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Protos clusters together innovative technologies in energy generation and resource management that are leading the way on the clean growth agenda. As we move towards net zero carbon emissions, Protos can help businesses meet their sustainability objectives and develop a blueprint for the rest of the UK.

The area around Protos is at the forefront of UK manufacturing and home to a concentration of energy intensive users. Our aim is to deliver low-carbon energy directly to industrial and domestic customers through a local energy grid which could see costs substantially reduced and save thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions.

Decarbonising industry will not only help the UK meet our zero carbon goals, it will help to protect and grow the high value manufacturing jobs that have made this region thrive.

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Why Protos?

Helping businesses deliver on climate change objectives

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Providing energy intensive industry with low carbon energy

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Access to skills, workforce and R&D

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Smart, local energy system reducing energy costs

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Bringing innovative technologies to market

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A connected location in the North’s industrial heartland

Ged Barlow, Chair of the Cheshire Energy Hub: “Sitting at the heart of Cheshire’s Energy Innovation District, Protos is leading the way in innovative solutions to deliver clean growth.”

Latest News

June 16, 2022

Did you know that over 50 hectares of land is being dedicated to nature at Protos where we’ve already planted over 2,600 trees?

May 30, 2022

Protos Community Fund supports local school recycling project

Green-fingered youngsters at Horn’s Mill Primary School in Helsby have been getting to grips with the joys of recycling thanks to the Protos Community Fund.