A British success story in the transition to a low carbon economy

Sunswap, a UK-based cleantech startup, has been making remarkable strides in the transport refrigeration industry with its innovative zero-emission technology, Endurance. This homegrown success story has not only garnered recognition from industry-specific and broader innovation-focused organisations but has also benefited from the support of the UK government in its mission to decarbonise the cold chain.

Innovation Zero Awards: Mature Solution for Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain
Sunswap's cutting-edge technology recently earned the team the Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain award at the Innovation Zero Awards. Innovation Zero, the UK's largest net zero show supported by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, showcases groundbreaking technologies aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of industries across the UK.

Sunswap's Endurance technology was recognised as a mature solution ready to transform the cold chain industry, validating its proven performance in over 22 customer fleets and demonstrating its ability to meet operational needs while delivering zero emissions and financial benefits.

UKII 500: Spotlighting UK's Top Innovative Companies
The inaugural UKII Intelligent Report, which highlights the UK's top 500 trailblazing companies shaping the future across all industries, featured Sunswap as one of the nation's most innovative businesses. This recognition is a testament to Sunswap's progress since its founding in 2020 and its potential to make a significant impact in the critical area of refrigeration, which currently accounts for 2-4% of the UK's total greenhouse gas emissions.

Cold Chain Federation Sustainability Awards: Technology Breakthrough – Innovation of the Year
Sunswap's achievements were also celebrated at the Cold Chain Federation's second annual Climate Summit, where the company was awarded the Technology Breakthrough – Innovation of the Year award. This recognition acknowledged the potential of Sunswap's battery and solar-powered transport refrigeration technology to revolutionise the cold chain industry.

The Federation's Chief Executive, Phil Pluck, highlighted Sunswap's successful completion of real-world trials with leading UK operators, manufacturers, logistics providers, and retailers, as well as the company's growing customer order book, as key factors in the judges' decision.

As a proud British cleantech company, Sunswap is at the forefront of the nation's efforts to drive innovation, create jobs, and lead the global transition to a low-carbon economy. With its proven technology, strong industry recognition, and government support, Sunswap is poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of sustainable transport refrigeration in the UK and beyond.

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