Rolls-Royce is to supply twelve mtu Kinetic PowerPacks to King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (Kaust) in Saudi Arabia this summer.
The systems, equipped with dynamically rotating kinetic energy accumulators, will be used to provide the university's supercomputing facility and data center with clean, conditioned, uninterruptible power supplies, acting as the energy backbone.
"We are delighted that such a renowned university as King Abdullah University for Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia has chosen us as a partner placing their confidence in our solutions, our expertise and our many years of experience. The choice underlines our recently expanded expertise in the field of dynamic uninterruptible power supplies and is a major success," explains Andreas Schell, CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems.
"We've been in discussions with the customer since 2016. We were able to fulfil all of the customer's wishes and requirements and thus put together a complete solution, that includes a substantial local content" adds Bernard Hanssens, Managing Director of the subsidiary in Dubai.-- Tradearabia News Service