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Stabilising tech claims 30% energy savings for mines

Companies that use large amounts of electricity can slash their energy consumption by 15-30 per cent and significantly reduce their carbon footprint with a new technology that combines a power controller with performance software, according to the company that designed it.

The Hypermizer System from Australian distributor Satel is a combination of power controller and software that improves the performance of electrical equipment by stabilising the volatility of electricity supply, thereby reducing consumption, wastage and costs, the manufacturer claims.

It is designed for use in areas that use large amounts of energy, such as manufacturing plants, hotels, hospitals, shopping centres, airports and supermarkets. It can also generate cost savings for mining operations, street lighting, schools, libraries, office blocks and energy-hungry rural operations such as large pumping systems, says the company.

Satel managing director, Warren Ingerson, said this product is the only one of its kind in the world that can deliver such significant power savings.

Traditional energy saving equipment already on the market is considerably less effective than the Hypermizer system, he said.

“With the increasing cost of electricity and the impending tax on carbon emissions, this technology represents an opportunity for energy-heavy companies to make significant bottom-line savings,” Ingerson said.

The Hypermizer System prevents spikes and surges in power, improves load efficiency and reduces heat associated with electrical loads — thereby extending the life of electrical equipment, according to the company.

The company also claims the technology has already been installed successfully in nine countries before arriving in Australia.

“Australian businesses involved in pre-launch testing of the Hypermizer — including a major supermarket chain and a major hotel group — have been highly impressed with the substantial electricity savings the product has generated,” said Ingerson.

“With the price of electricity high, and likely to go much higher as a result of carbon trading arrangements, this is one area where energy-hungry companies can make significant savings very quickly.”

The Hypermizer system has at least a 10-year life-span. All units are manufactured in line with ISO 14000 environmental management standards.

Contact Satel on 08 8366 1200 or visit

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