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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Solar Technology) in Theme (Energy)

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. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A durable and scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modulesParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 453,318
A durable and scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modulesWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityCREST 493,263
Advanced hybrid thermochemical-compression seasonal solar energy storage and heat pump system (Solar S&HP)Ma, Dr ZDurham, University ofEngineering 1,013,966
All-Evaporated Triple-Junction Perovskite Photovoltaic DevicesPatel, Dr JBKings College LondonPhysics 397,536
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
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilitySaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 481,010
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 stabilityHaque, Professor SAImperial College LondonChemistry 546,443
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 LondonMaterials 378,578
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-FNR Collaborative Proposal: Radiative Efficiency in Advanced Sulfide Chalcopyrites for Solar Cells (REACh)Oliver, Professor RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 268,590
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
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
'Invisible' Solar Technologies from Bio-Inspired OpticsShanks, Dr KUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 352,997
Next generation in-situ analysis for perovskite photovoltaic developmentDimitrov, Dr SDQueen Mary University of LondonChemistry 451,010
Perfecting Halide Perovskites: From Precursor Ink Chemistry to Defect ControlNoel, Dr NKUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,700,817
Photocapacitors for Ambient Energy ApplicationsFreitag, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 330,993
Quantifying and Improving Structure-Function Relationships of All-Small-Molecule Organic-Solar-CellsKaienburg, Dr PUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 418,213
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 2,997,633
Supergen Solar Network+Walls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,020,414
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: 33
Total Value of Grants: £30,704,961

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