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Sêr Solar – End of Project Celebration

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Sêr Solar was devised in response to the Welsh Government’s Sêr Cymru programme, established in June 2013 to strengthen research capability in Wales. The £50m scheme sought to attract leading international scientific talent to prestigious new research chairs at Welsh universities. The Sêr Cymru initiative was set up with the […]

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Celebrating Shortlist Success for the Active Office

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We’re thrilled to announce that the Active Office is following in the footsteps of its big sister, The Active Classroom, and has been shortlisted for numerous awards in 2019… The project was funded by Innovate UK and delivered in collaboration with innovative partners such as Wernick (off-site construction), Tata Steel […]

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Announces £36 Million UK Funding for Swansea University Clean Energy Innovation

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP has announced new £36 million UK Government funding to develop clean energy innovation at Swansea University. The new Active Building Centre will seek to remove barriers and accelerate market adoption of new solar-powered building design. Funded by the UK government […]

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Supersizing Perovskite Solar Cells

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The PV upscaling team at SPECIFIC has been working hard in the last year and finally their efforts have been recognised. Their paper, “All printable perovskite solar modules with 198 cm2 active area and over 6% efficiency” has been accepted in Advanced Materials Technologies and has been published online. A […]