Attended Events

Below is a list of past, present and upcoming events attended by the Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD) and its partners. ECCD runs and attends various regional, national and international dissemination conferences and events to promote renewable energy research, its various projects and encourage collaboration.

 

International Conference on Evolving Cities 2021

The International Conference on Evolving Cities (ICEC 2021) will be held in Southampton Mayflower MAST Studios from 22 – 24 September 2021.

ECCD and Fortis Unum project collaborators present 7 papers at the 6th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2021 2021

The Energy and Climate Change Division and Fortis Unum project collaborators presented 7 papers at the 2021 6th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2021 held virtually from 25-26 February.

14th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2021) 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 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 presents at the 2020 Rapid Cities – Responsive Architecture Conference 2020

The Energy and Climate Change Division presented 2 papers at the 2020 Rapid Cities – Responsive Architecture Conference held virtually from 22-24 November.

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

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

ECCD Seminar Series 2020

ECCD virtual seminar runs every Wednesday lunchtime from 13:30-14:00 on Microsoft Teams with a 20 minute talk from a member of ECCD or an invited speaker.

ECCD/SERG hosts IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities symposium and expert meeting 2020

The Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD) and the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) within the School of Engineering at the University of Southampton, UK, hosted the IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities symposium and expert meeting

ECCD contribute towards the 13th International Tidal Energy Summit (ITES) 2019

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, head of the Energy and Climate Change Division contributed towards the 13th International Tidal Energy Summit, which took place on the 11th November 2019 in London, UK.

ECCD presents at the 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2019) 2019

The Energy and Climate Change Division presented at the 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2019) held between the 1st and 6th of September 2019 in Napoli, Italy.

SAVE project close event held at Westminster 2019

It’s been a busy month or so for the Solent Achieving Value from Efficiency (SAVE) project. On 6th June 2019, Dr Tom Rushby and Prof Patrick James from the University of Southampton team joined project partners at a special event to mark the close of the project. The event was held at Central Hall, Westminster. ...

ECCD host the International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC 2019) 2019

The International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC2019) address energy flows in cities with special emphasis on renewable energy and energy efficiency approaches within the city and beyond.

5th Africa mini-grid conference 2019, Ghana 2019

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, head of  Energy and Climate Change Division at the University of Southampton chaired the 5th Africa Mini Grid Conference held in Ghana, June 2019.

SERG attended International Conference on Renewable Energy, ICREN 2019 in Paris, France 2019 SERG attended International Conference on Renewable Energy, ICREN 2019 in Paris, France

The Sustainable Energy Research Group attended the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy, which was held in the UNESCO headquarter, Paris, France between 24 and 26 April 2019. The SERG team has contributed 13 papers, which are listed below. Opening speech, Prof AbuBakr Bahaj Comprehensive pre and post Installation Toolkit for Rural Mini Grids, Prof. AbuBakr Bahaj, ...

Key Cities Meeting – City and the Environment 2019

21st February 2019 | University of Southampton The Southampton City Council has joined forces with the University of Southampton and hosted a Key Cities Meeting addressing challenges on air quality, energy efficiency, transport, and infrastructure development.  The meeting urges local authorities to adopt a “healthy and prosperous” vision towards air quality and energy efficiency in towns and ...

Energy for Development Event 2019

Deployed e4D mini grids supply electricity 24/7 to businesses, health centres, schools, places of worship & households. All project are cooperatives, managed by elected members of the local communities. Performances remotely monitored by the e4D team in UK. For more information please download the latest e4D leaflet, or visit our project websites on: Fortis Unum project: https://www.energy.soton.ac.uk/fortis-unum2018/ Energy ...

University of Southampton CareTeam Supports Independent Living 2018

Staff from the Energy and Climate Change Division (part of the CareTeam) at the University of Southampton are involved in an Innovate UK funded project to Support Independent Living for adults who require it. CareTeam is a collaborative project bringing together Nquiringminds (software developer), Southampton City Council and the University of Southampton. The aim of ...

Care In the Square – List of Participants 2018

CareTeam is a collaborative project bringing together Nquiringminds (software developer), Southampton City Council and the University of Southampton. The aim of CareTeam is to provide the necessary digital technology and service to support independent living and help carers support their loved ones more efficiently and effectively. On the Wednesday 5th of September 2018 at Guildhall Square, ...

