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

Around 750,000 seeds planted in UK’s biggest seagrass restoration scheme

The plant absorbs carbon 35 times quicker than rainforest but up to 92% of the UK’s seagrass has been destroyed in the last century

Welsh firm hopes to make waves with new tech as it wins £12m EU funding

The grant will support the next stage of the development of Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub device

Swansea Uni granted £36m to research green building materials

The university develops coatings that generate electricity from heat and light

Wales granted £5.9m for industrial emissions reductions

The initiative will work with local supply chain companies to test how carbon dioxide can be innovatively used to make high value products

UK £7m project to turn Indian villages into solar power stations

A UK university is to lead a project aimed at turning villages in India into solar power stations. The £7 million funding from the government has been awarded to a Swansea University-led consortium of 12 UK and Indian universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Brunel and Imperial College London. The project called SUNRISE will develop printed PV […]

Welsh university launches new solar research centre

A multi-million pound Government backed solar energy research centre has been launched by Swansea University. The Ser Solar initiative in Baglan Energy Park in Wales was established after the university was awarded £6 million from the Welsh Government’s Ser Cymru programme. The Ser Cymru Solar team will work closely with the university’s SPECIFIC project, which […]