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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 National Thin-Film Cluster Facility for Advanced Functional MaterialsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 460,998
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 S DUniversity 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
Computer-aided design of zinc phosphide heterojunctions for efficient solar energy conversionDzade, Dr N Y NCardiff UniversityChemistry 525,254
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 4,264,010
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable PVDurose, Professor KUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 5,262,777
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU)Beattie, Dr NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,476,501
Flexible Routes to Liquid Fuels from CO2 by Advanced Catalysis and EngineeringRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,804,265
High Performance and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells Based on Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube ArraysZhang, Dr WUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 191,365
Hybrid Perovskite HeterojunctionsDocampo, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 645,862
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
Low-cost modular solar power system using Total Internal Photonic Absorption (TIPA)Shirvani, Dr HAnglia Ruskin UniversityFaculty of Science and Engineering 99,420
New designs for thin film solar cellsDurose, Professor KUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 407,777
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
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
SPECIFIC IKC Phase 2Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 1,998,339
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 CellsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 258,948
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsGeatches, Dr DGSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 352,522
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsWorsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 274,762
The Active Building Centre Research Programme (ABC RP)Khan, Dr ASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 9,324,025
The development and demonstration of a unique low cost scalable PV technology for international development.Royapoor, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 76,090
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 S DUniversity of CambridgePhysics 273,163
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonChemistry 984,254
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsIslam, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 317,753

Total Number of Grants: 46
Total Value of Grants: £61,781,726

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