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Li-ion battery stories

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How the transition to lithium-ion batteries for UPS applications will impact sustainability
Fri 26 Aug 2022
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inventory management systems
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sustainable it
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it infrastructure
The benefits of lithium-ion batteries are clear: smaller size, lighter weight, and longer life. Not so obvious is the impact these batteries have on sustainability compared to VRLA.
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Vertiv introduces lithium-ion batteries to UPS range
Mon 20 Sep 2021
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hybrid cloud
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power / energy
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vertiv
The options are available for the Vertiv Edge line-interactive UPS family and provide benefits over traditional lead acid batteries.
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New Schneider tool helps discern value of Li-ion
Wed 18 Sep 2019
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colocation
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power / energy
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schneider electric
Schneider Electric’s TradeOff Tool delivers detailed cost and energy advantages of lithium-ion cells versus VRLA batteries.
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Aus battery company awarded $3.5M for projects here and Europe
Mon 12 Aug 2019
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calix
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research and development
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environment
Calix will receive $3 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, plus $0.5 million for CO2 capture from cement production.
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Eaton brings first lithium-ion UPS to ANZ
Fri 5 Jul 2019
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Designed for distributed IT and edge computing, the UPS offers increased network security and battery life, and remote management capabilities.
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HP extends laptop & workstation recall due to battery fire hazard
Thu 14 Mar 2019
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
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hp
HP has extended its worldwide recall of several notebooks and mobile workstations due to the high risk of fire and burn hazards.
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Kokam says days are numbered for lead acid batteries in the data centre
Sat 7 Jul 2018
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it infrastructure
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batteries
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dc
The battery solutions provider says the lead acid option is unwieldy, require heavy maintenance, lasts less than 5 years, and has a large footprint,
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Lithium-Ion batteries critical to reducing power management costs
Tue 3 Apr 2018
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edge data centre
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power / energy
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battery usage
Reliable and effective power management is essential to managing edge computing environments, but that is at risk from poor maintenance.
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Does the chemistry of a lithium-ion battery dictate how safe it is?
Mon 19 Mar 2018
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cartech
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power / energy
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schneider electric
The chemistry has a substantial impact on the various performance characteristics of a battery, not just on its safety.
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Should you convert your 3 Phase UPS to Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries?
Wed 6 Dec 2017
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power / energy
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schneider electric
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li-ion battery
Li-ion batteries for UPS systems come standard with an integrated BMS that provides a clear picture of battery runtime and health.
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Bloomberg: Li-ion batteries are poised for big gains in data center UPS systems
Wed 26 Jul 2017
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colocation
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power / energy
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schneider electric
There is still a significant proportion of the market that will still continue to use VRLA, and lead-acid battery technology is also improving.
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