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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
Adaptive Decision Making for Urban Energy TransformationRoelich, Dr KUniversity of LeedsSchool of Earth and Environment 825,888
Aerogel composites for carbon capture and thermal management in commercial buildings - Feasibility StudySiller, Dr LNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 146,542
An Intelligent Digitial Household Network to Transform Low Carbon LifestylesLiu, Professor SCoventry UniversityCtr for Low Impact Buildings 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
BeXchange: Adaptation and Resilience in the Context of Change Coordination Network (ARCC CN)Street, Mr RUniversity of OxfordEnvironmental Change Institute SoGE 1,223,982
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 as a Power Plant: The use of buildings to provide demand responseWalker, Dr SLNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 167,088
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
Converter ArchitecturesYuan, Professor XUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,259,400
DAEDALUS: Reaching the sun with solarcoins and smart solar panelsRamalingam, Dr SUniversity 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
Data-Driven Sociotechnical Energy Management in Public Sector BuildingsGoddard, Dr NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 496,909
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
Distributional Effects of Dynamic Pricing for Responsive Electricity Demand (DEePRED)Torriti, Dr JUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 183,631
DTC ENERGY: Technologies for a low carbon futureWilliams, Professor PUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 6,550,555
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
End Use Energy Demand Research ChampionEyre, Dr NJUniversity of OxfordEnvironmental Change Institute SoGE 122,585
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
ENERWATERMuneer, Professor TEdinburgh 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
Freight Traffic Control 2050: transforming the energy demands of last-mile urban freight through collaborative logisticsCherrett, Professor TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,161,862
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
Highly Efficient Elastic Perovskite Solar CellsIvaturi, Dr AUniversity of StrathclydePure and Applied Chemistry 904,088
Humanitarian Energy for Displaced Populations in Refugee Camp and Informal Settlements (HELP)Gaura, Professor ECoventry UniversityCtr for Flow Measure & Fluid Mechanics 972,702
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 Doctorate Centre: Innovative and Collaborative Construction EngineeringGlass, Professor JLoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 5,832,938
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Sustainability for Engineering and Energy SystemsFrance, Professor CUniversity of SurreyCentre for Environmental Strategy 6,044,904
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Technologies for Sustainable Built EnvironmentsShao, Professor LUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 5,976,466
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Transport and the EnvironmentPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 4,960,274
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
Low Energy Cooling and Ventilation for Indian Residences (LECaVIR)Cook, Professor MJLoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 537,717
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
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: An ORC power plant integrated with thermal energy storage to utilise renewable heat sources for distributed H&PYu, Dr ZUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 395,783
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
Refactoring Energy SystemsChitchyan, Dr RUniversity of BristolComputer Science 952,931
Reframing Energy Demand: Innovation for Sustainable HeatWebb, Professor JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Social and Political Science 580,962
Refresh: Remodeling Building Design Sustainability from a Human Centered ApproachBarlow, Professor JUniversity of ReadingMeteorology 677,741
ReFresh: Remodeling Building Design Sustainability from a Human Centered Approachschraefel, Professor mUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 561,897
Refresh: Remodelling Building Design Sustainability from a Human Centred ApproachNoakes, Professor CUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 518,440
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 Environment 615,782
Responsive Algorithmic Enterprise (RAE)Vukadinovic Greetham, Dr DUniversity of ReadingMathematics and Statistics 82,380
SCORRES: Smart Control of Rural Renewable Energy & StorageOwens, Professor EHHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Energy, Geosci, Infrast & Society 99,917
Smart Meter Research PortalOreszczyn, Professor TUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 5,938,853
TEDDINET: network of (Build)TEDDI projectsvan der Horst, Dr DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Geosciences 559,981
The UK Doctoral Training Centre in Energy Demand Reduction and the Built EnvironmentLowe, Professor RJUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 5,814,413
Thermal Energy Challenge NetworkRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of 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 Birmingham - a city system approachQuinn, Dr ADUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 58,793
Transforming heat-recovery system performance by exploiting multi component turbine flowsWheeler, Dr AUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 798,716
Transforming the Engineering of Cities to Deliver Societal and Planetary WellbeingRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 6,316,426
Travel Grant Application: Dynamic Energy Planning: Global and National ResilienceMcManus, Dr MCUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 9,684
UKCRIC - PLEXUS - Priming Laboratory EXperiments on infrastructure and Urban SystemsRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 1,013,092
Ultra Efficient Engines and FuelsMorgan, Dr RUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 2,999,605
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
Welfare, Employment and Energy Demand: Examining Tensions and Opportunities in the Delivery of Demand ReductionButler, Dr CCUniversity of ExeterGeography 242,250
WLP+ (Whole Life Performance Plus)Gupta, Professor ROxford Brookes UniversityFaculty of Tech, Design and Environment 150,017

Total Number of Grants: 93
Total Value of Grants: £130,797,324

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