Powersystems Employee Owned Business now powered by partners

January 10, 2019

Powersystems UK Ltd are pleased to announce that as from 2nd January 2019 we are now an employee owned business. This marks a new chapter in the history for the company. And ensures a continuing legacy for the company based upon its original founders engineering ethos and family values.

Powered By Partners

This positive step will further empower all employees, in ensuring the business continues to flourish delivering high quality and engineering excellence within the High Voltage sector.

An Employee Owned Business Model

The employee owned business (EOB) follows a similar model to that of the John Lewis Partnership with all employees of Powersystems becoming “Powersystems partners”. This model will ensure the long-term stability of the company ownership, as well as a driver for greater performance and productivity throughout the business.

New Managing Director 

Chris Jenkins will take over the Managing Director role from Stuart Wilsmore who will remain on the company board along with founding partner Derek Earby as a non-executive Directors.

Chris comments:

“I am honoured and privileged after 25 years with the company to take on this role and lead us all forward as an employee owned business. This change in ownership will only strengthen our culture and ensure we achieve our vision of being recognised by industry and clients as the high voltage specialist contractor of choice across the UK”.

Powersystems  participation in the renewable energy sectors continues with growth in grid connections, industrial power sectors, STOR & battery energy projects. With the emergence of new technologies and markets such as electrical vehicle charging (EV) , Powersystems is looking forward to an exciting future for our business.

As a business powered by partners,  Powersystems has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

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Powersystems are powering the transition to a carbon free future

As a high voltage specialist electrical engineering company with over 45 years (1977-2022) experience Powersystems have grown by reputation to become a trusted force in the design, installation and commissioning of electrical infrastructure across the UK.

Celebrating 25 years as the first Lloyds National Electricity Registration Scheme ‘s accredited Independent Connection Provider (ICP), Powersystems are capable of delivering contestable grid connections at voltages up to 132 kV.

Since 2000, Powersystems have connected over 6 Gigawatts of renewable energy generation to the UK electricity grid, along with decarbonisation technology which includes; wind energy projects, solar, anaerobic digestion, hydroelectric, electrical vehicle infrastructure, short term operating reserve STOR, combined heat and power (CHP), Grid stability projects like rotating stabilisers,  and battery energy storage systems (BESS) as well as commercial industrial private wire networks.

Working with partners, delivering sustainable power solutions, proudly the Powersystems high voltage specialist team have connected 27% of all U.K. onshore wind farm

At the core of the operation is a commitment to the highest values of health and safety, welfare, quality and the environment. Powersystems Integrated management systems are ISO accredited and their approach under their health and safety ‘Priority No.1’ brand is to aim for the best industry practice in all.

Powersystems UK Ltd. is an Employee-Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. They encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of the business.

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