Powerstar Round-Up Issue 72
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) THE CURRENT AND FUTURE COSTS OF ENERGY
The latest Powerstar Industry Insight looks at the current and future cost of energy in two parts. Part one looks at the factors that have shaped it, and future trends, whilst part two assesses the consequences it has on businesses, and evaluates the actions that can be taken to react to the challenges posed.
2) DEVELOPMENTS FROM THE POWERSTAR INNOVATION LABRATORY
Continued innovation is a key driver of Powerstar’s values and actions. In 2018 the purpose-built R&D centre, recently dubbed Delta Lab, was created. In a recent blog, Powerstar puts the spotlight on a portable PV project being undertaken by Dr Olivia Zeng as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Sheffield Hallam University.
3) EV MARKET OVERVIEW
Transport accounts for a significant portion of the UK’s carbon footprint due to the emissions caused by combustion engine vehicles. Electric vehicles (EVs) are widely seen as a key solution for reducing emissions, but there are challenges affecting their adoption. This blog assesses the UK EV market and the charging network, including the level of EV registrations and the key market drivers.