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UCL-Energy academics publish data analysis from heat pumps installed via the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) Scheme

UCL-Energy academics publish data analysis from heat pumps installed via the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) Scheme

12 February 2016

UCL-Energy academics Alex Summerfield, Phillip Biddulph, Andrew Stone, Chris Grainger, Paolo Agnolucci, Colin Gleeson, Eleni Oikonomou, and Bob Lowe have published data analysis from heat pumps installed via the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).  

UCL-Energy Research Associate Andrew Smith features on BBC's The One Show discussing the energy alternative 'Kite Power'

UCL-Energy Research Associate Andrew Smith features on BBC's The One Show discussing the energy alternative 'Kite Power'

10 February 2016

UCL-Energy Research Associate Andrew Smith appeared on BBC's The One Show on 8 February, where he discussed some of the opportunities and the challenges of kite power, an energy alternative that uses airborne kites and wind to generate power from the tension on the tether.

UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan Appointed to Catapult Board

UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan Appointed to Catapult Board

UCL-Energy Deputy Director Professor Neil Strachan has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Energy Systems Catapult.

AIS data suggests that ships sailing in the North American ECA are not slowing down when switching to more expensive fuels

AIS data suggests that ships sailing in the North American ECA are not slowing down when switching to more expensive fuels

Researchers from UCL-Energy and UCL Research Software Development Group have published a paper, Investigating shipping behaviour in Emission Control Areas: A visual approach to data analysis', examining the effects on ship speeds as ...

Welcome to the UCL-Energy 2015/2016 Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the UCL-Energy 2015/2016 Winter Newsletter

A lot has happened for the UCL Energy Institute since my last Director’s introduction. Since June 2015, we have seen five UCL-Energy PhD students successfully pass their vivas, the publication of our ...

‘Is there life after PhD?’ UCL-Energy PhD students lead successful first Energy Demand in Practice seminar

‘Is there life after PhD?’ UCL-Energy PhD students lead successful first Energy Demand in Practice seminar

In Term 1, PhD students Virginia Gori, Pamela Fennell and Lisa Iszatt organized the first event in the Energy Demand in Practice seminar series. This seminar focused on the different roles and opportunities ...

Nature Climate Change publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics identifying the cost-effectiveness of CO2 emission reductions from passenger aircraft

Nature Climate Change publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics identifying the cost-effectiveness of CO2 emission reductions from passenger aircraft

UCL-Energy senior academic, Professor Andreas Schafer is the lead author on ‘Costs of mitigating CO2 emissions from passenger aircraft’ published by Nature Climate Change. 

UCL-Energy congratulates PhD students Peter Warren, Faye Wade, Samuel Stamp, Ed Sharp, Carrie Behar and Mike Fell on completing their vivas  

UCL-Energy congratulates PhD students Peter Warren, Faye Wade, Samuel Stamp, Ed Sharp, Carrie Behar and Mike Fell on completing their vivas  

Since the end of the 2014/2015 academic year UCL-Energy PhD students Peter Warren, Faye Wade, Samuel Stamp, Carrie Behar and Mike Fell have successfully passed their viva.

UCL-Energy named in Lloyd’s List top 10 regulators of 2015

UCL-Energy named in Lloyd’s List top 10 regulators of 2015

UCL-Energy has been included in Lloyd’s List’s top 10 regulators of the shipping industry in 2015, alongside organisations such as the European Union, the International Chamber of Shipping and the Federal ...

Join us: Teaching Manager for the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER)

Join us: Teaching Manager for the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER)

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER) are seeking an outstanding and experienced professional to lead its teaching administration. 

UCL-Energy 2014/15 annual review now available

UCL-Energy 2014/15 annual review now available

In our first ever annual review, explore the excellent work of our staff and students over the past academic year. In addition, look back on UCL-Energy's 2014/2015 seminar series and key ...

Shipping under scrutiny at COP21, UCL-Energy Lecturer Tristan Smith participates in COP21 side event

Shipping under scrutiny at COP21, UCL-Energy Lecturer Tristan Smith participates in COP21 side event

On December 5th, UCL-Energy Lecturer and lead author of the Third IMO GHG, Dr Tristan Smith participated in the COP21 side event: The Path for Low Carbon Shipping. This event considered what options ...

Recruitment is now open for 2016/17 – up to 15 fully funded studentships available

Recruitment is now open for 2016/17 – up to 15 fully funded studentships available

Industrialised economies face three major energy challenges: climate change, energy affordability and security of supply. Over 40% of the UK’s energy demand, and carbon emissions, is associated with buildings, yet there is ...

