Years Active: 2009-2014

The UKERC Energy Supply team were tasked with investigating UK energy supply to 2050, taking into account radical developments being put in place from 2020 onwards. The team investigated options for longer term decarbonisation, while recognising the long life-time of energy assets and the need for a smooth trajectory of change.

The Energy Supply team investigated the technical and regulatory issues in facilitating mass demand side participation through the deployment of smart meters and the challenging prospect of decarbonising the UK heat sector.

Research Tools and Models

  • Combined Gas and Electricity Network (CGEN) model.