UPS as a Reserve / Understanding the concept

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Organisation profile

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Training aim

To create awareness of how  UPS Technology can be used to stabilise electrical grid frequency.   

Learning objectives

Understand the challenges created from loss of electrical Grid inertia

Undertand the influences on grid frequency

Explore how UPS solutions can have an additional use and benefit to help grid Frequency stability

Demonstrate how Data Centres can be Grid interactive and earn revenue for the asset owner

Course outline

This provides an education on UPS acting in Fast Frequency Response to help adoption of more renewables onto the grid and enabling the UPS asset owner to generate revenue for providing grid services.

Trainer's profile

 Paul Williams

Business Development Manager UK/Ireland, Benelux, Nordics.

Critical Power Systems

Course duration

1 Hour

Assessment & certification

CPD Certificate

Who should attend



Data Centre Operators