Heriot-Watt University hunts out UK’s best carbon storage sites

A new study will map the geological features of the southern North Sea and assess their carbon storage potential, as well as calculating where leakages may take place

Scottish uni scores £1.25m for energy economics research

BP has awarded £1.25 million to a Scottish university to continue its research on energy economics. Heriot-Watt University will also continue as the partner for the company’s annual energy benchmark reports, with the funding securing a further three years of expert statistical and analytical support. Energy economists at the university’s Centre for Energy Economics Research […]

BP funds energy research centre in Scotland

Oil giant BP will spend £1.25 million on a new energy research centre in Scotland. The Centre for Energy Economics Research and Policy will be set up at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. It will provide research support for BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy and its yearly Energy Outlook report. Heriot-Watt academics will work with […]

Scientists to turn ‘climate-changing gas to climate-saving fuel’

A team of global scientists is to develop clean fuel from carbon emissions which could be a “game-changing” transformation in the energy industry. The researchers have been granted £1.2 million to develop a new reactor that can produce fuel using sunlight and carbon dioxide. Led by experts at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, they aim […]