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MEPPI CPSD personnel and other industry experts discuss the trends & insights in the critical infrastructure and power quality industries.

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MEPPI CPSD personnel and other industry experts discuss the trends & insights in the critical infrastructure and power quality industries.

Preventive Maintenance: The Only Way for Truly Uninterrupted Operation

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May 10th, 2022

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Preventive Maintenance: The Only Way for Truly Uninterrupted Operation

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May 10th, 2022

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Lowering pPUE with Purpose-Built Cooling Solutions

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April 27th, 2022

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Lowering pPUE with Purpose-Built Cooling Solutions

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April 27th, 2022

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Lithium Ion: Flywheel's Replacement

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April 6th, 2022

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Lithium Ion: Flywheel's Replacement

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April 6th, 2022

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Performing a TCO Analysis

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February 28th, 2022

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Performing a TCO Analysis

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Data Centers

 

Performing a TCO Analysis

by Dann McKeraghan, National Account Manager

February 28, 2022


For purchasers of critical backup power systems, like a UPS, the TCO analysis is an effective decision-making tool when considering a design or design change. The process can help validate and/or exclude...

Advantages of Containerized Solutions pt. 2: Integrating Battery Systems

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Product Management Team

December 21, 2021


Which battery solution makes the most sense for integration with your UPS in modular...

Edge Data Centers: Why Are They Being Used?

by Michael Ruhe, Product Manager Engineered Solutions

November 22, 2021


Let's take a look as to why everyone is talking about edge data centers and why there will be a growing need in the years to come...

Advantages of Containerized Solutions

by Michael Ruhe, Product Manager Engineered Solutions

October 5, 2021


Many cloud and colocation data center operators are building at a record pace and looking for every advantage they can get with being able to deploy...

Edge Data Centers: Explaining the Different Types

by Michael Ruhe, Product Manager Engineered Solutions

September 7, 2021


Edge data centers typically are smaller data centers that live on the “edge” of a larger network...

Is your data center's power design costing you extra money?

by Dakota Massey, National Account Manager

July 1, 2021


There is a very common theme in the data center industry right now, and it's a huge opportunity for a simple design change...

Learn the difference between Data Center White Space vs. Gray Space.

Reduce Data Center Gray Space: The Case for Big Box UPS

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Marketing Team

 


The balance of white space vs. gray space is at the core of data center profitability, with the priority placed on maximizing...

Learn how to Reduce Top Data Center Operating Costs with Mitsubishi Electric UPS.

Maximizing Data Center Efficiency

 

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Marketing Team

 


For data centers, creating efficiencies in daily operations, starting with your UPS, can keep energy loss low, improving your...

With increased demands on your storage capacity and operating hours, how efficient is your data center?

Gaining Awareness Into Data Center Energy Consumption Issues

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Marketing Team


With increased demands on your storage capacity and operating hours, how efficient is your data center? Review your...

Should you build, buy or lease a data center?

Build, Buy or Lease a Data Center

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Marketing Team

 


With more in the cloud than ever before, more companies are debating the benefit of hosting their own data center vs. renting...

 

Battery & DC Technologies

 

Lithium Ion: Flywheel's Replacement

by Dann McKeraghan, National Account Manager

April 6, 2022


Traditionally, when users were looking for a DC energy solution that could withstand high temperatures, provide short runtimes, and have less maintenance, they turned to flywheels. Today..

Advantages of Containerized Solutions pt. 2: Integrating Battery Systems

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Product Management Team

December 21, 2021


Which battery solution makes the most sense...

Navigating Lithium Ion Codes

by Mathew Balmer, Senior Design Engineer

November 2, 2021

 


Various domestic and international agencies established codes and standards disseminating fire safety requirements for the various ESS...

Thermal Runaway: What is It & How to Prevent it

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Marketing Team

 


If the cause of excessive heat creation is not remedied, the condition will worsen. Internal battery temperature will continue to rise...

