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BSEER blogs for British Science Week

BSEER blogs for British Science Week

13 March 2015

British Science Week 2015 held a ten-day programme to celebrate British science, technology, engineering and maths. 

Parliament launch for UCL-Energy time of use tariff report

Parliament launch for UCL-Energy time of use tariff report

11 March 2015

A UCL-Energy report on consumer demand for time of use electricity tariffs was launched yesterday in Parliament. The event was chaired by Dan Byles MP, member of the Energy and Climate Chance Select Committee, and was also addressed by Sacha Deshmukh, CEO of Smart Energy GB (who supported the work ...

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Role of shale gas in UK low-carbon transition should not be taken for granted, say experts

Academics from University College London and the University of Warwick will today publish an opinion piece based on research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) advising policymakers that, because of continuing ...

Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

Collaboration between UCL-Energy Shipping Group and the Carbon War Room targets the small and large fuel/CO2 saving opportunities in shipping

UCL Energy Institute Shipping Group has collaborated with the Carbon War Room to produce the Self Financing Fuel Saving Mechanism (SFFSM) for shipping. The third party financing model brings innovative financing models used ...

Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

Will McDowall appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment

UCL-Energy Senior Researcher Will McDowall has been appointed to take over as Course Director of UCL Energy Institute’s MSc Economics & Policy of Energy and Environment. Will joined UCL in 2010, having previously ...

Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Smart Grid Article by Business Reporter Features Dr. Catalina Spataru

Dr. Catalina Spataru, now a Lecturer in Energy Systems and Networks at the UCL Energy Institute, was interviewed by Joanne Frearson  of Business Reporter for an article titled ‘Power grids must become integrated ...

UCL-Energy continues to explore new research for Cisco Future Cities Project

UCL-Energy continues to explore new research for Cisco Future Cities Project

Over the past 20 months UCL Energy Institute’s research has focused on realizing the potential of Internet of Things and through the medium of ‘Connected Lighting’ delivering enhanced comfort alongside energy and ...

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

The end of 2014 saw Jenny Love, one of the first cohort of LoLo students joining the UCL Energy Institute in 2009, successfully pass her viva with minor corrections. Jenny was and has ...

Director's introduction to the winter 2015 newsletter

Director's introduction to the winter 2015 newsletter

This year has been both hectic and highly successful for the UCL -Energy Institute. The big news on research is the success of UCL as a whole and The Bartlett (the Faculty of ...

Smart Energy GB collaboration on consumer demand for time-of-use tariffs

Smart Energy GB collaboration on consumer demand for time-of-use tariffs

Researchers at the UCL Energy Institute have undertaken one of the first academic collaborations with Smart Energy GB, the organisation launched last year to lead on public engagement with the national smart meter ...

The DDPP initiative will be an important analysis in the run up to COP21 in Paris, December 2015

The DDPP initiative will be an important analysis in the run up to COP21 in Paris, December 2015

In September 2014, in support of the World Leader’s Climate summit, the international initiative Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project (DDPP) submitted an interim report to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, highlighting ...

UCL-Energy Shipping Group Starts 2015 with new Projects

UCL-Energy Shipping Group Starts 2015 with new Projects

A success with the first round of the Newton Fund will see a collaborative project between Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and UCL-Energy’s shipping group. The project will co-develop a Brazil-centric ...

New Appointments and Staff at UCL-Energy

New Appointments and Staff at UCL-Energy

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three lecturers following recent recruitment. 

Join Us: BSEER Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

Join Us: BSEER Senior Research and Contracts Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources requires senior level support for its research, contracts and consultancy activity. Working closely with the School Management team, the post holder will contribute to the ...

RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) Energy Demand Data Survey

RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) Energy Demand Data Survey

The RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) is conducting a survey about data in the energy demand sector. 

The ‘3DStock’ model

The ‘3DStock’ model

A team at UCL-Energy has been developing a new kind of 3D model of the UK non-domestic building stock. The model’s purpose is to assess energy use in buildings, and study conservation ...

Paul Ekins, UCL ISR Director and Professor at UCL-Energy receives OBE in 2015 New Year's Honours List

Paul Ekins, UCL ISR Director and Professor at UCL-Energy receives OBE in 2015 New Year's Honours List

Professor Paul Ekins, Director of UCL ISR and Professor of Energy and Environment Policy at the UCL Energy Institute, has been awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list for ...

UCL Energy Institute continues to grow in 2014

UCL Energy Institute continues to grow in 2014

The UCL Energy Institute (UCL-Energy) continued to grow its international reputation in 2014 with further successes in teaching, research and its partnerships.

UCL Energy Institute contributes to Bartlett REF 2014 success

UCL Energy Institute contributes to Bartlett REF 2014 success

UCL Energy Institute is proud to have contributed to The Bartlett and UCL’s excellent results in the REF2014.

Blog: Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: Jim Watson Discusses The Future of UK Carbon Reductions at UCL

Blog: Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: Jim Watson Discusses The Future of UK Carbon Reductions at UCL

This December, Professor Jim Watson spoke at UCL on the topic of decision-making in the face of uncertainty. As the lead author of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) synthesis reportUK Energy ...

PhD Studentship in Transport Analysis

PhD Studentship in Transport Analysis

The UCL Energy Institute invites applications for a fully funded (UK/EU fees plus stipend) 3.5-year PhD studentship funded under the EPSRC’s DTG programme. We are looking to fund thesis topics ...

CarbonBuzz review

CarbonBuzz review

UCL-Energy has recently conducted the latest of a series of reviews of the data contained in the CarbonBuzz data set (www.carbonbuzz.org).  The review shows a marked difference in actual energy use ...

Blog: Would you let your energy supplier turn off your heating?

Blog: Would you let your energy supplier turn off your heating?

UCL-Energy PhD student Mike Fell has written for the UCL-Energy blog, giving the background to a recent co-authored paper which explores what people think about efforts to influence when they use electricity: