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)
August 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.
2. COAL UNDER FIRE AS BRITAIN MOVES TOWARDS RENEWABLE ENERGY
It 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.
5. POWERSTAR NAMED SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY PARTNER BY WATES
In November 2019 Powerstar was announced as a Wates Sustainable Technology Services Innovation Partner, adding to the growing list of accreditations and accolades.
6. DISTRIBUTED ENERGY FUTURE: CENTRICA’S INSIGHTS BEHIND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS GROWTH (INDUSTRY INSIGHTS)
Sustainability 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.
7. POWERSTAR PARTNERS WITH TYPHOON HIL
In 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.
8. DRIVING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY AND INNOVATION
Powerstar’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.
10. EV MARKET REVIEW
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.