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Research & Consultancy

|  2 April  |  CSE is recognised as an Independent Research Organisation by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). More …

We’re making sure the transition to a net zero carbon energy system is fair

Our research supports better local and national energy policies and more effective action to cut carbon emissions and reduce fuel poverty.

Our data analysts and software developers build analytical tools and models that provide insights into how we can change the energy system.

These support policymakers, local authorities, the energy industry and communities to make better decisions.

A satellite image of a town overlaid with a graphic of a network of district heating pipes.
Our tools are transforming heat network planning across the world

We understand the energy system. Because we work directly with people who are experiencing cold homes, we understand their day-to-day reality. This drives our policy and influencing work.

We’re an Independent Research Organisation recognised by UK Research and Innovation; a status only awarded to organisations with a strong ability to deliver research for the UK.

Heat decarbonisation

We are experts in energy system modelling and software development that optimises heat decarbonisation in buildings.
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Smart & fair energy transition

Read about our pioneering research programme that champions social inclusion and fairness in the UK’s energy transition.
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The tool that is revolutionising the development of new low-carbon heating and cooling systems
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