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

Could AI robots soon inspect radioactive nuclear sites?

Computer scientists are developing a dedicated bimanual robot arm which will be mounted on a mobile platform

UK publishes database of 4,300 low carbon projects

The UK Government has published an online database which includes details about 4,300 low carbon organisations and projects. They have benefitted from government funding since April 2012 from the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund, Innovate UK, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The government hopes this will bring greater transparency to its actions and highlight the […]

New £8.6m UK research into greenhouse gas removal

A research programme is to look at new ways to counteract global warming by removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. The £8.6 million project, with cross-research council and government support, will involve around 100 researchers from 40 UK universities and partner organisations. They will investigate how a variety of methods could be used to reduce […]

£6m boost for UK carbon capture and storage research

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) research projects in the UK have been granted funding worth £6.1 million. The UK CCS Research Centre (UKCCSRC) has been awarded the cash by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to continue its work for the next five years. The research centre aims to ensure CCS will play […]