Is voltage optimisation right for your business?
Voltage optimisation is a relatively new solution for Australian businesses to better manage both energy use and equipment life. The technology works by adjusting voltage supplied to a site, which can better meet the requirements of certain equipment and lights. This can result in improved equipment life and reduced energy use.
Its effectiveness, however, can vary widely depending on a site’s voltage supply and its equipment.
The potential benefits
For sites where voltage supply is higher than required and a large proportion of equipment is considered sensitive to changes in voltage, energy savings of up to 12 per cent or more are possible.
Other benefits of voltage optimisation can include:
- an overall increase in the lifespan of voltage sensitive electrical equipment
- potential reductions in maintenance frequency
- improvement in overall site power quality (depending on the type of voltage optimisation technology used).
See our factsheet for a simple summary of the technology:
Get the guide
Our handy step-by-step guide will help you decide if voltage optimisation technology can benefit your business. Included in the guide is a practical toolkit of checklists and business templates to make it as easy as possible for you to work through each of the five steps.
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Page last updated: 12 October 2016