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Uninterruptible Power Supply / UPS
Vertiv introduces lithium-ion batteries to UPS range
The options are available for the Vertiv Edge line-interactive UPS family and provide benefits over traditional lead acid batteries.
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Schneider Electric
New Schneider tool helps discern value of Li-ion
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
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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Edge Computing
Eaton brings first lithium-ion UPS to A/NZ
Designed for distributed IT and edge computing, the UPS offers increased network security and battery life, and remote management capabilities.
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Tablets & laptops
HP extends laptop & workstation recall due to battery fire hazard
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
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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Edge Computing
Lithium-Ion batteries critical to reducing power management costs
Reliable and effective power management is essential to managing edge computing environments, but that is at risk from poor maintenance.
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Power / Energy
Does the chemistry of a lithium-ion battery dictate how safe it is?
The chemistry has a substantial impact on the various performance characteristics of a battery, not just on its safety.