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How off-grid power and temporary heating and cooling technology can support Scotland's plan to double size its aquaculture industry

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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2016 4:30:32 PM / by Aggreko

Last week saw Scotland bid to become a world leader in aquaculture and double the size of its sector by 2030.

The 15-year growth strategy – led by leading aquaculture businesses and trade associations – seeks to boost the sector's turnover from £1.8bn in 2015 to £3.6bn by 2030.

How to limit downtime on your rail operations this winter

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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2016 3:19:15 PM / by Aggreko

Ensure your rail operations run smoothly this winter with a comprehensive contingency plan designed to cover all eventualities, from sharp temperature drops to power shortages or telecommunications failure. Minimise downtime and disruption, and achieve operational targets by planning ahead.

3 ways to ensure laid-up rigs and vessels are ready for speedy remobilisation

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2016 11:42:44 AM / by Russell Brown

The downturn in the oil and gas market has seen many vessels and rigs being laid-up in docks or at sea.  How can vessel owners and managers ensure critical assets are preserved whilst they are laying idle? And how can they ensure cost-effective remobilisation when the time comes? 

Five reasons why you should consider load-on-demand power when hiring generators

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 25, 2016 4:43:44 PM / by Ben Vincent

Load-on-demand is a smart solution that provides constant, reliable and efficient power.

This scalable, fully automated solution utilises several smaller kVA generators to power the same peak demand as one larger unit.  However, when the site’s demand falls, the surplus generators can be turned off. 

The benefits of using very low temp chillers to create temporary cold rooms

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 5, 2016 9:58:55 AM / by Matthew Watson

When Five Star Fish, part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, embarked on a cold store refurbishment project, Aggreko was appointed to design and implement a complete temporary cooling scheme.  Matt Watson explains how Aggreko's Very Low Temperature Chillers provided the ideal solution.


How to keep your cool if the mercury hits 40

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 9, 2016 3:20:19 PM / by Aggreko

In this post we interview David de Behr, Aggreko’s Head of Global Events, to explain how Aggreko integrates smart and cost effective temperature control solutions to support live events.

Aggreko publishes e-Guide to specifying rental power for construction sites

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 2, 2016 12:33:20 PM / by Aggreko

Aggreko has published a new eGuide to The Challenges of Delivering Construction Site Power, which explores six factors for simplifying power rental and increasing efficiency of generation.

The free eGuide from the rental power and temperature control specialist addresses key challenges facing construction specifiers, such as how to meet variable power demands, reduce noise and emissions, gain environmental compliance, manage generator security, and overcome space and access constraints.

Taking the heat: How hiring heat exchangers can save your bottom line

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by Chris Smith

Heat exchangers are widely used in numerous industry sectors.  If they go wrong they can lead to production bottlenecks or halted services and, ultimatley, a loss of revenue and unhappy customers.  Chris Smith explains how rental solutions are a cost effective solution.

Aggreko wins five-year contract to supply rental power to Network Rail

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Aggreko

Aggreko will provide power for emergency support and planned maintenance as part of a five-year contract with Network Rail.

Following a competitive tender, Aggreko was selected to supply Network Rail's national framework for the hire and installation of large output power generation that will be used for a variety of applications.

5 top tips for staging a successful sporting event

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2016 11:44:00 AM / by Aggreko

In this post we share our top five tips for staging a successful sporting event across the globe.