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Smart Systems and Heat

Creating future-proof and economic local heating solutions for the UK.

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ETI's Chief Engineer Andrew Haslett presented 'Decarbonising energy with higher levels of customer service'



Consumer Behaviour Study

This £3.5m project was led by PRP Architects, experts in the built environment and provided insight into consumer requirements for heat and energy services

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Integrated Electric Heating Project

The Integrated Electric Heating Project aims to provide an understanding of the opportunities and challenges for electric heating to meet UK household requirements

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Building Retrofit

This £541k project retrofitted five types of domestic property, identified and prioritised in an earlier ETI project focused on thermal efficiency in UK housing

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EnergyPath Networks

Energy consultancy Baringa Partners have designed and developed a software modelling tool for use in planning local area energy systems

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EnergyPath Economics

Management consultancy Europe Economics have been appointed to develop a modelling framework

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EnergyPath Operations

DNV GL and a partnership of Hitachi & EDF have worked on developing the EnergyPath Operations software model to better understand the ICT solutions required to deliver new home heating solutions 

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Value Management and Delivery

This £600k project announced in February 2013 was led by Frontier Economics, a leading economic consultancy and studied how value can be delivered across a smart energy value chain

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Home Energy Management System (HEMS)

This £5m project aims to accelerate the development of a consumer-orientated Home Energy Management System (HEMS) to give insight into consumer energy use, building and heating system performance providing a secure and flexible platform that will enable others to test and develop new energy services

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Data Management and Systems Architecture

Hitachi Europe and energy & sustainability consultants DNV Kema worked independently on two £100k contracts to specify the data system functionality and architecture for a smart energy system

Enabling Component Technologies

This £500k project was announced in February 2013 and was delivered by a consortium of partners that included Hitachi Europe, EDF Energy, Element Energy, David Vincent & Associates and Imperial Consultants - to identify any gaps in the range of potential smart systems technologies

Consumer Insights

This project provided an understanding of consumer behaviour relating to the decisions they make on heating choice

Planning Permission

This project reviewed the existing planning policies in the UK to plan for a future smart systems and heart market


Housing Retrofits - A New Start

  • Andrew Haslett
    Chief Engineer
  • 15 November 2016

Consumer challenges for low carbon heat

  • Matthew Lipson
    Head of Consumer Insight at the Energy Systems Catapult
  • 10 November 2015

Decarbonising heat for UK homes

  • Jeff Douglas
    Strategy Manager at the Energy Systems Catapult
  • 20 March 2015


Consumer challenges for low carbon heat - Matthew Lipson

Decarbonising heat for UK homes - Jeff Douglas

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Rebecca Sweeney

Rebecca Sweeney

Programme Manager - ESD & SSH

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Andrew Haslett

Andrew Haslett

Chief Engineer

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