Technical Staff Now up to Date with Current Wiring Regulations

Technical Staff Now up to Date with Current Wiring Regulations

The 18th Edition brings up to date regulations to the electrical industry. These are essential to ensure continued safe practice with in the industry, and aids in reassuring clients that correct procedures are followed.

Utilising our excellent in-house training facility, Powersystems have employed an external training body to deliver the latest 18th Edition wiring regulations course. All the technical installation staff are now compliant with the current BS7671 wiring regulations. Keeping up with the latest standards ensures that we deliver excellent engineering services to all our clients.

Powersystems UK, Now Powered By Partners

Powersystems UK, Now Powered By Partners

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 Powersystems UK and ensures a continuing legacy for the company based upon its original founders engineering ethos and family values. 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.

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 and be a driver for greater performance and productivity throughout the business.

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 UK’s participation in the renewable energy sectors continues with growth in grid connections, industrial power sectors, STOR & battery 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.

Seasons Greetings from Powersystems

Seasons Greetings from Powersystems

Seasons Greetings from Powersystems

Christmas is here again and at Powersystems UK we look back on another successful year with customers both existing and new.

2018 brought about continued success on major UK renewable schemes, contributing to a greener national grid with the energisation of large projects such as Blackcraig and Dorenell windfarms in Scotland. Alongside works within renewables, Powersystems has worked on significant projects within the UK private industry sector, supporting prestigious and well-established UK companies. We look forward to continued successful collaboration going into 2019, with some exciting changes ahead!

To ensure continued service during the Christmas period, our head office will be open, however we will be closing at midday on Friday 21 December for festivities with our staff to celebrate another successful year re-opening on 27 December. We would like to thank our customers and suppliers for your support this year.

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous and busy 2019!

Pen Y Cymoedd windfarm Handed Over

Pen Y Cymoedd windfarm Handed Over

Ray Wind Farm Handed Over Successfully

Powersystems has successfully completed and handed over another electrical infrastructure project.  Fulfilling its contract to provide the design, supply, installation and commissioning services of a 54.4MW windfarm.   A 26km 33kV grid connection route made up of 6 x 33kV power cables, fibre optic cables, over 300 terminations and 4 x overhead line section points, all undertaken by Powersystems as the Independent Connection Provider in Northern Powergrid’s region.

We have again shown our ability to work in partnership with the main civil contractor, turbine installer and the windfarm client to deliver this project to plan, and provide an extra level of service and support to accommodate any additional requirements throughout the project.

Ray Windfarm gained UK Government approval in 2005 and work started in 2015.  Now that it is fully operational it is able to provide electricity for 30,000 homes directly into the national grid transmission network, for the benefit of customers across the UK!

Grand Opening with Bristol Rovers FC

Grand Opening with Bristol Rovers FC

Grand Opening with Bristol Rovers FC

On Thursday 29th September , Powersystems celebrated its official office opening with Bristol Rovers Manager Darrell Clarke and players Tom Lockyer and Ollie Clarke. Cllr Erica Williams from South Gloucestershire Council kindly attended also.

It was a fantastic day for all the staff in the office, and to show off the brand new facilities to BRFC and South Glos. Council.

In a light hearted moment, Darrell challenged club captain Tom to a friendly game of table tennis in the new gym.