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Awards & Accreditations

Established since 2001, Powerstar works alongside industry and trade organisations.

Powerstar has been recognised as a market leader in power resilience through numerous awards and accreditations, whilst its battery energy storage solutions have received awards for innovation and are proud members of several respected energy associations.

MAKE UK – North East Yorkshire and Humberside Awards 2022

Manufacturing Matters Award Runner Up

We were very proud to accept the Runner up award in the Manufacturing Matters Category at the Make UK awards! The Manufacturing Matters category recognises companies that have demonstrated exceptional adaptability and resilience to impact on their business and improve lives and society.

MADE IN BRITAIN

Powerstar is Made in Britain accredited. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community, united with the use of the registered collective marks. The marks are protected and can only be used by members of Made in Britain.

LASER - Zero Carbon – Consult, Design and Install, Reference Number DN535888 Accredited

Awarded accreditation for Lot 3 - Technological solutions consultancy & Lot 4 Technological solutions delivery. This includes:
Specialism 8 - Battery Storage standalone grid-connected or behind the meter including microgrids
Specialism 15 - Site level Smart grid, local active network management technologies and virtual power plant technologies. For example, to integrate technologies such as solar PV, battery storage, EV charging and electrically powered heating on a local smart network.
Specialism 17 - New and emerging technologies. This lot is open to technologies not listed in other Specialisms which reduce carbon emissions through efficiency improvements or renewable energy forms.

JOSCAR REGISTERED

Powerstar is proudly registered with JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register), used by the aerospace, defence, and security industry as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information on potential suppliers.

WATES SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INNOVATION PARTNER

Powerstar was chosen by Wates Sustainable Technologies platform to be a Sustainable Technology Innovation Partner in 2019. Wates Sustainable Technology Services support customers and partners to achieve their sustainability goals by helping to identify, select and implement cost-effective and proven sustainable technologies.

ECOVADIS CSR RATING: SILVER RECOGNITION

In 2018 Powerstar worked with EcoVadis in order to achieve CSR formal certification. The EcoVadis assessment covers four areas: Environment, Labour Practices & Human Rights, Fair Business Practices, and Sustainable Procurement. For all of these areas, a wide range of documentation and information was provided for evaluation by Powerstar during the assessment period.

LEXICA BATTERY STORAGE FRAMEWORK

Powerstar has been chosen as a supplier for Lexica's Battery Storage Framework that supports public sector clients to procure battery storage solutions to help reduce fixed and variable charges, and generate savings by reducing DUoS and Capacity Market charges, and utilise grid incentives such as Firm Frequency Response (FFR).

LEXICA NET ZERO CARBON DELIVERY FRAMEWORK

Powerstar is a part of the Lexica Net Zero Carbon Delivery Framework Agreement which will provide a model for public sector bodies wishing to implement low/zero carbon technologies. The framework is open to all public sector bodies aiming to progress their zero carbon ambitions in line with legislative and sector-led reduction target, and encompasses a range of technologies such as battery energy storage, renewable generation, voltage optimisation, and EV charging.

AVETTA CONSORTIUM MEMBER

Powerstar is a proud member of the Avetta Consortium which meet stringent standards for superior businesses. Avetta connects the world’s leading organisations with qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors.

QUALITY ASSURANCE ISO9001

Powerstar has been certified by BSI to ISO 9001:2015 under certificate number FS579032.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ISO14001

Powerstar's Sheffield operations have been certified by BSI to ISO 14001:2015 under certificate number EMS600861.

UL QUALITY ASSURANCE

Powerstar’s air cooled transformers up to 3000kVA are UL and C-UL certified for quality and safety under file number E472553.

SAFECONTRACTOR ACCREDITATION

Powerstar has been successfully awarded the SafeContractor Accreditation under membership number SP4837. SafeContractor is a leading accreditation that reassures customers that Powerstar is health and safety compliant across every aspect of the business.

ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2014

Winners of the Environmental Business of the Year award and the 2014, Sheffield Business Awards. The company was also shortlisted for the 2014 International Business of the Year Award.

EUROPEAN UTILITY WEEK – PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARDS

Powerstar’s VIRTUE was named winner of the ‘Renewable Energy & Grid Integration’ award along with the overall ‘European Product Innovation of the Year’. The product was also shortlisted for the ‘Energy Storage’ category.

CARE4AIR AWARD

Business Award winner of the Care4Air Award, in recognition of manufacturing solutions that help reduce carbon emissions.

UK TRADE & INVESTMENT

Winners of the UKTI (UK Trade & Investment) Exporter of the Year Award, for success in expansion of company to develop Australian office facilities.

BRITISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Provided with accreditation to carry the British Chamber of Commerce logo due to export success of solutions which are fully manufactured in the UK.

PRIVATE BUSINESS AWARDS

Winners of the PWC Yorkshire Private Business Award and amongst shortlisted companies for the National Private Business Award.

YORKSHIRE’S FINEST

Winners of the ‘Yorkshires Finest’ Innovation award in 2011, awarded by the Yorkshire Post for the launch of the innovative Powerstar MAX system.

SMART DTI AWARD

A European award, presented to Powerstar designer and company Chief Executive Officer, Dr Alex Mardapittas, for innovation in the field of technology.

NICEIC APPROVED CONTRACTOR

The NICEIC Approved Contractor Scheme is for electrical contractors undertaking design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of electrical installations to BS 7671.

INNOVATOR 10

Yorkshire Forward Innovation Award winners 2010, awarded for development of Powerstar, an innovative, patented solution that is fully designed, manufactured, and engineered in Yorkshire.

MADE IN SHEFFIELD

Accredited in 2010 with the Made In Sheffield mark, awarded to select companies within Sheffield who uphold the cities standards of excellence in manufacturing.

THE MASSACHUSETTS TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE (MTAC)

Powerstar is approved for Utility Incentives by The Massachusetts Technology Assessment Committee (MTAC). With this approval, companies in Massachusetts who install Powerstar’s technology can claim incentives from their utility providers.

Sustainability West Midlands

Sustainability West Midlands is the sustainability champion for the West Midlands. We are a not-for-profit company that works with our members in the private, public and third sectors. Our role is to act as a catalyst for change through our advice to leaders, to develop practical solutions with our members and share success through our communications.

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