Access coronavirus business innovation support packages
Existing Innovate UK award holders at risk of abandoning projects directly related to COVID-19 – may be eligible for a share of up to £90 million being made available in continuity grants, paid upfront, to SMEs and third sector organisations. Closes 29th May 2020.
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Digital Energy Fitness assessment being developed by Catapult
Energy Systems Catapult is developing a Digital Energy Fitness assessment for energy sector businesses that want to capture the opportunities of Innovating to Net Zero. Our latest deep dive report, Digitalisation for Net Zero, assesses the potential of digital technology to transform the energy system, including real-world case studies being developed by UK innovators.
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Can Energy from Waste drive deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage?
Energy from Waste will almost double capacity in the near future, with carbon emissions already exceeding the cement and chemical industries. But could this boom and a unique set of advantages help EfW drive the development and deployment of a technology likely to be essential to meeting our climate change targets - Carbon Capture and Storage? Susanna Elks explains.
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Innovators with Low Carbon Interoperable Energy Solutions wanted for West Midlands challenge
Energy Systems Catapult is launching an Innovator Challenge call for SMEs developing Low Carbon Interoperable Energy Solutions in collaboration with Climate-KIC and supported by Energy Capital – part of the West Midlands Combined Authority. SMEs developing innovative products and services that enable the integration of low carbon solutions within complex urban and commercial environments – are invited to apply for acceleration support.
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Billion pound support package for innovative firms hit by coronavirus
UK businesses driving innovation and development will be helped through the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion support package from the UK Government.
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Understanding Net Zero: A consumer perspective
New research by Energy Systems Catapult has found that while 75% of people believe climate change is a serious threat, they are still unclear as to which activities in their lives emit carbon – with only 49% realising natural gas heating contributes to carbon emissions. We surveyed over 2,000 people to better understand the consumer perspective.
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Scottish innovative heating solution begins trials in Living Lab
Scottish innovator Biskit Controls has become the latest business to begin testing innovative heating solutions in our Living Lab. The patented technology called the Hydro Genie is designed to improve the performance of central heating systems, reduce the amount of gas needed, lower energy bills and carbon emissions, while keeping the home warmer.
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UK software firm to develop Living Lab 2.0 digital platform
UK-based software development company, SysMech, has been chosen by Energy Systems Catapult to help deliver a cloud-based Digital Integration Platform for Living Lab 2.0.
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Digital Energy Landscape Infographic
Find your company on a map of the UK’s Digital Energy Landscape
Two hundred and twelve companies have been identified by Energy Systems Catapult as we update our map of the UK’s Digital Energy Landscape.
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Business Continuity
Energy Systems Catapult has been implementing its business continuity plan in keeping with guidance from Public Health England regarding COVID-19, meaning staff will be working from home until further notice.We would like to reassure our customers, partners and stakeholders that we are continuing with business as usual. 
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Innovating to Net zero report
Innovating to Net Zero
The Innovating to Net Zero report is the result of modelling 100s of potential pathways to 2050 – ramping up or down different technologies and behaviour changes – to understand the combinations, interactions and trade-offs of competing decarbonisation approaches to achieve net zero carbon emissions.
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Net Zero by 2050 is possible with targeted innovation and scale up
A new report by Energy Systems Catapult has found Net Zero by 2050 is possible with support for innovation and scale-up across three essential areas – Low Carbon Technology, Land Use and Lifestyle.
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Six digital platform and data service SMEs join Innovator Support Platform
Six innovative tech companies have been selected for a rigorous business growth programme due to their potential to transform the energy system by exploiting digital technology and data. These businesses are the third intake for our Innovator Support Platform.
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Six Steps to Zero Carbon Buildings
A net zero target for greenhouse gas emissions provides wonderful clarity. No more wondering about the ‘last 20% of emissions’: it’s simple and clear. Everything – all buildings, cars, and industries – must be zero carbon in aggregate by 2050. Decarbonising buildings is probably the most challenging aspect. How do we shape low carbon solutions that people and places actually want? Here George Day & Arianna Griffa - from our Markets, Policy & Regulation Team - outline six potential steps to build markets that deliver solutions by 2050.
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Baxi and Bristol Energy trial heat-as-a-service with an eye towards zero carbon
In an industry first, two British companies have successfully trialled selling ‘heat-as-as-service’, in a move that experts believe will pave the way for the low carbon retrofit revolution.
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Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce report delivers 21 proposals
The Government-backed Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce, established in 2018, chaired by Energy Systems Catapult chief executive Philip New and following an unprecedented collaboration with more than 350 organisations, has made 21 key proposals to government and industry to effectively manage the increasing integration of electric vehicles with the energy system.
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Catapult to manage £16.5m Electrification of Heat Demonstration
Energy Systems Catapult has been appointed as Management Contractor for the £16.5 million Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project on behalf of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Project aims to overcome barriers to deployment and demonstrate the feasibility of a large-scale roll-out of heat pumps in Great Britain by installing the low carbon technology in 750 homes.
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Energy storage model to offer clearest ever view of its future role
The Storage and Flexibility Model has been built in response to the increasingly complex challenge of balancing supply and demand in the energy system, providing the most comprehensive view to date on how storage and flexibility technologies could help the UK decarbonise at least cost.
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Energy Data Taskforce makes five recommendations
The Energy Data Taskforce, commissioned by Government, Ofgem, and Innovate UK, has set out five key recommendations that will modernise the UK energy system and drive it towards a Net Zero carbon future through an integrated data and digital strategy throughout the sector.
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Bid Opportunities
Energy Systems Catapult identifies opportunities to take part in industry funded partnership programmes to deliver collaborative projects. Our Funding Tracker provides details of some of the current funding opportunities in the Energy Industry as well as tenders and calls from Energy Systems Catapult.
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