UK researchers offered £1m to collaborate with Japan on civil nuclear energy

Proposals must address one of the following topics: radioactive waste treatment, robotic and autonomous systems for decommissioning, fuel debris materials and decommissioning technology

Wave energy
New £7.5m wave of funding to develop marine energy technologies

The projects aim to overcome challenges of devices that capture the energy generated by waves and convert it into a renewable source of electricity

COP26: Four researchers chosen to build scientific evidence ahead of summit

They will engage with the international climate negotiations ahead of the climate change conference in Glasgow next year

UK researchers awarded £6m to drive next-gen solar tech

The organic and perovskite solar cells are critical to advances such as zero carbon buildings and vehicles as well as the Internet of Things

Edinburgh Uni granted £1.12m for hydrogen storage research

The HyStorPor study aims to increase the understanding of the hydrogen storage system, from the physical and chemical processes to social acceptability

Can your business help decarbonise heating and cooling?

Funding worth up to £8m is being made available for new projects

New £28m UK research hub aims to drive electrical revolution

Researchers who will work closely with industry to address key manufacturing challenges in the production of electrical machines in sectors including aerospace, high value automotive and energy

New research explores peer-to-peer ‘free trade’ of excess energy

Such a market would allow consumers to directly buy from and sell to each other, without utilities or other third parties and distribute extra electricity free of charge

Universities win £446m for doctoral training centres

They include renewable energy, nuclear power as well as energy resilience and the built environment

New UK Supergen Energy hubs receive £16m funding

They will focus on offshore renewable energy, bioenergy, energy networks and solar power