UK-China low carbon manufacturing workshop

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The RCUK Energy Programme is holding a two-day UK-China workshop in March 2018 to look a potential collaborations with Chinese participants in low-carbon manufacturing. The workshop will take place in Wuhan, China. A call for research proposals funded by the  Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Programme (EPSRC) in partnership with […]

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Minister announces iNUMBER CEE-related project


Science Minister Jo Johnson announced the iNUMBER project – one of four collaborative projects between UK researchers and the Indian government – at the India-UK tech summit in New Delhi on 1st November. The project is part of the ‘Energy Demand Reduction in the Built Environment’ programme fund under the […]

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EBC annual report features CEE Centre


The International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme Annual Report features the CEE Centre’s ‘Building Energy Epidemiology’ project  The project’s full title is ANNEX 70: ‘Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of Real Building Energy Use at Scale’. The work is lead by the UCL Energy Institute’s Dr Ian […]

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DEMAND International Visiting Fellowships

The DEMAND Centre has issued a call for international visiting fellows to work with the Centre between September 2017 and April 2018.  The Centre’s fellowships programme has had three previous rounds with a total of 18 visitors coming from a wide range of countries. Fellows will be expected to make […]

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CEE Director in India with BEIS Delegation


The Centre for Energy Epidemiology’s Professor Tadj Oreszczyn was in New Delhi on 6-7th April as part of an India-UK Energy for Growth Dialogue. The event was the first of its kind and aimed to cement the committment between India and the UK to work together on Energy for Growth. […]

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EUED Centres at ERSS

The 1st International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science (ERSS) was held from 2-5th April in Sitges, Spain with numerous EUED Centre inputs. The conference was co-chaired by Professor Benjamin K Sovacool, Director of the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) and also Editor of the Elsevier Energy […]

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CIE-Map in Japan


Members of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) visited Kamakura, Japan for the 24th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering (LCE 2017). The conference is run by the College International pour la Recherche en Productique (CIRP) . Subtitled ‘the next stage of sustainable manufacturing in IoT Era’ […]

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Ice and easy? Fridge-freezers in Bangkok and Hanoi


A new Research Insight from the DEMAND Centre throws light on the role fridge-freezers can play in the balance between energy demand and social practices around food. Researchers from the DEMAND Centre have carried out 52 interviews with people in Bangkok (Thailand) and Hanoi (Vietnam) around how they use their […]

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Beijing Mission Innovation Event

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Deadline extended to apply to be part of the Second Mission Innovation Ministerial in Beijing in June 2017. Mission Innovation is a global initiative of 22 countries and the European aiming to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation by increasing government investment and encouraging private sector investment in clean energy […]

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CIED’s Geels joins EEA Scientific Committee


Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) Co-Director Professor Frank Geels has joined the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) Scientific Committee. Professor Geels, of the University of Manchester Sustainable Consumption Institute was invited to join the panel of one of five new members selected from 190 applicants. The EEA advises European […]

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Oreszczyn around Australia and New Zealand

Centre for Energy Epidemiology Director Professor Tadj Oreszczyn has been promoting the work of the Centre in Australia and New Zealand with seminars, keynotes and research meetings. The highlights of a packed schedule included the IREE 2017 conference and Insulation Plus! Oreszczyn gave the opening keynote at the ‘Improving Residential […]

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Nordic energy transitions

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Read about a new study from the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand’s Benjamin K Sovacool on Nordic low-carbon energy transitions. The paper ‘Contestation, contingency, and justice in the Nordic low-carbon energy transition’ looks at how five countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – are on course to […]

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Waste heat project more than just hot air

Savvas Tassou

A new project linked to the Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF) will develop tools to convert low-temperature waste heat into electricity. The project will be lead by CSEF Director Professor Savvas Tassou at Brunel University and will work with industry partners Spirax Sarco, Howden Compressors and […]

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CIED and DEMAND in New Zealand

New Zealand space shot

Researchers from the CIED and DEMAND Centres are in Wellington, New Zealand this week to present their findings at the Energy Cultures Conference at the University of Otago. Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool, Dr Debbie Hopkins and Dr Mari Martiskainen of the CIED centre and Dr Ben Anderson of the DEMAND […]

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Energy use in developing countries video

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CIED Director Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool appears in a recent video produced by publishers Elsevier about energy use in developing countries. Professor Sovacool appears with two other experts (Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith and Dr Robin Grimes) in this inaugural set of ‘Energy Sessions’ which ‘invites top researchers to give their […]

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Sovacool contributes to REN21 Global Report

Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand Director Professor Benjamin J. Sovacool has co-authored a chapter in the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century’s (REN21) 2016 Global Status Report. The report highlights 2015 as a historic year for renewable energy as it becomes established around the world as ‘a […]

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Building Energy Epidemiology at IEA Paris

IEA Annex Paris

The CEE Centre’s IEA-EBC Annex 70 (Building Energy Epidemiology) team held a one-day workshop at the International Energy Agency (IEA) Headquarters in Paris on Monday 9th May.  Over 35 participants from 12 countries – including Australia, New Zealand and China – attended the workshop. The participating institutions included universities and […]

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