‘Energy’ is one of the University of Warwick's research priorities. The University is addressing global challenges through its world-class multi-disciplinary research.
The inexorable rise in the global demand for energy will require profound changes in the way in which it is produced and utilised. Such changes are vital if ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are to be achieved.
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Our dependence on electrical power is set to grow as dependence on fossil fuels reduces. Therefore, how power is delivered via a smart grid infrastructure is a critical issue. Find out more »
Academic theme lead: Professor Philip Mawby
The global energy industry faces challenges from growing demand in developing economies, alternative sources of supply, climate change, regulation and energy security. Find out more »
Academic theme leads: Professor David Elmes
UK and global energy networks face a number of unprecedented challenges during the next few decades and research into energy storage is key to provide solutions to these challenges. Find out more »
Academic theme lead: Professor Jihong Wang
Warwick is at the centre of developments in electric vehicle technologies in the UK. Rapid improvements in this technology will allow the decarbonisation of transport to take place. Find out more »
Academic theme lead: Professor David Greenwood
Efficient conversion of the sun's energy into electrical energy is the main focus of this theme, using conventional crystalline and organic materials. Find out more »
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