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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


Providing energy intensive industry with low carbon energy


Access to skills, workforce and R&D


Smart, local energy system reducing energy costs


Bringing innovative technologies to market


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

July 28, 2022

BLOG: Aug 2022 I Why local ‘branches’ will be a key part of the UK’s carbon capture network growth

Jane Gaston, Protos Development Director at Peel NRE, explores why a local approach to CO2 hubs can complement new regional carbon-capturing infrastructure.

July 13, 2022

Peel NRE strikes partnership with Progressive Energy to explore new low carbon projects at Protos

Peel NRE and Progressive Energy are set to explore new projects at Protos, the strategic energy and resource hub near Ellesmere Port in the heart of the North West region.