AI and the Urgent Need for On-Site Power Generation

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Bergen’s scalable microgrid solution eliminates UPS and standby generators in data centers 

Bergen Engines showcased the Power of 10 microgrid power solution for data centers at the recent Microgrid Knowledge 2024 Conference in Baltimore MD.

As conventional power grids struggle to keep up with burgeoning AI demand, the event highlighted the pressing need for independent power generation.

The Power of 10 is a modular independent  power solution comprising multiples of H2 convertible gas-fired 10MW Bergen / Marelli medium-speed generating sets,  incorporating Piller Integrated Power Conditioning & Stabilization (IPCS) technology which eliminates the need for UPS and backup generators.

Infinitely scalable, the Power of 10 enables data center operators to grow their microgrids in 10MW modules as demand increases.

In an interview with Microgrid Knowledge, Dean Richards, CEO of Piller Power Systems US operation elaborated on how his parent company’s Power Solutions Division (comprising Bergen Engines, Piller Power Systems and Marelli Motori) is stepping up to the challenge.

Explore the whitepaper and read the blog.

Watch the Power of 10 video

About Bergen Engines
Bergen Engines builds medium-speed liquid and gas fueled engines and generating sets at its headquarters and manufacturing facilities near Bergen, in Norway, providing a broad range of marine and land-based power solutions, worldwide.
Originally founded in 1855, Bergen Engines is a watchword for quality and reliability in its field. The company built its first engine in 1946 and has since commissioned over 7,500 of its iconic medium-speed engines. Around half of them are still in operation today – such is the quality and reliability of a “Bergen” engine.
Today the Bergen Engines group has subsidiaries across Europe, the Americas and the Indian sub-continent and employs around 900 people worldwide.
From 1999 Bergen Engines was a subsidiary of the British aerospace and defense group, Rolls-Royce plc.
Since 2022, Bergen Engines has been part of the British engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc Power Solutions Division, together with the Italian motor and generator producer, Marelli Motori Srl; and German power stabilisation and backup specialist, Piller Group GmbH.

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