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Win tickets for centenary Army and Navy rugby clash


Mar 14, 2017 9:35:27 AM / by Aggreko

We’re giving current and ex-service personnel the chance to see the historic 100th annual rugby battle between the British Army and Royal Navy at Twickenham in April.

We’ve got six pairs of tickets to give away, so you can join forces with the 80,000-strong crowd to cheer your heroes in the sold-out Babcock Trophy match at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, 29 April.

Aggreko signs two year data centre power deal


Mar 3, 2017 12:18:13 PM / by Aggreko

We're pleased to announce we've signed a two year contract to supply 14 MW of gas-generated power to a new data centre in Ireland.

We'll be installing an additional 4 MW as contingency plan on standby to ensure uninterrupted supply for periods of repair and maintenance, bringing the total installation to 18 MW.

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


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


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.

How to keep your cool if the mercury hits 40


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


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.

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


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


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.

How Aggreko is supporting decommissioning in the oil and gas industry


May 18, 2016 12:30:04 PM / by Aggreko

The United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) is home to over 300 structures extracting oil and gas that require removal in the future.These include subsea equipment, pipelines and mattresses, as well as jackets and topsides.

The offshore oil and gas industry in the UK has seen a large increase in the anticipated cost of decommissioning over the past seven years from an estimated £14bn in 2008 to over £40bn today. There is now a considerable drive across the industry to look at reducing the cost of decommissioning.

How to ensure a view to the thrill


May 5, 2016 3:30:00 PM / by Aggreko

Read the importance of how Aggreko provides unmissable action to live sports around the world.