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Energy and Climate Change

Welcome to our Energy and Climate Change research case studies

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Energy and Climate Change research at the University of Southampton supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with fundamental and applied research across six research themes: Renewable Energy, Energy Access, Cities & Infrastructure, Buildings & Communities, Behaviour & Modelling and Climate & Emissions.

Our research is mainly within the spheres of two University-wide centres: the Sustainable Energy Research Group and the Centre for Coastal Processes, Offshore and Coastal Hydrodynamics, and includes staff from the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. We use state-of-the-art research facilities and contribute to relevant education programmes.

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Sustainable buildings

Sustainable buildings

Decarbonising the built environment is key to delivering on the UK’s net zero carbon ambitions

renewable

Renewable energy technologies

Renewable energy systems are pillars to deliver electrification of our energy supply and net-zero carbon emissions target.

hydropower

Ultra-low head hydropower technology

Based on research work in Southampton, and in cooperation with aqysta Ltd., we developed and built a hydropower installation in Hijar/ Spain which pumps water onto fields above the canal.

fluid mechanics

Fundamental fluid mechanics

Marine Energy (Wave and Tidal) represent an important renewable energy resource that augments solar and wind.

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Southampton astronautics expertise acceler...

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The dangers from landfill gas – are we doi...

A leading expert in environmental science at the University of Sout...

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20 July 2021

Space debris removal mission marks key ste...

A space research collaboration between the University of Southampto...

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