Fall into Powerstar USA’s upcoming events

As Winter approaches, bringing with it colder and dreary weather, energy consumption is set to rise, and with it comes inflated electricity costs. Due to this, energy efficiency and energy management become popular subjects for discussion amongst both businesses and consumers throughout the Fall and Winter months. This Fall,...
September 6, 2017

How VIRTUE EV can help government plans become reality

In July 2017, the UK government announced that sales of new diesel and petrol vehicles will be banned from 2040 in an attempt to “tackle air pollution”. Whilst political debate has mainly centred on how ambitious the proposal is, the main question consumers and businesses alike should be asking...
August 24, 2017

H2020 Project Update: VIRTUE Time-lapse Video

Powerstar, in a project co-funded with the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme under the SME instrument (Phase II), aims to pilot test an integrated energy management solution by integrating the established Powerstar voltage optimisation technology with its energy storage solution VIRTUE to create a ‘Powerstar Virtual Power Station (PVPS)’....
August 24, 2017

22.08 Variable Voltage Optimisation Webinar Recording

On 22 August 2017, Russ Pemberton, Powerstar Sales Manager, delivered a short and informative webinar that provided an insight into low voltage (LV) optimisation, focusing on the benefits of variable, or ‘ electronic-dynamic’, voltage optimisation as a solution to reduce energy consumption levels and provide a constant output, even to unstable profiles....
August 22, 2017

Electric Vehicle (EV) Market Update

As new data is regularly made available for the Electric Vehicle (EV) market, we believe that it is of great importance for us to be aware of the general trends of the market to support our continued investment in VIRTUE EV. The below document provides an up to date...
August 16, 2017

Powerstar HV MAX Case Study Video

We recently produced a case study for Paragon Quality Foods Ltd, one of the largest suppliers of quality burgers and kebabs to the food service industry and fast food sectors in the UK, who installed a Powerstar HV MAX system in order to improve the company’s efficiency and ensure...
August 2, 2017

Powerstar Events Roundup

Welcome to the Powerstar events roundup, providing a summary of the upcoming events hosted by Powerstar. 1) Last chance to book Time is running out to register for this week’s ‘Transmission Constraint Solutions’ breakfast seminar taking place at Powerstar’s head office in Sheffield. The event, taking place on Friday...
July 31, 2017

Weekly Powerstar Roundup 24.07

Welcome to the weekly Powerstar roundup containing the latest news and events. 1) Featured in the press VIRTUE has recently been featured in Electrical Review and Electrical Engineering trade magazines. The features highlight the benefits of battery-based energy storage technology, including UPS solutions and the potential savings both in monetary...
July 24, 2017

Weekly Powerstar Roundup 17.07

Welcome to the weekly Powerstar roundup containing the latest news and events. 1) Solon Mardapittas presents VIRTUE EV On Thursday 13th July, Solon Mardapittas, Lead Project Scientist for VIRTUE, delivered a presentation to British Parking Association (BPA) members in Wales. The presentation covered the limitations that are restricting mass adoption of electrical vehicles...
July 17, 2017

Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS): keep your business flying high

Dr Alex Mardapittas, inventor of the VIRTUE energy storage solution and Managing Director of Powerstar, emphasises how electricity supply issues have become an increasingly common problem within the UK electricity network. Recent power failures at multiple airports highlight the dangers of unprotected supplies in a world reliant on technology....
July 17, 2017
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