Low Carbon Technologies

The following resources provide support to businesses in the Low Carbon Technologies sector:

We will add organisations and resources over time so please bookmark this page and check back regularly for updates.

Public Bodies

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy - Ministerial department which brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change.

Science & Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) - Coordinates research on some of the most significant challenges facing society, such as future energy needs, monitoring and understanding climate change, and global security.
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) - UK’s main agency for funding and managing research, training and knowledge exchange in atmospheric, Earth, biological, terrestrial and aquatic sciences.
Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) - Main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences.
Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) - The UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues.


Catapults

A network of world-leading centres set up by the government to transform the UK’s capability for innovation in specific sectors and help drive future economic growth.

Energy Systems Catapult -Supports innovators in unleashing opportunities from the transition to a clean, intelligent energy system.
Future Cities Catapult - Bringing together businesses, universities and city leaders so that they can work with each other to solve the problems that cities face.
Offshore Renewable Energies Catapult - The UK’s flagship technology innovation and research centre for advancing wind, wave and tidal energy. 
Transport Systems Catapult - The UK’s technology and innovation centre for Intelligent Mobility – the future of transport systems.
High Value Manufacturing Catapult - Seven Technology and Innovation centres working with companies of all sizes to bridge the gap in – and accelerate the activity between – technology concept and commercialisation.


Associations

The Carbon Capture & Storage Association (CCSA) - represent the interests of its members in promoting the business of capture and geological storage of carbon dioxide (known as Carbon Capture and Storage, or CCS) as a means of abating atmospheric emissions of carbon dioxide and tackling climate change.

Events

Low Carbon Networks & Innovation Conference 2017 - The conference provides an opportunity to explore the key learnings from electricity and gas network innovation projects.

Publications

Clean Growth Strategy (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)

This strategy, published on 12th October 2017, sets out the UK government's proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy through the 2020s. It explains how the whole country can benefit from low carbon opportunities, while meeting national and international commitments to tackle climate change.


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