4th African Mini-grid summit – Nairobi, Kenya 2018

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4th Africa Mini Grids Summit , 21-22 March, Nairobi, Kenya 2018

In Sub Saharan Africa around 600 million are without electricity. It is well recognised that mini grids are critical in addressing such electricity shortages providing access resulting in development and growth. Several countries such as Kenya and Uganda have large sections of their populations unconnected to the national grid. In order to provide needed access ...

5th PRIMaRE Conference 2018 2018

The University of Southampton, represented by SERG, is a core member of PRIMaRE, a consortium of organizations with a centre of gravity in the south-west of the UK, who have an aim of fostering world-class research in all aspects of marine renewable energy and using the assets and resources in the south west of England ...

SERG researchers presented in House of Lords 2017

On 27th of November, SERG researchers presented their studies on cities in the House of Lords. Programme of the event can be found below:

Energy and the City RoadShow 2017

The Sustainable Energy Research Group is hosting a roadshow on 9th November 2017. BACKGROUND ‘Liveable Cities’ is an umbrella name for a series of interlinked research projects addressing these questions, carried out by the Universities of Southampton, UCL, Lancaster and Birmingham. Liveable Cities is hosting a series of three roadshows, one in each of its case study cities: ...

SERG researchers present nine papers at SET2017, Bologna, 17-20 July 2017 2017

SERG researchers presented on a range of fields at the 16th Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET) Conference 2017, held at the Alma Mater Studiorum at the University of Bologna. Topics presented included: Wind energy: Mikey Harper and Mostafa Mahdy Thermal comfort: Rucha Amin and Victoria Aragon Urban regeneration: Philip Turner Cities and carbon-reduction potential: Luke Blunden and Massimiliano Manfren Combined heat ...

4TH PRIMaRE CONFERENCE 2017 2017

The 4TH Partnership for Research In Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) CONFERENCE will take place at the University of Southampton, Southampton on the 6th and 7th of July 2017. To find more details about the conference, please click here Register here by June 30 to attend the 4th PRIMaRE conference. Display space can also be made available. Please ...

Productive Power Use Workshop 2017

Organisers: Africa Power & University of Southampton When: 3rd July 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 Where: University of Southampton, Building 85, Room 2207. Lunch will be provided. Contact: Colin Green; cgreen@africapowerltd.com or Chris Kanani; c.kanani@soton.ac.uk Registration: Free using our registration form (external e4D website)     . Pay As You Go solar systems, a catalyst for business in rural Africa The economics of Pay As You Go (PAYG) solar home systems ...

Energy & Climate Change Lecture Series – 17th May 2017 – Prof Rod Rainey 2017

Title: The Severn barrage in stages – in steel Speaker: Professor Rod Rainey Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017 Venue: Lecture Theatre A, Lanchester Building (7), Highfield Time: Doors open 17:30, lecture from 18:00 – 19:00 Introduction: Professor AbuBakr S Bahaj, Professor of Sustainable Energy and Head of Energy Climate Change Division at the University of Southampton To reserve a place, please e-mail Sheila Stickland at eccd@soton.ac.uk Refreshments served ...

LECTURE: How to publish in a Scientific Journal 2016

Speaker:  Katherine Eve, Energy Executive Publisher, Elsevier Highfield Campus, Building 32/1015 (EEE Building). Friday 15th April 2016 13.00 – 15.00. Lecture begins 13.00. Katherine Eve is an Executive publisher at Elsevier, where she has worked since 2010. She has been responsible for the Renewable Energy and Fuels journal portfolio at Elsevier for over 2 years, before which she worked ...

Harnessing the Sun’s power across sub-Saharan Africa 2015

International solar community set to share expertise at the 2nd Sub-Saharan Africa Solar Summit, 23 – 24 June 2015, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Africa has immense potential to generate electricity from solar energy, with capacity only set to grow in the coming years alongside ever growing support and stimulation from governments, donors and communities to invest ...

Energy for Development holds 'Development and Mini-Grids in Rural Africa' conference in Nairobi, Kenya 2015

‘Development and Mini-Grids in Rural Africa’ was the first Energy for Development’s (e4D) dissemination conference successfully held 11 – 12 May 2015, in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference was well attended with over 110 registrants including academics, project developers, governmental officials, private sector contractors, students, project financiers as well as other stakeholders operating in the field ...

