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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 customers through a local energy grid with a local CO2 network capturing their 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

November 14, 2022

New Low Carbon Hydrogen Project To Locate At Protos

A new low carbon hydrogen project is set to be located at Protos. The proposed 28 megawatt (MW) Cheshire Green Hydrogen project will use renewable electricity from Foresight’s Frodsham wind farm next to Protos to generate low carbon hydrogen.

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