Local Energy Systems Scottish Industry Network 

"Helping the Local Energy Systems Sector Flourish through Mutual Support and Collaboration in Scotland"



A collaborative-working framework to harmonise Local Energy System support. Raising the impact of LES in Scotland and beyond while building the foundations for addressing Net Zero challenges. Providing a step towards further opportunities.

LESSIN member benefits: ​

Scottish industry and energy sector members will be supported via LESSIN to: ​

  • Help build Local Energy Systems consortiums and attract investment for successful demonstration of commercial projects, at scale, in Scotland and internationally​
  • Make industry connections to maximise your impact
  • Provide a greater understanding about the changes to future energy markets, local energy systems integration and energy transition to Net Zero GHG emissions
  • Share industry challenges and identify opportunities
  • Help share your learning of Local Energy Systems
  • Help foster collaborative ways of working across the industry and sectors
  • Receive direct SME business development support via 1:2:1 business development surgeries

LESSIN is led by Energy Systems Catapult in collaboration with the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP), and on behalf of Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise. ​LESSIN is part-funded by the 2014–2020 European Structural and Investment Fund.