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Centre for Energy

Centre for Energy

A Newcastle University Centre of Research Excellence.

As climate change brings increasing global challenges, it’s never been more important to develop sustainable energy systems for the future. The Centre for Energy at Newcastle University plays a key role in addressing global issues and exploring solutions.

By consolidating our portfolio of Energy research, nurturing thought leaders and encouraging collaboration with a wide range of partners, we aim to play our part in creating a more sustainable world for future generations.

Our vision

The Centre for Energy aims to bring people together to tackle the global need for clean, affordable energy. Our vision is to progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by delivering advances in:

  • technology and engineering
  • materials science
  • economics and policy studies
  • cyber security
  • lifecycle analysis
  • ethics and justice
  • business models
  • behaviour
  • design and infrastructure

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Duo appointed as energy research ‘champions’

Scientists from Newcastle and Sussex Universities will lead important research to further transform the understanding of how energy demand can be rapidly reduced across different sectors and users.

Maximising the energy generated from wastewater

Helping Northumbrian Water Group achieve net zero by 2027, and keeping consumer prices low.

Getting hands-on with berry-powered solar cells

Future renewable energy experts attending the Summer Science Exhibition will learn first-hand from Newcastle University experts how berries can be used in solar cells.