Battery Performance

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Marketing Team

 


Battery performance is of utmost importance to ensure your UPS operates as expected when called into action - but which is the most prominent and...

Service & Maintenance

 

Preventive Maintenance: The Only Way for Truly Uninterrupted Operation

by Trevor Thomas, Field Technician II

May 10, 2022


A reactive mindset is an artifact in an industry where failure is not an option. Mitsubishi Electric Critical Power Solutions’ maintenance plans...

Importance of First Responder Training

by Chris Rishack, UPS Training Coordinator

January 25, 2022

 


Although Mitsubishi Electric's Uninterruptible Power Supplies are extremely reliable, customers should still consider the cost of...

Should You Repair, Replace or Upgrade Your UPS?

by Michael Ruhe, Product Manager Engineered Solutions

July 15, 2021


Did you know a UPS typically has a 15-year design life? When a UPS is nearing end of life, there are many factors...

Why Predictive Maintenance is the Proper Maintenance

by Jason Eichas, Service Sales Manager

 

 


When planning maintenance budgets, many companies focus solely on what it will take to recover from emergency situations...

The Payoff of Preventive Maintenance 

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Service Sales Team

 


In the current age of information and technology, the safety of your data is more important than ever - the electrical..

Criteria for Selecting a Service Provider

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Service Sales Team


Once you've spent time and money purchasing a UPS, choosing a service provider becomes an important decision.

Plant Maintenance: How Does Your Service Plan Stack Up?

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Service Sales Team


When your facility's onsite equipment is synchronized without interruption, your business achieves the reliability needed to...

Technologies

 

More Than Just Backup Power

by Michael Ruhe, Product Manager Engineered Solutions


When most people think of an uninterruptible power supply, they think about supplying back up power in case of a total power loss. However...

What is a Static UPS?

by Karla Bert, Senior Project Applications Engineer

 


In our cloud-based digital world, data must be available 24/7—no matter the state of the electrical grid. Computer downtime not only affects...

Silicon Carbide May Grind out Eco-Mode UPS

by Ian Bitterlin, Consulting Engineer & Professor at Leeds University


Eco-mode saves power but increases the risks associated with a UPS. Silicon carbide could...

Minimizing Downtime in Critical Power Infrastructure

by John Steele, Inside Sales Manager


In the data-driven world we live in today, fast and reliable access to information to and from your company’s business system is critical to its...

Testing & Monitoring

 

Why Should You Invest in a Factory Witness Test?

by Michael Ruhe, Product Manager Engineered Solutions

August 2, 2021


It is expected that any manufactured machinery be fully inspected when it leaves the manufacturing floor with appropriate quality....

Important Considerations In UPS Testing

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Service Sales Team

 

 


When it comes to ensuring the highest level of data center continuity, it's vital to thoroughly test infrastructure systems at the...

Supply Chain

 

Logistical Challenges: Port Congestion

by Kristen Stewart, Logistics Administrator

September 21, 2021


The logistics industry is facing significant challenges beyond those seen before and during the peak of COVID.

Volatile Commodity Prices: What Raw Materials are Impacted & Why

by Mitsubishi Electric CPS Manufacturing & Supply Chain Team

August 16, 2021


Manufacturing supply chains are no stranger to sudden changes and intricate complexities....

 

IT Cooling

 

Lowering pPUE with Purpose-Built Cooling Solutions

by Erik Snowden, Product Manager & Andrea De Zuani, Senior Manager 

April 27, 2022


Deploying comfort cooling products for your modular buildings can cause a negative impact to your Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)...

Upflow vs. Downflow

 

by Erik Snowden, Product Manager & Andrea De Zuani, Senior Manager 

December 6, 2021


Why is it that in modular electrical shelters we see comfort cooling through wall coolers with upflow cooling? In this method, the cold air delivery is...

CritiCoolTM Cooling vs. Comfort Cooling

by Erik Snowden, Product Manager IT Cooling Solutions

October 18, 2021


In the growing edge data center market, modular buildings may contain IT equipment. All those components generate heat and need to be...


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