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Guy Newey, currently Energy and Climate Adviser to Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark, is set to join the Energy Systems Catapult as Director of Strategy and Performance.
A new project called “Rethinking Decarbonisation Incentives” is taking a fresh look at how the UK could improve incentives to cut emissions efficiently across the economy at best value for consumers, business and taxpayers.
The Energy Systems Catapult is partnering on the €11 million Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) project launched in Orkney to develop an all-in-one solution for the generation of clean predictable energy, grid management, and the production of hydrogen from excess capacity.
The Energy Systems Catapult has joined an ambitious new EU project – DTOcean+ – set up to accelerate the commercialisation of the ocean energy sector.
Energy Systems Catapult has launched the Energy Knowledge Exchange™ – a free collaborative service designed to meet the needs of energy innovators by signposting content on the web, unlocking hidden resources and information.
The Prospering from the Energy Revolution – Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund – launched by UK Research and Innovation, will see the ESC delivering project integration, innovation services and technical expertise through the ‘‘Energy Revolution Integration Service”. Read more.
Last week, we hosted a conference in partnership with BEAMA UK and Energy UK. It explored the opportunities for placing the customer at the heart of industry and policymakers’ thinking as we collectively decarbonise the energy system. Read on for a summary of the day’s key take-aways.
Committed to promoting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects as part of its drive to unleash the energy revolution, the Catapult opened its doors last week to 18 students aged 7-14, with the aim of raising awareness of how we use energy and exploring how we can provide and use energy in the future.
Energy Systems Catapult has been appointed to provide modelling support in a consortium project that is studying how to reward drivers who use their electric car batteries to support the UK’s power grid.
Catapult employees attended the official launch of the INCOSE UK Energy Systems Interest Group in London this week as the group convened for the first time.
Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) is taking part in a new Researchers in Residence (RiR) pilot initiative that aims to improve knowledge sharing between research universities and the Catapult Network by offering opportunities to deliver applied research projects.
The University of Birmingham, together with Energy Capital and the Energy Systems Catapult, has unveiled a report making the case for the creation of Energy Innovation Zones (EIZs) in the West Midlands. The commission, which was chaired by Sir David King, calls for four pilot energy hubs to be located in Central Birmingham and Tyseley, UK Central in Solihull, the Black Country and Coventry South.