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Renewable Energy

These are truly exciting times for Renewable Energy: technology is advancing, costs are falling, attitudes are changing and grid parity is on the horizon. Despite current political challenges, the revolution really is unstoppable. Our department is at the forefront of clean energy research and we collaborate with many organisations on a variety of projects. Our taught programmes are dedicated to training the brilliant minds of tomorrow, ensuring that future generations and the renewable energy sector are equipped with highly skilled individuals who can deliver for us all.

Professor Lars Johanning, Academic Lead

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Exeter conducts crucial testing for next generation of sub-sea cable protection

Renewable Energy experts at the University of Exeter have carried out crucial testing for the next generation of sub-sea cable protection equipment.

Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK’s electricity demand, study shows

Tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK’s current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government’s drive for net-zero, according to new research.  

Exeter researcher secures prestigious national Fellowship to pioneer new generation of solar panels

A Renewable Energy Expert from the University of Exeter has received a prestigious national fellowship to pioneer new research to create ultra-compact and lightweight solar panel technology. 

Rising research star secures prestigious Fellowship

One of the University of Exeter’s rising research stars has been awarded a prestigious Engineering Research Fellowship, it has been announced. 

Testing of innovative mooring component holds promise for Floating Wind Technologies

The University of Exeter Offshore Renewable Energy Group and Intelligent Moorings Ltd have successfully completed the demonstration testing of an innovative hydraulic nonlinear mooring system. 

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