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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.

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

February 21, 2021

BLOG: February | The role of manufacturing in green recovery

Jayne Hennessy, Development Manager at Peel NRE, part of Peel L&P, looks at how the manufacturing sector can decarbonise and help drive the UK’s green recovery

January 21, 2021

BLOG: January, 2021 | Our climate emergency: it’s time to act now

Cllr Matt Bryan, Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency at Cheshire West and Chester Council talks about the Climate Emergency Response Plan, and the role Peel L&P’s Protos can play in it.