resources Test beds & demonstrators

Facilitated demonstration sites for new cleantech innovation trials and existing cleantech pilots in London

  • Air quality

    Croydon’s IoT Air quality monitoring

    Project led by partners Croydon Council, AirPublic and Digital Catapult to create mobile sensor networks to produce air quality data for monitoring emissions from construction sites.

    London
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    Digital Greenwich – Smart Cities

    Range of proof of concept and demonstration trials - including Air Quality sensors and electric refuse collection undertaken in the Greenwich Peninsular.

    Digital Greenwich, 6 Mitre Passage, Greenwich Peninsula, London
    London
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    Here East – future infrastructure

    Development of the Here East digital campus at the Olympic Park, including deploying the LLDC carbon offset to demonstrate new innovations in zero emission transport, zero carbon energy, circular economy and green infrastructure.

    Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
    UK
  • Air quality

    Marylebone – London’s first clean air station

    Partnership with Airlabs, JC Decaux and BNP Paribas to trial Airlabs’ proprietary dual filter system (sitting within the specially adapted advertising units provided by JCDecaux) to remove particulate matter and nitrogen oxides from the air at Marylebone Station.

    Marylebone Station, Melcombe Pl, Marylebone, London NW1 6JJ
    London
  • Green infrastructure & biodiversity

    Nature Smart Cities

    Brings together environmental researchers and technologists to develop the world’s first end-to-end open source system for monitoring bats: smart bat monitors tuning data into spectrograms are being deployed and tested in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, east London.

    Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Floor 10, 1 Stratford Place, E20 1EJ
    London
  • Ambient Noise

    Noisetrap – West London Power station

    Noisetrap panels, designed by Sonobex Ltd and manufactured and installed by Merford Noise Control, in a trial by UK Power Networks at a substation in Bayswater. The panels absorb and cancel low frequency noise, whilst allowing natural airflow to cool the electrical equipment inside the building.

    London
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    Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

    Launched in April 2015, OPDC is the Local Planning Authority and regeneration agency for the 650 hectare site in west London. Home to HS2 and a key opportunity areas in London for demonstrating and deploying cleantech innovations in situ.

    OPDC, 7-11 Minerva Rd, Park Royal, London
    London
  • Clean energy

    Olympic Park Energy Centre

    The Olympic Park is powered by two cutting-edge energy centres – one in King’s Yard on the west of the Park, and one near Westfield Stratford City forming a decentralised energy network of heating, cooling and power. This is the largest decentralised energy scheme to be built in the UK and makes a key contribution to the Park meeting its zero carbon ambitions.

    Kings Yard, 5 Clarnico Lane, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park,
    London
  • Clean energy

    Peer-to-peer energy trading

    A peer-to-peer electricity trading trial underway in Brixton, south London, in which households buy their energy from local sources such as neighbours or local businesses. Run by EDF Energy, University College London and Repowering London.

    Elmore HouseBrixton, London
    London
  • Energy efficient buildings

    Sharing Cities

    Horizon 2020 funded programme trialling a range of technologies in LB of Greenwich including energy management systems in social housing blocks, energy-saving lighting and controls, and sensors and digital connectivity in lamp posts.

    Digital Greenwich, 6 Mitre Passage, Greenwich Peninsula, London
    London