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  • UK-China Low Carbon Manufacturing Workshop

    Network News 25 Oct 2017

    EPSRC as part of the RCUK Energy Programme is inviting expressions of interest to attend a two-day Workshop in March 2018 to engage in discussion and initiate new collaborative working partnerships with selected Chinese participants in the area of low-carbon manufacturing. Deadline - 30 November.

  • Ofgem Research Hub

    20 Oct 2017

    Ofgem has announced plans to develop an organisational Research Hub. One of the main aims of the Hub is to act as a gateway for research institutions to engage with Ofgem, particularly if they aren’t familiar with its work.

  • New briefing - Future UK Gas Security: Upstream Security of Supply

    16 Oct 2017

    UKERC Researcher Mike Bradshaw has written a briefing report on the findings of the first UK Gas Security Forum, which brings together a range of stakeholders from government, business, think-tanks and academia to consider the impact of Brexit on the UK gas industry. The aim of the Forum is to inform the Brexit negotiations and the formulation of a Post-Brexit UK Gas Security Strategy.

  • Cost of Energy Review: Insights from UKERC research

    Network News by Rob Gross, Jim Watson 09 Oct 2017

    The recently published Clean Growth Strategy is likely to be closely followed by the conclusions of the Review of Energy Costs, led by Professor Dieter Helm. Ahead of this, we have published a briefing paper that covers four key issues that are central to the terms of reference of the Review of Energy Costs – and to the Clean Growth Strategy itself.

  • Faraday Battery Institute partner universities announced

    Network News 02 Oct 2017

    The Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced the consortium of universities that will form the Faraday Battery Institute. The Institute is part of the UK government’s £246 million investment in battery technology.

  • IPCC call for UK Experts for the Sixth Assessment

    Network News 27 Sep 2017

    Submit your expression of interest to participate in the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

  • UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources develops energy projection module for government

    27 Sep 2017

    A team from the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (ISR) has led the development of an improved industrial module of the BEIS Energy Demand Model. The model is an important component in UK energy policy-making as it is used to produce the Energy and Emissions Projections, an annual report which analyses and projects future UK energy use and greenhouse gas emissions up to 2035.

  • Guest blog: Small and Medium Enterprises - Research and Engagement

    Network News by Tina Fawcett 15 Sep 2017

    Tina Fawcett, Senior Researcher at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, examines opportunities for engagement with small and medium enterprises around energy use.

  • Rushlight Awards 2017-18 - open for entries

    Network News 14 Sep 2017

    The Rushlight Awards are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations and initiatives for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and internationally. There are separate categories for each of the renewable energies, clean fuels, transport, energy efficiency, power generation and storage, resource, water, sustainable manufacturing, agriculture and products, clean environment and deployment initiatives.

  • UKERC Energy Efficiency briefing published

    Network News 06 Sep 2017

    On Wednesday UKERC published a briefing paper together with the CIED, ahead of the Government’s long-overdue Clean Growth Plan. The briefing finds that energy efficient improvements to home heating, insulation, lighting and appliances could reduce the energy consumed in UK households each year by a quarter and knock £270 off the average household energy bill of £1,100 – a saving that is equivalent to the output of six nuclear power stations the size of Hinkley Point C.