Netwise Hosting is an innovative and forward thinking company, and one of London's leading data centres. Based in central London, their facilities and systems have been designed and built in-house, allowing for strong working relationships with all the technology suppliers, not least EcoCooling. Netwise have just completed their second EcoCooling installation within their estate, This case study documents these first 2 phases and possible future plans.
As network operators and consumers become more and more aware of the importance of the security of supply in electrical power systems, they are becoming increasingly interested in the continuous measurement of power quality. In order to identify problems at an early stage and to be able to take appropriate preventative measures, the first step is to use a suitable measuring system to closely analyse the supply system or technical equipment over a longer time period. Depending on the specific facility and application, the requirements to be met by a suitable measuring system are very varied and include a wide range of different measurement functions.
Formerly Borri, Power Control (PCL) has received a glowing review for its electrical expertise and high performance UPS solutions from one of the world’s largest travel sites.
Due to continued business expansion, the global travel review company recently replaced its 60kVA, end of life unit with the purchase of two Borri B8000FXS 20kVA UPS units, which are now handling added capacity the company’s newest facility.
Testing underground – and undersea – high-voltage power cables is always a challenging task and has often involved the use of huge lorry-mounted test sets. As Damon Mount of Megger explains, however, recent developments mean that much smaller, easily transportable test sets can now provide results that are accurate, detailed and dependable.
Two things are particularly important when taking oil samples. The first is to ensure that the proper sampling procedure is followed, and the second is to ensure that all of the essential information is properly recorded. If the sample is to be sent to a test house for testing, the test house should advise on the information needed, as well as the volume of the sample and the type of container to use.
Two centuries after the humble transformer was invented, Anthony Hall, senior transformer designer and engineer at Bowers Electricals, looks at how far technology has come...
In 1831, Michael Faraday conducted a series of experiments that effectively demonstrated the principle of electromagnetic induction.
As part of a major project to allow the ISIS Synchrotron Particle Accelerator* at Harwell’s Rutherford Laboratory to move forward into the 21st century with new and innovative research projects, the power supply for the magnets that contain the proton beams and accelerate them to 84% of the speed of light, is being up-graded.