Development of Annex 70 on Building Energy Epidemiology approved by IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities Executive Committee

Development of Annex 70 on Building Energy Epidemiology approved by IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities Executive Committee

The Executive Committee for the International Energy Agency (IEA) research programme for Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) have recently approved Annex 70 – Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of real building energy use at ...

UCL-Energy Deputy Director and heads of research groups state hopes for COP21

UCL-Energy Deputy Director and heads of research groups state hopes for COP21

France is hosting and presiding over the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC (COP21), otherwise known as “the 2015 Paris Climate ...

Nationwide leads research group on Green Mortgage lending with UCL-Energy as academic partner 

Nationwide leads research group on Green Mortgage lending with UCL-Energy as academic partner 

Mortgage lenders, building industry experts, green energy academics and sustainability bodies have all joined forces to launch research into how to build a stronger link between energy costs, affordability and mortgage borrowing.

Join us: RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology – Research Associates X 4

Join us: RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology – Research Associates X 4

The UCL Energy Institute is seeking to appoint four Research Associates to support the research programme of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Centre for Energy Epidemiology (CEE) located at the UCL Energy Institute.

UCL-Energy research contributes to new report ‘Smart Systems and Heat Consumer challenges for low carbon heat’ launched by Energy Technologies Institute

UCL-Energy research contributes to new report ‘Smart Systems and Heat Consumer challenges for low carbon heat’ launched by Energy Technologies Institute

Senior UCL-Energy academics Prof Tadj Oreszczyn, Prof Gary Raw, Dr Andy Stone and UCL IEDE academic Rokia Raslan were key contributors to the new report ‘Smart Systems and Heat Consumer challenges for low ...

Congratulations to UCL-Energy PhD student Moira Nicolson for winning the Best Oral Presentation Award at the Randomised Controlled Trials in the Social Sciences 10th Annual Conference

Congratulations to UCL-Energy PhD student Moira Nicolson for winning the Best Oral Presentation Award at the Randomised Controlled Trials in the Social Sciences 10th Annual Conference

Congratulations to UCL-Energy and LoLo PhD student Moira Nicolson student Moira Nicolson for winning the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 'Randomised Controlled Trials in the Social Sciences 10th Annual Conference'. On the ...

UCL-Energy Honorary Senior Research Associate Comments on UK Nuclear Power Deal with China

UCL-Energy Honorary Senior Research Associate Comments on UK Nuclear Power Deal with China

In recent weeks, Dr Paul Dorfman, an Honorary Senior Research Associate with UCL-Energy, has featured heavily in the media regarding the UK’s £2 billion deal under which China will invest in the ...

Join us: Reader in Energy and Shipping

Join us: Reader in Energy and Shipping

The UCL Energy Institute is the University’s mechanism for bringing together a wide range of perspectives, understandings and procedures in energy research, transcending the boundaries between academic disciplines. It brings together multidisciplinary ...

AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision, the shipping industry’s first consultancy tool to predict the impact of fouling control coatings on ship efficiency

AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision, the shipping industry’s first consultancy tool to predict the impact of fouling control coatings on ship efficiency

AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings brand, International®, today announced the launch of Intertrac Vision, the shipping industry’s first consultancy tool that provides accurate and transparent predictions on the fuel and CO2 savings potential ...

Major UK energy journal publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics on determining the impact of regulatory policy on UK gas

Major UK energy journal publishes paper by UCL-Energy academics on determining the impact of regulatory policy on UK gas

Senior UCL-Energy academics Dr Cliff Elwell, Dr Phillip Biddulph, Prof Robert Lowe and Prof Tadj Oreszczyn's have had paper, 'Determining the impact of regulatory policy on UK gas use using Bayesian analysis ...

UCL-Energy Academics joining Editorial Board of 'Scientific Data' and 'Indoor and Built Environment'

UCL-Energy Academics joining Editorial Board of 'Scientific Data' and 'Indoor and Built Environment'

UCL-Energy Lecturer Michelle Shipworth has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Indoor and Built Environment (IBE). IBE is a peer-reviewed Sage Publications journal, which publishes research on any topic pertaining to the ...

UCL-Energy’s Shipping Group and partners win new study for the IMO on the availability of low sulphur fuels for shipping

UCL-Energy’s Shipping Group and partners win new study for the IMO on the availability of low sulphur fuels for shipping

The consulting arm of UCL Energy Institute’s (UCL-Energy) Shipping Group (UMAS), along with a consortium of partners led by CE Delft, has won a study to inform the International Maritime Organisation (IMO ...