BRIEFING PAPER: Decarbonising industry through industrial clusters: lessons from international experience



Imogen Rattle
Peter Taylor

University of Leeds

This briefing presents the key findings of a rapid evidence assessment on international experiences in industrial cluster decarbonisation. It is based on a review of the available technical, policy and grey literature on the development of low carbon industrial clusters internationally. The focus is on the enabling conditions for cluster decarbonisation: the surrounding socio-economic context, the configuration of sectors and technologies, the choice of policy and business models, and the governance structures which characterise front-runner industrial cluster decarbonisation initiatives.

This project was funded by IDRIC (under EPSRC award number: EP/V027050/1). The views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of IDRIC. Neither IDRIC nor EPSRC can be held responsible for them.