Last week, I was pleased to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the deployment of a new energy storage system. PG&E and the California Energy Commission introduced the Yerba Buena Battery Energy Storage System Pilot Project, for which S&C served as engineering-procurement-construction contractor and provided our PureWave® Storage Management System. The system is currently the largest [...]
About Troy MillerTroy Miller is a Business Development and Marketing Manager in the Power Quality Products Division at S&C Electric Company. He has over 21 years of experience in the Power Engineering industry. Miller has a vast history in the application and implementation of all aspects of power electronics and power quality. Miller is a speaker at industry events for new product introductions and economic benefit analysis. He is currently responsible for Power Quality activities for S&C. These include Energy Storage, VAR compensation and Uninterruptible Power Systems. Miller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Data center complexity is a growing issue, and it threatens to increase operating costs for these facilities. To counter these rising costs, it’s a priority to efficiently manage the complete footprint of a data center. Improved energy efficiency, for instance, can reduce both the carbon footprint and the cost of energy needed to operate data [...]
The concept of “green” data centers is garnering much attention these days. Yet there has been limited discussion about the role of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems in making data centers more environmentally friendly. As data center loads increase, so do the power losses of double-conversion UPS systems—and those losses are extremely costly. But UPS [...]