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

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

30 January 2015

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 power management in buildings. Connected Lighting uses a LED lighting solution that is powered, connected and controlled ...

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

Highly successful year for Doctoral and MSc programmes

30 January 2015

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 been an excellent ambassador for the LoLo Centre for Doctoral Training.

Jenny's thesis is entitled "Understanding ...

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:

EPSRC visit the UCL Energy Institute

EPSRC visit the UCL Energy Institute

On Friday 28 November 2014, the EPSRC visited UCL Energy to host a workshop discussing future directions for Energy research funding. Around 50 delegates from across UCL attended the day which included seminars ...

UCL Energy Institute participates in Prince Charles round table on energy and climate change in Mexico

UCL Energy Institute participates in Prince Charles round table on energy and climate change in Mexico

In November 2014 Baltazar Solano Rodriguez, Research Associate at UCL-Energy, took part in a high level round table on Mexico’s energy future within the context of global climate change. The event was ...

Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

Mexican Ministry of Energy Fellowships with UCL Energy Institute

The UCL Energy Institute, in partnership with the Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER), are pleased to announce a call for Energy Post-Doctoral Fellowships. UCL-Energy will be looking to host 3 post-doctoral fellowships that ...

UCL-Energy researchers work with Energy Savings Trust to develop model for National Grid

UCL-Energy researchers work with Energy Savings Trust to develop model for National Grid

Mark Barrett and Catalina Spataru of the UCL Energy Institute are working with the Energy Saving Trust to develop a half hourly model, with the physical model core based on DEAM. National Grid ...

UCL research casts doubts over insulating effect of brick and stone walls

UCL research casts doubts over insulating effect of brick and stone walls

The UK buildings industry has spent decades working with the assumption that the thermal performance of a brick wall was well-measured and could broadly represent real world conditions.  Work by UCL researchers, however ...

UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

UCL Professors meet alumni in Singapore

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn of UCL-Energy and Professor Mike Davies of UCL IEDE have been meeting UCL alumni in Singapore as part of their visit to the MSc Facility and Environment Management course run ...

Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

Join us: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources Institute Administrator

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources consists of four institutes: UCL Energy Institute, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH) and Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE ...