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Echelon Data Centres Has Been Given The Go-Ahead For €500m Data Centre In Ireland

Echelon Data Centres Has Been Given The Go-Ahead For €500m Data Centre In Ireland

The Irish Data Centre developer Echelon Data Centers has been granted planning permission for a 100MW, 484,000sqm data centre in the Avoca River Business Park in Arklow, Co Wicklow. Planning permission for the data centre was originally granted back in February by Wicklow Co Council, but it was subject to appeal, which has recently been dismissed by An Bord Pleanala. Continue Reading »
Airedale International welcomes Data Centre customers from all over the world for Open Day

Airedale International welcomes Data Centre customers from all over the world for Open Day

World leading air conditioning manufacturer Airedale International, held an Open Day last week for their Data Centre customers at their multi-million pound manufacturing plant in Rawdon, Leeds. The event, which fell in the same week as World Refrigeration Day, attracted nearly 40 guests from Europe and the UK and was hugely successful, according to Airedale’s Marketing Manager Darren Farrar. “The Continue Reading »
Always On and Ready to Flow

Always On and Ready to Flow

FUEL TRANSFER AND POLISHING PUMP ASSEMBLIES FOR BACK UP GENERATORS. The back-up generator is the key to delivering an ‘always-on’ or critical environment for Data Centres. Fuel is stored in main tanks and then needs to be fed to day tanks at the generator when needed in an emergency. This operation must flow seamlessly, with fuel that is kept in Continue Reading »
Climate Action Plan 2019 and Data Centres

Climate Action Plan 2019 and Data Centres

Data Centres (DCs) are predicted as being a significant user of Irish energy resources in the future. Innovative renewable energy solutions will be required to meet this demand and minimise the need for grid reinforcement. ALG has advised on such solutions for DCs with renewable energy operators. The Climate Action Plan 2019 (the Plan) references DCs in different contexts. These Continue Reading »
Condair ME helps EDPAC cool at CIX

Condair ME helps EDPAC cool at CIX

The Condair ME evaporative humidifier is providing adiabatic cooling in an innovative indirect cooling system from EDPAC at the Cork Internet Exchange (CIX) in Ireland. EDPAC’s indirect air-to-air evaporative cooling system will be maintaining the temperature across CIX’s data halls without using any chillers and with 75% less energy than a traditionally cooled data centre. The installation of the new Continue Reading »
Refurbish or Replace? You Decide!

Refurbish or Replace? You Decide!

The performance and sustainability of HVAC heat exchangers has been a subject for debate given their construction and external exposure to the elements, corrosion is inevitable, as are the subsequent losses in performance and shortened equipment life cycle. However, these factors can be combated with the application of an effective anti-corrosion protection for the casing, the framework and the coil Continue Reading »
Energia is Set to Create up to 5,000 New Jobs with a €3 Billion Investment in Renewable Energy Projects in Ireland

Energia is Set to Create up to 5,000 New Jobs with a €3 Billion Investment in Renewable Energy Projects in Ireland

Energia’s investment has the potential to create up to 5,000 new jobs over the next 5 years. Energia announced on Monday that they have plans to invest over €3 billion into renewable energy technology and infrastructure around Ireland. This investment is set to generate up to 5,000 construction jobs over the coming years, as well as an additional 200 direct Continue Reading »
Asian Giant K2 Submits Plans for two DataCentres in Dublin

Asian Giant K2 Submits Plans for two DataCentres in Dublin

The Southeast Asian giant K2 Data Centres has submitted plans for two more large data centres at Ballycoolin in northwest Dublin. According to a report in the Times, K2 is set to invest hundreds of millions of euros into this project. This will involve building two three-storey data centres of almost 29,000 sq metres each. K2 already has a presence Continue Reading »
Data Centres: Irish Environmental Issues

Data Centres: Irish Environmental Issues

Introduction Environmental legislation in Ireland is principally administered and enforced in three ways: (i) by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); (ii) by local authorities throughout Ireland and (iii) by the courts. The Minister for the Communications, Climate Action & Environment has an important policy setting role and the Health & Safety Authority is responsible for the enforcement of occupational health Continue Reading »
Gain Some Clarity

Gain Some Clarity

Monitoring the load on the power network and ensuring that each process is accurately costed provides clarity of operation and control of costs. Frer’s range of multifunction meters with onboard communication presents a range of tools by which the recording of energy consumed on a network can be easily, accurately and efficiently captured, costed and billed. Utilising the Frerlogger software Continue Reading »

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