ESC Innovator Support Platform to accelerate smart heating and cooling tech

Five SMEs have been selected by Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) to receive tailored business support to commercialise or scale up at speed. Published on Wednesday 4 September, the ESC’s Innovator Support Platform (ISP) has focused on companies developing innovative heating and cooling solutions, such as a virtual power plant which…

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Energy Systems Catapult launches SME smart heating and cooling challenge

Energy Systems Catapult has launched a new small- and medium-sized business (SME) incubator and accelerator to offer a route to market for SME energy innovators. Launched on Monday 18 March, the support will be offered by the Innovator Support Platform (ISP), with two innovation challenges to be announced each year,…

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Bristol Energy trial heat as a service

Bristol Energy is partnering with the Energy Systems Catapult to trial heat as a service, rather than selling energy in kWh. Announced on Thursday 7 February, Bristol Energy is to provide a government-backed trial to offer households the chance to buy a “Heat Plan tailored to their individual home and…

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ESC: local planning key to reducing decarbonisation costs

A new report from the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) has concluded that local authorities will need to take a key role in decarbonisation developments, rather than government applying a blanket national policy, to reduce costs. Published on Thursday 6 December for Energy Technologies Institute, the report said that each local…

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