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UK Low Carbon Capabilities report

The UK Low Carbon Capabilities report describes the capabilities of UK industry and includes examples of technologies and services for which the UK has leading expertise.

Publication date: May 2013

The UK has developed a vibrant low carbon sector with world-class capabilities.This includes large multinational companies as well as small and medium-sized businesses with capabilities ranging from urban design and high-end engineering to specialised components, software and services.

The UK Low Carbon Capabilities report, authored by the Carbon Trust, describes the low carbon capabilities of UK industry in selected sectors that have been identified as particularly relevant to China. Based on an assessment of China's national policies and priorities as well as those specifically relevant to the provinces of Chongqing, Guangdong and Hubei, the report provides examples of technologies and services for which the UK has leading expertise in five sectors:

  • green buildings
  • transport
  • clean energy
  • waste management
  • energy and low carbon services.


Download the report:

UK Low Carbon Capabilities report (PDF)

英国低碳解决方案 (PDF)


The Carbon Trust has written this paper on behalf of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  Read more about our policy and markets work.


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