Offering independent and technology-agnostic, whole systems expertise to accelerate industrial sites to Net Zero

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Whole systems approach to accelerating complex industrial sites to Net Zero

Energy System Catapult can help quantify, reduce and decarbonise industrial sites, through energy efficiencies, on-site renewables or wider network decarbonisation programmes.

We model the complex interactions across the whole energy system between the physical, digital and market systems, across power, gas, heat, and transport, and from generation to consumer. Then take a system engineering approach to plot the best approach to decarbonise sites and accessing the latest clean energy innovations.

We also work closely with Government to help them develop the best policy, regulation and support arrangements for UK industry by testing zero carbon innovations with businesses in the real world.

What we offer

Energy Systems Catapult helps decarbonise industrial sites at least cost by taking a whole systems, technology -approach.

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How to work with us

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 commissioning.

Providing a range of capabilities, tools and labs – from world class Net Zero modelling and cutting-edge systems engineering – through to digital and data science and real-world innovation trials that drive start-ups to success.

Commission us

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

Collaborate with us

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

Case Studies

Ellesmere Port - Whole Systems Modelling and Systems Engineering

Ellesmere Port in Cheshire is home to one of the UK’s largest industrial clusters – featuring major manufacturing employers, including oil refining, glass manufacture, nuclear enrichment, chemical production and automotive.

This concentration of industry means the area around Ellesmere Port consumes around 5% of the UK’s energy, with Cheshire West and Chester local authority being the fourth largest carbon emitter in the country with a climate emergency declared locally.

Energy Systems Catapult provided Whole Systems Modelling and Systems Engineering capabilities to help the Ellesmere Port – Cheshire Energy Hub consortium identify a portfolio of opportunities across renewables, hydrogen, carbon capture, energy storage and smart grids that offers long-term, sustainable investment opportunities as a pathway towards Net Zero.

An investment blueprint has been developed which could see £1 billion spent on low carbon projects in Cheshire and nearly 3 million tonnes of CO2 saved by 2030.

Commission us

An essential partner in developing a Net Zero carbon strategy using whole systems analysis to make the right investment decisions.

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Collaborate with us

Access the right innovations from the whole value chain that can accelerate your site and wider business to Net Zero.

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