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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 (£)
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Iacchetti, Dr M FUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 405,808
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Jaworski, Professor AJUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 380,431
(H)olistic (A)pproach to the Design of Efficient Heat (R)ecovery Systems for Electrical (P)ower (P)roduction (HARP^2)Blunt, Professor LUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 183,166
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, Professor 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
Applying thermodynamic laws to the energy-GDP decoupling problemBrockway, Dr PUniversity of LeedsSchool of Earth and Environment 818,171
ASSURE 2 - Advanced Steel Shaping Using Reduced EnergyDavis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 752,408
Bio-CO2: Power Generation and Heat Recovery from Biomass with Advanced CO2 Thermodynamic Power Cycles and Novel Heat Exchanger DesignsGe, Professor YUniversity of South WalesFaculty of Computing, Eng. and Science 181,143
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 LondonMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 5,699,187
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Cebon, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 3,715,911
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Greening, Dr PKHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Social Sciences 1,808,252
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Piecyk, Dr MIUniversity of WestminsterFaculty of Arch & the Built Environment 672,888
Community-scale Energy Demand Reduction in India (CEDRI)Jenkins, Dr D PHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Energy, Geosci, Infrast & Society 593,352
Converter ArchitecturesYuan, Professor XUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,259,400
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
Distributional Effects of Dynamic Pricing for Responsive Electricity Demand (DEePRED)Torriti, Professor JUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 183,631
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
Energy Demographics: the role of demographic data in understanding UK's demand for energyOwen, Dr AUniversity of LeedsSchool of Earth and Environment 322,864
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 UniversitySchool of Eng 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
External Heat Engine mCHPRiffat, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 440,452
Final Development of a Zero Energy Dehumidification and Cooling SystemBell, Dr A JUniversity of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing Res Centre Boeing 82,834
FlexTECC: Flexible Timing of Energy Consumption in CommunitiesHoward, Dr BLoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 496,477
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
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
Improving the Reliability, Longevity and Lifetime Performance of Magnetic Cooling Technology [Energy Catalyst: R3 Mid-Stage]Ryan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 363,466
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Sustainability for Engineering and Energy SystemsFrance, Professor CUniversity of SurreyCentre for Environment & Sustainability 6,044,904
Integrated Infrastructure for Sustainable Thermal Energy Provision (IN-STEP)Loveridge, Dr FAUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 583,108
iNtelligent Urban Model for Built environment Energy Research (iNumber)Ruyssevelt, Professor PAUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 962,435
Interdisciplinary Centre for for Storage, Transformation and Upgrading of Thermal Energy (i-STUTE)Critoph, Professor REUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 5,213,689
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
Minimising energy in constructionOrr, Dr JJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 182,090
Nanomaterial-functionalised carbons for next-generation supercapacitor electrodesMiller, Dr TUCLChemistry 355,843
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
Powering Carbon-free Autonomous Shipping: Ammonia/Hydrogen dual-fuelled Linear Engine-GeneratorWu, Dr DNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 684,244
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (Energy Systems) - Consumer Challenges of Decarbonising HeatMallaband, Dr BAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (Future Cities and Transport Systems) - PVC ? Prioritising Vehicle Cleanliness for better air qualityYang, Professor ZLiverpool John Moores UniversityEngineering Tech and Maritime Operations 50,000
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 Approachschraefel, Professor mUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 561,897
Refresh: Remodeling Building Design Sustainability from a Human Centered ApproachBarlow, Professor JUniversity of ReadingMeteorology 677,741
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 building energy demand reduction in India (RESIDE)Gupta, Professor ROxford Brookes UniversityFaculty of Tech, Design and Environment 772,178
Residential Electricity Demand: Peaks, Sequences of Activities and Markov chains (REDPeAk)Torriti, Professor JUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 615,782
Smart Meter Research PortalOreszczyn, Professor TUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 5,938,853
SPHERE - A Sensor Platform for HEalthcare in a Residential Environment (IRC Next Steps)Craddock, Professor IJUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 3,630,822
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 electricity access through smart sensors and grid efficiency algorithmsPotter, Dr BAUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 110,492
Transforming heat-recovery system performance by exploiting multi component turbine flowsWheeler, Dr AUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 798,716
UKCRIC - PLEXUS - Priming Laboratory EXperiments on infrastructure and Urban SystemsRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 1,013,092
Uncertainty analysis of hierarchical energy systems models: Models versus real energy systemsDent, Dr CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Mathematics 157,626
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
Zero Peak Energy Building Design for India (ZED-i)Natarajan, Dr SUniversity of BathArchitecture and Civil Engineering 985,227

Total Number of Grants: 79
Total Value of Grants: £95,697,388

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