Aggreko bolsters European load bank fleet with additional $5 million investment

Temporary solutions company Aggreko has recently bolstered its European loadbank fleet with an additional $5 million investment, bringing the total to 500+ units, to ensure that the growing demands of Europe’s data centre market are met. Europe’s data usage is increasing year-on-year, with the mass shift to remote working during the pandemic boosting the continent’s Read more about Aggreko bolsters European load bank fleet with additional $5 million investment[…]

Data Centre Cooling Infrastructure Must Be Compliant Ahead of Summer

Data centre operators must ensure cooling infrastructure being repaired or replaced is compliant with regulations if extreme heat reaches similar heights to last year, according to a temperature control specialist. Affecting both the UK and EU, the 2020 F-Gas ban is a requirement of EU Regulation 517/2014 and means no refrigerants with a high global Read more about Data Centre Cooling Infrastructure Must Be Compliant Ahead of Summer[…]

Humidity’s rising as hidden challenge identified for data centres

In January, extreme weather was witnessed across the globe, creating a number of challenges for data centres. From flooding in Asia to heavy snowfall in Europe, these patterns have highlighted a new risk for facilities across the world. According to Aggreko, in addition to the more immediate power disruption impact brought on by such severe Read more about Humidity’s rising as hidden challenge identified for data centres[…]

New webinar aims to enhance petrochemical profitability

Improving Vacuum Distillation Profitability will be delivered by Aggreko Process Services, a specialist division of Aggreko Global Products & Technologies, in partnership with the Institute of Chemical Engineers and its membership journal, The Chemical Engineer. The programme will assess and evaluate the benefits of introducing unconventional refrigeration methods to aid process performance. Engineered temporary cooling Read more about New webinar aims to enhance petrochemical profitability[…]

Humidity a growing issue for data centres as Europe experiences extreme temperature challenges

. Contractors working on data centre projects must have appropriate dehumidifiers in place, according to Aggreko, after Europe was hit with more heatwaves and subsequent storms. As Europe experiences more volatile weather patterns, data centre operators and contractors are being advised to ensure effective dehumidifiers are in use to remove moisture from the air. It Read more about Humidity a growing issue for data centres as Europe experiences extreme temperature challenges[…]

New research highlights resilience risk among European data centres

. • 700 data centre consultants covering seven European countries surveyed • More than half expressing at least some concern about their local energy grid • 60% claim grid limitation are among main causes of power outages • 40.5% believe first generation infrastructure designs cannot meet temperature control demands • Solar (70.4%) and wind (65.4%) Read more about New research highlights resilience risk among European data centres[…]

5 Reasons why Lithium Ion Batteries are best for Data Centres

Lithium ion is far superior to lead acid as a battery chemistry for data centre applications because it delivers higher performance and a more reliable power supply, says temporary power solutions specialist Aggreko. Uninterruptable power supply (UPS) batteries are useful means of ensuring power to a data centre is constant and unfluctuating, on top of Read more about 5 Reasons why Lithium Ion Batteries are best for Data Centres[…]

What role can equipment hire play amid data centre supply chain dilemma?

According to the Institute for Supply Management, 57% of companies have noted longer lead times for tier one China-sourced components, with average lead times more than doubling compared to the end of 2019. With supply chain issues being reported across the global data centre market, Aggreko is reminding data centre providers and operators to consider Read more about What role can equipment hire play amid data centre supply chain dilemma?[…]

Data centres must prepare for summer as 2019 confirmed as hottest ever year in Europe

As data centres continue to see an unprecedented increase in demand – due to more people working from home – added pressure is being placed on critical infrastructure within facilities, according to leading temporary solution provider Aggreko. However, the forthcoming rise in temperature – as seen across Europe during the Easter weekend – must also Read more about Data centres must prepare for summer as 2019 confirmed as hottest ever year in Europe[…]