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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Solar Technology

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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A durable and scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modulesWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityCREST 493,263
A durable and scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modulesParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 453,318
Advanced Device Concepts for Next-Generation PhotovoltaicsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 7,679,606
Advanced hybrid thermochemical-compression seasonal solar energy storage and heat pump system (Solar S&HP)Ma, Dr ZDurham, University ofEngineering 1,013,966
Advanced Thin Film Sputtering Fabrication Facility (TF-FAB)Zoppi, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 971,033
All-Evaporated Triple-Junction Perovskite Photovoltaic DevicesPatel, Dr JBKings College LondonPhysics 397,536
All-perovskite Multi-junction Solar CellsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 2,238,132
Application Targeted and Integrated Photovoltaics - Enhancing UK Capability in SolarDurrant, Professor JSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 5,991,738
Bandgap engineering for optimal antimony chalcogenide solar cellsMajor, Dr JDUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 525,362
Bifi UK: Investigation of bifacial and sun-tracking systems for high latitude, and high diffuse climatesRahman, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 419,437
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilityHaque, Professor SAImperial College LondonChemistry 546,443
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilityIslam, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 400,619
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilitySaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 481,010
Cambridge-AMOLF Collaboration on Photonic and Optoelectronic Control of Thin-Film LEDs and Solar CellsFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 1,266,718
Charged oxide inversion layer (COIL) solar cellsBonilla Osorio, Professor RSUniversity of OxfordMaterials 476,458
Charged oxide inversion layer (COIL) solar cellsMurphy, Professor JDUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 462,286
Design rules for defect-tolerant photovoltaicsGanose, Dr AMImperial College LondonChemistry 378,578
Designing and optimizing polar photovoltaics with physics informed machine learningButler, Dr K TUCLChemistry 422,894
Developing Devices that use Biotemplated Nanoparticles for Sustainable Energy GenerationGalloway, Dr JMUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 458,479
Development of a high performance laminated transparent top-electrode for emerging thin-film photovoltaicsHatton, Professor RAUniversity of WarwickChemistry 461,387
Doped Emitters to Unlock Lowest Cost Solar ElectricityLamb, Dr DASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 484,145
Doped emitters to unlock lowest cost solar electricityWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityCREST 482,328
Earth-abundant catalysts and novel layered 2D perovskites for solar water splitting (H2CAT)Chhowalla, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,189,865
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable PVWalker, Professor ABUniversity of BathPhysics 1,260,328
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU)Beattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,756,307
EPSRC Core Capital 2022, Nanomaterials Characterisation Suite (NCS)Tartakovskii, Professor AUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 1,085,746
EPSRC-FNR Collaborative Proposal: Radiative Efficiency in Advanced Sulfide Chalcopyrites for Solar Cells (REACh)Oliver, Professor RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 268,590
GENERATION: Self Powered IoT for People and PlanetFreitag, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 270,042
GENERATION: Self Powered IoT for People and PlanetCarnie, Professor MSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 742,649
Green flexible organic photovoltaics for energy-autonomous electronicsPanidi, Dr JImperial College LondonChemistry 378,139
Heat Accumulation from Renewables with Valid Energy Storage and Transformation - HARVESTLi, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 1,504,773
Heating with light: photonic curing for photovoltaic technologiesLongo, Dr GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 415,759
High-Efficiency Flexible and Scalable Halide-Perovskite Solar ModulesSilva, Professor SRPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 2,271,562
Hybrid Perovskite HeterojunctionsDocampo, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 645,862
Instilling Defect-Tolerance in ABZ2 Photovoltaic MaterialsHoye, Dr RUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 304,319
Interface Engineering for Terawatt Scale Deployment of Perovskite-on-Silicon Tandem Solar CellsBonilla Osorio, Professor RSUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,148,260
'Invisible' Solar Technologies from Bio-Inspired OpticsShanks, Dr KUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 352,997
National Facility for High Resolution CL Analysis of Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic DevicesWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 2,668,403
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 430,748
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsMcKeown, Professor NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 355,840
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Use as Photonic MaterialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 356,122
Perfecting Halide Perovskites: From Precursor Ink Chemistry to Defect ControlNoel, Dr NKUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,700,817
Printing Perovskite Solar Cells: Reducing Toxicity and Improving ScalabilityHughes, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolMaterial, Design & Manufacturing Eng 286,473
Prosperity Partnership Call 2 Strategic Students-Oxford PV and University of OxfordSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 77,682
Quantifying and Improving Structure-Function Relationships of All-Small-Molecule Organic-Solar-CellsKaienburg, Dr PUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 418,213
Reimagining Photovoltaics ManufacturingBeattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 986,018
Solution Processed Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices (SolPV)Bowers, Dr JLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 496,079
Solution-Processed Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices (SolPV)Fermin, Professor DJUniversity of BristolChemistry 862,980
Solution-processed inorganic Thin-Film photovoltaic devices (SolPV)Tiwari, Dr DNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 607,164
SPECIFIC IKC Phase 2Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,997,633
Swansea TATA Research and Innovation Prosperity Partnership for Printed Perovskite PV (STRIPS)Watson, Professor TSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,593,380
The Solar Chemicals NetworkCowan, Professor AJUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 222,023
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113

Total Number of Grants: 53
Total Value of Grants: £61,014,625

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