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The Future of Sustainable Air Travel

Sustainable air travel is a hot topic within the green community at the moment, and while some claim that a completely sustainable air travel ...

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How to Run a Diesel Generator Efficiently

No one wants to sink money into equipment more often than they really have to, particularly when living off-grid. This is precisely why it’s so ...

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We’ve Unveiled a Brand-New Website

We’re proud to unveil our brand-new website. After several months of designing and creating brand new content, we’re proud of the work that has ...

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What Impact Will the Brexit Deal Have on UK Electric Car Manufacturing?

UK-based car manufacturers will now have just three-years to obtain electric car batteries and the relevant components from local sources or ...

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Choosing an Off-Grid Generator in 2021

Anyone planning to install an off-grid power system in the UK must also ensure they’re taking into account how much sunlight and wind is ...

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Combined Heat and Power Systems Explained

Combined heat and power (CHP) is an incredibly efficient energy production method that captures and uses heat as a by-product of electricity ...

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How Would a No Deal Brexit Impact the Electric Car Industry in 2021?

Electric vehicles, which are already priced at a premium when compared to petrol or diesel alternatives, could become almost £3,000 more ...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Energy Sector

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the energy sector has remained relatively resilient thus far. At the beginning of the initial lockdown ...

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A Guide to Maintaining Off-Grid Power Systems Over Winter

Preparation for the winter months is essential to ensure you’re able to extend the life cycle of your off-grid power system; particularly if you ...

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5 Ways to Utilise Renewable Energy in Your Home

Selecting renewable sources for your home’s energy requirements are a fantastic way to reduce your carbon emissions, decrease your dependency on ...

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How to Generate Your Own Electricity at Home

The easiest method for most homeowners to reduce utility bills is by cutting back on energy use by means of self-discipline and educating oneself ...

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Emergency Lighting Regulations & Requirements

The objective of emergency lighting is to make sure that a light source illuminates promptly, automatically and for a suitable time frame, when ...

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How Does a Lighting Inverter Work?

At Powerguard, we are often asked questions in regards to emergency lighting. In this article, we’ll be discussing what a lighting inverter ...

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How Do Off-Grid Generators Work?

 An off-grid generator is an essential requirement in many scenarios – whether it’s needed at a construction site or an outdoor event, having a ...

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What is the Best Off-Grid Generator Battery System?

Choosing the right generator battery for off-grid use is essential to keep power in the case of any short circuits or power outages. These can ...

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What is a Static Inverter?

A static inverter is a device designed predominantly for use in emergency lighting systems. If the power goes down or there is a mains outage, a ...

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Introducing the Powerguard Grid-Boost

The Powerguard Grid-Boost system is a form of energy store installed between the mains supply and the load. It is designed to give the load, ...

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What is the Difference Between Central Battery System and a UPS?

There’s a growing demand in the industry for the installation of UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) instead of a Central Battery Unit or static ...

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Complete Guide to Uninterruptible Power Supplies

 An uninterruptable power supply (UPS) acts as a secondary power source for computers and other memory-based hardware. Computers store many ...

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Efficient Marine Power Supplies You Should Be Aware Of

Having a reliable source of power for boats and ships is important for any port. Big batteries often need recharging, and this can only be done ...

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The Complete Guide to Electric Vehicles in 2020

The Complete Guide to Electric Vehicles in 2020 The recent announcement that the UK Government is bringing forward the ban on new petrol, diesel ...

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Off-Grid Power Systems Explained

Living off-grid is a deliberate choice for some, whereas, for others in rural areas, it’s an absolute necessity. Even in a country as small as ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Bringing Electricity to a New Home

If you’re building a new home, it really is beneficial to install electricity onto your site as early as you can, whether that’s by utilising a ...

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Energy Predictions for 2020

As we become more environmentally conscious, the energy market will continue its course for drastic change. We don’t know exactly what this ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Maintaining Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting is backup lighting that kicks in should mains power supplies be cut and the usual electrical illumination is no longer ...

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Wind Power or Solar Power – Which is Best?

In an era where climate change is high on the agenda, we must start to look towards energy-efficient and renewable sources to generate our power. ...

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How to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

From installing solar panels on your roof to eating less meat, here are a number of things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. Invest in ...

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The Future of Diesel Generators

It doesn’t seem that long ago that diesel generators were the answer to problems in a lot of industries. Whether it was as backup-ups for ...

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Off-grid electricity Vs the national grid

The 24/7 power from the national grid is fairly reliable, but they always tend to be a power outage just when the work you are doing is vital or ...

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What Happens When Disaster Strikes?

For businesses and industries that rely wholeheartedly on a mains electricity network such as hospitals, sewage treatment plants and airports, a ...

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What does it mean to live off-grid?

The ability to live off-grid is a popular choice for those who wish to move away from the hustle and bustle of big city life. And, for those ...

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Great Britain hits power milestone

As a nation, if we can hit a new power milestone as we did in May of this year; generating electricity for a whole fortnight without the use of ...

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We’re looking for a skilled technician to join our team!

We specialise in the design and manufacture of innovative and durable power generation and management solutions. As the company grows, we’re ...

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Energy Solutions for 2019

Living off-grid is becoming a more realistic proposition than ever. A variety of complementary ways to generate your own power combine to ...

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Is having an uninterruptible power supply a dream or reality?

Having an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) has become more crucial than ever in recent times. A couple of decades ago most people’s ...

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The Applications and Advantages Of Off-Grid Power

Using off-grid power generators is a more viable option than ever before. As the global political machine continues to intensify its efforts to ...

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Discover Powerguard’s innovative power solutions

We’ve been incredibly busy over the last few months speaking with customers to find out what they think about us and our solutions. Why? To ...

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Can farms utilise renewable energy to become more efficient?

Due to the rural and isolated location of most farms, many already utilise a generator to provide electricity. However, with the heavy investment ...

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How Do Diesel Generators Work?

Diesel generators are often seen as purely a backup option, but modern design and components have made them more efficient and flexible than ever ...

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Latest Generation Kohler SDMO Gas Generators

Powerguard have shipped their latest order of the new generation Kohler SDMO gas powered standby generator. Building on the reputation of the RES ...

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We Join Forces with Loughborough University

Technical engineering company Powerguard has teamed-up with Loughborough University to develop a new generation of green energy technology. ...

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New Mains Standby System with 25 year warranty

Powerguard’s MS Mains Standby System comes complete with an expected 25 years’ service life and batteries that are expected to last 10 ...

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A Retrofit for Existing Diesel Generators

Powerguard has introduced the most efficient and cost-effective retrofit solution for providing off-grid electrical power for twenty-four hours a ...

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Farmers Weekly Publish an Independent Review

Nick Fone from Farmers Weekly highlights the issues involved in getting remote buildings connected to the National Grid, and provides an ...

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Powerguard offers market leading Wind Turbine

Powerguard is pleased to offer customers a market-leading wind turbine system. The wind turbine has been tested in the most arduous of conditions ...

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Demand for Powerguard’s Silent Generators Grow

Powerguard has added to their range of SP Inverters. The SP Inverters are for off-grid electrical power, where an engine-driven generator is not ...

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New Combined Heat and Power (CHP) System

Powerguard has introduced a highly efficient and cost-effective Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system for off-grid applications. Using tried and ...

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Property in Spain Chooses a Powerguard Off-Grid Power System

The Powerguard PS System is installed within 2 days and gives cleaner power than the mains 230V supply. If anyone is thinking of building or ...

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