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The European Parliament publishes the Energy Poverty Handbook with contributions from UCL-Energy staff

The European Parliament publishes the Energy Poverty Handbook with contributions from UCL-Energy staff

18 November 2016

Energy poverty is a serious societal concern which is receiving more and more attention these days. Energy poverty appears at all levels of the political system and affects households in small villages of European Member States as well as households in London and Paris. 

Axeing carbon price support would “undermine crucial energy investment” – UCL

Axeing carbon price support would “undermine crucial energy investment” – UCL

14 November 2016

Abandoning the UK carbon price support – introduced in 2013 as incentive to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and to encourage lower-carbon energy sources – could seriously undermine crucial energy investment, warns University College London (UCL) research published today.

UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation’s 70th Marine Environment Protection Committee

UCL-Energy at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation’s 70th Marine Environment Protection Committee

In October the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for the 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). On the first day of the committee meeting Dr Tristan Smith and Carlo Raucci ...

The Bartlett at UCL Graduate Open Day

The Bartlett at UCL Graduate Open Day

On Wednesday 23 November, The Bartlett Faculty will be at UCL Graduate Open Day, offering you the opportunity to find out more about the wide-ranging and exciting postgraduate courses we offer.

We will ...

Lloyd Register and Shipping in Changing Climates release Low Carbon Pathways 2050 study

Lloyd Register and Shipping in Changing Climates release Low Carbon Pathways 2050 study

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Shipping in Changing Climates (SCC), a $4m multi-university and cross industry research project funded by EPRSC, has today released Low Carbon Pathways 2050 – a new study that details ...

Congratulations to UCL-Energy doctoral researcher Joel Guilbaud on completing his PhD viva

Congratulations to UCL-Energy doctoral researcher Joel Guilbaud on completing his PhD viva

On 3 October 2016, PhD student Joel Guilbaud presented his thesis titled ‘Hybrid Renewable Power Systems for the Mining Industry: System Costs, Reliability Costs, and Portfolio Cost Risks.’ Joel was supervised by Professor ...

UCL-Energy report to Government on energy efficiency published

UCL-Energy report to Government on energy efficiency published

UCL-Energy’s report calling on Government to reassess its approach to energy efficiency in non-domestic buildings has been published by the Climate Change Committee, which commissioned the report to inform its influential ‘Next ...

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Newsletter

Welcome to the UCL-Energy Newsletter

Welcome to the start of the 2016/17 academic year and an especially warm welcome to both our returning and new students. This September we have 10 students starting the UCL-Energy MRes in ...

UCL-Energy closes UCL-French Embassy collaborative series by examining energy and climate collaboration in Europe

UCL-Energy closes UCL-French Embassy collaborative series by examining energy and climate collaboration in Europe

On 21 September UCL-Energy held the final event in a series organised jointly with the French Embassy under the auspices of the long-established relationship between the French Embassy’s Science and Technology Department ...

Join us: KTP Associate: Residential Atmospheric Moisture Diagnostics

Join us: KTP Associate: Residential Atmospheric Moisture Diagnostics

The UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE) is located within The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER). UCL IEDE pursues a deeper understanding of the part played by choices ...

Hinkley Point to be obsolete within a decade, UCL analysis suggests

Hinkley Point to be obsolete within a decade, UCL analysis suggests

The planned Hinkley Point C nuclear plant will be outpaced by cheaper, lower-carbon energy sources that will render it largely obsolete within a decade of opening, new University College London analysis published today ...

The UCL Energy and Development Group launches as a UCL interdepartmental initiative

The UCL Energy and Development Group launches as a UCL interdepartmental initiative

In 2015, a number of UCL academics working on energy access challenges in the global South began meeting informally to discuss common research interests.  As a result of these discussions the UCL Energy ...

Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Dr Gill Owen

Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Dr Gill Owen

Members of UCL Energy Institute pay tribute to Dr Gill Owen, Senior Teaching Fellow, Engineering Science at UCL Australia and former visiting researcher at UCL-Energy who passed away 27 August. 

