SPECIFIC researchers have replaced a psychoactive and toxic solvent used in perovskite solar cell manufacture with a new green solvent.
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.
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.
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…
Thermify are developing a technology to capture waste heat from data processors and use it to warm homes and heat hot water. Cloud computing generates heat as a by-product, which means even more electricity is needed to extract and vent the waste heat into the atmosphere.
SPECIFIC is working with the Active Building Centre (ABC), the Welsh Government and Carmarthenshire County Council to develop a new commercial and light industrial facility at Cross Hands that conforms to the Active Building design principles.
Safehouse Technology have developed and acquired sensors for monitoring environmental and occupancy data within buildings, including temperature, humidity, air pressure, light, noise, VOCs, CO2 and people counting.
measurable.energy have developed a platform to offer consumers real-time energy data so they can optimise their building performance. We provided valuable insight to help develop their products further…