Pager Power is a Suffolk-based consultancy service that provides aviation and communication studies from the earliest stage of potential wind farm development, through to assisting leading energy companies in addressing complex planning permission objections. Founded in 1997, Pager Power is established as a leading authority within the field of aviation studies. Mike Watson, the managing director, has developed a range of specialist software that provides technical analysis on the impact of wind farms on radar and communications links. At our core, Pager Power assess the radar, television and radiocommunication link problems that can arise when planning a wind farm. We undertake technical analysis using our own specialist software tools and expertise.
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- Business Type:
- Service provider
- Industry Type:
- Renewable Energy
- Market Focus:
- Internationally (various countries)
- Year Founded:
Founded in 1997 by Mike Watson, Pager Power was based in Long Melford from October 2005 to July 2007, after which the company moved its offices to Bakers Mill in Great Cornard. The team has continued to expand and are joined on an ad hoc basis by a number of highly skilled Air Traffic Control specialists, technical specialists and business consultants.
The company culture of innovation combined with the environmental issues of the work undertaken has ensured that the company cars and office services are environmentally friendly and the workplace offers flexibility and variety.
From the rural Suffolk location the team regularly travel extensively in the UK, Ireland and internationally in line with the demands of the renewable energy industry.
Experience, qualifications, continual innovation and a flexible customer focused approach to clients enable the team to improve customers’ businesses professionally and effectively.
Pager Power takes its environmental footprint seriously.
The company culture of innovation combined with the environmental issues of the work undertaken has ensured that the company cars and office services are environmentally friendly, and the workplace offers flexibility and variety.
Pager Power is a member of RenewableUK (formerly British Wind Energy Association - BWEA), the trade and professional body for the wind and marine renewable energy industries in the UK. RenewableUK acts as a lobbying group to further promote wind energy and other renewable technologies.
RenewableUK has also set up the Aviation Strategy Group to further assist wind farm developers to move current wind farm radar and wind farm aviation issues forward.
Pager Power is an active member of this group and was part of the group when the memorandum of understanding (MOU)was signed by RenewableUK, the Ministry of Defence (MOD), NATS, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR), and the Department for Transport (DfT).
Pager Power thinks that business is a two way process, so is pleased to announce the company’s first charity scheme.
From October 2012 Pager Power will be forming a charitable partnership with the River Stour Trust, a local charity (Registered Charity No. 257806), led by volunteers dedicated to the restoration and conservation of the River Stour Navigation for the benefit and enjoyment of the public.
The Trust actively encourages use of the river and particularly promotes the use of small and electrically powered craft that are silent in operation and environmentally friendly. The Trust seeks to reinstate through navigation, improve river access points and campaign for a change to the byelaws in order to permit electric boats on the whole stretch of the River Stour. The Trust raises funds and awareness through many river-based activities and events on or near the river, operates river trips for the public and holds regular working parties to maintain the locks and structure in our care. Find out more.
The River Stour sweeps through Suffolk and Essex in the East of England and passes right by Pager Power Offices which is just minutes from the Trust’s Education Centre. Pager Power will be working closely with the trust to help in their charitable activities in the following ways:
- For every person signing up to Pager Power’s online system we will donate £1 to the trust;
- A further £2 if customers provide us with feedback on our services;
- Employees of Pager Power are also looking to help the trust in their free time.