News archive 2015

UK-first renewable heat network demonstration secures research funding

A low carbon heating project involving the University of Exeter has been awarded a Government research grant to carry out feasibility work to create a UK-first community-wide energy scheme.

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Research pinpoints new technique for producing cheaper solar energy

Pioneering new research could pave the way for solar energy to be converted into household electricity more cheaply than ever before.

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Pioneering wave technology device launched in Falmouth heads for the US

A cutting-edge wave energy converter device trialled in Falmouth is being deployed to its first commercial site.

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Penryn Campus postgraduates host successful student conference

Penryn Campus postgraduate students celebrated their research achievements at Exploring Research in Cornwall, an annual conference supported by the University of Exeter's Researcher Development programme.

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Marine Renewable Energy conference comes to Penryn Campus

Some of the country’s foremost experts in marine renewable energy will gather in Cornwall to identify new ways in which to collaborate to develop wave and tidal energy in the South of England.

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Butterflies heat up the field of solar research

The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient, pioneering new research has shown.

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University of Exeter joins consortium in major research grant for Cornwall and the South West

Experts from the University of Exeter are part of a consortium that has been awarded funding for a £3m research project from Innovate UK and BBSRC.

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Exeter students help Cornish leisure centre towards better energy efficiency

Students from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus have been advising a Cornish leisure centre how to reduce its energy consumption and costs.

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