Benefits of Powerstar Virtue

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Powerstar Virtue harnesses the induced negative power (back EMF) generated by the Powerstar voltage optimisation technology to charge a storage medium and integrate it with on-site renewable generation, if available.
This ensures that users will always have optimal power during times of need and greater flexibility and control over their electricity usage.

Powerstar Virtue system features

The key features of the Powerstar Virtue system include:

  • Can be used with existing renewable infrastructure
  • Suitable for any commercial or industrial building where Powerstar is installed
  • Universal design, suitable for use globally
  • Integrated data logging
  • Emergency power mode
  • Full UPS site support capability for up to 2 hours
  • Full electronically regulated voltage output
  • Phase balancing, harmonic reduction and power factor improvement


Benefits for large electricity consumers

Powerstar Virtue is a viable solution for for both large consumers of electricity and for demand side operators and national grids, the benefits of installing Powerstar Virtue for large electricity consumers are summarised below:

  • Maximise energy savings by storing electricity locally
  • Reduce costs by coming off-grid at times of high tariff
  • Eliminate the risk of network interruption
  • Guarantee stable and reliable power at all times
  • Make your facility grid independent at any time
  • Integrate with onsite renewables to maximise cost benefit
  • Eliminate the use of inverters on renewables
  • Reduce cost of renewable installations
  • Reduce the need for diesel generators
  • Become a virtual power station and participate in National Grid incentive schemes such as STOR, EDR and FDR
  • Reduce maintenance costs of onsite electrical equipment
  • 100% savings guarantee

Benefits for demand network operators

There are a number of key challenges facing Demand Network Operators and National Grids, these include meeting the increasing energy demand of consumers, guaranteeing a stable and reliable output, integrating renewable electricity generation into grid and reducing electrical waste.

Powerstar Virtue is a solution which offers benefits to distribution network operators and national grids, helping to address and overcome these key .challenges



    October 2016: Powering energy savings in South Africa

      Powerstar South Africa, a distributor for market leading energy storage and voltage optimisation brand Powerstar, is currently saving Pick n Pay, South Africa’s second largest supermarket chain store on average over 8% in electricity costs across two of its stores. The company, which is enjoying its largest period of growth since entering the market