To stay abreast of the latest green technology news and keep your finger on the pulse of what the media is discussing in relation to green technology, sustainability and the energy landscape browse through the selection of press clippings, media articles and news posts from Powerstar which features published media coverage of VIRTUE energy storage solutions and the Powerstar voltage optimisation technologies alongside the latest green technology news.

Charging Up Electric Vehicles

Title: Charging Up Electric Vehicles Date: January 2017 Publication: Hospital Times – ( Summary: The government actively encourages public sector organisations to install EV charge points to support the drive to low emissions targets. An increasing number of electric vehicles connecting to the national grid will have a significant...
January 15, 2017

Voltage Optimisation Systems Help Cut Energy Costs

Title: Voltage Optimisation Systems Help Cut Energy Costs Date: January 2017 Publication: Energize – ( Summary: Powerstar South Africa have signed a new deal with Rhino Lighting to roll out the full range of Powerstar voltage optimisation systems across South Africa.
January 10, 2017

Harnessing the benefits of stored energy

Title: Harnessing the benefits of stored energy Date: November 2016 Publication: Building & Facilities Management – ( Summary: Dr Alex Mardapittas discusses how utilising energy storage can save companies money on their electricity bill, generate additional income and how to prepare for advancements in energy distribution. Not only does...
November 2, 2016

Energy Efficiency Targets Smashed

Title: Energy efficiency targets smashed Date: October 2016 Publication: Glass Times – ( Summary: System 3, a specialist double glazing company based in Manchester, recently installed a Powerstar HV MAX system. Powerstar HV MAX was the first fully integrated HV voltage optimisation system to be developed for businesses that...
October 28, 2016

Voltage optimisation: Helping to cut costs

Title: Voltage optimisation: Helping to cut costs Date: October 2016 Publication: Industrial Plant & Equipment – ( Summary: Voltage optimisation has been around for many years but the technology is still widely misunderstood. Powerstar explains the technology and outlines how Powerstar HV MAX is saving energy and money for...
October 26, 2016

Greener, Cleaner Retail

Title: Greener, Cleaner Retail Date: October 2016 Publication: A1 Retail – ( Summary: What can retailers do to embrace their ‘Green Side’. Many retailers understand the need to save money and energy but may be unsure as to the best route to take. This article shows how several retail...
October 24, 2016

What Next for Energy Management

Title: What Next for Energy Management Date: October 2016 Publication: Premises and Facilities Management – ( Summary: Industry experts were asked to comment on more advanced energy saving options, after lighting and BMS systems have been upgraded. Amongst other contributors, Dr Alex Mardapittas offers his insight in how true...
October 24, 2016

Battery Storage: Positive Outlook

Title: Battery Storage: Positive Outlook Date: August / September 2016 Publication: Energyst – ( Summary: Richard King, VIRTUE Manager North, shares his opinion on the demand side response article in the Energyst. ‘Costs are falling but batteries are still expensive. Bankable revenues are hard to come by and developers...
September 24, 2016

Storing Energy in a Smart City

Title: Storing Energy in a Smart City Date: August 2016 Publication: Energy Management – ( Summary: Dr Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director of Powerstar, discusses how new forms of energy storage and battery technologies are revolutionising the way in which energy is being distributed. Energy storage solutions have emerged as...
August 24, 2016