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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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Calix
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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Infrastructure
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.