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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.


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June 6, 2018

Lead-acid batteries from Exide Technologies and EnerSys Energy Products are to provide emergency backup power for nuclear reactors on board US Navy submarines.

Under contracts issued by the US Department of Defense(DoD), the companies will supply valve regulated lead-ac...

June 4, 2018

Dynapower and Raychem RPG say they have commissioned India’s first 1MW microgrid at the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) facility Sahibadad in Uttar Pradesh.

The project (pictured), which features Dynapower’s CPS-1000 inverter, “is a locally controllable power system”...

May 29, 2018

Nearly 27 million people in the US were affected by 3,526 blackouts lasting an average of 81 minutes per power outage in 2017, according to a new report.

Eaton’s Blackout Tracker Annual Report showed that while California topped the list of states with the most interrup...

May 15, 2018

Liebherr has showcased its megawatt-class G9620 engine to the Chinese genset and combined heat and power market.

The Swiss firm’s new gas engines, which are designed for decentralised energy supply plants— especially non-stop operation in combined heat and power units,...

May 8, 2018

US-based Vertiv has begun offering single- or three-phase uninterruptible power supply systems or a stand-alone batteries rental service to the US market.

According to Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, the new serviceprovides both product and service expertise fro...

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