The forward-looking state of Minas Gerais is looking to support innovation and growth of low emission technologies, not only to support its own goals for Net Zero but to lead technical and economic development that can be exported to other regions of Brazil.
Energy Systems Catapult has explored new techniques for electricity price forecasts using supply-demand data to support the development of local energy market business models and innovation. The Probabilistic Day-Ahead Wholesale Price Forecasting report outlines a proof of concept for three potential forecasting models to the GB wholesale market and compares them to better understand their capabilities and limits for probabilistic price forecasting.
A world-first, energy innovation ecosystem, the Whole Energy Systems Accelerator (WESA), is a step closer following a collaboration agreement between the Living Lab at the Energy Systems Catapult and PNDC.
Homes and workplaces account for around 21% of Scotland’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Over the next 24 years building will be transformed so they are warmer, greener and more efficient. This draft Strategy, which updates both the Energy Efficient Scotland Route Map and the Heat Policy Statement, sets out how Scotland will achieve that ambition.
The Energy White Paper launched in December was designed to present a vision for how government intends to make the transition to a Net Zero energy system by 2050. This insight article focuses specifically on the impact for Smart Local Energy Systems (SLES).
Rethinking Electricity Markets is an Energy Systems Catapult initiative to develop proposals to reform electricity markets so that they best enable innovative, efficient, whole energy system decarbonisation.
Greater Manchester is developing a Local Energy Market and Energy Systems Catapult has been appointed to support development of Local Area Energy Plans across the 10 boroughs of the city.
The Environmental Audit Committee is conducting an overarching inquiry looking at technological innovations which could contribute to tackling climate change. This session considers the role of community energy projects (schemes that are wholly owned and/or controlled by communities or through partnership with commercial or public sector partners).
Energy Launchpad is introducing an exciting new digital platform with a host of offerings to help SME innovators to take-off.
One of the key global investment trends over recent times has been the record growth of sustainable finance. Covid-19 has influenced this market as there is a clear drive to build back greener and fairer to support economic recovery.
The Energy Revolution integration Service engaged with people actively developing Smart Local Energy Systems to gather insight into the main challenges and offer recommendations based on experience from other sectors and related research programmes.
Regional government and local authorities are central to achieving Net Zero. Over three quarters of all local authorities have declared climate emergencies, demonstrating their commitment and ambition. Energy Systems Catapult is working with local authorities to understand what support is needed to help empower local ambitions and deliver on their Net Zero commitments.