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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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May 4, 2018

GAGE, a US telecommunications company, plans to improve its services by acquiring a standby generator service provider in Louisiana.

GenTech Power Solutions provides installation, maintenance and repairs of standby generators for homes and businesses across so...

May 3, 2018

US-based Alabama Power said its forthcoming “energy-efficient” community— Smart Neighborhood in Birmingham— will be equipped with an emergency backup generator.

The backup natural gas generator, together with solar panels and battery storage, will be installed at the mi...

May 2, 2018

India’s Mahindra Powerol (MP), part of the Mahindra Group conglomerate, has launched a new range of higher power diesel generators with output up to 625kVA.

The new range, also including 400 and 500kVA units, is powered by the UK’s Perkins 2000 series engines, whic...

April 30, 2018

Canada-based Ballard Power’s hydrogen fuel cells have been selected to provide emergency power supply for a clean energy community verification project in Soma, in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture.

With 25kW of output, the fuel cells, which are said to have the largest scal...

April 27, 2018

A Tesla Powerpack battery has been installed as a backup power option for a science and technology park in the UK.

Four Powerpack lithium-ion batteries and one inverter have been installed in the Bright Building at the Manchester Science Park. However, if the energy dem...

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