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.

New HV infrastructure equipment: A transformation in efficiency

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Title: New HV infrastructure equipment: A transformation in efficiency Date: December 2018 Publication: Industrial Plant & Equipment (https://www.ipesearch.co.uk/Home) Summary: Dr Alex Mardapittas, CEO of Powerstar, a provider of smart energy solutions, highlights the importance of distribution transformers for industrial facilities and discusses requirements for smarter solutions.
December 8, 2018

Avoiding Overcharging

Title: Avoiding Overcharging Date: October 2018 Publication: Shopping Centre (https://www.shopping-centre.co.uk/) Summary:  Stuart Clegg, Chief Commercial Officer at Powerstar, says opportunities for businesses in the retail sector to lower energy consumption, reduce carbon emissions and cut energy bills are numerous as energy prices continue to rise across the UK. The effects...
October 24, 2018

Storing & Saving

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Title: Storing & Saving Date: September 2018 Publication: Irish Manufacturing (https://www.connectingindustry.com/IrishManufacturing/) Summary:  Due to a heightened focus on sustainability and Ireland’s difficulty in achieving the proposed reduction in carbon emissions of 80% by 2050, industry is being pressurised to reduce energy consumption. Dr Alex Mardapittas explains how energy storage and voltage...
September 24, 2018

Maximising Existing Renewable Assets

2nd generation UPS increases energy resilience
Title: Maximising Existing Renewable Assets Date: September 2018 Publication: Electrical Engineering (https://www.connectingindustry.com/ElectricalEngineering/) Summary:  Dr Alex Mardapittas discusses the role of energy storage to provide uninterruptible power supply (UPS), maximise existing renewable assets and contribute towards achieving carbon neutrality for UK businesses. Energy resilience is becoming increasingly important to businesses as...
September 20, 2018

Introducing Powerstar SO-LO

Title: Introducing Powerstar SO-LO Date: September 2018 Publication: Electrical Review (https://www.electricalreview.co.uk/) Summary:  On 19th September 2018, Powerstar launched it’s range of super low loss amorphous core transformers with integrated remote monitoring capabilities. The Powerstar SO-LO range of transformers are designed and manufactured in the UK. The remote monitoring capabilities of...
September 20, 2018

The Energy Evolution

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Title: The Energy Evolution Date: June 2018 Publication: Facilities Management Journal (https://www.fmj.co.uk/) Summary:  An energy supplier, a consultant and a storage provider talk about the new technologies and innovations available to improve efficiencies in energy management. Dr Alex Mardapittas talks about how energy storage solutions with full UPS capabilities can...
June 26, 2018

More Power to You

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Title:More Power to You Date: June 2018 Publication: Electrical Contracting News (https://electricalcontractingnews.co.uk/ ) Summary:  Dr. Alex Mardapittas discusses how energy storage can be used to boost supply security and save money. Battery based energy storage systems offer the ability to charge batteries during off-peak, cheaper tariffs allowing the end user to...
June 25, 2018

Taking Charge of Energy

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Title: Taking Charge of Energy Date: May 2018 Publication: HEFMA Pulse (https://www.hefma.co.uk/our-magazine ) Summary:  Dr. Alex Mardapittas discusses Demand Side Response (DSR) services in an article which looks at how energy management should balance energy reduction and cost saving with the needs of the buildings users. With the average acute NHS Trust...
May 31, 2018

Invest in Voltage Optimisation

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Title: Invest in Voltage Optimisation Date: April 2018 Publication: Components in Electronics (https://www.cieonline.co.uk/) Summary:  Voltage optimisation (VO) is a proven, effective technology that is saving companies millions of pounds in electricity costs per year. Across the UK electricity is supplied at a higher voltage than most equipment requires. The average...
April 27, 2018