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EPSRC Support by Research Area in End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Network for Heating and Cooling Research to Enable a Net-Zero Carbon Future (H+C Zero Network)Smallbone, Dr AJDurham, University ofEngineering 1,159,698
A Pioneering, Near-Zero-Carbon and All-Climate-Adaptive Air Conditioning System Using Atmospheric Latent Heat and Natural Light EnergyPerera, Professor SPUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 523,898
A Pioneering, Near-Zero-Carbon and All-Climate-Adaptive Air Conditioning System Using Atmospheric Latent Heat and Natural Light EnergyZhao, Professor XUniversity of HullEnergy and Environment Institute 814,323
A Socio-technical Study of Electricity Demand, Efficiency and Flexibility in the Urban Housing Sector of Burkina FasoJones, Dr RUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 176,185
Adaptive Decision Making for Urban Energy TransformationRoelich, Dr KUniversity of LeedsSchool of Earth and Environment 825,888
Advanced hybrid thermochemical-compression seasonal solar energy storage and heat pump system (Solar S&HP)Ma, Dr ZDurham, University ofEngineering 1,013,966
AgriFood4NetZero: Plausible Pathways, Practical and Open Science for Net Zero AgrifoodSanderson Bellamy, Dr AUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Health and Applied Sciences 3,897,947
AIOLOS: Artificial Intelligence powered framework for OnLine prOduction SchedulingLI, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 833,312
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Allen, Mr JUniversity of WestminsterSch of Architecture & Cities 672,888
DEcarbonisation of Low TemperAture Process Heat Industry, DELTA PHIEames, Professor PCLoughborough UniversityCREST 2,004,075
Decentralised water technologiesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 5,994,286
Digital Circular Electrochemical Economy (DCEE)Shah, Professor NImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 964,621
DMS-EPSRC Stochastic Nonsmooth Analysis For Energy HarvestingYurchenko, Dr DUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 212,117
Energy Demand Observatory and Laboratory (EDOL)Oreszczyn, Professor TUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 7,350,045
Energy Demand Research Centre (EDRC)Martiskainen, Professor MUniversity of SussexUniversity of Sussex Business School 15,507,720
Energy Harvesting Triboelectric Nano-Generators for the Internet-of-ThingsSilva, Professor SRPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 632,627
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Resilience and the Built EnvironmentLowe, Professor RJUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 6,015,891
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in "Diversity led, mission-driven research"Muellenbroich, Dr MCUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 9,809,118
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities Plus (ReNU+)Beattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,289,248
ESTEEM: Energy efficient and Safe out-of-oven manufacTuring for compositE materials with intEgrated MultifunctionalitiesZhang, Dr HQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 395,947
Flexible Air Source Heat pump for domestic heating decarbonisation (FASHION)Yu, Professor ZUniversity of LiverpoolMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 352,123
Flexible design and operation of water resource systems to tackle the triple challenge of climate change, the energy transition, and population growthRougé, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 375,593
Future Electric Vehicle Energy Networks supporting Renewables (FEVER)Cruden, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 6,628,841
GasNetNew - The role of the gas network in a future decarbonised UKGarvey, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,287,081
Geothermal Energy from Mines and Solar-Geothermal heat (GEMS)van Hunen, Professor JDurham, University ofEarth Sciences 1,421,761
GLOW-Energy nested bio system flows:from the home to the hubOliveira, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeArchitecture 465,865
Heat Accumulation from Renewables with Valid Energy Storage and Transformation - HARVESTLi, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 1,504,773
Heat Pump Fully Integrated with Thermochemical Store (HP-FITS)Critoph, Professor RUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 1,297,418
High efficiency reversible solid oxide cells for the integration of offshore renewable energy using hydrogenIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 276,887
High efficiency reversible solid oxide cells for the integration of offshore renewable energy using hydrogenGreaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Engineering 288,304
High efficiency reversible solid oxide cells for the integration of offshore renewable energy using hydrogenBrandon, Professor NPImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 723,105
High efficiency reversible solid oxide cells for the integration of offshore renewable energy using hydrogenZhao, Professor XUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 289,418
High-Performance Heat-Powered Heat-Pumps (HP3)Cardenas, Dr B BUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 391,925
Immersion cooling and heat storageBasden, Dr AGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,418
Increasing sustainability at the EPR NRFMcInnes, Professor EJLUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 340,570
Industrial waste heat recovery using supercritical carbon dioxide cycles (SCOTWOHR)Read, Dr M GCity, University of LondonSch of Engineering and Mathematical Sci 767,859
Innovative Light ELEctric Vehicles for Active and Digital TravEl (ELEVATE): reducing mobility-related energy demand and carbon emissionsPhilips, Dr IUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 1,392,602
