Earlier this year, a team of researchers from SPECIFIC travelled to South Africa to build collaborations and inspire students through schools outreach activities. First of… Read More »Solar Energy and Schools Outreach in South Africa
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We recently celebrated 10 years of our Pilot Manufacturing Resource Centre (PMRC). Based in Baglan, the PMRC is a world-class research and technology facility that… Read More »10 Years of PMRC: Our Top 10 Moments (Part 1)
Photovoltaics, including perovskite solar cells, are one of the fastest growing energy technologies. A recent paper from Dr Rhys Charles, Alexander Doolin, Prof Matthew Davies… Read More »Why Perovskite Solar Cells Must be Designed for a Circular Economy
The Active Classroom was designed to be disassembled: most of its main components can be taken apart and reused. However, there is still much to… Read More »Using the Active Classroom to Assess Design for Disassembly Buildings
Our Business Development Manager Chris Bailey was recently made an honorary member of the Green Health Wales Advisory Board. Green Health Wales is a network… Read More »Chris Bailey Joins Green Health Wales as National Honorary Lead
During SPECIFIC’s 12 years of working with businesses, we have built a network of organisations from across Wales, the UK, and beyond. In this Q&A, our Business Development team talk about how this network has benefitted our collaborators.
Last summer, with support from SPECIFIC, Solapak Development Ltd installed a solar electric generator at Kageyo Milk Collection Centre in Rwanda. One year on, Mark Spratt tells us what has been achieved.
Thermoelectric generators can convert heat into electricity, potentially playing an important role in reducing industrial carbon emissions. In a new paper, our researchers have found a way to reduce manufacturing time of thermoelectric materials, achieving a record power output in the process.
Our carbon PV team recently visited Merida, Mexico to deliver a university workshop on screen-printed solar cells, meet with collaborators at Cinvestav and hold discussions… Read More »Screen-Printing Affordable Solar Cells with Students in Mexico
Researchers from SPECIFIC and COATED M2A programme at Swansea University have collaborated with the University of Bath to make a groundbreaking advancement in thermal storage research, developing a new efficient material that is easily scalable and can be sized and shaped to fit multiple applications.