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
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.
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
The Tan Y Lan Fach holiday cottages in rural Carmarthenshire were early adopters of solar thermal, PV, and heat pumps. SPECIFIC recently worked with the… Read More »Q&A Blog: Renewable Technologies at Tan Y Lan Fach Holiday Cottages
Last January, our PV team decided to put the first UK-made carbon perovkiste solar panels through their paces by testing their performance in the South… Read More »One Year Outdoor Testing the First UK-Made Carbon Perovskite Solar Panels
The Active Building Centre Showcase Demonstrated the Need and Opportunity For Delivering Low Carbon Buildings
As world leaders convened in Sharm El-Sheikh for COP27, it was fantastic to take part in the Active Building Centre Showcase event which had a… Read More »The Active Building Centre Showcase Demonstrated the Need and Opportunity For Delivering Low Carbon Buildings
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
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
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.