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Smart Systems and Heat

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

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ESC's Head of Technology Strategy and Planning John Batterbee presented 'Setting the UK on track to transform a million homes a year to zero carbon energy from 2025'



Consumer Behaviour Study

This £3m project is being led by PRP Architects, experts in the built environment. It involves a consortium of academia and industry - UCL Energy Institute, Frontier Economics, The Technology Partnership, The Peabody Trust, National Centre for Social Research and Hitachi Europe

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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

The 20-month long, £475,000 project will retrofit five types of domestic property, identified and prioritised in the earlier ETI project

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EnergyPath Networks

Energy consultancy Baringa Partners have been appointed to design and develop a software modelling tool

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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 are working on developing the EnergyPath Operations software model

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Value Management and Delivery

This £600k project announced in February 2013 was led by Frontier Economics, a leading economic consultancy

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Home Energy Management System (HEMS)

The project aims to accelerate the development of a consumer-orientated Home Energy Management System product with mass market appeal

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Data Management and Systems Architecture

Hitachi Europe and energy & sustainability consultants DNV Kema are working independently on two £100k contracts

Enabling Component Technologies

This £500k project was announced in February 2013 and was delivered by a consortium of partners that includes Hitachi Europe, EDF Energy, Element Energy, David Vincent & Associates and Imperial Consultants


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

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Andrew Haslett

Andrew Haslett

Chief Engineer

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