News

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


Model 2 imputed mean half-hourly household electricity demand by number of
earners (Source: Author’s calculations using UK Time Use Survey 2000/1, weekdays,
November 2000 - February 2001, weighted)
25th February, 2015

SERG’s first report for the LCNF funded SAVE project has been published. The report,  “Report 2.1 – SAVE Customer Model Framework Specification“, lays out the applied research context for the SAVE Customer Modelling Framework (SCMF) and describes its key requirements. The report then outlines a microsimulation modelling approach than can meet these requirements and describes its conceptual foundations and method […]


EWTEC
29th January, 2015

The 2015 European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) to be hosted by École Centrale de Nantes in September this year in Nantes, France will be opening conference registration soon.


RENKEI programme
17th December, 2014

Theme: ‘District Energy Supply within Cities’ Date: 22-29 March 2015 Venue: University of Southampton


Prof Bahaj Presenting at Clean Energy Forum
1st December, 2014

Professor Bahaj recently attended the Third International Forum for Clean Energy in Macau, which is attended by over 200 participants including the Under-Secretary of the United Nations, Mr Wu Hongbo. 


14th November, 2014

Please follow the links below to complete your survey(s) by Monday the 17th of November if possible. Your ID number is on the e-mail and/or letter that was sent to you recently. Many thanks for your participation. If you have any questions, or if any of your contact details have changed or are incorrect, please […]


29th September, 2014

The Census2022  project recently gave a series of presentations of preliminary results at the following conferences and events: British Society for Population Studies Annual Conference: University of Winchester, 8-10 September 2014, (slides) Behave 2014 ‘Paradigm Shift: From Energy Efficiency to Energy Reduction through Social Change’, the third European conference on behaviour and energy efficiency, Saïd […]


SERG members at AWTEC on the first day.
1st August, 2014

Members of the Sustainable Energy Research Group recently delivered six papers covering several aspects of tidal energy at the 2nd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference in Tokyo. The conference was held in conjunction with the Grand Renewable Energy International Conference and Exhibition covering all aspects of renewable energy from wind and solar, to micro […]


intelagents
25th July, 2014

This event aims to analyse the role that community initiatives can play in the reduction of personal energy demand. It will focus on the ways in which community initiatives decide which audiences to engage, how they communicate their aims and what this means for their effectiveness.


20th March, 2014

SERG has secured funding to model domestic water demand under drought scenarios as part of the new NERC funded ‘IMPETUS‘ project. The project, to be lead by the University of Reading will start in June 2014 and run for 3 years. It is aiming to combine meteorological and hydrological models to produce drought ‘forecasts’ for […]


SAVE logo FINAL v2_cropped
28th January, 2014

The Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton are the academic lead of a newly awarded second tier low carbon project funded by Ofgem and Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) valued at a total of £10.3 million, starting in 2014. The consortium project, led by SSEN and entitled ‘Solent Achieving Value […]