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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Energy Storage

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 (£)
"Free-from": transition metal-free and anode-free potassium batteriesXu, Dr YUCLChemistry 255,476
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Professor FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
Advanced Functional Materials Spectroscopy: Lab-based X-ray AbsorptionBeaumont, Dr SKDurham, University ofChemistry 690,857
Advanced hybrid thermochemical-compression seasonal solar energy storage and heat pump system (Solar S&HP)Ma, Dr ZDurham, University ofEngineering 1,013,966
An Adsorption-Compression Cold Thermal Energy Storage System (ACCESS)Yu, Professor ZUniversity of LiverpoolMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 748,533
An automated high-throughput robotic platform for accelerated battery and fuels discovery - DIGIBATTitirici, Professor MImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,656,452
Aviation-to-Grid: Grid flexibility through multiscale modelling and integration of power systems with electrified air transportZhang, Professor XUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 402,860
Barocaloric materials for zero-carbon heat pumpsMoya, Dr XUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,392,100
Data-driven exploration of the carbon emissions impact of grid energy storage deployment and dispatchHowey, Professor DUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,007,582
Discovering a Sustainable Power Solution for Next Generation 5G Railway CommunicationZhu, Professor MUniversity of ExeterEngineering 202,435
Electrocatalysis in non-thermal plasma for energy storageCuesta Ciscar, Professor AUniversity of AberdeenChemistry 255,255
Energy Storage Integration for a Net Zero Grid (ESI4NZ)Gladwin, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,207,772
Engineering Robust Cathodes for Sustainable Energy StorageLahiri, Dr ABrunel University LondonChemical Engineering 292,639
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Automotive Propulsion SystemsBrace, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 6,500,324
Flexibility from Cooling and Storage (Flex-Cool-Store)Ugalde-Loo, Professor CECardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 1,113,919
From 2D to 4D: correlative imaging and modelling for next-generation automotive lithium-ion batteriesLu, Dr XQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 448,598
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
Geobatteries: energy storage in the pedosphere to enable the renewables revolutionHarbottle, Dr MJCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 201,583
GigaWatt-Hour Subsurface Thermal Energy storAge: Engineered structures and legacy Mine shafts: STEaMMolnar, Dr IUniversity of EdinburghSch of Geosciences 215,571
GigaWatt-Hour Subsurface Thermal Energy storAge: Engineered structures and legacy Mine shafts: STEaMShipton, Professor ZKUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 978,270
Grid Scale Thermal and Thermo-Chemical Electricity StorageScott, Dr SAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,070,287
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
Heat Utilisation via Thermally Regenerative Electrochemical SystemBae, Dr DLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 251,652
Heat Utilisation via Thermally Regenerative Electrochemical SystemBrightman, Dr EUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 183,085
Hi-CAES: High Performance Compressed Air Energy Storage Elevated through High-Temperature Thermal StorageWang, Professor JUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 1,076,649
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Immersion cooling and heat storageBasden, Dr AGDurham, University ofPhysics 1,276,418
INTEGRATE: Integrating seasoNal Thermal storagE with multiple enerGy souRces to decArbonise Thermal EnergyFriedrich, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,445,832
Interfacing Next-Generation Grid-Scale Storage to the Electrical Power Network (Inter-Storage)Barnes, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 840,201
Low Temperature Heat Recovery and Distribution Network Technologies (LoT-NET)Critoph, Professor RUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 5,388,928
Manufacturing by Designwithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,612,580
Mastering Ion Transport at the Microscale in Solid Electrolytes for Solid-State BatteriesDawson, Dr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 347,222
Mechanisms and Synthesis of Materials for Next-Generation Lithium Batteries Using Flame Spray PyrolysisLuo, Professor KHUCLMechanical Engineering 387,990
Mechanistic Understanding of Capacitive Deionisation (MU-CDI)Griffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 394,534
Mechanistic Understanding of Capacitive Deionisation (MU-CDI)Dryfe, Professor RAWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 417,269
Micro-scale Co-generation Near-isothermal-Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy StorageMahmoudi Larimi, Dr YUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 1,901,456
MIX-MOXes - Mixed Metal Oxides Energy Stations for zero-carbon thermal energy generation with integrated heat storageSciacovelli, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 253,041
Novel Manufacturing for Resource Efficient Electrochemical Storage (NoRESt)Baker, Dr JSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 1,091,410
PATCH: Plasma Assisted Thermo-CHemical energy storage for Carnot batteriesLi, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 1,078,155
Prosperity Partnership Call 2 Strategic Students-Wrights Group and QUBEarly, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 336,812
QMUL EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2022/23Wang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 875,000
Realising Structural Power: Addressing the Manufacturing ChallengesShirshova, Dr NDurham, University ofEngineering 428,241
Realising Structural Power: Addressing the Manufacturing ChallengesIvanov, Dr DUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 381,887
Realising Structural Power: Addressing the Manufacturing ChallengesGreenhalgh, Professor ESImperial College LondonAeronautics 504,652
Rethinking Redox Flow BatteriesDryfe, Professor RAWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 655,109
Roadmaps to Zero Net Emissions in Urban Public TransportEarly, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 2,335,875
Roll-2-Roll (R2R) Manufacture Of Multilayer Solid-state BatteriesHolmes, Dr CUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 1,050,233
Scalable Templating Layers for Advanced BatteriesRettie, Dr AUCLChemical Engineering 383,920
SI Faraday TrainingThomas, Professor PAThe Faraday InstitutionGrants Administration 7,739,544
SPECIFIC IKC Phase 2Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,997,633
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
SUCCES (Stored Up-valued Concentrated Cold Energy System)Panesar, Dr ASUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 492,287
Supergen Storage Network Plus 2019Ding, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 1,012,009
SUSTAIN Manufacturing HubPleydell-Pearce, Professor CSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 10,852,989
Sustainable, Affordable and Viable Compressed Air Energy Storage (SAVE-CAES)Barbour, Dr ELoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,108,546
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research Facility: EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022Brown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 482,560
TidAl Range schemes as configurable Grid-scale Energy sTorage facilities (TARGET)Ahmadian, Professor RCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 1,158,211
Transformative Recovery of Low-Grade Waste Heat using Ionic ThermoelectricsBos, Dr JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 161,465
VTTESS- Variable-Temperature Thermochemical Energy Storage System and Heat Networks for Decarbonising the Buildings SectorDarkwa, Professor JUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,354,081
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-Emission: the Next-generation of Integrated Technology for Hydrogen storage (ZENITH)Butler, Professor RUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 1,480,603
Zinc Ion Batteries: Structural ENgineering for Severe Environment (SENSE)He, Dr GUCLChemical Engineering 362,712

Total Number of Grants: 64
Total Value of Grants: £103,161,629

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