Energy Research News
Straw cuts energy bills by 90% - 12 December 2013
While the UK is consumed by arguments about the cost of energy, fuel poverty and market failure, some have managed to sidestep these issues altogether thanks to Bath research.
The sound of the ocean may not be as relaxing as you think - 26 November 2013
With a projected increase in shipping, scientists are keen to better understand the effect increased human activity will have on local marine life.
280 years of research time dedicated to boost solar PV sustainability - 22 November 2013
The Universities of Bath and Liverpool are to lead on a new Government funded scheme for 70 PhD students to develop more sustainable solar PV technology – the equivalent of 280 years of research time.
Public dialogue to fuel debate on the future of bioenergy - 16 September 2013
On Tuesday 24 September, researchers from the University of Bath will run a workshop at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution to gauge public opinion on how and whether bioenergy should develop
Royal Academy fellowship to further renewable energy storage work - 20 August 2013
A prestigious research fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering will allow Dr Weijia Yuan from our Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering to further his ground breaking work into the use of superconductors for electricity energy storage.
Discovery will help green technologies harness solar power - 17 July 2013
A new paper published in the journal Nature Materials by scientists in our Department of Chemistry explores how the photocatalyst titanium dioxide can be made more light sensitive to improve the efficiency of future solar devices.
Research led by our engineers at Bath is set to make the power networks of India more robust, sustainable and able to stand up to an increased demand for electricity from the country’s population.
New hybrid technology set to change the future of renewables - 04 June 2013
A new hybrid technology that integrates wind and solar power generation is set to overcome many of the problems associated with traditional renewable power systems and revolutionise the green energy sector.
Funding boost to develop new green energy materials - 09 April 2013
A research consortium led by Professor Saiful Islam (Chemistry) has been awarded £3.2m to work on new sustainable materials for energy storage and conversion.