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EPSRC Support by Research Area in End Use Energy Demand (Energy Efficiency)

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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Revolutionary Rotary Ericsson Heat Pump/EngineRiffat, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 98,670
Aerogel composites for carbon capture and thermal management in commercial buildings - Feasibility StudySiller, Dr LNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 146,542
An Intelligent Digitial Household Network to Transform Low Carbon LifestylesLiu, Professor SCoventry UniversityEngineering and Computing 669,209
An Intelligent Digitial Household Network to Transform Low Carbon Lifestylesvan der Horst, Dr DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Geosciences 197,295
APERIO: LOW COST FAÇADE MANAGEMENT IN NATURALLY VENTILATED BUILDINGSJames, Professor PABUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 493,582
ASSURE 2 - Advanced Steel Shaping Using Reduced EnergyDavis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 752,408
B-bem: The Bayesian building energy management PortalChoudhary, Dr RUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 450,922
Bio-CO2: Power Generation and Heat Recovery from Biomass with Advanced CO2 Thermodynamic Power Cycles and Novel Heat Exchanger DesignsGe, Dr YBrunel University LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 198,383
Briquetting of recycled glass fines for energy and CO2 reduction in the glass industryBingham, Dr PASheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 96,454
Building sustainable local nexuses of food, energy and water: from smart engineering to shared prosperity (The Local Nexus Network)Yang, Dr AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 483,898
CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY USE IN FOOD CHAINSTassou, Professor SBrunel University LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 5,699,187
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight TransportCebon, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 4,423,783
Community energy generation, aggregation and demand shaping (CEGADS)Darby, Dr SJUniversity of OxfordEnvironmental Change Institute SoGE 33,551
Creating the Energy for ChangeSpence, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamHorizon Digital Economy Research 1,075,109
DAEDALUS: Reaching the sun with solarcoins and smart solar panelsSiau, Mr JUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Engineering and Technology 120,679
Data-Driven Methods for a New National Household Energy SurveyGoddard, Dr NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 596,155
DEFACTO: Digital Energy Feedback and Control Technology OptimisationLomas, Professor KLoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 1,547,189
DEMAND: Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and DemandShove, Professor ELancaster UniversitySociology 3,937,512
Development of a new generation of high efficiency heat pumps using pre-heated air supplyMaidment, Professor GGLondon South Bank UniversityFac of Eng Science & Built Env 61,254
Development of a sustainable solid-state barocaloric coolerMoya, Dr XUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 95,900
Development of Roll Formable Ultra High Strength Steels for Energy Efficient Manufacture of Lightweight Crash Resistant Automotive StructuresShollock, Professor BUniversity of WarwickWMG 291,744
Digital Agent Networking for Customer Energy Reduction (DANCER)Russo, Professor RUniversity of EssexPsychology 771,789
Digital Agent Networking for Customer Energy Reduction (DANCER)Ghavami, Professor MLondon South Bank UniversitySchool of Engineering 911,561
DM4(B)T: Data Management for (Build)TEDDI(NET) using Semantic TechnologiesPadget, Dr JUniversity of BathComputer Science 49,238
E&ID:USES - The next generation of low-cost energy-efficient appliances and devices to benefit the bottom of the pyramidChataway, Professor JCUniversity of SussexSch of Business Management & Economics 596,506
Ebbs and Flows of Energy Systems (EFES)Marco, Dr JUniversity of WarwickWMG 108,557
Ebbs and Flows of Energy Systems (EFES)CIPCIGAN, Dr L MCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 345,145
ELEVATE (ELEctrochemical Vehicle Advanced TEchnology)Thring, Professor RLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 3,266,366
End Use Energy Demand Centre titled "Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials, Energy and Products (CIE-MAP)Barrett, Professor JUniversity of LeedsSchool of Earth and Environment 3,046,231
End Use Energy Demand Centres Collaborative ProjectsSmith, Mr AZPUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 202,313
Energy Management in Botswana and Sub Saharan Africa (EMBOSSA)Li, Dr RUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 101,207
Energy Resilient Manufacturing 2: Small is Beautiful Phase 2 (SIB2)Jolly, Professor MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 755,750
Energy-Use Minimisation via High Performance Heat-Power-Cooling Conversion and Integration: A Holistic Molecules to Technologies to Systems ApproachMarkides, Dr CNImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 1,573,522
ENERWATERHunt, Professor IEdinburgh Napier UniversityEngineering and the Built Environment 216,275
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand (LoLo)Lowe, Professor RJUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 4,248,119
Extreme Low Energy Server CoolingJiang, Professor XQueen Mary, University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 102,811
Final Development of a Zero Energy Dehumidification and Cooling SystemBell, Dr A JUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 82,834
Future-proofing facilities management (Future FM )Polak, Professor JWImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 489,701
Green adaptive control for future interconnected vehiclesLot, Professor RUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,668,848
HOTHOUSE: Hot water provision in homes: Consumption, Storage and LifestyleBuswell, Dr RALoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 598,392