Inspiring Futures for Zero Carbon Mobility (INFUZE)Marsden, Professor GUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 6,039,667
Integrated heating and cooling networks with heat-sharing-enabled smart prosumersQadrdan, Professor MCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 856,109
LATENT: RESIDENTIAL HEAT AS AN ENERGY SYSTEM SERVICEJames, Professor PABUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 1,314,091
Low Temperature Heat Recovery and Distribution Network Technologies (LoT-NET)Critoph, Professor RUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 5,388,928
Malleability in resource allocation for improved system efficiency in high-performance computingParsons, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Parallel Computing Centre 163,412
Micro-scale Co-generation Near-isothermal-Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy StorageMahmoudi Larimi, Dr YUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 1,901,456
Modelling aggregate demand-side flexibility in distribution networks with electrified heat and transportPonocko, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 237,922
Net Zero Geothermal Research for District Infrastructure Engineering (NetZero GeoRDIE)Manning, Professor DACNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 1,276,276
Ocean Renewable energy FuelMamlouk, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,186,784
Ocean-Fuel - Ocean Renewable Energy FuelsREBrennan, Professor FPUniversity of StrathclydeNaval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Eng 1,783,051
Ocean-REFuel - Ocean Renewable Energy FuelsGrant, Professor DMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,710,223
Ocean-REFuel - Ocean Renewable Energy FuelsShah, Professor NImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 939,297
Ocean-REFuel - Ocean Renewable Energy FuelsValera-Medina, Professor ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 1,035,361
Prosperity Partnership Call 2 Strategic Students-Wrights Group and QUBEarly, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 336,812
Real-time digital optimisation and decision making for energy and transport systemsVogiatzaki, Dr KUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 265,915
Real-time digital optimisation and decision making for energy and transport systemsRigas, Dr GImperial College LondonAeronautics 1,414,614
Real-time Digital Optimisation And Decision Making For Energy And Transport SystemsWeiland, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Parallel Computing Centre 245,757
Real-time digital optimisation and decision making for energy and transport systemsAston, Professor Sir JADUniversity of CambridgePure Maths and Mathematical Statistics 265,538
Reducing End Use Energy Demand in Commercial Settings Through Digital InnovationFriday, Professor ALancaster UniversityComputing & Communications 1,625,666
Reducing the Global ICT Footprint via Self-adaptive Large-scale ICT SystemsGarraghan, Dr PLancaster UniversityComputing & Communications 1,167,044
REnewable Energy access for Future UK Net-Zero Cooling (Reef-UKC)Rezk, Dr AAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 414,886
Roadmaps to Zero Net Emissions in Urban Public TransportEarly, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 2,335,875
SaFEGround - Sustainable, Flexible and Efficient Ground-source heating and cooling systemsTaborda, Dr DMGImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,520,505
Scalable Circular Supply Chain For the Built EnvironmentWang, Professor YCardiff UniversityCardiff Business School 424,033
Scalable Circular Supply Chains for the Built EnvironmentRanjan, Professor RNewcastle UniversitySch of Computing 368,095
SCOTWOHR - INDUSTRIAL WASTE HEAT RECOVERY USING SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE CYCLESTassou, Professor SBrunel University LondonMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 707,925
Smart Composite Material for Advanced Building Fenestration to Enhance Energy EfficiencyTAHIR, Dr AAUniversity of ExeterEngineering 1,338,137
STREAM 2: EPSRC Place Based IAA (PB-IAA);Northern Net Zero Accelerator - Energy Systems Integration for a Decarbonised EconomyGibson, Professor EANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 5,363,727
SUSTAIN Manufacturing HubPleydell-Pearce, Professor CSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 10,852,989
The Kelvin Living Lab: Towards Net Zero High-Performance ComputingVandierendonck, Professor HTKQueen's University of BelfastSch of Electronics, Elec Eng & Comp Sci 541,724
Towards Zero Carbon Aviation (TOZCA)Schafer, Professor AWUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 1,379,863
Towards Zero Emissions Electric Aircraft through Superconducting DC Distribution NetworkPei, Dr XUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,381,562
Towards Zero-Carbon Aviation (TOZCA)Rap, Dr AUniversity of LeedsSchool of Earth and Environment 823,997
Transformative Recovery of Low-Grade Waste Heat using Ionic ThermoelectricsBos, Dr JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 161,465
UK National Clean Maritime Research HubRoskilly, Professor APDurham, University ofEngineering 7,813,341
UK participation in IEA EBC Annex 79: Occupant behaviour-centric building design and operationBleil de Souza, Dr CCardiff UniversityWelsh School of Architecture (ARCHI) 26,495
UKRI AI Centre for Doctoral Training in AI for SustainabilityGerding, Professor EHUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 8,787,058
Zero Emission Cold-Chain(ZECC) - Building the Road to Sustainable Cold-Chain Systems for Food ResilienceWang, Dr XUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 1,465,929
Zero-Carbon Emission Integrated Cooling, Heating and Power (ICHP) NetworksRoskilly, Professor APDurham, University ofEngineering 1,151,541

Total Number of Grants: 76
Total Value of Grants: £159,187,414

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).