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Avoiding the catastrophic impact of power outages

For hospitals and other healthcare facilities, which often operate continuously, access to a reliable power system is mission-critical. Facilities that are unprepared for outages could face catastrophic consequences including a very real risk to life

Paul Brickman, Sales and Marketing director at Crestchic Loadbanks, explores how hospitals can ensure that their back-up power systems are reliable should the worst happen.

In recent years, the global demand for power has risen sharply. A new report from global research consultancy, McKinsey, predicts that global power consumption will ‘almost double by 2050’. The increased focus on electrification and technology is as evident in the healthcare industry as it is in our home lives, with technologically advanced equipment increasingly reliant on power to operate.

To meet these needs, as well as the ongoing mission to make the move to green sources of power generation, the UK’s energy mix is going through a transition. With ambitious targets in place, the UK is transitioning from fossil fuelgenerated power to wind and other renewable sources of energy. When harnessing these natural sources of power – which are reliant on the wind blowing and

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