Strategic Innovation Fund round one discovery phase: funded projects

List of innovation projects approved for funding for the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) round one discovery phase.

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These 40 new projects mark a significant ramping up of energy network innovation to help accelerate the transition to net zero at the lowest cost to consumers.

The first competition under the SIF, the discovery phase of round one, opened in August 2021 and closed in November 2021.

Projects under this competition had to be led by:

  • gas transmission operators
  • gas distribution operators
  • electricity transmission network operators, or
  • the electricity system operator.

Projects will also work in collaboration with other networks, businesses and academics.

Page last updated: 1 March 2022

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