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EPSRC Support by Research Topic in Solar Technology

We classify grants using one or more research topics. Value is the total value of the grants awarded, not the proportion assigned to different research topics, so it does not show the level of investment in different research areas.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
"The Quantum Ratchet Concept for Ultra efficient Solar Cells"Phillips, Professor CImperial College LondonDept of Physics 1,314,144
A National Thin-Film Cluster Facility for Advanced Functional MaterialsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 460,998
Achieving higher solar cell performance through international collaborationBeattie, Dr NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 15,763
Black Silicon PhotovoltaicsWilshaw, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 949,877
Capability for Science of the Future: Ultrafast Spectroscopy Laser Centre at Sheffield, USLSWeinstein, Professor JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 175,336
Capacitance spectroscopy led process innovations to improve VOC in CdTe thin film solar cellsMajor, Dr JDUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 810,102
Carrier Selective Layers: Enabling the True Potential of Nanostructured PhotovoltaicsMokkapati, Dr SCardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 279,442
Centre for Advanced Materials for Integrated Energy Systems (CAM-IES)Grey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 2,098,617
Characterisation and rational design of porous conjugated polymers for solar energy conversionGuilbert, Dr A A YImperial College LondonDept of Physics 341,722
Complex flows and optics to model topographical substrate design: Solar panel application balancing superhydrophobicity and concentrated photovoltaicsSibley, Dr D NLoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 100,692
CZTSSe Solar Cells from Nanoparticle InksZoppi, Dr GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 98,071
DEFCOM: Designing Eco-Friendly and COst-efficient energy MaterialsBonini, Dr NKings College LondonPhysics 330,704
DEFCOM: Designing Eco-Friendly and COst-efficient energy MaterialsReece, Professor MQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 395,272
Defect Functionalized Sustainable Energy Materials: From Design to Devices ApplicationShluger, Professor AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 470,811
Enabling Double Perovskite Solar CellsDocampo, Dr PNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 101,100
Energy Resilient Manufacturing 2: Enabling Practical TPVs for Waste Heat RecoveryKrier, Professor ALancaster UniversityPhysics 608,817
Engineering energetic barriers to bimolecular recombination in polymer/fullerene solar cellsClarke, Dr T MUCLChemistry 984,957
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable PVDurose, Professor KUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 5,260,808
Flexible Routes to Liquid Fuels from CO2 by Advanced Catalysis and EngineeringRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,804,265
HIGH END COMPUTING MATERIALS CHEMISTRY CONSORTIUMWoodley, Dr SMUCLChemistry 489,316
High resolution mapping of performance and degradation mechanisms in printable photovoltaic devicesNelson, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 1,035,857
High Temperature, High Efficiency PV-Thermal Solar SystemEkins-Daukes, Dr NJImperial College LondonDept of Physics 1,108,936
HI-PROSPECTS - HIgh resolution PRinting Of Solar Photovoltaic EleCTrode StructuresStark, Professor JPWQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 247,698
HI-PROSPECTS - HIgh resolution PRinting Of Solar Photovoltaic EleCTrode StructuresJewell, Dr EHSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 300,702
Improved surface passivation for semiconductor solar cellsBonilla Osorio, Dr RSUniversity of OxfordMaterials 375,603
Interfaces, Stability and Energy Efficiency: Photochemical Characterisation of Perovskites for Printable PhotovoltaicsDavies, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 100,608
ISCF Wave 1: (The JUICED Hub [Joint University Industry Consortium for Energy (Materials) and Devices Hub])Darr, Professor JUCLChemistry 1,832,222
ISCF Wave 1: Materials research hub for energy conversion, capture, and storageMonroe, Dr C WUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,831,453
ISCF Wave 1: North East Centre for Energy MaterialsStimming, Professor UNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural Sciences & Env Sciences 1,833,674
Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE)Thomson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 5,094,437
MESO-FRET: MEsoscopic SOlar harvesting via Fluorescence Resonance Energy TransferCucinotta, Dr FNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural Sciences & Env Sciences 77,850
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, Dr DQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Business and Management 103,219
Newton Fund: Practical hydrogen fuelled vehicles for ChinaCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 427,527
Novel Porous-Transport-Layers for Fuel Cells and Clean Energy ApplicationsDas, Dr PKNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 94,807
Optical Transfer of Heat with Electrical and Light Output (OTHELLO)Irvine, Professor SJCSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 145,546
Optimisation of charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide filmsMckenna, Dr KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 798,645
Organic-inorganic perovskite hybrid tandem solar cellsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 696,405
Perovskite Heterostructures by Vapour DepositionJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,133,067
Photonic fibre technologies for solar fuels catalysisSazio, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 486,940
Plasma-based synthesis of low-cost and environmentally friendly quantum dots with tailored energy band structureMariotti, Professor DUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 419,837
Singlet Fission Photon Multipliers - Adding Efficiency to Silicon Solar CellsGreenham, Professor NUniversity of CambridgePhysics 809,851
SolaFin2Go (Solar Finance 2 Go)MONDOL, Dr JDUniversity of UlsterSch of Built Environment 136,538
Solar fuels from sustainable feedstock using Earth-abundant catalysts: Can light drive affordable electrocatalysts for fuel production?Weinstein, Professor JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 199,581
Solar Nano-Grids: An appropriate solution for meeting community energy needs?Brown, Dr ELoughborough UniversityGeography 426,089
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
SuperSilicon PV: extending the limits of material performanceMurphy, Dr JDUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 1,293,323
SuperSolar Hub ExtensionWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 856,808
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsWorsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 274,762
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsGeatches, Dr D LSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 352,522
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsHolliman, Professor PSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 345,084
Surface Engineering Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 258,948
The development and demonstration of a unique low cost scalable PV technology for international development.Royapoor, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 76,090
The Origin of Non-Radiative Losses in Metal Halide PerovskitesStranks, Dr S DUniversity of CambridgePhysics 273,163
Thermally-driven solar air conditioning (TSAC)Grant, Professor DMUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,437
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 984,254
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsO'Brien, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsO'Brien, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsIslam, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 317,753
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsIslam, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 317,753
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 984,254
Transformational concepts in window electrode design for emerging thin film photovoltaicsHatton, Dr RAUniversity of WarwickChemistry 1,151,002
Unravelling halide segregation in hybrid perovskites for Si tandem photovoltaicsHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,121,958
Utilisation of Solar Energy and Electrocatalytic Processes for the Low Energy Conversion of CO2 to Fuels and ChemicalsCatlow, Professor RCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,296,214

Total Number of Grants: 67
Total Value of Grants: £58,206,668

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