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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Wind Power

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 New Partnership in Offshore WindZhu, Professor ZUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 3,921,689
ALPACA: Axial-Lateral Pile Analysis for Chalk Applying multi-scale field and laboratory testingJardine, Professor RImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,121,309
Developing performance-based design for foundation systems of WIND turbines in AFRICA (WindAfrica)Osman, Dr ASDurham, University ofEngineering 1,270,180
Development and Evaluation of Sustainable Technologies for Flexible Operation of Conventional Power Plants.Hogg, Professor SIDurham, University ofEngineering 1,944,441
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 Renewable Energy Marine Structures (REMS)Stephenson, Professor TCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 3,984,294
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy SystemsLeithead, Professor WEUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 3,893,966
Extreme wind and wave loads on the next generation of offshore wind turbinesAdcock, Dr TUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 797,824
FENGBO-WIND - Farming the ENvironment into the Grid: Big data in Offshore WindGraham, Professor JMImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 812,415
HOME-Offshore: Holistic Operation and Maintenance for Energy from Offshore Wind FarmsBarnes, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 3,048,221
Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE)Ingram, Professor DMUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 6,499,212
Investigation of the novel challenges of an integrated offshore multi-purpose platformCollu, Dr MCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 766,238
KES - Kite Energy SchemeGraham, Professor JMImperial College LondonDept of Aeronautics 99,071
MAXFARM (MAXimizing wind Farm Aerodynamic Resource via advanced Modelling)Hancock, Dr PEUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 1,476,695
Modelling, Optimisation and Design of Conversion for Offshore Renewable Energy (UK-China MOD-CORE)McDonald, Dr A SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 809,108
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (Offshore Renewable Energy) - Siemens Wind Power converter rig set upRan, Professor LUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 50,000
Resilient Integrated-Coupled FOW platform design methodology (ResIn)Johanning, Professor LUniversity of ExeterEngineering Computer Science and Maths 811,976
Screw piles for wind energy foundation systemsBrown, Dr MUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 1,000,951
Servo-aeroelastic tailoring of wind turbines using new active-to-passive control systemsWeaver, Professor PMUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 549,539
Structural Health Monitoring of Systems of Systems: Populations, Networks and CommunitiesWorden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 881,028
Supergen Wind HubLeithead, Professor WEUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 2,967,189
System-wide Probabilistic Energy ForecastingBrowell, Dr JUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 312,934
WindSurf- A self-starting, active-pitch, vertical-axis wind turbineShek, Dr JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 200,448
X-Rotor Offshore Wind TurbineLeithead, Professor WEUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 117,992

Total Number of Grants: 24
Total Value of Grants: £37,437,872

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