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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Energy Networks

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 (£)
Aggregative charging control of electric vehicle populationsMargellos, Professor KUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 100,415
Agro-industries and clean energy in Africa (AGRICEN)Mulugetta, Professor YUCLScience, Tech, Eng and Public Policy 2,001,567
Building as a Power Plant: The use of buildings to provide demand responseWalker, Dr SLNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 167,088
Catalysing energy access in Africa through smarter energy storage managementHowey, Professor DUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 98,450
Converter ArchitecturesYuan, Professor XUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,259,400
Creating Resilient Sustainable Microgrids through Hybrid Renewable Energy SystemsLovett, Professor JUniversity of LeedsSch of Geography 1,259,750
Development and Evaluation of Sustainable Technologies for Flexible Operation of Conventional Power Plants.Hogg, Professor SIDurham, University ofEngineering 1,944,441
Disaster management and resilience in electric power systemsMancarella, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 241,076
Energy Storage for Low Carbon GridsStrbac, Professor GImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 5,621,017
EPSRC 1st Grant: "Compact Modular Multilevel Converters for Offshore Wind Integration"Costabeber, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 101,152
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks and Smart GridsMcArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,404,164
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Power Networks at The University of ManchesterCrossley, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 3,951,192
EPSRC Challenge Network in Automotive Power ElectronicsJohnson, Professor CMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 843,022
FORTIS UNUM: CLUSTERING MINI-GRID NETWORKS TO WIDEN ENERGY ACCESS AND ENHANCE UTILITY NETWORK RESILIENCEBahaj, Professor ASUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,019,193
Heat supply through Solar Thermochemical Residential Seasonal Storage (Heat-STRESS)Roskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 668,224
High Current Module and Technologies Optimised for HVDCPalmer, Dr PUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,016,809
HubNet: Research Leadership and Networking for Energy Networks (Extension)Green, Professor TImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 2,049,876
Integrated, Market-fit and Affordable Grid-scale Energy Storage (IMAGES)Wang, Professor JUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 3,019,070
Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE)Gottschalg, Professor RLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 5,094,437
Low Temperature Waste Heat to Power GenerationTassou, Professor SBrunel University LondonMechanical and Aerospace Engineering 322,730
Mitigating the effect of low inertia and low short-circuit level in HVDC-rich AC gridsLiang, Professor JCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 295,632
NanocompEIM Phase 2 - Nanocomposite Advanced Electrical Insulation Systems for Enhanced HVAC and HVDC Energy NetworksVaughan, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 375,708
Nash equilibria for load balancing in networked power systemsBeck, Professor CQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Mathematical Sciences 497,381
Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading and Sharing - 3M (Multi-times, Multi-scales, Multi-qualities)Li, Professor FUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 980,362
Power flow control in future electric vehicles and dc microgrids with multiple energy sourcesDordevic, Dr OLiverpool John Moores UniversityEngineering Tech and Maritime Operations 100,727
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (Energy Systems) - Consumer Challenges of Decarbonising HeatMallaband, Dr BAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 50,000
Resilient Electricity Networks for a productive Grid Architecture (RENGA)Junyent-Ferre, Dr AImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 984,148
RHYTHM: Resilient Hybrid Technology for High-Value MicrogridsGreen, Professor TImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 985,244
Robust Extra Low Cost Nano-grids (RELCON)McCulloch, Professor MUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,276,906
Silicon Compatible GaN Power ElectronicsThayne, Professor IUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,196,718
Solar Nano-Grids: An appropriate solution for meeting community energy needs?Brown, Dr ELoughborough UniversityGeography 426,089
Supergen Leaders - Energy NetworksTaylor, Professor PCNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 146,944
TERSE: Techno-Economic framework for Resilient and Sustainable ElectrificationMancarella, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,024,786
Thermal Energy Challenge NetworkRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 303,989
Towards Enhanced HVDC Cable SystemsChen, Professor GUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 1,113,804
Towards Joint Power-Communication System Modelling and Optimisation for Smart Grid Application: Virtual Power Plant (TOPMOST)SUN, Dr HDurham, University ofEngineering 101,099
Transforming electricity access through smart sensors and grid efficiency algorithmsPotter, Dr BAUniversity of ReadingBuilt Environment 110,492
UKCRIC - UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure & Cities: Newcastle LaboratoriesDawson, Professor RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 9,671,332
Ultra-high voltage (>30KV) power devices through superior materials for HVDC transmissionShah, Dr VUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 726,523
Underpinning Power Electronics 2012: HubJohnson, Professor CMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 4,108,787
Understanding biomass value chains and the environment-food-energy-water nexus in Malaysia through whole-systems analysis and optimisation (BEFEW)Samsatli, Dr SUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 197,426
Vertical cubic GaN LEDs on 150mm 3C-SiC substratesWallis, Professor DJUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 208,111
Wide-Area Instrumentation of Power Networks using Existing InfrastructureNiewczas, Dr PUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 413,380

Total Number of Grants: 43
Total Value of Grants: £65,478,662

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