Solihull/London (11/10/18) UK Power Reserve has been named as a finalist in the Achievement in Developing and Promoting Women category in the 15th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award winner.

 

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honour women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

 

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York on Friday, November 16.  Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend.

 

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year.

 

UK Power Reserve’s entry draws on the work carried out by Power Up, an internal committee to both promote and empower the diverse workforce we have. The UK’s leading flexibility provider uses rapid response gas engines to support the rising role of renewables on the grid.

 

 

“In its fifteenth year, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a record number of nominations. With the new Women|Future Conference preceding the announcement of winners on November 16, it will be a day to celebrate the achievements of working women around the world,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.  “We’re looking forward to recognizing the Stevie Award winners next month.”

 

Julie Sutton, Corporate Business Services Director, added “We are thrilled to have our hard work recognised by the Stevie Awards. As Co-chair of our Power Up committee, I’m regularly impressed by the attitudes of all employees to support their colleagues and generate ideas to make the company more inclusive. The energy sector has a reputation for being a male dominated industry, but the diversity of our workforce highlights the sector is diversifying.  The sector is undergoing great change – to a low carbon mix and a more diverse workforce. We are proud of our contribution and the efforts of the broader energy industry.

 

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Catherine Hunter

Communications & Government Affairs Associate

Tel: 07808 241684

Email: catherine.hunter@ukpowerreserve.com

 

About UK Power Reserve

 

UK Power Reserve is the leading provider of flexibility to the UK energy system. Our 1013MW portfolio of low carbon, decentralised assets include 120MW of battery storage, one of the biggest in Europe. With rapid response, low cost assets located close to centres of demand, we are improving competition and delivering value to consumers. An innovative, disruptive voice in energy, UK Power Reserve is advancing its ambitious growth plans in the UK and beyond.

 

UK Power Reserve is part of the Sembcorp group, a leading utilities, marine and urban development group, present across five continents. As an integrated energy player, Sembcorp provides solutions across the energy and utilities value chain, with a focus on the Gas & Power, Renewables & Environment and Merchant & Retail sectors. In addition, Sembcorp is a world leader in offshore and marine engineering, as well as an established brand name in urban development. Sembcorp Industries has total assets of over S$22 billion (£12.3 billion) and over 7,000 employees. Listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange, it is a component stock of the Straits Times Index, several MSCI and FTSE indices, as well as the SGX Sustainability Leaders Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index.

 

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com

 

For more information on UK Power Reserve, please visit www.ukpowerreserve.com | @UKPowerReserve

For more information on Sembcorp visit www.sembcorp.com