News

The latest news from the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) and its projects.


9th October, 2019

The Sustainable Energy Ressearch Group (SERG) would like to present you the latest research portfolio. It shows a wide range of research works that we are doing in recent years. Download here.


10th September, 2019

After 19 years, full of outstanding achievements, Professor Robert Nicholls has decided to leave the University of Southampton and take on a new challenge at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the University of East Anglia. On the 9th September, people around the world who have worked with Robert gathered together in the […]


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 July, 2019

On July 10th, Dr Tom Rushby and Dr Ben Anderson were joined by other project partners to present the Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency (SAVE) project at a special parallel session of the 2019 International Conference for Energy and Cities. A number of key aspects of the SAVE project were described with presentations given on […]


23rd June, 2019

Deployed e4D mini grids supply electricity 24/7 to businesses, health centres, schools, places of worship & households. All project are cooperatives, managed by elected members of the local communities. Performances remotely monitored by the e4D team in UK. For more information please download the latest e4D leaflet, or visit our project websites on: Fortis Unum […]


30th April, 2019

The Sustainable Energy Research Group attended the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy, which was held in the UNESCO headquarter, Paris, France between 24 and 26 April 2019. The SERG team has contributed 13 papers, which are listed below. Opening speech, Prof AbuBakr Bahaj Comprehensive pre and post Installation Toolkit for Rural Mini Grids, Prof. […]


4th April, 2019

Dr Ben Anderson has presented insights from his SPATIALEC EU MSCA Global Fellowship as part of an invited presentation at a BRANZ-hosted workshop on designing a future NZ domestic Energy End-Use study held in Wellington on April 4th 2019. Ben discussed the contribution of hot water and heat pump use to peak demand in NZ […]


28th February, 2019

21st February 2019 | University of Southampton The Southampton City Council has joined forces with the University of Southampton and hosted a Key Cities Meeting addressing challenges on air quality, energy efficiency, transport, and infrastructure development.  The meeting urges local authorities to adopt a “healthy and prosperous” vision towards air quality and energy efficiency in towns […]


22nd February, 2019

Saudi Arabia International Symposium on Progress in Solar Energy Applications 3 – 4 Feb 2019, KAU, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Under the auspices of the King Salam Chair for Energy Research (KSCER) at King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, academics from KAU and the University of Southampton, Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD) and the […]


14th February, 2019

Dr Ben Anderson presented an update on his local area electricity demand modelling work carried out under the SPATIALEC MSCA Global Fellowship at the Regional Science Association Australasia Conference in Christchurch, NZ in February. He discussed results from a preliminary model using NZ Census 2013 and GREEN Grid project data to model small area lighting […]