Welcome to Energy Lancaster
Energy Lancaster brings together Lancaster University's world leading expertise in a wide range of energy related areas covering the demand and supply of energy including:
- Carbon management
- Clean coal
- Energy and behavioural change
- Energy demand management and modelling
- Energy policy and economics
- Fuel cells
- Nuclear energy
- Photovoltaics and photocatalysis
- Transport and transport usage
- Wet renewables
- Wind energy
By combining cutting edge research in these areas with expertise across Lancaster and beyond, Energy Lancaster is working in partnership with global organisations in the development and management of secure and sustainable energy supplies in support of the world's energy needs.
Richard Green, Imperial College Business School, London
Wednesday 30 April 2014, 1500-1600
Lecture Theatre 4, Management School Building
When does it make sense to replace an old wind turbine with a better one? With most of Europe constrained for space, firms face a choice between developing new wind farms at poor sites (if the best have already been exploited) or repowering an existing site with better wind conditions. The disadvantage of the second option is that it sacrifices the output that the existing turbines could have produced. We use a large wind speed data set to assess the productivity of wind farms in the UK,...
Wednesday 21 May 2014, 0900-1700
Lancaster Environment Centre
This conference will update delegates on the current position with the National Standards and explore issues such as planning, design, sustainable drainage systems(SuDS)techniques and maintenance and retro-fit possibilities.
Professor Paul L Younger FREng, Rankine Chair of Engineering, University of Glasgow
Wednesday 04 June 2014, 1400-1500
The recent hysterical public response to shale gas development proposals has revealed a gulf of understanding between energy industry professionals and the general public - and especially the most environmentally-committed sections of it - over where gas currently sits and will in future sit in the UK's energy mix.
The Lancaster Environment Centre will host the British Water Conference "2006 USA Sustainable Drainage Systems Mission - Have we learned anything?" on Wednesday 21st May 2014, 9-5pm. Read more
Wed 16 April 2014
Lancaster University is looking to match businesses and top academic researchers during a series of three day-long events.The Collaborative Impact events aim to match industry ideas to academic research to forge partnerships that lead to novel products and services. Read more
Wed 05 March 2014