It was a night of celebration at this year’s Construction News Awards, where we picked up the Best Innovation Award for our revolutionary point of connection mast (POC-MAST™).
This is a fantastic achievement that recognises the hard work, dedication and innovation undertaken by our Professional Services team to bring this vision to life.
Developed by our in-house experts to transform the way new connections to the high voltage electricity distribution network are delivered, POC-MAST™ makes it safer, faster, easier, and more cost-effective for energy projects to get connected to the network. It is becoming increasingly recognised as a key tool for developers and distribution network operators in today’s changing energy landscape.
It was originally developed for a renewable energy project where a traditional connection into an electricity network wasn’t possible. Since then, POC-MAST™ has received substantial investment, undergone extensive testing, and experienced early successes. Now the patented product is set to revolutionise the way new connections to the high voltage electricity distribution network are delivered.
Quick to complete, it takes less than 20 weeks from concept to construction, where traditional installations typically take 6 – 12 months. This quicker process can make the difference to whether or not a scheme is viable.
The Construction News Awards, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London last night, are one of our industry’s most prestigious and coveted awards ceremonies, celebrating 25 years of showcasing the very best in the industry.