Reliably rewarding renewables

Renewable firming
With sustainability pressures mounting due to the increasing necessity for nations across the world to act quickly and definitively to prevent dangerous levels of climate change, consumers are favouring businesses that operate in an environmentally conscious manner. Whilst this has been a key consideration for manufacturing and retail industries,...
Energy Storage/Case Study/ November 20, 2018

Powerstar: exhibiting at EMEX 2018

On the 21st and 22nd November 2018, we will be showcasing our energy storage solution for behind-the-meter applications, Powerstar VIRTUE, on stand D34 at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) at the ExCeL Centre in London. The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) connects energy users with leading experts, policy makers, suppliers,...
Energy Storage/ November 12, 2018

The benefits of storing power to power your store

Supermakret savings
The pressure to cut costs and reduce emissions whilst preserving efficient business operations continues to grow, particularly within intensely competitive industries such as retail. This is leading organisations throughout the UK to explore their options for smart energy solutions which deliver multiple benefits and help overcome new challenges posed...
Energy Storage/ October 18, 2018

Introducing the latest VIRTUE brochure

As a leading smart energy solutions provider, Powerstar aims to provide customers with high quality information to aid their decision making process. This manifests itself through our engineering and customer focussed core and drive to develop innovative smart energy solutions which respond to customer needs while also ensuring there...
Energy Storage/ October 5, 2018

Storage Simplified: What the October 2017 Ofgem change to transmission charging means for behind-the-meter (BtM) energy storage customers

What effects will Ofgem's proposals have
Earlier this year, on 22 June, a legal challenge to Ofgem’s proposals over cuts to embedded benefits was quashed, which made news across the industry and sparked concern for investors and customers alike. The proposals from Ofgem centred around cutting the Triad payments that are made to smaller electricity generators...
Energy Storage/Storage Simplified/ September 24, 2018

A role model for energy storage

Powerstar VIRTUE model
With the increasing need for energy storage to maintain a reliable energy supply as the inherently variable sources of renewable energy take a greater share of the mix, it is important to explore new ways of conveying not only the benefits of battery-based energy storage technology but also the...
Energy Storage/ August 7, 2018

Storage as a Service: future proofing your business today

Storage as a Service
In the latest instalment of his As a Service series, Robert Macklin, Chief Financial Officer at Powerstar, discusses Storage as a Service (STaaS®), which allows companies to future proof their business and its operations through energy storage technology without capital outlay. The full article was published by Robert on LinkedIn...
Energy Storage/ August 2, 2018