Welcome to the latest round-up, summarising and showcasing the highlights of the latest news, activities and events of Powerstar and the industry for you. Powerstar’s CEO, Dr Alex Mardapittas, has given an update on how Powerstar is operating during these unprecedented times here.
On Thursday, 12th March 2020, Powerstar CEO Dr Alex Mardapittas delivered an informative seminar on how to maximise energy efficiency and power resilience. Whilst accommodating the growth of electricity usage, the National Grid is experiencing an increasing number of grid events from voltage spikes and dips to brownouts all of which cause severe disruption to the critical and sensitive operations of businesses.
Save Hyper Pietermaritzburg, part of The Save Group in South Africa, an expanding KwaZulu-Natal retail chain, recently benefited from the installation of a Powerstar MAX voltage optimisation system, which is providing significant electricity consumption savings. They sought the expertise of the local voltage optimisation specialists, Powerstar South Africa, to implement the project.
How energy is generated and consumed in the UK is under intense scrutiny due to its role in climate change, but often the issue of power resilience, an important matter that affects many energy users, is overlooked. Power resilience is about ensuring a business has a reliable, regular supply of energy and contingency measures in place in the event of a power failure.
27 March 2020