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Practice guide by GSD researcher demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education

A practice guide by Dr Alastair Smith demonstrates how the University of Warwick is innovating in sustainability within education through projects which enable students to enjoy practical engagement with real-world climate change issues, while developing their own knowledge and understanding in the process.


Energy stored in electric car batteries could be used to power homes

A UK-wide innovation project is exploring how vehicle-to-grid charging technology could make money for electric car and van owners and contribute to the decarbonisation of the energy grid.

Wed 10 Nov 2021, 14:20 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, electronics, electric vehicles, renewable energy

Lead-acid battery lifespan to be increased for use in energy storage systems

Energy storage systems (ESS) are used in decentralised and complex electricity networks; lead-acid batteries could be a clean and green option for ESS. Researchers from WMG University of Warwick and Loughborough University will investigate how to optimise the management of lead-acid batteries in ESS use.


WMG part of new eLV car battery project

WMG, University of Warwick is part of a new project to create a new circular end-of-life supply chain for the electric vehicle industry. The project, led by EMR has won grant support from the UK Government’s Advanced Propulsion Centre.

Fri 27 Nov 2020, 11:46 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, renewable energy, recycling, Sciences

WMG and Senergy Innovations Ltd launch graphene enabled all polymer solar thermal cell

Thanks to funding from BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) a team of researchers led by Professor Tony McNally, from WMG, at the University of Warwick in partnership with Senergy Innovations Ltd have developed the first nanomaterial enabled all polymer solar thermal cell. The thermal properties of the polymers employed are modified such that heat from sunlight can be transferred with high efficiency to heat water in a cheap and sustainable manner.

Thu 15 Oct 2020, 09:34 | Tags: 3D Printing, WMG, Engineering, Polymers, renewable energy, Sciences

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