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

International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC 2019)

The International Conference on Energy and Cities (ICEC 2019) hosted more than 90 delegates from 21 countries and 40 organisations taking place from the 10-12 July 2019 in Southampton, UK.

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.

Key Cities Meeting – City and the Environment

ECCD joined forces with the Southampton City Council to host a Key Cities Meeting addressing challenges on air quality, energy efficiency, transport, and infrastructure development on the 21st February 2019 at the University of Southampton.

EWTEC Conference Series

The European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) series are international, technical and scientific conferences, focussing on renewable marine energy – wave and tidal – which are derived from the water column in the ocean.

Development and Mini Grids in Rural Africa Conference

ECCD hosted the Development and Mini-Grids in Rural Africa Conference, taking place in Nairobi, Kenya from 11-12th May 2015 with over 110 registrants operating in the field of rural electrification.

IEA Annex 79

ECCD hosted the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme Symposium and Task Group meetings addressing Occupant-Centric Building Design and Operation (‘Annex 79’) from 20-23 April 2020 with a record attendance of over 230 delegates from 25 countries and 82 institutions.

SERG Lecture Series

ECCD and the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) run a series of lectures with a range of invited speakers for staff and students addressing sustainable energy.

RENKEI Spring School

The Research and Education Network for Knowledge Economy Initiative offers a common platform for 6 prestigious Japanese and 6 UK universities to come together along with representatives of industry in order to develop collaborations and exchange knowledge in the fields of technology, science and universities’ social engagement. 

Energy in Schools

ECCD has hosted a range of local school events, providing presentations, material and activities for primary and secondary schools on sustainable energy.