A new report by Energy Systems Catapult has found Net Zero by 2050 is possible if the UK supports innovation and scale-up across three essential areas – Low Carbon Technology, Land Use and Lifestyle.
Energy Systems Catapult has responded to a government consultation which seeks views on how a Nuclear RAB model could be implemented within the current energy system in a way that allows new nuclear to be built at low cost to consumers.
Energy Systems Catapult provided modelling support to the project V2GB – Vehicle to Grid Britain – that was studying how to reward drivers who use their electric car batteries to support the UK’s power grid. The consortium consisted of Nissan Technical Centre Europe, Energy Systems Catapult, Cenex, Western Power Distribution, National Grid ESO, Moixa and Element Energy.
The UK Government has today confirmed its long-term support for Energy Systems Catapult’s mission, with the Chancellor announcing a funding commitment for the next five years.
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.
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.
Energy Systems Catapult has joined an ambitious new EU project – DTOcean+ – set up to accelerate the commercialisation of the ocean energy sector.