Piller and Active Power in UPS tandem

CleanSource XT UPS augments existing Piller technology at major data centre.

Piller Germany GmbH & Co.KG, incorporating its Active Power division, has been awarded a contract to significantly augment Uninterruptible Power Supplies at data centre in Germany.

Piller's client is a leading global provider of IT solutions, innovation and technology to the world’s travel industry.

The Data Centre provides all of the systems and infrastructure to operate the entire business. Existing UPS at the data centre consists of 18 Piller UNIBLOCK UBR 330 units and 4 Piller UNIBLOCK DRUPS with PowerBridge, and 24 APOTRANS systems.

The upgraded UPS will incorporate 12 Active Power CLEANSOURCE XT 225 UPS units installed in three groups and 6 Piller APOTRANS AT 630 to support the load by automatically switching between the CLEANSOURCE and the existing UNIBLOCK UBR systems.

About Piller

Piller is a world leader in power protection technology. The company builds electrical systems for mission-critical applications worldwide. Clients include many of the world's central and commercial banks, stock exchanges and other financial institutions, as well as broadcasters, airports, telecommunications networks, government departments and co-location operators. Founded by the German engineer Anton Piller in 1909, more than a century on Piller is still headquartered and produces in Osterode and nearby Bilshausen, although today the company has subsidiaries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia and today employs approaching 1000 people worldwide. In November 2016, Piller Power Systems Inc, the US subsidiary of Piller Group GmbH, acquired the assets and business of Active Power Inc, the US kinetic energy storage specialist. Piller group is a division of the UK engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.

About Active Power

Active Power designs and manufactures flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, modular infrastructure solutions (MIS), and energy storage products for mission critical applications worldwide from its headquarters and manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas. The company was founded in 1996 and became public in 2001(NASDAQ listed); until acquired in November 2016 by Piller Power Systems Inc, the US subsidiary of Piller Group GmbH. Today, customers are served via Austin and the Piller global network of subsidiaries and service centers that support the deployment of systems in more than 50 countries. Active Power and Driven by Motion are registered trademarks of Piller Power Systems Inc. END