introduction to the local market of its single-phase uninterruptible power supply.

Legrand’s country manager Wandrille de Pierrefeu was quoted by Cambodia’s Khmer Times as saying the company...

January 9, 2018

Swiss engineering company ABB has installed a “groundbreaking” smart circuit breaker to upgrade backup power for “a major EU economy’s central bank” in Rome.

ABB said the Emax 2 circuit breaker increases security and system resilience and has allowed the bank— which is...

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