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Welcome to the latest round-up, summarising and showcasing the highlights of the latest news, activities and events of Powerstar and the industry for you.

1) Summarising Ofgem regulations

What effects will Ofgem’s proposals have In the latest edition to our Storage Simplified series, we summarised the Ofgem ruling on the changes to transmission charging.

Despite the changes, the business case for Behind-the-Meter energy storage is largely unaffected, with the reasons for this being explained in the article.

Read about the ruling here…





2) Introducing the latest VIRTUE brochure

As a leading provider of smart energy solutions, we like to provide our clients with the best quality information possible.

To help achieve this we have recently updated our brochure for Powerstar VIRTUE, the complete energy storage solution for Behind-the-Meter applications.

The new brochure outlines the many benefits of Powerstar VIRTUE and how beneficial it can be in an organisations’ carbon neutral journey.

Download the brochure here…







3) Specially selected for Essentia framework

Essentia battery storage framework We are proud to announce that we have been chosen as one of only six companies to be a trusted supplier for Essentia’s battery storage framework.

The framework supports public sector clients in procuring battery storage solutions to reduce fixed charges and improve site resilience.

As part of the framework we are able to assist Essentia in providing the public sector with energy solutions designed to the specifications of the client that can help achieve carbon neutrality, provide energy resilience, and reduce energy consumption and costs.

Our Proposals and Tendering Manager, Ricky Higgins, visited Essentia for a welcome breakfast and orientation following the announcement of successful parties.

Learn more about the framework here…





4) Successful launch of Powerstar SO-LO

Powerstar SO-LO On the 19th of September, we proudly held an event at our head office and manufacturing facility to officially launch the super low loss, smart transformer, Powerstar SO-LO to market.

The day introduced guests to our latest innovation and included talks from expert guest speakers Georgina Penfold, Director at Industrial & Commercial Operations Network (ICON), and Ian Lloyd, Digital Transformation Manager at Siemens.

Read more about the launch of Powerstar SO-LO here…




5) A triplet of award shortlists

Energy Awards 2018 We are delighted to have been shortlisted for three awards at this year’s Energy Awards.

We have been shortlisted in the categories of Energy Efficient Partnership of the Year, Innovation of the Year: Processes and Projects, and Innovation of the Year: Technology – Software, power, networks. Wish us Luck!


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