Lead Acid batteries are used in UPS applications. This is primarily because of cost. Newer technologies such Lithium-ion are not considered generally due to their high cost (approx.3x). Li-ion and other technologies under development for renewable energy application may become viable at some point, but not in the near future.
Powermode Monitoring Portal
Based Internet of Things (IoT) technology, the Powermode Monitoring Portal (PMP) is an affordable, GSM-based system that monitors standby power environments. It reports on critical parameters associated with generators, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and solar PV systems.
National Service Footprint
To meet demand for reliable backup power solutions, Powermode’s national service footprint allows skilled technicians to provide support and regular maintenance of UPS and generator systems to some of the country’s largest nationally-based enterprises and retail chains.
UPS and Generator Servicing
The reliability of UPS systems and diesel generators is largely linked to the frequency with which they are serviced. A Powermode quality maintenance programme helps standby power systems work at full capacity to cope with every emergency.
Power Solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa and Africa
Powermode is an acknowledged leader in the field of power management and power provisioning solutions, specialising in uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and generator maintenance regimes. Powermode’s customers rely on continuous electrical power for productivity, profit and security. Powermode’s mission is to supply technologically advanced, guaranteed, value-for-money products delivered by specialists who provide the highest levels of customer support and technical backup, underpinned by ethical practices.
Product offerings include Q-on UPSs, backup batteries and battery cabinets. Powermode’s technical leadership encompasses battery balancing and ground-breaking on-line battery monitoring solutions via the Powermode Management Portal (PMP). Johannesburg-headquartered, the company has a country-wide service/ support footprint.
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Businesses invest large sums of money in standby and emergency power sources. Very often, however, this expensive infrastructure fades into the background and is largely forgotten.