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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Energy Storage

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 (£)
(Iso)alloxazine incorporating electrodes as high-performance organic energy storage materialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 697,037
2-Dimensional Materials for Novel Battery ElectrodesCullen, Dr P LUCLChemical Engineering 612,657
A new concept for advanced large-scale energy storage: secondary batteries with seawater as open self-replenishing cathodeDeganello, Dr DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 415,907
Additive Manufacturing Next Generation Supergen Energy Storage DevicesBanks, Professor CEManchester Metropolitan UniversitySchool of Science and the Environment 509,085
Adsorption Cooling-energy Conversion with Encapsulated Sorbents (ACCESS)Li, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 609,488
AMorphous Silicon Alloy Anodes for Multiple Battery Systems - "AMorpheuS"Grey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 942,390
Beyond structural; multifunctional composites that store electrical energyShirshova, Dr NDurham, University ofEngineering 273,365
Beyond structural; multifunctional composites that store electrical energyGreenhalgh, Professor ESImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 836,406
Bioinspired green manufacturing of next generation energy storage materialsPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 165,059
Catalysing energy access in Africa through smarter energy storage managementHowey, Professor DUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 98,450
Complexes with Redox Non-Innocent Ligands for Flow Battery Energy StorageToghill, Dr KLancaster UniversityChemistry 99,671
Consortium for Modelling and Analysis of Decentralised Energy Storage (C-MADEnS)Taylor, Professor PUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,136,810
Cryogenic-temperature Cold Storage using Micro-encapsulated Phase Change Materials in SlurriesLi, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 934,275
Design and high throughput microwave synthesis of Li-ion battery materialsCorr, Dr SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,221,082
Electricity Satnav - Electricity Smart Availability Topology of Network for Abundant electric VehiclesYang, Dr JAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 201,260
Electrochemical Energy Storage with Graphene-Enabled MaterialsDryfe, Professor RAWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 2,190,025
ELEVATE (ELEctrochemical Vehicle Advanced TEchnology)Thring, Professor RLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 3,266,366
Energy Storage Electrode Manufacturing (ELEMENT)Low, Dr CUniversity of WarwickWMG 100,791
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Storage and its ApplicationsStone, Professor DAUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 4,078,783
FITS-LCD: Fabric Integrated Thermal Storage for Low-Carbon DwellingsKelly, Dr NUniversity of StrathclydeEnergy Systems Research Unit 998,879
Formulating and Manufacturing Low Profile Integrated Batteries for Wireless Sensing LabelsBatchelor, Professor JUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 1,289,916
Generation Integrated Energy Storage - A Paradigm ShiftWhite, Dr AJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 326,716
Generation Integrated Energy Storage - A Paradigm ShiftRadcliffe, Dr JUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 325,050
Generation Integrated Energy Storage - A Paradigm ShiftLocatelli, Dr GUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 418,921
Generation Integrated Energy Storage - A Paradigm ShiftGarvey, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 332,646
ICSF Wave 1: GENESIS: Garnet Electrolytes for New Energy Storage Integrated SolutionsSlater, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 754,395
ISCF Wave 1: 3D electrodes from 2D materialsDryfe, Professor RAWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 917,401
ISCF Wave 1: Earth-Abundant Metal-Air BatteriesHardwick, Professor LUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 739,479
ISCF Wave 1: High Energy Density Capacitors Manufactured with Optoelectronic Tweezers (CapOET)Neale, Dr SLUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 958,945
ISCF Wave 1: High Power Material Hybridised Battery (HiPoBat)Lekakou, Dr CUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 578,592
ISCF Wave 1: Improved lifetime performance and safety of electrochemical energy stores through functionalization of passive materials and componentsKramer, Dr DUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,003,421
ISCF Wave 1: Translational Energy Storage Diagnostics (TRENDs)Brandon, Professor NPImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 1,003,708
ISCF Wave 1:Designing Electrodes for Na Ion Batteries via Structure Electrochemical Performance CorrelationsTitirici, Professor MQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 1,101,992
Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE)Thomson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 5,094,437
Low cost storage of renewable energyBhagat, Dr RUniversity of WarwickWMG 131,048
Multi-scale ANalysis for Facilities for Energy STorage (Manifest)Radcliffe, Dr JUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 4,013,527
MY-STORE: Multi-energY storage-Social, TechnO-economic, Regulatory and Environmental assessment under uncertaintyMancarella, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,268,165
Nano-rectennas for heat-to-electricity conversionBalocco, Dr CDurham, University ofEngineering 709,834
nano-Structured PCM Composites for Compact Space Heating: n-CoSHZhu, Professor YUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 924,591
Newton Fund (Invitation Only) - Dearman liquid air TRU systems for cold chain in IndiaDearn, Dr KDUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 189,996
Newton Fund: A High Efficiency, Low Cost and Building Integratable Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal System for Space Heating, Hot Water and Power SupplyZhao, Professor XUniversity of HullEngineering 387,416
Newton Fund: A High Efficiency, Low Cost and Building Integratable Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal System for Space Heating, Hot Water and Power SupplyManika, Professor DNewcastle UniversityNewcastle University Business School 59,523
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
Next Generation Solid-State BatteriesGrey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,735,133
Novel Manufacturing Approaches to Next Generation BatteriesHuang, Dr CUniversity of OxfordMaterials 552,519
Novel Porous-Transport-Layers for Fuel Cells and Clean Energy ApplicationsDas, Dr PKNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 94,807
PALIS - Protected Anodes for Lithium Sulphur BatteriesBhagat, Dr RUniversity of WarwickWMG 170,538
Prosperity PartnershipsShollock, Professor BUniversity of WarwickWMG 2,647,483
Protected Anodes for Lithium Sulphur Batteries (PALIS)Bruce, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 215,070
Realising Energy Storage Technologies in Low-carbon Energy Systems (RESTLESS)Dodds, Dr PEUCLBartlett Sch of Env, Energy & Resources 1,402,239
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2014): Lattice-matched electrode-electrolyte interfaces for high-performance Li-batteriesMorgan, Dr BJUniversity of BathChemistry 241,667
Serial Hybrid Kinetic Energy Storage Systems - SHyKESSGarvey, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 201,199
SI Faraday TrainingLittlewood, Professor PThe Faraday InstitutionGrants Administration 1,964,815
Small Smart Sustainable Systems for future Domestic Hot Water (4S-DHW)Critoph, Professor REUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 1,238,712
Smart Microfluidics Towards Low-Cost High-Performance Li-Ion BatteriesWang, Dr HImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 776,254
Solar Powered Thermochemical Energy StorageRiffat, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 512,576
Solar Steam - A novel application of Fresnel lenses as a solar thermal collector to benefit industrySansom, Dr CLCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 102,429
SPECIFIC IKC Phase 2Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 1,998,339
Strategic University Network to Revolutionise Indian Solar Energy (SUNRISE)Worsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 6,580,123
SUPERGEN Energy Storage HubBruce, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 3,906,423
Surface and Interface Toolkit for the Materials Chemistry CommunityWoodley, Dr SMUCLChemistry 693,837
The Calcium-Air BatteryHardwick, Professor LUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 201,141
The Faraday InstitutionLittlewood, Professor PThe Faraday InstitutionGrants Administration 55,415,095
Thermal Energy Challenge NetworkRoskilly, Professor APNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 303,989
Topology Optimization for Additive manufacturing of thermal storage heat exchangers with PCMs (TopAddPCM)Sciacovelli, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 100,748
TransEnergy - Road to Rail Energy Exchange (R2REE)Stone, Professor DAUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,520,589
Ultra-Reduced Polyoxometalates as Electron-Coupled-Proton-Systems for Energy StorageCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 562,057
Unlocking Na-ion systems through interphase designJohnson, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 646,579
Unveiling the injection dynamics of cryogenic energy carriers for zero-emission high-efficiency systemsVogiatzaki, Dr KUniversity of BrightonSch of Computing, Engineering & Maths 449,994
Zinc-Nickel Redox Flow Battery for Energy StorageLi, Dr XUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 838,946

Total Number of Grants: 70
Total Value of Grants: £127,386,588

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