Entries by 1st 4 Media

CENTIEL Ltd to Present at Critical Power & Decentralised Energy Conference

Michael Brooks, managing director, CENTIEL Ltd, the UK subsidiary of leading Swiss-based UPS manufacturer, CENTIEL SA, is to present at the Critical Power & Decentralised Energy Conference (CPDe).  CPDe is the largest and most reputable, independently run, stand‐alone Independent Power and Electrical trade exhibition in Europe and will be held at the RICOH arena in […]

ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE 2018 reflects positive development in the industry

Düsseldorf, 15/03/2018 – According to the current estimate of the German Energy Storage Association (Bundesverband Energiespeicher e. V. – BVES), the energy storage industry will grow by around 11 per cent in 2018 and will generate a turnover of approximately EUR 5.1 billion. Medium-sized companies are the main driving force behind this increase. The development […]

Puredrive Energy Hits Front Cover Of Local Paper Tewkesbury Direct With Solar Storage Product

Solar Storage First For Local Company. A local company has become one of the first to develop and market solar electricity battery storage systems. The move to solar generated electricity has been long awaited. Puredrive Energy (based in Gloucestershire) have just released there flagship product Pure Storage – a home battery storage system with a 4.8 […]

Supporting the Evolution of Offshore Comms with Hytera

Scheduled to become operational in 2018, Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is currently under construction 50km off the Suffolk coast. As Galloper will become one of the biggest offshore Wind Farms in British waters, reliable communications are essential not just to organise work, but also to ensure the health and safety of employees. The Challenge Galloper’s […]

A second life for used batteries

2,600 used battery modules from over 100 electric vehicles are being merged to form a large electricity storage facility in Hamburg. Hamburg/Munich/Stuttgart – What should be done with still-usable batteries at the end of their life cycle in electric vehicles? The Battery 2nd Life project organized by Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch merges them into a […]

Prestige LEDs – the easy, cost efficient way to update T5s and T8

Minimise Energy Lighting Technologies has added the OMS Prestige modular linear busbar LED System to its range of energy efficient lighting options. Originally designed as a flexible and easily adaptable system for fluorescent T5s and T8s, this latest Prestige iteration now incorporates energy efficient LEDs. The beauty of Prestige is that both old fluorescent and […]

Smart energy revolution ‘could help to avoid UK blackouts

A “smart energy” revolution could help ensure that the UK does not suffer blackouts, according to National Grid’s new UK chief. Nicola Shaw, its executive director, said technological advances will reduce the need to build new conventional power stations in the UK. An “internet of energy” will allow fridges, washers and dishwashers to help balance […]