Thermodynamic analysis and UK energy demand


Geoff Hammond of the University of Bath describes the CIE-MAP Centre’s work seeking thermodynamic insights on energy demand reduction and circular economy interventions. Thermodynamics and the energy sector Thermodynamics are crucial to our understanding of the energy sector and the constraints on its development. The field of study provides an […]

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CSEF i-ThERM October workshop


The Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF) will run a one day workshop on 24th October entitled Industrial Thermal Energy Recovery, Conversion and Management (i-ThERM). The free event will be held at CSEF’s Brunel University site. Presentations will focus on heat recovery and conversion from high and […]

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CIEMAP win global waste management award

waste management

Members of the CIEMAP team based at Nottingham Trent University were runners up in the ISWA global waste management publication award. The International Solid Waste Association Publication Award was created to honour the author(s) of publications deemed to have made an exceptional contribution to the field of solid waste management. […]

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UKERC & CIED energy efficiency report

energy efficiency

Energy efficiency could save the UK £7.5 billion by 2035 according to a new report from the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) and the UK Energy Research Council (UKERC). The authors stress the importance of energy efficiency in buildings to reducing both household bills and the UK’s energy […]

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Cryogenic cooling event


The Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat (SIRACH) network will host an event on Applications for Cryogenic cooling at Rutherford Appleton laboratory on 12th October. The day will offer a series of talks and presentations on recent developments in cryogenic cooling and an overview of the Harwell Campus […]

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EUED on sustainable transport

sustainable transport

A selection of work on the social, technical and economic tools being developed by the End Use Energy Demand Centres to increase sustainable transport.   Transport is widely recognised as a sector with much capacity for reducing energy demand (and thus greenhouse gas emissions), yet little has been done in […]

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Getting a reaction? Demand reduction in the chemicals sector

chemicals sector

Geoff Hammond describes the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products’ evaluation of energy demand reduction and decarbonisation potential in the chemicals sector. Energy consumption in the chemicals sector Overall, the chemicals sector gives rise to the UK’s highest industrial energy consumption; mainly due to low temperature heat processes (30%), […]

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Decarbonising Industry – CIE-MAP video

decarbonising industry

A short video with interviews from the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) team showcasing their demand reduction work across the industrial supply chain. The two and a half minute video features various members of CIE-MAP describing their work and their overall mission to look across the entire […]

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EUED survey results and call for leaders


Over 200 people responded to the recent EUED survey consultation the direction of the new EUED Centre. The next step is now announced with a call for theme and challenge leaders. The findings from the survey have been summarised by EUED Champion Professor Nick Eyre (pictured) and are available on […]

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Edinburgh Energy & Social Science Lecturer

The University of Edinburgh are hiring an interdisciplinary lecturer or senior lecturer in energy and social science.   Candidates will have an excellent, international research profile to join the Geography and the Lived Environment Research Institute and complement their existing expertise on the social and societal aspects of energy transitions. […]

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Loughborough researcher jobs

understanding energy

Two new posts for qualitative researchers working with the i-STUTE Centre have become available at Loughborough University. The new researchers will join Loughborough Design School to work on EPSRC funded projects i-STUTE (an End-Use Energy Demand Centre) and 4S-DHW (Small, smart, sustainable solutions for domestic hot water). Both projects focus […]

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Mobility as a Service: The route forward?

mobility as a service

Meet the researchers looking into the concept of ‘mobility as a service’ that could replace the need for personal vehicles. Attitudes to transport With the need to reduce carbon emissions across society ever-growing, every area of our lives is being scrutinised for ways to cut down on unnecessary energy use. […]

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Is sharing the new owning?


CIE-MAP’s Christine Cole and Alex Gnanapragasam look at the sharing economy and how the future may see more of us sharing and borrowing many everyday items.   ‘Stuff’ overload Entitled ‘Having more, owning less: how to fight throwaway culture‘ the article (published in The Conversation) points out that we are reaching […]

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Jetting into retirement?


A new Research Insight from the DEMAND Centre questions the likelihood of a later-life travel boom amongst those of retirement age. Have pension, will travel? We are an ageing society with more and more pensioners blessed with free time and in many cases disposable incomes. Couple this with a perception […]

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DEMAND’s Selby in T.H.E. non-energy blog


Work on ‘non-energy’ or ‘invisible energy’ policy from Jan Selby of the DEMAND Centre is featured in a new blog from the Times Higher Education supplement. Entitled ‘As well as researching the impact of carbon emissions, we need to reduce our own’, the blog, by Sussex University’s Adam Tickell looks […]

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Celebrating summer schools

summer schools

The CIED and DEMAND Centres recently held successful summer schools in Brighton and Leeds respectively, helping to build capacity in the energy demand field   Capacity Building Building capacity in the field of reducing energy demand is a big part of the work of the EUED Centres and these specialised […]

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DEePRED Research Assistant Role


The University of Reading are hiring a Research Assistant to work in their School of the Built Environment on the DEePRED project related to the DEMAND Centre’s work. The successful applicant will work with Dr Jacopo Torriti and will have: Knowledge of basic modelling and/or quantitative skills working with large […]

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Energy’s role in the economy


An event run by the CIED and CIEMAP Centres in collaboration with BEIS and UKERC looked at the role energy plays in economic growth. The Energy Return on Investment (EROI) workshop brought together delegates from the world of finance, policy and research to look at how the amount of energy […]

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Tunnel vision – taking heat from beneath the streets


Members of the i-STUTE and CEE teams have won a £200k grant to investigate recovering heat from London’s subterranean tunnels. The London Urban Sub-Terrain Energy Recovery (LUSTER) project is led by Professor Graeme Maidment of London South Bank University, who will work with Dr Akos Revesz to look at a […]

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Energy efficiency in a materials world?


A new blog from the CIEMAP team on the Climate Policy Journal site looks at how we calculate the true cost of materials for carbon budgets. The team argue that the conventional way of assessing a country’s carbon footprint – by measuring emissions within the country’s borders – neglects the […]

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