Events

Below is a list of announcements for past, present and upcoming events from the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) and its partners. SERG runs and attends various regional, national and international dissemination conferences and events to promote renewable energy research, its various projects and encourage collaboration.


24th February, 2020

The Sustainable Energy Research Group is pleased to announce the 2nd International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC 2020), to be held at the University of Southampton from 1st to 3rd July 2020. Building on the success of last year’s conference, this event will present recent research and development and debate the key issues related […]


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24th February, 2020

In April 2020, the Sustainable Energy Research Group will host the The Fifth International Symposium on Occupant Behavior and Fourth Expert Meeting of IEA EBC Annex 79 at the University of Southampton. The IEA EBC Annex 79 meeting is a group of approximately 70 researchers and other experts on the topic of occupant-centric building design […]


24th July, 2019

It’s been a busy month or so for the Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency (SAVE) project. On 6th June 2019, Dr Tom Rushby and Prof Patrick James from the University of Southampton team joined project partners at a special event to mark the close of the project. The event was held at Central Hall, Westminster. […]


24th August, 2018

Staff from the Energy and Climate Change Division (part of the CareTeam) at the University of Southampton are involved in an Innovate UK funded project to Support Independent Living for adults who require it. CareTeam is a collaborative project bringing together Nquiringminds (software developer), Southampton City Council and the University of Southampton. The aim of […]


24th August, 2018

CareTeam is a collaborative project bringing together Nquiringminds (software developer), Southampton City Council and the University of Southampton. The aim of CareTeam is to provide the necessary digital technology and service to support independent living and help carers support their loved ones more efficiently and effectively. On the Wednesday 5th of September 2018 at Guildhall […]


28th March, 2018

Prof AbuBakar Bahaj, head of energy & climate change division at the university of Southampton, chaired the 4th African Mini-grid summit held in Nairobi, Kenya and delivered keynote speech. Currently around 1.2 billion people have no access to electricity, and a majority of them live in Africa. Of those, many live in very remote areas […]


16th March, 2018

In Sub Saharan Africa around 600 million are without electricity. It is well recognised that mini grids are critical in addressing such electricity shortages providing access resulting in development and growth. Several countries such as Kenya and Uganda have large sections of their populations unconnected to the national grid. In order to provide needed access […]


14th March, 2018

The University of Southampton, represented by SERG, is a core member of PRIMaRE, a consortium of organizations with a centre of gravity in the south-west of the UK, who have an aim of fostering world-class research in all aspects of marine renewable energy and using the assets and resources in the south west of England […]


12th December, 2017

On 27th of November, SERG researchers presented their studies on cities in the House of Lords. Programme of the event can be found below:


16th October, 2017

The Sustainable Energy Research Group is hosting a roadshow on 9th November 2017. BACKGROUND ‘Liveable Cities’ is an umbrella name for a series of interlinked research projects addressing these questions, carried out by the Universities of Southampton, UCL, Lancaster and Birmingham. Liveable Cities is hosting a series of three roadshows, one in each of its […]