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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 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 15, 2018

China’s telecoms equipment company Huawei has launched a new uninterruptible power supply system for large datacenters for the developing e-commerce market in Southeast Asia.

Huawei showcased the FusionPower5000-S UPS at its Asia Pacific ISP Summit 2018 held i...

May 15, 2018

Cool Technologies is on track for orders worth “more than $20 million” after demonstrating its mobile generator-equipped truck systems to Mexican authorities.

Mexican government officials, including representatives of the country’s banking and farming sectors, were at t...

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...

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