Research is tackling the need to reduce energy demand, maintain energy supply, increase the efficiency of energy-requiring processes, and develop policy and pricing strategies.

Shedding light on dark traps

16 Apr 2020

Researchers pinpoint the origin of defects that sap the performance of next-generation solar technology.

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AI techniques used to improve battery health and safety

06 Apr 2020

Researchers have designed a machine learning method that can predict battery health with 10x higher accuracy than current industry standard, which...

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Electric cars better for climate in 95% of the world

23 Mar 2020

Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are unfounded in almost all parts of the world, new research shows.

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New tools show a way forward for large-scale storage of renewable energy

02 Mar 2020

A technique based on the principles of MRI and NMR has allowed researchers to observe not only how next-generation batteries for large-scale energy...

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Prince of Wales launches new UK centre for low-carbon aviation

28 Jan 2020

The Prince of Wales today launched the National Centre for Propulsion and Power during a visit to the University of Cambridge. Based at the world...

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The "stop doing stupid stuff" approach to sustainable manufacturing

22 Jan 2020

Around 90% of the resources we process to create goods are not reaching the person for whom they are made. How can we make manufacturing more...

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Women in STEM: Angela Harper

02 Jan 2020

Angela Harper is a PhD candidate at the Cavendish Laboratory, a member of Churchill College, and a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Here, she tells us about...

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Strategic partner: Rolls-Royce

16 Dec 2019

Researchers at Cambridge are working with Rolls-Royce to make aeroengines greener.

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Women in STEM: Dr Jenny Zhang

05 Dec 2019

Dr Jenny Zhang is a group leader and BBSRC David Phillips Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, where she is re-wiring photosynthesis to generate...

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

04 Dec 2019

A rapid way of turning ideas into new technologies in the aviation and power industries has been developed at Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory. Here...

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Cambridge Zero

26 Nov 2019

If we are to avert a climate disaster, we must sharply reduce our emissions, starting today. Cambridge Zero, the University's ambitious new climate...

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Cambridge Green

20 Nov 2019

From removing ruminant meat from its menus to building ‘green’ buildings, the University of Cambridge is weaving sustainability into its very fabric...

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