IDEAL: Intelligent Domestic Energy Advice LoopGoddard, Dr NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,747,823
Improving the Reliability, Longevity and Lifetime Performance of Magnetic Cooling Technology [Energy Catalyst: R3 Mid-Stage]Ryan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 363,466
Indiacool - UK-India Solar Cooling Innovation (Energy Catalyst Mid-stage Programme)Markides, Dr CNImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 100,059
Industrial Demand Reduction through Innovative Storage Technologies (IDRIST)Roskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversityMechanical and Systems Engineering 602,610
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Sustainability for Engineering and Energy SystemsFrance, Professor CUniversity of SurreyCentre for Environmental Strategy 6,044,904
Interdisciplinary Centre for for Storage, Transformation and Upgrading of Thermal Energy (i-STUTE)Critoph, Professor REUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 5,213,689
LAir Dearman Engine for Power and Cooling in Confined SpacesAl-Dadah, Dr RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 149,348
Localised Energy Systems - Community Energy Generation, Aggregation and Demand Shaping (LES-CEGADS)Greenough, Professor RDe Montfort UniversityInstitute of Energy and Sustainable Dev 25,370
LUSTER - London Urban Sub-Terrain Energy RecoveryMaidment, Professor GGLondon South Bank UniversitySch of Built Environment & Architecture 181,780
Material demand reductionAllwood, Professor JMUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,737,979
Measuring and Evaluating Time- and Energy-use Relationships (METER)Grunewald, Dr PUniversity of OxfordEnvironmental Change Institute SoGE 829,094
Micro-scale energy storage for super-efficient wet appliancesSantori, Dr GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 100,569
Minimising energy in constructionOrr, Dr JJUniversity of BathArchitecture and Civil Engineering 200,938
MOT: Motoring and car Ownership Trends in the UKAnable, Professor JLUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 268,959
Newton Fund (Invitation Only) - Dearman liquid air TRU systems for cold chain in IndiaDearn, Dr KDUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 189,996
Newton Fund (Invitation Only) Next Generation Green Data Centres for Environmental and Business SustainabilityMaroto-Valer, Professor MMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 318,735
Newton Fund: Enhanced Rice Milling and Maximised Valorisation of Rice Milling By-productsHowarth, Dr MSheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 323,750
Opportunities and Barriers to Achieving Transitions in UK Energy and Materials Use - The Role of Publics, Society and Decision-MakersPidgeon, Professor NFCardiff UniversitySch of Psychology 598,784
Optimising Energy Management in Industry - 'OPTEMIN'Tassou, Professor SBrunel University LondonInstitute of Energy Futures 1,642,830
Parallelising Mixed-Integer Optimisation: Energy Efficiency ApplicationsMisener, Dr RImperial College LondonDept of Computing 100,742
RCUK CENTRE for ENERGY EPIDEMIOLOGY (CEE): the study of energy demand in a population.Oreszczyn, Professor TUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 5,745,855
Recovery and re-use of energy, water and nutrients from waste in the food chain (Redivivus)Theodorou, Professor MKHarper Adams UniversityAnimal Production, Welfare & Vet Science 372,573
Reframing Energy Demand: Innovation for Sustainable HeatWebb, Professor JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Social and Political Science 580,962
Research Centre on Innovation and Energy DemandSovacool, Professor BUniversity of SussexSch of Business Management & Economics 3,539,215
Residential Electricity Demand: Peaks, Sequences of Activities and Markov chains (REDPeAk)Torriti, Dr JUniversity of ReadingBuilt Enviroment 615,782
Responsive Algorithmic Enterprise (RAE)Vukadinovic Greetham, Dr DUniversity of ReadingMathematics and Statistics 82,380
SCORRES: Smart Control of Rural Renewable Energy & StorageOwens, Dr EHHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Energy, Geosci, Infrast & Society 99,917
Shipping in Changing Climates.Smith, Dr TUCLMechanical Engineering 3,512,257
TEDDINET: network of (Build)TEDDI projectsvan der Horst, Dr DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Geosciences 559,981
Thermal Energy Challenge NetworkRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversityMechanical and Systems Engineering 303,989
Thermally Driven Heat Pump Based on an Integrated Thermodynamic Cycle for Low Carbon Domestic Heating (Therma-Pump)Yu, Dr ZUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 713,033
'Thinking Inside the Box': A Mixed Reality Development Platform for co-creating energy efficient retail spacesDainty, Professor ARJLoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 197,902
TransEnergy - Road to Rail Energy Exchange (R2REE)Stone, Professor DAUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,520,589
Transforming heat-recovery system performance by exploiting multi component turbine flowsWheeler, Dr AUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 798,716
Travel Grant Application: Dynamic Energy Planning: Global and National ResilienceMcManus, Dr MCUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 9,684
Uncertainty analysis of hierarchical energy systems models: Models versus real energy systemsDent, Dr CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Mathematics 157,626
Underpinning Multi-User EquipmentRothberg, Professor SJLoughborough UniversityResearch Office 2,000,000
Versatile Fluid Measurement System for Aerospace ResearchCleaver, Dr DJUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 4,918
Welfare, Employment and Energy Demand: Examining Tensions and Opportunities in the Delivery of Demand ReductionButler, Dr CCUniversity of ExeterGeography 242,250
Workshop: Introducing Zero-carbon Construction Sites (WIZCS)Tutesigensi, Dr AUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 19,379

Total Number of Grants: 81
Total Value of Grants: £83,072,961

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