SPECIFIC has achieved outstanding indoor performance for OPV solar cells, comparable to the best indoor cells in the market.
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.
SPECIFIC’s has created academia’s largest fully-printed series-connected perovskite module, with a 198cm2 active area.
Projects with Business:
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.
SPECIFIC is working with Transport for Wales to design and test an active rail shelter – capable of generating enough energy to run essential services in a low carbon manner.
This collaborative project with Evergreen Smart Power, Tonik, myenergi and Energy System’s Catapult looks into the potential of using demand side response to charge EVs and reduce the stress on the grid at peak times.