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Piller is a world leader in power protection technology. The company builds electrical systems for mission-critical applications worldwide. Clients include many of the world's central and commercial banks, stock exchanges and other financial institutions, as well as broadcasters, airports, telecommunications networks, government departments and co-location operators.

Founded by the German engineer Anton Piller in 1909, more than a century on Piller is still headquartered and produces in Osterode and nearby Bilshausen, although today the company has subsidiaries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia and today employs approaching 1000 people worldwide. In November 2016, Piller Power Systems Inc, the US subsidiary of Piller Group GmbH, acquired the assets and business of Active Power Inc, the US kinetic energy storage specialist.

Piller group is a division of the UK engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.

Piller UK provides Sales, Project Management and After-Sales Service to the UK and Ireland. The strength and depth of our UK Field Service Engineers combined with strategic spares stores across the UK ensures we continue to provide our customers with unparalleled service and support.

Products & Solutions Offered

  • Rotary UPS & Diesel Rotary UPS Systems - 500kW up to 2700kW
  • Critical Power Modules with Kinetic Energy Storage - 225kW up to 1000kW
  • Static UPS Systems – 2.3kW up to 360kW
  • Kinetic Energy Storage - 3MJ up to 60MJ
  • Static Transfer Switches - 25A up to 1600A
  • Innovative UPS configurations – up to 40 MW
  • Rotary & Static Converter & GPU units - 20kVA up to 1500kVA
  • Service & Project Delivery
  • Temporary UPS Rental

Kinetic Energy Storage UPS Solutions

The Piller and Active Power ranges of stored kinetic energy flywheel solutions have been developed to answer the challenges of rapidly changing market landscapes where energy consumption, smaller footprint, reduced operating and capital costs as well as sustainability have become key considerations. Against this backdrop, increasing numbers of organisations are now weighing up the considerable advantages of Kinetic Energy Storage over battery UPS technology as a highly effective means of driving efficiency and long-term return on investment.

Piller’s UPS modules with Kinetic Energy Storage offers the very latest in battery-free standby power, with no need for battery testing, battery configuration or cooling infrastructure.

Piller's latest development, the POWERBRIDGE™ PB60+, is the world’s largest, commercially available kinetic energy storage device for UPS applications.

The PB60+ kinetic energy storage is a highly compact, efficient and practical replacement for conventional batteries. The unit can deliver power above 3MW and provide 1MW of electrical power for over 60 seconds. This extraordinary achievement with very low losses and a minimal maintenance.

Multi Modular UPS System with extended run time

The CleanSource XT-MMS modular UPS Systems offer a wide range of modular and redundant backup power systems from 250kW to 2000kW. CleanSource family of UPS products, offering powerful new solutions for scalable applications upgraded performance and longer run time for the data centre and industrial process industries.

The built-in flywheel energy storage takes up less than half the footprint of battery based systems, delivers efficiency up to 98% and lowers total cost of ownership by up to 40% over the life of the product. This field proven technology is based on a highly fault tolerant IGBT architecture designed to protect all critical loads, such as data centres, industrial processes and healthcare applications.

Stored energy will provide ride-through up to 2 minutes depending upon configuration, making the CleanSource XT-MMS a clear alternative to modular static UPS systems reliant on battery storage. The XT MMS modular UPS system has more than enough energy storage for diesel starting and synchronisation, even when paralleling generating sets. Elimination of batteries saves space and weight, reduces site testing and maintenance and removes the need for routine replacement after a few years of service life.

Critical Power Module

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Kinetic Energy UPS Solutions UPS Solutions

Piller UK Ltd
Phoenix Way
Glos GL7 1RY

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Tel: 01285 657 721
Fax: 01285 654 823

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