New UCL-Energy and Carbon War Room study finds that efficient ships save millions but the market fails to reward the owners

New UCL-Energy and Carbon War Room study finds that efficient ships save millions but the market fails to reward the owners

Researchers from UCL Energy Institute (UCL) and Carbon War Room (CWR) have confirmed that vessels with high design efficiency leave millions in the pockets of fuel payers. However, the market often fails to ...

Join us: Research Associate in Energy Systems Modelling

Join us: Research Associate in Energy Systems Modelling

The UCL Energy Institute develops and undertakes research in the areas of energy-demand reduction and energy systems, to improve energy security and facilitate a transition to a low-carbon economy. The UCL Institute for ...

UCL, Bloomsbury and
East London Doctoral Training Partnership announced as part of ESRC new
 Doctoral Training Network

UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership announced as part of ESRC new  Doctoral Training Network

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced a new Doctoral Training Network which significantly widens access for postgraduates to ESRC funding across the UK. The new Network consists of 14 Doctoral ...

Join us: Research Associate in Air Transportation

Join us: Research Associate in Air Transportation

The Energy Institute is the leading academic research body on energy demand in the UK with particular strengths in energy demand in buildings, international transport and whole energy systems modeling It brings together ...

Join us: Research and Contracts Administrator

Join us: Research and Contracts Administrator

The UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources is comprised of four Institutes, Energy Institute, Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, Institute for Sustainable Heritage and Institute for Sustainable Resources, that deliver ...

Fully funded PhD Studentship in Energy Networks and Big Data

Fully funded PhD Studentship in Energy Networks and Big Data

The UCL Energy Institute is a multidisciplinary school within the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, with around 70 faculty and staff. It brings together multidisciplinary teams, providing critical mass and capacity ...

UCL-Energy Urban Transport and Energy Group launch London Mobility Survey: Innovation in mobility and travel surveying

UCL-Energy Urban Transport and Energy Group launch London Mobility Survey: Innovation in mobility and travel surveying

The Urban Transport and Energy Group are inviting Londoners to participate in a new survey to analyse London's travel habits and preferences for new mobility services. Through a state-of-the-art smartphone based application ...

Congratulations to UCL-Energy doctoral researcher Paula Morgenstern on completing her PhD viva

Congratulations to UCL-Energy doctoral researcher Paula Morgenstern on completing her PhD viva

On 29 June, PhD student Paula Morgenstern presented her thesis titled ‘Understanding hospital electricity use: an end-use(r) perspective.’ Paula was supervised by Paul Ruyssevelt (Primary) and Rokia Raslan (secondary). Following the viva ...

wholeSEM’s UK TIMES model used by DECC to set ambitious new fifth carbon budget with a target to reduce emissions 57% by early 2030

wholeSEM’s UK TIMES model used by DECC to set ambitious new fifth carbon budget with a target to reduce emissions 57% by early 2030

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), in agreement with the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), have announced an ambitious new carbon budget proposing that the fifth budgetary period covering 2028 to ...

UK vote to leave EU: UCL statement

UK vote to leave EU: UCL statement

UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur: The outcome of the referendum is now known. While UCL did not take a formal position during the referendum campaign, I have given my personal view and ...

Congratulations to UCL-Energy Dr David Shipworth and Dr Mark Barrett in promotion to Professor

Congratulations to UCL-Energy Dr David Shipworth and Dr Mark Barrett in promotion to Professor

UCL-Energy is delighted to announce the promotion of Dr David Shipworth and Dr Mark Barrett to the role of Professor within the Faculty of the Built Environment. 

“EU Referendum: Environmental & climate change consequences for the built environment” UCL-Energy & The Edge hold expert panel discussion

“EU Referendum: Environmental & climate change consequences for the built environment” UCL-Energy & The Edge hold expert panel discussion

A panel of 6 research and professional experts convened by the Edge and the UCL Energy Institute presented factual evidence on how EU membership affects the UK's built environment and what the ...