Funding boost supports next generation of highly skilled scientists and engineers for offshore renewable energy industry

The University of Exeter’s role in developing the next generation of offshore renewable energy has received a significant boost, it has been announced.

Exeter research wins prestigious engineering prize

Pioneering research that seeks to create new techniques to aid the selection, development and deployment of ocean energy systems has been recognised with a prestigious award.

College hosts its 5th annual Christmas Lectures

On 19th December 2018 the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences hosted their 5th annual Christmas Lectures, arranged by Professor Pete Vukusic, Dr Gihan Marasingha, Dr Alice Mills and Vicky Glazer. 

A win for Build Solar at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards

Build Solar, an innovative spin-out company from the University of Exeter, lead the way at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards with a win in the "Innovation - Tomorrow's Contribution to Sustainability" category for their impressive new product Solar Squared, a multifunctional glass brick.

Exeter part of £5million programme to maintain UK’s status as global leader in offshore renewables

The University of Exeter is part of national consortium awarded £5million to bring together a network of academic,

Scientists use ‘funnel-vision’ to pioneer cheap and efficient solar energy

Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could unlock new methods of making solar energy more efficient.

WaveSub successfully installed at FaBTest

UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has successfully installed its prototype WaveSub.

Pioneering mooring rope deployed at a cutting-edge wave energy device

A sophisticated new type of mooring rope has been successfully deployed at a cutting-edge wave energy device.

Invisible barrier on ocean surface can reduce carbon uptake

An invisible layer of biological compounds on the sea surface reduces the rate at which carbon dioxide gas moves between the atmosphere and the oceans, scientists have reported. 

Pioneering new Renewable Energy facility opens on Penryn Campus

A pioneering new renewable energy teaching and research centre has officially opened on the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall.

Research gives new ray of hope for solar fuel

The quest to develop the ‘Holy Grail’ of affordable, viable and environmentally-friendly fuels using sunlight has taken an exciting new twist.

Renewable Energy students visit Parliament

Renewable Energy Engineering students from the University of Exeter met with three Government ministers as part of a special fact-finding trip to the House of Commons.

O2 backs eco-friendly phone charging network

A trio of graduates have won backing from mobile phone giant O2 for their eco-friendly phone charging network.

Project develops next generation of offshore renewable energy technology

World-leading researchers from the University of Exeter will collaborate with counterparts in China on a pioneering new project to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies.

OPERA consortium receives Yoshio Masuda prize

The H2020 OPERA project has received the Yoshio Masuda prize.

Buildings to generate their own power with innovative glass blocks

Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun’s energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative new technology.

Students launch green phone-charging firm

An eco-friendly phone charging network is being launched by three engineering students from the University of Exeter.

Falmouth marine energy test site set for further success

A new lease has been signed for marine renewable energy testing in Falmouth Bay.

European funding launches Marine-i to provide support to marine businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Up to £6.8m of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) has been secured to develop marine technology research, development and innovation activities in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Elastometric mooring tether performance testing advances wave energy project

The University of Exeter has carried out performance and durability tests on a set of elastometric mooring tethers as part of the H2020-funded OPERA wave energy project. 

University of Exeter strengthens ties with the Chinese University Hong Kong to address global energy challenges

University of Exeter strengthens ties with the Chinese University Hong Kong to address global energy challenges

Brexit negotiations crucial for future UK energy supplies and nuclear safeguards

Energy policy offers the UK and EU an important opportunity to develop new models of partnership and common ground imperative to the UK’s future, according to a new Chatham House paper.