Artificial intelligence project to help people facing fuel poverty
A new partnership led by UK Power Networks with Energy Systems Catapult is to use sophisticated data software to identify up to 100,000 people across London, the East and South East who are in danger of struggling with their fuel bills to be proactively offered support and guidance.
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Seven Net Zero commitments for COP26
The Government should include fossil fuel pollution from heating in the new post-Brexit emissions trading scheme and create a new market for Greenhouse Gas Removals, two of seven recommendations from a new report from Energy Systems Catapult.
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zerocarbon.vote online consultation tool launches first survey in Bury
A pioneering online consultation tool developed by Energy Systems Catapult – zerocarbon.vote – is being used for the first time by residents of Bury, Greater Manchester, to vote on which type of low carbon heating they would prefer for their homes in the near future.
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Insights and Impact from the first 3 years of the Energy Launchpad
The last 18 months has seen incredible growth within the Energy Launchpad, with more SMEs than ever receiving support from Energy Systems Catapult 96% of SMEs say they have realised business benefits and felt the support had led to enhanced benefits or accelerated the rate at which benefits had been achieved.
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Ventive Home – smart, whole house retrofit solution
Ventive started out as a designer and manufacturer of passive ventilation systems. They were selected by our Energy Launchpad to support the commercialisation of their new Ventive Home innovation that offers an all-in-one solution to heat and cool buildings, delivering healthier and more comfortable homes without the carbon.
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Disabled households to take part in zero carbon energy innovation trials for first time
Fifty disabled households will be added to the Living Lab to boost inclusive innovation in a partnership with the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RiDC) for a programme to Enable Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Choice.
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Call for Information from Platform Solution Providers for Smart Local Energy System Marketplace Platform
Energy Systems Catapult is looking for information from potential solution providers to develop a digital platform that helps local authorities develop Smart Local Energy Systems (SLES). Given not all local authorities will have the resources, time or know how to determine, design and deliver Net Zero solutions for their local areas, the platform will be a SLES Marketplace to guide LAs in delivering complex, smart and local energy projects.
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Innovators invited to apply for new Climate Innovation Platform
The University of Birmingham’s Energy Institute and Energy Systems Catapult - supported by HSBC UK - are launching an Innovator Challenge to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) in driving the commercialisation of innovative energy products and services.
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Living Lab to partner with Lightsource Labs, bolstering solar PV & storage trial capability
Innovative companies developing products or services that deliver domestic flexibility using battery storage or solar PV will benefit from a new partnership between Lightsource Labs and Energy Systems Catapult’s real-world test environment – the Living Lab.
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arbnco breezes into air quality market with Living Lab trial
Scottish innovator arbnco is set to trial a new digital air quality platform with consumers in Energy Systems Catapult’s Living Lab with the aim of reducing indoor air pollution, improving ventilation, and safeguarding health.
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Designing a commercial model for data
Digital & Data senior consultant Jake Verma discusses how Energy Systems Catapult has opened data, has triaged data to make it safe for sharing and developed commercial models for data.
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How can innovation deliver a smart energy system that works for low income and vulnerable consumers?
The Department Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy commissioned Energy Systems Catapult to review how innovation could enable low income and vulnerable (LIV) consumers to participate in a smart, flexible energy market.
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UK Hydrogen Energy Landscape – have your say
Over 60 companies have so far been identified in Energy Systems Catapult's first scoping of the UK’s Hydrogen Landscape. We are calling on UK businesses to review the scoping of this infographic to suggest any additional subsectors which can be incorporated and to identify where they should be classified in the landscape.
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Ditch sporadic funding and unleash financial muscle for local energy transition
Sporadic funding is stifling net zero ambitions at the local level and should be replaced with a systematic approach to planning, funding, and powers, according to a new report by Energy Systems Catapult. The report by our Energy Revolution Integration Service recommends leveraging public funding, with the help of the UK Infrastructure Bank, to attract private sector investment and unlock the economic potential of the local energy transition.
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