As 2021 begins, Powerstar looks back on some of the top news and articles from the past year.
One of Powerstar’s latest international voltage optimisation case studies highlights a significant electrical consumption saving for Mount St. Mary’s University, located in Emmitsburg, Maryland in the USA. Due to Powerstar’s patented and award-winning technology, as well as customer-focused, bespoke approach, Powerstar was chosen to assist Mount St. Mary’s achieve these goals.
Energy management continues to become increasingly complex for businesses, with heavier targets on carbon emissions, rising energy costs and changes towards renewable energy. Therefore, in the winter months especially, it is vital for businesses to adopt effective energy management.
The Targeted Charging Review (TCR) was undertaken by Ofgem to understand and assess how residual network changes should be set and recovered in Great Britain as the energy network continues to evolve.
Powerstar prides itself on its apprenticeship scheme as it helps drive the company forward through bringing new energy to the business. As apprentices make up the skilled energy industry leaders of the future, this blog explores how one of Powerstar’s current apprentices is progressing in their role.
How energy is generated and consumed in the UK continues to be under intense scrutiny due to its role in climate change, but often the issue of power resilience is overlooked, despite it being an important matter which affects multiple energy users.
On Thursday 30th April 2020, Powerstar’s CEO, Dr Alex Mardapittas, delivered an informative webinar for businesses to understand how they can reduce energy costs, protect their business’ operations from power failures and enhance energy flexibility.
This article explores the research and developments from Powerstar’s innovation team within the Delta Lab, specifically, an energy forecasting and optimisation project by Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate, Dr. Rui Zheng.
The start of 2020 saw a range of deadlines which will directly, or indirectly, have significant effects on energy in the coming years. It can often be difficult for businesses to distil how energy headlines impact businesses, however this insight identifies some of the key issues which affect businesses.
As UK businesses continue to navigate lockdown restrictions, with many businesses encouraging a home and office working balance, electricity demand is set to fluctuate once again, much like it did during the initial UK lockdown period in Spring 2020.
On Wednesday 30th September 2020, Powerstar’s Chief Sales Officer, Iain France, delivered a webinar discussing the challenges surrounding funding energy efficiency projects in a post-lockdown world.
The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published that renewable energy sources like solar, wind and biomass made up 44.6% of the electricity generation in Q2 in 2020. These renewable sources provide several benefits for businesses to make the switch to renewable energy.
Reliable access to electricity is necessary for the majority of modern businesses in order to keep operations running smoothly. Many businesses don’t see this as an area in which they can control. On-site energy storage offers an alternative way for businesses to supply energy to their sites.
Climate changes poses a threat to the whole planet, and significant change is required in order to avoid catastrophic, word-changing events. Despite this being a popular discussion for many years, scientists are now warning we are reaching a critical juncture in reversing the effects, which could transform the landscape of the UK and the world.
13 January 2021