Energy and Climate Change Division

The Energy and Climate Change Division is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton. It comprises the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) and the Coastal and Climate Research Group. Our work supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with fundamental and applied research across our six research themes.

News

ECCD contribute to UN75 Sustainable Engineering in Action book

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj and Professor Patrick James from the Energy and Climate Change Division at the University of Southampton have contributed an article Power to the People: The mini-grid solution to rural electrification for the UN75: Sustainable Engineering in Action book, which marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

ECCD responds to BEIS Strategy Committee Inquiry on decarbonising heating in homes

The Energy and Climate Change Division has submitted a response to the BEIS decarbonising heating in homes enquiry.

ECCD presents at the Beyond 2020, World Sustainable Built Environment Online Conference

The Energy and Climate Change Division presented 3 papers at the Beyond 2020 World Sustainable Conference held between 2-4 November.

ECCD Contributes to the new University of Southampton Sustainability Strategy

The University of Southampton has developed and launched a new Sustainability Strategy to sit alongside the University Travel Plan, Estates Strategy and Biodiversity Policy. The Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD) team has contributed to the consulting phases and made comments on the approaches to be undertaken within the Strategy. Prof Bahaj is also leading the University Sustainability Implementation Group which arose as a result of the Strategy.

LATENT: ResidentiaL HeAT As An Energy SysTem Service

ECCD are working on the LATENT project, bringing together academic and industrial partners to offering thermal preference and acceptance of automated 3rd party control of residential heating systems for grid support.

ECCD launches the Green City Charter Tracker

The Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD) introduce the newly developed Performance Tracker for Southampton City Council’s Green City Charter (GCC) as part of the GCC first celebration.

Events

International Conference on Evolving Cities

The International Conference on Evolving Cities (ICEC2021) hosted by the University of Southampton is scheduled for 6 – 8 July 2021.

14th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2021)

14th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2021) to be hosted byat the University of Plymouth on 5th to 9th September.

6th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2021

The 6th Africa Mini Grids Summit in Nairobi, Kenya is scheduled for the 25-26th February 2021 to discuss advancing successful mini grid and solar home systems in Africa.

ECCD Seminar Series

ECCD virtual seminar runs every Tuesday lunchtime from 14:00-14:45 on Zoom with a 20 minute talk either from a member of ECCD or an invited speaker.

Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG)

Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD)

Contact ECCD

Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 2051

Boldrewood Campus
University of Southampton
S016 7QF