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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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Hybrid PV-Battery Unit Optimised for LV Grids Using GaN TransistorsCross, Dr ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 96,625
A Low Cost, High Capacity, Smart Residential Distribution Network Enabled By SiC Power ElectronicsCross, Dr ALoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 134,577
Advanced Communication and Control for the Prevention of Blackouts (ACCEPT)Terzija, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 979,507
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
Converged Approach towards Resilient Industrial control systems and Cyber Assurance (CAPRICA)Sezer, Professor SQueen's University of BelfastSch of Electronics, Elec Eng & Comp Sci 394,306
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
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
Efficient VERsatile Energy Services Solution Through DC - "EVERESST DC".Bahaj, Professor ASUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 67,257
Energy Storage for Low Carbon GridsStrbac, Professor GImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 5,621,017
Enhanced Electrical and Thermal Rating Power Cables for Renewables Connections in Developing CountriesAndritsch, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 111,003
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
FCL/B: An Integrated VSC-HVDC Fault Current Limiter/BreakerBarnes, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 640,219
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
High Energy And Power Density (HEAPD) Solutions to Large Energy DeficitsLi, Professor FUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,005,833
High Voltage Test Systems For Electricity Network ResearchGeorghiou, Professor LGUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,856,635
HubNet: Research Leadership and Networking for Energy Networks (Extension)Green, Professor TImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 2,049,876
i-BUILD: Infrastructure BUsiness models, valuation and Innovation for Local DeliveryDawson, Professor RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 3,567,862
Integrated, Market-fit and Affordable Grid-scale Energy Storage (IMAGES)Wang, Professor JUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 3,019,070
Intelligent MicroGrids with Appropriate Storage for Energy (IMASE)Walker, Professor GSUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 710,708
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 LondonMech. Engineering, Aerospace & Civil Eng 322,730
Mitigating the effect of low inertia and low short-circuit level in HVDC-rich AC gridsLiang, Dr 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
Newton Fund - New Configurations of Power Converters for Grid Interconnection SystemsClare, Professor JUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 162,848
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
Reconfigurable Distribution NetworksGreen, Professor TImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,223,860
Reliable and Efficient System for Community Energy Solution- RESCUESPal, Professor BImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 955,093
RHYTHM: Resilient Hybrid Technology for High-Value MicrogridsGreen, Professor TImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 985,244
RITICS: Trustworthy Industrial Control SystemsHankin, Professor CImperial College LondonInstitute for Security Science and Tech 756,016
Scalable Non-invasive Radiometric Wireless Sensor Network for Partial Discharge Monitoring in the Future Smart GridGlover, Professor IAUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 560,162
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
Stability and Control of Power Networks with Energy Storage (STABLE-NET)Pal, Professor BImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,048,080
Supergen Leaders - Energy NetworksTaylor, Professor PCNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 146,944
SYNAPS (Synchronous Analysis and Protection System)Olhede, Professor SCUCLStatistical Science 199,296
System Transition to Digital EnergyVarga, Professor LECranfield UniversitySch of Management 60,466
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 Birmingham - a city system approachQuinn, Dr ADUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 58,793
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 WarwickPhysics 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: 56
Total Value of Grants: £74,364,760

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