Major, Worldwide Energy Company

Management and delivery of a pioneering CleanTech innovation competition, including assessing the applications.

One of the world’s largest energy companies.


Delivering and managing one of the UK’s leading low carbon innovation competitions for 15 years.


  • Providing technical assessment of over 1,500 low carbon business ideas against criteria of commercial viability, innovation and carbon saving potential.
  • Management of an annual programme of events, communication and wider stakeholder engagement.
  • Management of an annual programme impact review involving structured interviews with previous winners and data collection.
  • Ad-hoc strategic advice on programme development strategy.
  • Ad-hoc analytical support for critical industry thought-pieces.


Establishing the initiative as one of the UK’s leading low carbon innovation competitions. Between 2005 and 2019, the organisation provided over £4 million of funding to more than 100 innovative low-carbon enterprises in the UK. Almost 80% of supported companies remain in operation five years after launching, compared to a national average of about 45%.