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Google deploys battery farm for Belgian data centre

Google deploys battery farm for Belgian data centre

Google deployed a battery farm for its data centre in Saint-Ghislain, Belgium. The battery farm replaces diesel-powered generators with solar energy. The tech giant announced the development of this battery farm back in 2020. Recently, the project was tested and deployed. The technology is appl... Read more

date9 months ago
Survey: European manufacturers want local battery supply

Survey: European manufacturers want local battery supply

China's domination of the industry is making UK and EU manufacturers nervous. Manufacturers in the UK and Europe want to move more of the supply chain for batteries used in electric cars and renewable energy away from China and closer to their plants, a survey showed on Tuesday. China dominat... Read more

date2 years ago
Apple introduces battery health management feature for macOS

Apple introduces battery health management feature for macOS

Apple introduces the new battery health management feature in macOS Catalina 10.15.5. The feature is designed to extend the life of the battery of a MacBook. Battery health management is a new feature designed to extend battery life. When enabled, Apple will reduce the maximum battery charge cap... Read more

date3 years ago
Apple’s new macOS feature extends battery life

Apple’s new macOS feature extends battery life

Apple has introduced a battery life extension feature in the latest version of macOS Catalina (10.15.5). The feature first appeared in the developer preview of the latest update. The Battery Health Management feature measures the battery temperature and also analyses how users charge their MacBo... Read more

date3 years ago
New IBM battery uses seawater as a source of minerals

New IBM battery uses seawater as a source of minerals

IBM reports that it has a new battery design that does not require cobalt, but extracts the necessary minerals from seawater. The first fully functional battery prototype should be presented within about a year. There's quite a race going on, according to Reuters, as to who will be the first to ... Read more

date3 years ago
Apple recalls 15 inch MacBook Pros for fire risk

Apple recalls 15 inch MacBook Pros for fire risk

Apple has established a voluntary replacement program for 15-inch MacBook Pro computers sold between September 2015 and February 2017. A problem in the battery of the devices increases the risk of fire. "Because customer safety is a key priority, Apple is asking consumers to stop using affected 15-... Read more

date4 years ago
Eaton keeps computers alive in the event of a power outage

Eaton keeps computers alive in the event of a power outage

Recently we spoke with Niek van Doorn, Sales Manager IT Channel Benelux at Eaton and responsible for the company's UPS systems. Eaton is a power management company with a huge number of product categories, although we focused on the UPS systems during the interview. These systems operate 24/7 and f... Read more

date4 years ago