The UK ‘must commit to 10GW of new nuclear to reach net zero by 2050, but costs need to fall’

A strategy without new nuclear power could put the UK Government’s net zero target at risk, according to a report

‘UK can’t reach net zero unless it plants a forest twice the size of Birmingham every year’

Climate neutrality by 2050 is unlikely for the UK without also ‘drastically reducing air travel and halving meat consumption’, according to a new report

Energy Systems Catapult chosen to manage £16.5m heat pump trial

The pilot project aims to understand the technical and practical feasibility of a large-scale installation of heat pumps

‘The number of local authorities reducing their emissions is falling’

Energy Systems Catapult suggests better energy planning is needed to improve how local areas prepare for decarbonisation

Modern and digitalised energy system ‘hindered by poor quality and inaccurate data’

The Energy Data Taskforce has set out five key recommendations to modernise the energy system and drive it towards a net zero carbon future

Dr. Matthew Lipson
TESS 2019: Digitalisation can help businesses deliver higher quality at a lower cost

Energy Systems Catapult’s Consumer Insight Business Leader Dr. Matthew Lipson will be discussing this issue at TESS 2019

Innovation competition opens for smart heating and cooling

The Energy Systems Catapult is launching a new programme to help small and medium-sized enterprises improve and develop their technologies

Energy supplier offers ‘heating plan’ tailored to consumers’ needs

The new approach is designed to give people greater control over cost when it comes to heating

Creating demand ‘key to attracting investment in innovation’

  If the energy system wants to attract investment in innovative technologies, it has to create domestic demand of their services. That’s the view of Grant Bourhill, Chief Operating Officer at Energy Systems Catapult, who believes the end user is not taken into account in the debate about innovation. Speaking to ELN, he said: “I […]

IET extends collaboration with UK energy centre

The Institution of Energy and Technology (IET) has extended its collaboration with a UK technology and innovation centre. It will work with the Energy Systems Catapult which was created by the government’s Innovate UK to help the creation of a clean, intelligent energy system for the country. The innovation centre was set up in response to […]