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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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November 14, 2017

A court has cleared the way for tech giant Apple to build a data hall in Ireland as the first phase of a planned EUR850 million ($1 billion) project— with provision for up to 144 standby diesel generators.

Ireland’s Commercial Court gave the go-ahead for the first phase...

November 14, 2017

Algeria’s government has installed a standby generator with an uninterrupted running time of 48 hours at a waste water treatment facility in the northeast of the country.

The HTW-1530 T5 generator, fitted with a Mitsubishi engine, was supplied by Himoinsa— part of Japan...

November 14, 2017

Chinese battery maker Narada Power has said its backup power supply business has been boosted by a deal with the country’s e-commerce giant the Alibaba Group.

Narada recently became the winning bidder and “main rechargeable batteries supplier” for one of Alibaba’s cloud...

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