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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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July 5, 2018

US-based Sunrun is joining the ongoing effort to provide backup power solutions to homes in Puerto Rico after the devastating hurricanes that hit the Caribbean last September.

Sunrun is now offering its lithium battery systems integrated with solar panels for homes...

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 14, 2018

A start-up firm’s UPS device that instantly synchronises with the grid has completed technology validation testing by the US energy department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Go Electric developed the LYNC DR device under the NREL-administered Wells Fargo...

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...

April 26, 2018

A solar plus battery storage system has been installed on a campus in New York State, to provide backup power support for “designated emergency shelter” during power outages.

Led by the NY Power Authority (NYPA), the $1.37 million project,which integrates...

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