Tag List: 2015


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The 2nd African Mini Grid Summit was launched today in Nairobi Kenya, with the aim of sharing experiences in mini grids especially those related to low carbon renewable energy schemes in Africa. The Summit held over the period 18 – 20 November 2015, will be attended by representatives from various African governments, academia, the private sector […]

Posted on 18th November, 2015

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SERG’s Dr Ben Anderson gave two papers at the recent Royal Statistical Society International Conference 2015 held at the Univesity of Exeter: “What can DECC’s NEED data tell us about levels and change in domestic electricity consumption?” gave an overview of some recent analysis of DECC’s domestic energy consumption dataset drawing implications for the need […]

Posted on 15th September, 2015
Category : Census 2022 : News

Population, Space & Place

Newing, Andy, Anderson, Ben, Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2015) The role of digital trace data in supporting the collection of population statistics – the case for smart metered electricity consumption data. Population Space and Place, 1-13. (doi:10.1002/psp.1972). Debates over the future of the UK’s traditional decadal census have led to the exploration of supplementary […]

Posted on 20th July, 2015

Half hourly power consumption by time of day and number of residents (October 2011, University of Southampton UoS-E electricity monitoring data)

The ongoing evolution of the decennial UK Census presents social, policy and commercial researchers with both a challenge and an opportunity. The challenge is to transform ‘census-taking’ by finding robust alternative methods for creating small area socio-economic indicators over time. The opportunity is to transform the very nature of the socio-economic indicators themselves using new […]

Posted on 6th July, 2015
Category : News

The conference was very well attended with over 100 registered applicants

‘Development and Mini-Grids in Rural Africa’ was the first Energy for Development’s (e4D) dissemination conference successfully held 11 – 12 May 2015, in Nairobi, Kenya.

Posted on 29th May, 2015

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The Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency (SAVE) project has recently started to recruit a sample of households from across the Solent region (Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Portsmouth) as part of its study of energy use. 

Posted on 23rd March, 2015
Category : News

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)

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 […]

Posted on 25th February, 2015

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The SAVE project’s review of evidence on ‘Energy Efficiency and Behaviour Change‘ which has just been published shows that whilst the great variety of previous trial approaches and contexts often makes it difficult to compare results, common insights have emerged. These include: Customers cannot be engaged as one group – the way in which different people react to attempts to change their […]

Posted on 25th February, 2015

EWTEC

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.

Posted on 29th January, 2015
Category : EWTEC : News

RENKEI programme

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

Posted on 17th December, 2014