Exeter Energy news archive: 2015-2019
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Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed.
Exeter has declared an environment and climate emergency to support those calling for urgent action and show commitment to leading the change required.
A new online course has been launched, exploring why and how energy systems need to change to rapidly decarbonise the GB energy system in a cost-effective, secure and equitable manner.
A pioneering project to create new technologies to improve the energy efficiency of buildings has begun, after receiving a substantial grant.
World-leading climate change experts from the University of Exeter will give a fascinating insight into the impacts of global warming when they appear on a hard-hitting BBC documentary.
The Committee on Climate Change has extended the deadline on a call for evidence to identify relevant published information about the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change.
Granite from Cornwall will be examined by UK scientists as part of a £1.8 million project in order to help the country increase its use of geothermal energy.
ExeterEnergy is launching a monthly lunchtime seminar series under the theme of ‘Making Sense of Sustainable Energy Systems’.
Funding boost supports next generation of highly skilled scientists and engineers for offshore renewable energy industry
The University of Exeter’s role in developing the next generation of offshore renewable energy has received a significant boost, it has been announced.
Pioneering research that seeks to create new techniques to aid the selection, development and deployment of ocean energy systems has been recognised with a prestigious award.
Build Solar, an innovative spin-out company from the University of Exeter, lead the way at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards with a win in the "Innovation - Tomorrow's Contribution to Sustainability" category for their impressive new product Solar Squared, a multifunctional glass brick.
The ASSIST (Attitudes to Shale gaS In Space and Time) project is led by academics at Exeter, Stirling, Edinburgh, Heriot Watt and Cardiff Universities that will shed light on how public responses to shale gas unfold over time at national, regional and local levels.
The University of Exeter has announced a new carbon reduction target that commits to achieving a 50 per cent reduction in energy-related carbon emissions by 2026, and has approved investment in a range of energy-saving projects to help achieve this.
Businesses from across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly gathered at the University of Exeter campus, Penryn today for the 2018 Circular Economy Summit.
Giving people information about how much gas or electricity their neighbours use encourages them to use less energy, research shows.
Record-breaking sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur, founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, has officially marked the opening of a new centre at the University of Exeter Business School, which is dedicated to tackling some of the world’s greatest social and economic challenges.
Around 90 University of Exeter researchers and external stakeholders came together at the Penryn Campus on Sept 10th to officially launch the ExeterEnergy initiative.
Academics, students and industry to come together to officially launch ExeterEnergy on the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall.
The University of Exeter is part of national consortium awarded £5million to bring together a network of academic,
Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could unlock new methods of making solar energy more efficient.
UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully installed its prototype WaveSub.
A sophisticated new type of mooring rope has been successfully deployed at a cutting-edge wave energy device.
An invisible layer of biological compounds on the sea surface reduces the rate at which carbon dioxide gas moves between the atmosphere and the oceans, scientists have reported.
A pioneering new renewable energy teaching and research centre has officially opened on the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall.
The quest to develop the ‘Holy Grail’ of affordable, viable and environmentally-friendly fuels using sunlight has taken an exciting new twist.
A high-profile conference will showcase the work of inspirational women across the energy sector, to mark international Women’s Day.
Renewable Energy Engineering students from the University of Exeter met with three Government ministers as part of a special fact-finding trip to the House of Commons.
A trio of graduates have won backing from mobile phone giant O2 for their eco-friendly phone charging network.
World-leading researchers from the University of Exeter will collaborate with counterparts in China on a pioneering new project to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies.
The H2020 OPERA project has received the Yoshio Masuda prize.
Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun’s energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative new technology.
An eco-friendly phone charging network is being launched by three engineering students from the University of Exeter.
Energy policy offers the UK and EU an important opportunity to develop new models of partnership and common ground imperative to the UK’s future, according to a new Chatham House paper.
A new lease has been signed for marine renewable energy testing in Falmouth Bay.
Renewable, energy efficient and flexible electricity sources are being adopted by policy makers and investors across the globe and this is sign of optimism in the battle against climate change.
Reluctance to share data about personal energy use is likely to be a major obstacle when implementing ‘smart’ technologies.