How to Enable the UPS as an Energy Storage System for Dynamic Grid Support

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Organisation profile

Vertiv brings together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services to ensure its customers’ vital applications run continuously, perform optimally and grow with their business needs. Vertiv solves the most important challenges facing today’s data centres, communication networks and commercial and industrial facilities with a portfolio of power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. The recent announcement of the acquisition of E+I Engineering, a leading provider of electrical switchgear and power distribution systems, provides a further expansion of our power portfolio, enabling us to manage our customers’ entire power infrastructure as an integrated system.

Training aim

Highlight how to generate revenues with the data centre by providing balancing services to the grid without compromising IT resiliency.

Learning objectives

- Explain potential grid opportunities for data centre operators

- How technology can enable the participation to the grid services market

- Grid Interactive UPS: Technical features and key advantages

Course outline

The power generation industry is undergoing a dramatic change as renewable sources, distributed generation, decarbonisation and demand increases are transforming traditional energy management. Data centres can participate in this transformation, leveraging UPS and battery assets to support a variety of grid-balancing services that yield new revenue streams and cost savings.

Trainer's profile

Russell Bulley, Senior Application Engineer, Vertiv

Eric Bakken, Strategic Energy Solutions Manager, Enel X

John Byrne, Head of Operations UK & Ireland, Enel X

Course duration

1 hour

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Consultants focused on helping data centre clients to unlock opportunities to meet the rising demand for power, maintain secure and reliable energy supplies, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.