Last January, our PV team decided to put the first UK-made carbon perovkiste solar panels through their paces by testing their performance in the South… Read More »One Year Outdoor Testing the First UK-Made Carbon Perovskite Solar Panels
SPECIFIC’s thermal storage research team has recently developed a new, much improved version of their heat storage material. As the UK experiences the first chill… Read More »Researchers Develop New and Improved Material for Heat Storage
Solapak Development Ltd provide stand-alone sustainable energy solutions for use in developing world rural economies. They wanted to expand their services to include remote monitoring systems for energy-poor dairy communities and they had engaged with two milk collection centres in Rwanda.
Reimagine Energy: Dr Sarah-Jane Potts Wins Grant to Inspire Future Engineers through Energy Generating Playground Equipment
Congratulations to Dr Sarah-Jane Potts for winning an Engineering Education Grant Scheme (EEGS) for her outreach project, which aims to inspire students to pursue engineering… Read More »Reimagine Energy: Dr Sarah-Jane Potts Wins Grant to Inspire Future Engineers through Energy Generating Playground Equipment
SPECIFIC Highlighted as a Local Climate Action Project Showing How Communities Can Take the Lead in Tackling Climate Change
SPECIFIC was one of four Welsh projects highlighted as inspiring examples of how local projects are finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make lifestyles… Read More »SPECIFIC Highlighted as a Local Climate Action Project Showing How Communities Can Take the Lead in Tackling Climate Change
On November the 6th, world leaders will meet in Egypt for the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP27. As COP is being held… Read More »Swansea University Researchers at the Forefront of Tackling Climate Change
Professor Matthew Davies becomes President Elect of the RSC Environment, Sustainability and Energy Community
We’re proud that Professor Matthew Davies will be the next President of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy Community (ESEC) of the Royal Society of Chemistry… Read More »Professor Matthew Davies becomes President Elect of the RSC Environment, Sustainability and Energy Community
Cotech Sensitising Ltd are a Tredegar-based company specialising in lighting and LED filter design and manufacturing. At their premises on the Tafarnaubach Industrial Estate, Cotech were looking to use renewable energy technologies to reduce their carbon footprint, reduce energy costs, and improve market competitiveness. To support these ambitions, SPECIFIC conducted a detailed renewable energy impact assessment using site energy data and quotations for on-site solar PV and battery installation provided by Cotech.
We will soon have to say a fond farewell to our Active Classroom on the Swansea University Bay Campus. But this won’t be the end… Read More »The Future of the Active Classroom: Deconstructability of Buildings for a Circular Economy
The Solar OASIS: Clean, green, reliable electricity for village as first Active Building in India opens
A village in rural India will now get clean, reliable electricity for the first time, thanks to SUNRISE‘s newly opened Active Building, similar to our… Read More »The Solar OASIS: Clean, green, reliable electricity for village as first Active Building in India opens