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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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January 9, 2018

Backup power systems continue to help support homes, hospitals and businesses across Puerto Rico in the wake of devastating hurricanes that hit the Caribbean last September.

According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) temporary emergency power mission to the...

December 12, 2017

California’s Global Power Supply (GPS) has boosted backup power capacity at a data centre in Colorado with the delivery of an MTU 3000kW standby diesel generator.

GPS said the generator adds capacity to three existing MTU gensets at to Peak 10 + ViaWest's Compark facili...

November 15, 2017

India has temporarily banned the use of diesel gensets for non-essential services in the capital of New Delhi in a bid to improve air quality with the onset of winter.

The ban was part of a package of measures introduced towards the end of last month— when the capital’s...

November 14, 2017

Finland’s Wärtsilä group is to provide 16 dual-fuel auxiliary engines for four new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier vessels under construction in China.

The Wärtsilä 34DF gensets, running primarily on LNG fuel, were ordered by the group’s Chinese joint venture firm C...

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