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Powerstar 2019 Round-Up

As 2020 begins, Powerstar looks back on some of the top news and articles from the past year.

1. RESPONDING TO RESILIENCY FAILURE (INDUSTRY INSIGHTS)

Energy resilienceAugust 2019’s power outage made national headlines as millions suffered power cuts. Powerstar explored why it occurred, how were businesses affected, and how Powerstar solutions could help in such instances in the future.

 

Explore the resilience insights

 

2. COAL UNDER FIRE AS BRITAIN MOVES TOWARDS RENEWABLE ENERGY

CoalIt was a big year for sustainability, and lowering the reliance on fossil fuels played a significant part. One key story was the UK power grid substantially reducing coal dependency, and breaking multiple records for coal free periods.

 

Read more about the UK’s move to a sustainable future

 

3. Innovative energy solutions for the Design Museum

Design MuseumPowerstar worked with London based, world leading museum, The Design Museum on an innovative energy storage solution incorporating energy flexibility through Powerstar VIRTUE for the prestigious site.

 

About the project and solution

 

4. POWERSTAR MAX: ENHANCED VISIBILITY FOR MAXIMUM INSIGHTS

Powerstar prides itself on providing innovative solutions, and constant improvement. 2019 saw the upgrade to Powerstar MAX, integrating remote monitoring capabilities into the voltage optimisation solution.

 

Read about the upgrade

 

5. Powerstar named sustainable technology partner by Wates

Sustainability TechnologiesIn November 2019 Powerstar was announced as a Wates Sustainable Technology Services Innovation Partner, adding to the growing list of accreditations and accolades.

 

Find out why Powerstar was chosen

 

6. DISTRIBUTED ENERGY FUTURE: CENTRICA’S INSIGHTS BEHIND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS GROWTH (INDUSTRY INSIGHTS)

Energy NetworkSustainability is arguably more important to businesses now than ever. Powerstar’s August 2019 Industry Insight looked at what lies behind sustainable business growth following a report by Centrica.

 

Read the industry insight 

 

7. Powerstar partners with Typhoon HIL

Typhoon HILIn 2019, Powerstar partnered with Typhoon HIL to discuss how its simulation technology has helped expand Powerstar’s development and testing capabilities through an interview with its Chief Technical Officer, Solon Mardapittas.

 

Read how Powerstar is using leading simulation software

 

8. DRIVING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY AND INNOVATION

ChecklistPowerstar’s commitment to excellence in manufacturing was reinforced by the successful re-certification in 2019 from the BSI of both ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) standards.

 

About Powerstar’s quality commitment

 

9. BANKING ON CLEAN ENERGY (INDUSTRY INSIGHTS)

Banking Industry InsightThe realignment of power generation is having far reaching effects. Powerstar explored shifts happening in banking, finance, and investment related to clean energy drivers.

 

Read about the key sector movements

 

10. POWERSTAR PARTNERS WITH RENOWNED SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR THORNE & DERRICK

Thorne & Derrick Transformers are vital infrastructure for many businesses, ensuring efficiency is imperative. To enable more companies to improve their HV network Powerstar partnered with specialist distributor Thorne & Derrick International in 2019.

 

About the new partnership

 

11. The Current and Future Cost of Energy (Industry Insight)

EnergyEnergy costs are a top concern for many organisations. Powerstar examined the factors affecting the current cost of energy in what is a changing landscape, and investigated possible future influences.

 

Find out where the cost of energy might be going

 

12. EV Market Overview

VIRTUE EV Electric vehicles were a hot topic in 2019, with awareness growing of the role they will play in the transport network of the future. Powerstar assessed the state of the EV market in as the year came to an end.

 

Read the market overview

 

 

10 January 2020

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