SPECIFIC has achieved outstanding indoor performance for OPV solar cells, comparable to the best indoor cells in the market.
The national St David Awards scheme recognises and celebrates the exceptional achievements of people from all walks of life in Wales. Dave’s contribution to Wales… Read More »Professor Dave Worsley Wins Government Award
SPECIFIC works with innovative companies with new-to-market technologies to help them gain valuable insights ahead of adoption by consumers and the construction sector.
SPECIFIC conducted thermographic surveys in order for the Port of Milford Haven’s to carry out improvements to the building fabric of two of their offices.
Here at SPECIFIC, our PV team are looking at scaling up perovskite solar cells (PSCs). A recent paper published by the team notes that use… Read More »The Perils and Pitfalls of Perovskite XPS
Our SHED is home to a test-rig that analyses five commercially available and emerging PV and solar thermal technologies. The data provides an understanding of performance in a natural environment – such as cloud cover, insulation or precipitation – which enable us to choose the right technology for buildings of the future.
SPECIFIC is researching solar heat storage options to solve the biggest challenge in providing affordable low carbon energy: heating space and water.
SPECIFIC has manufactured a new 3-D printed thermoelectric device, which converts heat into electric power with an efficiency factor over 50% higher than the previous best for printed materials.
The team at SPECIFIC have long been advocates of using electric vehicles (EVs), from adopting the first generation Nissan Leaf to now operating a “fleet”… Read More »Using Electric Vehicles to ‘Flatten the Curve’