Outage-Proofing Your Businesses and Data Centers Part II

Posted by Tom Ehart, Director of Marketing Communications on Sep 7, 2017 9:19:00 AM

Forty years ago, in July of 1977, New York City experienced an historic blackout. In the span of an hour, almost every neighborhood from Yonkers to Manhattan was in the dark, giving the United States its first look at the crippling effects of power outages on a wide scale, affecting nearly 8 million people.

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Topics: Energy Management, Emergency Power Management, Critical Power, Energy IoT, Data Centers

Outage-Proofing Your Businesses and Data Centers Part I

Posted by Tom Ehart, Director of Marketing Communications on Sep 5, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Summer may be winding down, but the hurricane season seems to be just starting to heat up! Outages have already wreaked havoc throughout Texas and Louisiana, and more storms are brewing as we're publishing this blog. But how can your facility be sure it’s prepared for the next storm? It’s easy to pretend your facility isn’t at risk until one storm affects thousands of people in the blink of an eye.

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Topics: Facility Management, Emergency Power Management, Critical Power, Resiliency, Energy IoT

Webcast Replay: Can Energy IoT Outage-Proof Your Data Centers and Business?

Posted by Tom Ehart, Director of Marketing Communications on Aug 17, 2017 11:44:00 AM

Your facility can’t afford to lose power. Power outages cost businesses $150 billion annually, and the cost of a power outage at a data center has increased by 38% since 2010. By connecting the things that power your business into an Energy IoT platform, you can have the real-time information and control to avoid outages — regardless of make, model, type, or vintage of your “Energy Things”. By connecting Things like backup generators or networking onsite generation into islandable microgrids, you can avoid your next business-crippling power outage and guard against lost revenue.

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Topics: Emergency Power Management, Resiliency, Healthcare Facilities, Energy IoT, Data Centers

Getting to Know Energy IoT the Blue Pillar Way Part 2: What is Energy Network-as-a-Service (ENaaS)?

Posted by Kimberly Getgen on Jun 28, 2017 10:36:00 AM

 

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Topics: Emergency Power Management, Resiliency, Sustainability, Energy IoT, Energy Transformation, DERs, Energy Network-as-a-Service

Emergency Demand Management – Why Your Critical Facility Should Participate: Part II

Posted by Eric Reichel, Vice President Product & Operations on Nov 17, 2015 10:00:00 AM

This blog is part two in a two-part series on why critical facilities can increase grid stability and financial return by participating in Emergency Demand Management programs. Click here to read part 1.

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Topics: Energy Management, Emergency Power Management, Healthcare Facilities

Emergency Demand Management – Why Your Critical Facility Should Participate.

Posted by Eric Reichel, Vice President Product & Operations on Nov 10, 2015 10:00:00 AM

This blog is a part one of a two-part series on why critical facilities can increase grid stability and financial return by participating in Emergency Demand Management programs.

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Topics: Energy Management, Emergency Power Management, Healthcare Facilities

Tipping Point: 55% Have Onsite Generation

Posted by Kimberly Getgen on Jul 13, 2015 6:00:00 AM

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Welcome to the inaugural post of the Blue Pillar Critical Facilities Blog! This blog will serve as a forum to address the issues impacting your critical energy and resiliency needs. For example, a recent survey of business by Deloitte revealed:

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Topics: Facility Management, Energy Management, Microgrids, Emergency Power Management, Distributed Generation, Critical Power