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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 (£)
ACceleration of Circular Economy for Printable Photovoltaics Through Eco-Design (ACCEPTED)Davies, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 547,407
Advanced hybrid thermochemical-compression seasonal solar energy storage and heat pump system (Solar S&HP)Ma, Dr ZDurham, University ofEngineering 1,013,966
Affordable Perovskite Solar Irrigation Systems for Small-holder Farmers in Ethiopia (APSISSFE)Stranks, Dr SDUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 809,541
All-perovskite Multi-junction Solar CellsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 2,159,486
Application Targeted and Integrated Photovoltaics - Enhancing UK Capability in SolarDurrant, Professor JSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 5,991,738
Black Silicon PhotovoltaicsWilshaw, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 949,877
Cambridge-AMOLF Collaboration on Photonic and Optoelectronic Control of Thin-Film LEDs and Solar CellsFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 1,266,718
Capacitance spectroscopy led process innovations to improve VOC in CdTe thin film solar cellsMajor, Dr JDUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 810,102
Characterisation and rational design of porous conjugated polymers for solar energy conversionGuilbert, Dr A A YImperial College LondonPhysics 341,722
Charged oxide inversion layer (COIL) solar cellsBonilla Osorio, Dr RSUniversity of OxfordMaterials 476,458
Charged oxide inversion layer (COIL) solar cellsMurphy, Professor JDUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 462,286
Computer-aided design of zinc phosphide heterojunctions for efficient solar energy conversionDzade, Dr N Y NCardiff UniversityChemistry 525,254
Design rules for defect-tolerant photovoltaicsGanose, Dr A MImperial College LondonMaterials 378,578
Development of a high performance laminated transparent top-electrode for emerging thin-film photovoltaicsHatton, Dr RAUniversity of WarwickChemistry 461,387
Earth-abundant catalysts and novel layered 2D perovskites for solar water splitting (H2CAT)Chhowalla, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,189,865
Energy Resilient Manufacturing 2: Enabling Practical TPVs for Waste Heat RecoveryKrier, Professor ALancaster UniversityPhysics 608,817
Engineering energetic barriers to bimolecular recombination in polymer/fullerene solar cellsClarke, Dr T MUCLChemistry 984,957
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - Imperial College LondonJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonResearch Office 840,189
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Photonic and Electronic SystemsSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,351,176
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable PVDurose, Professor KUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 5,326,776
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU)Beattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,476,501
EPSRC-FNR Collaborative Proposal: Radiative Efficiency in Advanced Sulfide Chalcopyrites for Solar Cells (REACh)Oliver, Professor RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 268,590
Heat Accumulation from Renewables with Valid Energy Storage and Transformation - HARVESTLi, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 1,504,773
Hybrid Perovskite HeterojunctionsDocampo, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 645,862
Instilling Defect-Tolerance in ABZ2 Photovoltaic MaterialsHoye, Dr RImperial College LondonMaterials 437,299
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE)Thomson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 5,094,437
Light and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation of Silicon Solar CellsHalsall, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 626,469
Luminescent Waveguide Encoded Lattices (LWELs) for Indoor PhotovoltaicsEvans, Dr R CUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 198,262
New designs for thin film solar cellsDurose, Professor KUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 407,777
Next generation in-situ analysis for perovskite photovoltaic developmentDimitrov, Dr SDQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 451,010
Next Generation Perovskite Solar Cell StructuresHarwell, Dr JUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 319,254
Optoelectronic properties of hybrid metal halide perovskites: from nanoscale to devicesMilot, Dr RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 382,934
Perfecting Halide Perovskites: From Precursor Ink Chemistry to Defect ControlNoel, Dr N KUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,700,817
Perovskite Heterostructures by Vapour DepositionJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,133,067
Productive Use of DC Solar Power in Africa to Improve the Quality of Rural LifeBlanchard, Dr RLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 154,782
Prosperity Partnership Call 2 Strategic Students-Oxford PV and University of OxfordSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 76,148
SolaNetWorkMONDOL, Dr JDUniversity of UlsterSch of Built Environment 211,716
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)Tiwari, Dr DNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 607,164
Solution-Processed Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices (SolPV)Fermin, Professor DJUniversity of BristolChemistry 862,980
SPECIFIC IKC Phase 2Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,498,273
Stability of Organic Solar Cells based on Non-Fullerene AcceptorsLi, Dr ZQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 400,712
Supergen Solar Network+Walls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,020,414
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsHolliman, Professor PSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 345,084
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsGeatches, Dr DGSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 352,522
The Active Building Centre Research Programme (ABC RP)Khan, Dr ASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 9,324,025
The integration of photovoltaic devices with carbon-fibre compositesWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 120,339
The integration of photovoltaic devices with carbon-fibre compositesLidzey, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 900,923
The Origin of Non-Radiative Losses in Metal Halide PerovskitesStranks, Dr SDUniversity of CambridgePhysics 273,163
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonChemistry 984,254
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsIslam, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 317,753
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113
Wafer-Scale Manufacturing of Single-Crystal Perovskite OptoelectronicsSu, Dr LQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 253,046

Total Number of Grants: 55
Total Value of Grants: £70,870,684

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