EWTEC 2015 Registration 2015

EWTEC 2015 registration is open. Delegates can register in two ways either online here or download the registration form. For those who have submitted a successful abstract, the full paper submission deadline is drawing closer on 15th March 2015. Delegates can reserve accommodation until 10th August 2015 either online here or download the registration form. Keep up to date with EWTEC ...

Development & Minigrids Rural Africa Conference 2015

11th and 12th May 2015 As part of the Energy for Development programme, a two-day conference on “Development and Minigrids” – Rural Africa will be held in Nairobi on 11th and 12th May 2015. The purpose of the conference is to bring together active partners in the field and to disseminate the e4D work on Energy for ...

EWTEC 2015 Announced 2015

The 2015 European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) to be hosted by École Centrale de Nantes in September this year in Nantes, France will be opening conference registration soon. The international, technical and scientific conferences are part of a series which focuses on ocean renewable energy.  EWTEC provides a forum where those at the forefront ...

RENKEI Spring School – University of Southampton Southampton, UK, 22-29 March 2015 2014

Theme: ‘District Energy Supply within Cities’ Date: 22-29 March 2015 Venue: University of Southampton Background RENKEI is the Japanese word for “collaboration” and in this context also stands for Research and Education Network for Knowledge Economy Initiatives. RENKEI is an initiative of six Japanese Universities, six UK Universities and the British Council Japan. The role of RENKEI is to offer a common ...

RENKEI Summer School 2014 in Sendai, Japan 2014

Experiences from the first part of the programme, the Summer School in Sendai, Japan. Representing the University of Southampton at the RENKEI 2014 summer school were Professor Bahaj (Head, Energy and Climate Change Division), Leo Bourikas and Phil Wu. The summer school took place at the Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. The theme of the summer ...

Prof Bahaj gives two Presentations at the Third International Forum for Clean Energy in Macau 2014

Professor Bahaj recently attended the Third International Forum for Clean Energy in Macau, which is attended by over 200 participants including the Under-Secretary of the United Nations, Mr Wu Hongbo.  Prof Bahaj gave two presentations, one related to clean energy and energy efficiency options for sustainable cities and one on global green energy technologies and infrastructure. Prof ...

New Event: The Role of Communities in Household Energy Reduction – Who, How and Why? 2014

This event aims to analyse the role that community initiatives can play in the reduction of personal energy demand. It will focus on the ways in which community initiatives decide which audiences to engage, how they communicate their aims and what this means for their effectiveness. When: 24 September 2014, 10.30-16.00 Venue: Discovery Centre, Winchester Reserve by: 12 September 2014 Reserve at: Booking is free ...

Call for Interest: ‘Shifting Routines, Changing Demand’ Workshop, 28-29 May 2014 2014

Call for Expressions of Interest: “Shifting Routines, Changing Demand”: A workshop on the dynamics of household energy demand during daily and network peaks DEMAND Centre, Lancaster University UK 28 May (from 1:30pm) – 29 May (to 2pm) Convened by Yolande Strengers, Ben Anderson, and Mike Hazas The DEMAND Centre is hosting a workshop on changing household routines and the implications ...

Prof AbuBakr Bahaj launches the new 'International Journal of Marine Energy' at Ewtec 2013 2013

Ewtec 2013, hosted in Aalborg, Denmark, saw the launch of the new International Journal of Marine Energy (IJOME) with Professor AbuBakr Bahaj as the Editior-in-Chief. The IJOME will aim to publish original and high quality papers covering fundamental and applied research and case studies relevant to all forms of marine/ocean energy. The Journal focuses on topics ...

EWTEC 2011 Held at University of Southampton 2011

The European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, organized by SERG, was held at the University of Southampton in September. more details on the EWTEC Conference

SERG Researchers Present at EWTEC 2009 Conference in Uppsala, Sweden 2009

SERG sent several staff and students to the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) in Uppsala, Sweden. 6 oral presentations were given by group members and all were well-received. During the conference Dr. Luke Myers gave an interview concerning tidal power to Swedish radio.