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.

Invest in Voltage Optimisation

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Title: Invest in Voltage Optimisation Date: April 2018 Publication: Components in Electronics ( 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

Demand Side Response – a commercial advantage

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Title: Demand Side Response – a commercial advantage Date: April 2018 Publication: ABC&D ( Summary:  Dr. Alex Mardapittas discusses how Demand Side Response (DSR) services can offer a commercial advantage while supporting the National Grid. DSR is the process of the National Grid rewarding the end user for their ability...
April 27, 2018

Technology helps conquer rising costs and power supply interruptions

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Title: Technology helps conquer rising costs and power supply interruptions Date: March 2018 Publication: Electrical Engineering ( Summary:  Spiralling energy costs and an increased reliance on electricity to power IT-dependent facilities have underlined the importance for businesses to future proof their electricity supply. Dr. Alex Mardapittas discusses how energy storage...
March 26, 2018

Powerstar Makes a Splash in Teesside

Title: Powerstar Makes a Splash in Teesside Date: February 2018 Publication: Electrical Review ( Summary:  Following the successful installation at Billingham Forum, Splash Stockton is the latest project to benefit from the installation of a Powerstar LITE voltage optimisation system. The leisure facility in Teesside is part of the Tees...
February 28, 2018

Remaining Resilient to Beat Power Failures

Title: Remaining Resilient to Beat Power Failures Date: January 2018 Publication: Public Sector Build Journal ( Summary:  Rising energy prices, combined with increasingly stringent targets on carbon emissions, are encouraging the public sector to look at decentralised energy storage schemes. The Governments Clean Growth Strategy has pledged to invest £265m...
January 22, 2018

Keep Airports Lit With UPS

Title: Keep Airports Lit with UPS Date: October 2017 Publication: Airport Focus International ( Summary:  Dr Alex Mardapittas discusses the importance of having a solutions led approach to Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) within the aviation industry. He also highlights how new technologies, such as battery based energy storage, can not only...
October 23, 2017

Fit for purpose

Title: Fit for purpose Date: July 2017 Publication: Physical Activity Facilities ( Summary:  Stuart Clegg, commercial director of Powerstar, discusses how voltage optimisation can reduce energy consumption, emphasising three leisure centres in the South West of England that managed to cut energy consumption through voltage optimisation tailored to each facility.
September 22, 2017

Powering The Technology Of Tomorrow

Title: Powering The Technology Of Tomorrow Date: August 2017 Publication: Electrical Engineering ( Summary:  Powerstar is currently involved in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University and Innovate UK. Sheffield Hallam University PhD graduate and Powerstar employee Dr Zeng is at the forefront of developing a portable solar...
September 22, 2017

Uninterruptible Power Supply : keep your business flying high

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Title: Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS): keep your business flying high Date: August 2017 Publication:  The Energyst ( Summary:  Powerstar’s VIRTUE energy storage solution can provide full UPS capabilities and this editorial explains how this can be of benefit with particular focus on airports that suffered critical power issues during the summer.
September 22, 2017