Accelerating the UK to Net Zero by supporting innovators to commercialise, and helping design and deliver the future energy system

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Tackling the hardest challenges on the way to Net Zero

Energy Systems Catapult provides technical, commercial and policy expertise to drive innovation across the whole energy system.

Our independent and technology-agnostic approach has built a trusted track record in delivering thought leadership, collaborative R&D and commercial commissions.

Drawing on whole systems expertise coupled with a range of products, services, models, tools, labs – from world class Net Zero modelling and cutting-edge systems engineering – through to digital & data science and real-world innovation trials that drive start-ups to success.

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Supporting energy companies and network operators, industrial sites and commercial businesses to navigate to Net Zero.

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Supporting government, local authorities and innovators to create the new policies, markets, business models, plans and technologies we need to deliver Net Zero.

Products & Services

Net Zero Homes

We help home energy innovations grow fast… delivering peerless real-world testing, and driving skills and investment for zero carbon homes

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Net Zero Sites

Net Zero sites made simpler… we help you to make energy savings and cut emissions across public, commercial or industrial estates with award-winning teamwork, ground-breaking guidance and the latest innovative thinking

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Net Zero Places

Net Zero Places empowers and advises Local Authorities, Network Operators, and Central & Devolved Governments to take Net Zero action… mobilising the plans, projects, processes and partners you need to decarbonise local areas

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Whole Systems & Networks

We equip you with the evidence, insights and innovations needed to deliver the future Net Zero energy system

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Energy Launchpad & International

Energy Launchpad opens doors at home and abroad to create your start-up success story… making connections to domestic and international partners to help your business thrive

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Capabilities and Expertise

Consumer Insight and Proposition Design

Independent consumer experts helping innovators – large and small – see beyond what people say to understand what they do.

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Business Model Innovation

Drawing on market evidence, systems engineering and consumer insight to create innovative businesses models that make Net Zero innovations financially viable.

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Harnessing Digital and Data

Independent expertise, tools and labs for collaborating with innovators, industry, government and regulators delivering evidence and insights that shape policy, regulations, business strategy and best practice.

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Test and Demonstration

Helping innovators overcome barriers to Net Zero innovation with independent performance validation, real-world consumer insights, business model analysis and system integration

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Delivering Large Scale Innovation Trials

Trusted experts in running collaborative innovation trials at scale to tackle the hardest consumer and system integration challenges on the way to Net Zero.

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Whole System Modelling

Independent and technology-agnostic modelling of the physical, digital and market systems to help design and deliver the future energy system and target effective innovation investment.

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Systems Engineering

Applying world-class systems thinking to remove barriers to the physical, digital and market integration of zero carbon innovations across the whole energy system.

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Clean Tech Engineering

Offering technical expertise and practical experience in development and deployment, considering the technological, engineering, economic, regulatory and policy implications for innovations and investment decisions.

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Integrating the Transport and Energy Systems

Offering a whole systems approach to helping the transport and energy sectors integrate their physical, market, digital, and policy systems.

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Markets, Policy and Regulation

Independent energy policy, regulatory, and market design expertise that combines deep understanding of technology, economics, and policy, informed by cutting-edge modelling and evidence-based analysis.

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