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Career opportunities at Powercor

Powercor are delighted to announce that Kyle Phillips has been appointed Technical Director. Kyle is proof that a rewarding career in the electrical industry is open to all if you are willing to put your heart into the job.  For Kyle, it was not a case of signing on to an apprenticeship at 16 to […]

Powercor’s partnership in line for major honour

Powercor shortlisted for ECA Award with partner Signify

Powercor’s close partnership with Signify has been recognised after being shortlisted for a prestigious award. We have been shortlisted for the “Best Client partnership” in the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) Awards for 2020/21 and will go forward to the awards ceremony next month when the winners will be announced. The judges reviewed hundreds of entries […]

Ground source solutions can pump your energy efficiency

Ground Source Heat Pumps blog

The move towards the decarbonisation of the UK’s power system is gathering momentum and the drive towards the use of the world’s natural heat is increasing as the government looks to the greater use of ground source heat pump systems. Currently, social housing organisations across the UK are in the process of applying for a […]

Firms need to be switched on to deliver sustainable solutions

The drive towards a more sustainable future has created a growing issue when it comes to power infrastructure and as Powercor’s Chris Wright explains it will create a dilemma for many organisations and businesses unless it can be adequately addressed. Recent months have seen a huge uptick in the demand for electric vehicle charging points […]

How often should I test my emergency lighting?

Emergency Lighting Testing

Emergency lighting systems are a legal requirement for any commercial premises and as such there are also requirements as to when they need to be tested. Given the vital role emergency lighting will play in a situation where the buildings power fails or staff need to evacuate the building due to a range of emergencies […]

What do you do if your emergency lighting does not work?

Blog of What do you do if your Emergency Lighting doesn't work?

Emergency lighting is a legal requirement and it has to be regularly tested. But what happens if you find your system is not working? The requirement for the system to be tested monthly and more extensively annually is designed to ensure that the first time you realise the system may not be operating is not […]

Making light work of emergency systems

Emergency Lighting Systems - Making Light Work of Emergency Lighting systems

It might be a legal requirement, but there remains a wide level of misunderstanding over what constitutes emergency lighting. All commercial properties must have an approved emergency lighting system installed. The system not only needs to be correctly installed but also regularly tested. Design, installation and operation is subject to a wide range of regulations […]

Making your premises virus free as easy as UV-C

COVID-19 has highlighted the threat that the spread of viruses and bacteria can pose. The understanding that the quality of the air we breathe and the cleanliness of the surfaces we touch have a profound effect on our health and wellbeing has never been greater. Busy public areas such as offices, stores, schools, museums and […]

Emergency Lighting : Why Powercor?

As you may or may not know, emergency lighting is a legal requirement and an audit of your site could be critical and that’s where Powercor can help. We understand the importance of the industry standards and our clients can be safe in the knowledge that we are always up to date on any new, […]


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