FLEXISApp has just announced funding for MESH (Mobile Energy Storage as Heat), a partnership project between FLEXISApp, SPECIFIC and Tata Steel UK. MESH is a… Read More »Collaborative Thermal Energy Storage Research Project Towards Achieving Net Zero
Sharon Bishop, SPECIFIC’s communications manager and heating novice, calls for a joined-up collaborative approach. Many years ago, I sat next to a member of one… Read More »Keeping warm without gas needs technical solutions and more…
We’re throwing a spotlight on one of the toughest challenges society faces in reducing carbon emissions. Heating with fossil fuels accounts for about a quarter… Read More »Heat Week is here! What’s it all about?
Swansea University has achieved the Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF) sustainability award for many of its laboratories across campus including SPECIFIC‘s. The LEAF tool, devised… Read More »Sustainability Award for Swansea University Labs
In our first ever vlog, we chat to one of SPECIFIC’s Business Development Managers about how we work with businesses across the UK, and some… Read More »How SPECIFIC works with business: A Q&A vlog w/ Chris Bailey
Children returning to lessons at 12 local schools this week are the latest people to be protected by hand sanitiser made at Swansea University
Naked Energy is a British design, innovation and engineering business with a global outlook, redefining solar energy solutions. As a technology supplier for the Active… Read More »Q&A w/ Hybrid Solar Start-up, Naked Energy
In June this year, the UK Prime Minister delivered a “Build, Build, Build” speech that preceded the announcement of radical reforms to the current planning… Read More »“Build, Build, Build” vs. Build Back Better
EPSRC Programme Grants are mechanisms to provide flexible funding to world-leading research groups to address significant major research challenges. This represented a great opportunity for Swansea University to strengthen links with other academic partners and to receive greater visibility and recognition at both a national and international level. In March 2020, we heard the wonderful news from EPSRC that our programme grant was to be funded.
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