News

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


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 […]


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24th January, 2020

Prof Bahaj contributed to the International Renewable Energy Agency Assembly 9 – 12 Jan 2030 in Abu Dhabi covering the topics of energy and cities, offshore energy, energy efficiency and energy access. He also contributed to the World Future Energy Summit including input to future power sector on the Middle East and EU in the […]


10th December, 2019

Analysis of New Zealand GREENGrid household electricity demand data conducted by Dr Ben Anderson and colleagues at the University of Otago as part of Ben’s MSCA Global Fellowship have provided unique insights into the compnents of peak residential electricity demand in New Zealand. The analysis, which was also supported by the New Zealand Energy Efficiency […]


10th December, 2019

Dr Ben Anderson’s work analyzing the charging patterns of a sample of electric vehicles monitored by FlipTheFleet in New Zealand has contributed to a major new report to the New Zealand Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE). The report, which covers a wide range of analyses from a range of contributors incorporated Ben’s analysis, conducted […]


20th November, 2019

Dr Ben Anderson and Dr Daniel Gnoth (PowerCo) have co-convened a workshop on “Local Area Electricity Demand Modelling: Why, how and what do we need to do?” held at the University of Otago, New Zealand on 20th November 2019. The workshop, which attracted over 20 attendees from across the New Zealand electricity sector was a […]


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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  web version (7MB) or high quality (21.2MB)


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 […]