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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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March 5, 2019

Cummins has started delivering a total of eight all-electric vehicles to the United States Postal Service (USPS).

The fully-electric Cummins PowerDrive-equipped vans are expected to eliminate vehicle emissions and reduce fuel and maintenance costs— under a pilot program...

March 15, 2018

US-based Cummins has launched an upgraded 60 Hz natural gas generator set as part of its 91-litre gas product range.

The new model series, powered by an 18-cylinder multi-turbo natural gas engine, offers higher power up to 2,000 kW at low emissions down to 0.5g/hp-h NOx...

March 2, 2018

UK diesel generator manufacturer JCB Power Products has confirmed it will start distributing another 400 gensets to the Middle East this month.

A Dubai-based temporary power and cooling solutions provider— Rental Solutions & Services (RSS)— has made a “multi-million pou...

February 21, 2018

UK diesel generator manufacturer YorPower has won a contract to supply and install a backup power system for online fashion retailer boohoo.com.

YorPower said it will manufacturer, assemble and install the 2,500kVA Cummins powered generator at the fashion firm’s new UK...

February 19, 2018

A telecoms operator in Montenegro has signed a 10-year contract to secure lithium-ion battery backup power supplies for its cell towers situated across the country.

Crnogorski Telekom (CT), which currently uses a combination of diesel generators and lead-acid batteries...

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