£14m boost for future UK energy research

Three research councils have pledged to provide extra funding worth £14 million for future energy research in the UK. The cash will be given to Imperial-based UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) to allow it “to continue to act as the focal point of research” for Britain’s energy industry. UKERC – which carries out research into […]

£14.7m share for 3D printing in energy sector

Businesses in the UK will benefit from a £14.7 million investment to develop 3D printing projects for the energy and healthcare industries. The Technology Strategy Board and Research Councils are investing £8.4 million for 18 research and development projects – which will last between one and three years – while the rest will be provided […]

Government’s new efficiency strategy to ‘kick-start a revolution’

The UK Government’s new strategy for efficiency is expected to ‘kick-start a revolution’ and save up to 22 power stations worth of energy by 2020. DECC’s first ‘Energy Efficiency Strategy’ published today suggests the country could be saving 196TWh of energy in 2020 through “socially cost-effective” investment in energy efficiency. This could help cut emissions […]