The petrol or diesel engine generators used in areas without electricity require a lot of start up power. By combining a control strategy and hardware, a temporary increase in power output of the generator to supply a large starting load is possible. Advantages • Motor starting capability • Does not require the use of batteries Market Application HiStart applies to any industry susceptible to blackouts, as well as to activities like off-grid mining, farming, road maintenance, emergency services and roadside/informal trading. Opportunities • Investment • Partnership • Manufacturing Development Status TRL 2: concept developed. Please click here to download the information on this page. For more information, please contact the Nelson Mandela University Innovation Office: ✉ ☎ +27(0) 41 504 4309