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


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24th July, 2017

The 9th biennial Specialist Conference on “Efficient Use and Management of Water” is held every two years in a different location around the world, has been the flagship water efficiency conference for the International Water Association (IWA). Efficient2017 was an opportunity for water efficiency professionals from all over the world to meet each other, network, […]


SERG team at Sustainable Energy Technologies Conference 2017, Bologna
19th July, 2017

SERG researchers presented on a range of fields at the 16th Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET) Conference 2017, held at the Alma Mater Studiorum at the University of Bologna. Topics presented included: Wind energy: Mikey Harper and Mostafa Mahdy Thermal comfort: Rucha Amin and Victoria Aragon Urban regeneration: Philip Turner Cities and carbon-reduction potential: Luke Blunden […]


Prof Bahaj gives plenary lecture at opening session of SET2017, Bologna
19th July, 2017

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj gave a plenary talk entitled ‘Sustainable energy across scales’ in the opening session of the 16th Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET) 2017 conference held at the Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna. Also presenting were Professor Patrick Osborne and SERG members Rucha Amin, Victoria Aragon, Luke Blunden, Mikey Harper, Mostafa Mahdy, Sam Paine […]


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19th June, 2017

The 4TH Partnership for Research In Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) CONFERENCE will take place at the University of Southampton, Southampton on the 6th and 7th of July 2017. To find more details about the conference, please click here Register here by June 30 to attend the 4th PRIMaRE conference. Display space can also be made […]


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16th June, 2017

SERG’s Dr Tom Rushby gave a summary of early SAVE project results at two SAVE ‘Open Days’ on the 10th & 11th of May 2017. The events, which were lead by SSEN but hosted by the University, consisted of a series of short talks and facilitated discussions intended to help inform the project’s future direction. Tom […]


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9th June, 2017

Organisers: Africa Power & University of Southampton When: 3rd July 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 Where: University of Southampton, Building 85, Room 2207. Lunch will be provided. Contact: Colin Green; cgreen@africapowerltd.com or Chris Kanani; c.kanani@soton.ac.uk Registration: Free using our registration form (external e4D website)     . Pay As You Go solar systems, a catalyst for business […]


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11th May, 2017

SERG’s Dr Tom Rushby gave a summary of the SAVE project to members of the University’s ‘Clean Carbon‘ USRG on the 10th May 2017. The event, which featured a keynote from Prof. Jon Gibbins, Director of the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) on the state of CCS in the UK, consisted of […]


9th May, 2017

Research results from the NERC-funded IMPETUS project will be presented at two upcoming conferences: the 6th World Congress of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA 2017) at Collegio Carlo Alberto in Moncalieri, Italy in June 2017; the IWA EFFICIENT Conference in Bath, UK in July 2017.


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11th April, 2017

SERG researcher Dr Despoina Manouseli was interviewed recently to provide input to DEFRA’s Rapid Evidence Assessment on “behaviour change approaches to promote household water efficiency”. Despoina gave interviewer Collingwood Environmental Planning an overview of her PhD research on household water efficiency interventions and also drew on her recent IMPETUS work in this area. In particular she […]


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20th February, 2017

Title: The Severn barrage in stages – in steel Speaker: Professor Rod Rainey Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017 Venue: Lecture Theatre A, Lanchester Building (7), Highfield Time: Doors open 17:30, lecture from 18:00 – 19:00 Introduction: Professor AbuBakr S Bahaj, Professor of Sustainable Energy and Head of Energy Climate Change Division at the University of […]