The History of Shenton Group
Outback Energy Established
October 20, 1982
Richard Meek (Founder) started out as a man in his van supplying gas bottles.
Scorpion Power Systems
October 21, 1987
Scorpion Power Systems was established by building quality generators and providing UPS systems.
Working with the MOD
October 21, 1989
We signed our first contract with the Ministry of Defence: to supply the British Army during the Gulf conflict.
Merlin Power Management
October 21, 1997
Merlin Power Management was established to meet the maintenance and support demand. This provided a nationwide network of power supply engineers providing 24/7 emergency response and service.
Broadening our Capabilities
October 21, 2003
We acquired a national HV and LV switchgear company broadening our power failure management capability and offering our customers a complete service.
Power Call Launched
October 21, 2004
Power Call was established becoming the UK’s first and only emergency generator call-out system – providing power within the hour wherever you are in the UK.
CHP Department Launched
October 21, 2008
We launched our CHP systems offering into the UK market. We’re now the sole authorised distributor for TEDOM, the leading European CHP system manufacturer.
October 21, 2010
With the country in recession, our customers were required to reduce their supply chain. This lead us to merge Scorpion Power Systems, Merlin Power Management and Power Call to become Shenton Global LLP, trading as Shenton Group.
From LLP to LTD
February 10, 2017
After rapid growth, we changed our trading status to LTD still trading as Shenton Group.
March 10, 2020
Today we have the reputation of being the UK’s leading technical experts in standby power, uninterruptible power supplies and combined heat and power systems. And we are continuing to make history…