News

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


4th October, 2013

The University of Southampton represented by the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG), within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment is leading an exemplar international project to provide sustainable electricity supply to rural communities in Africa. The aim of the project is to establish and implement replicable, off-grid electricity generation that promotes development in rural […]


2nd September, 2013

Ewtec 2013, hosted in Aalborg, Denmark, saw the launch of the new International Journal of Marine Energy (IJOME) with Professor AbuBakr Bahaj as the Editior-in-Chief.


14th August, 2013

On Wednesday 17th July 2013, Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, head of the Sustainable Energy Research Group, attended an joint event in Saudi Arabia on; Community of Practice on Poverty Reduction Community of Practice on Infrastructure ISDF Knowledge Initiative for Poverty Reduction Professor Bahaj gave a lecture at the event on ‘A New Approach to Energy for […]


31st July, 2013

On Tuesday the 23rd July 2013, the University of Southampton held a research collegium on ‘Coastal Eco-cities’. Click here to see the leaflet of the event. Collegium Motivation: The success of the Collegium depends on the collaborative application of a broad range of engineering and other competences as the drive to address the challenges encountered […]


10th July, 2013

Jeremy Watson, Visiting Professor at the University Southampton and Arup’s director of Global Research has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2013 Birthday honours. His citation was for services to engineering. Jeremy has worked as Arup’s global director of Research for the last seven years; spending three of these as part-time Chief Scientific Adviser […]


26th June, 2013

Date and Venue: Friday 28th June 2013 at 16.30 Lecture Theatre F2/Building 7 Highfield Campus Speaker: Dr Arif Anwar, BSc Eng, MSc, PhD Principal Researcher—Irrigation and Head IWMI Pakistan Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment University of Southampton Please refer to the lecture leaflet for programme and more information To register your place, please […]


21st June, 2013

Prof Bahaj from the Sustainable Energy Research Group will be editior-in-chief for the new International Journal of Marine Energy (IJME) to be released in 2013. Please visit the IJME website for more information and to register to recieve updates on the latest news and events on the journal.


7th June, 2013

One of only 20 to be funded under the ESRC’s new ‘Transformative Social Science‘ programme, this project will explore the feasibility of estimating small area (neighbourhood) census-like statistics from transactional ‘big data’ including large scale fine grained temporal energy monitoring data held by the Faculty. It will involve extensive collaboration with data owners/providers, Census researchers […]


8th May, 2013

Thursday 30 May 2013 Room 1027/Building 67 Highfield Campus Doors open 17.30 Lecture begins 18.00 – no admittance after 18.00 Refreshments will be served in the foyer from 17.30 onwards Speaker: Prof. AbuBakr Bahaj, BSc, PhD, FICE, FRSA Head of Energy & Climate Change Division Faculty of Engineering and the Environment University of Southampton To date […]


4th May, 2013

The International Centre for Infrastructure Futures (ICIF) in which Southampton is a partner launches on Wednesday 29 May 2013 at The IET, 2 Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL from 14:30 – 17:30 followed by a drinks reception. ICIF, a consortium of six UK Universities and 22 non-academic partners lead by UCL will create a new way of […]