Edinburgh-based innovator Amp X is set to trial an autonomous, digital energy assistant in 50 Living Lab homes run by Energy Systems Catapult, aiming to help households to reduce the cost and carbon intensity of their energy and ultimately lead to peer-to-peer trading.
An innovative low carbon retrofit solution for the social housing sector, that uses a modular approach to keep costs low, is being trialled in Energy Systems Catapult’s Living Lab.
We’ve launched a series of webinars to introduce the Living Lab – our second webinar, ‘How to delight consumers’ will explore consumer challenges and opportunities that innovators might face in the future energy market, and takes place on 4 February 2021.
AirEx has created a smart ventilation control – or put more simply – an intelligent airbrick, that uses sensors to monitor temperature, humidity and air quality in the home. Energy Systems Catapult is working with AirEx to support product validation and accelerate to market, including exploiting data from a trial in our Living Lab to support product development, business planning, and a larger scale trial.
The Living Lab has relaunched for innovation trials after undergoing significant improvements over the six-months of lockdown – including a new digital integration platform.
We’re offering free virtual ‘Meet the Experts’ sessions for our Living Lab now, to help UK businesses striving to accelerate their energy innovations to market.
This trial for the Energy Revolution Integration Service explored how smart heating controls may help vulnerable households afford the energy they need to be safe, healthy and comfortable.
Bristol Energy became the first energy supplier in the UK to sell ‘Heat as a Service’ – tailoring an offer based consumers’ individual home and lifestyle, rather than selling kilowatt hours of gas.
Energy Systems Catapult is partnering with the Smart Home Expo 2020, taking place on 15-16 September 2021 at Birmingham’s NEC.
Baxi Heating UK trialled ‘Heat as a Service’ with households in our Living Lab, creating a proposition that bundled a new heating system together with energy for a fixed monthly price.
Energy Systems Catapult created a heat-as-a-service offering called a ‘Heat Plan’ – where instead of buying units of energy (kWh), consumers buy hours of warmth in their home – called ‘Warm Hours’.
This report documents an approach taken by Energy Systems Catapult to encourage adoption of a low carbon heating system and proposals for how the barriers to wider scale adoption could be overcome.
Scottish energy firm Biskit Controls has become the latest business to begin demonstrating an innovation in the Energy System Catapult’s 100-home Living Lab.