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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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University to lead skills programme for the regional battery industry

The Faraday Battery Challenge (FBC) has appointed Newcastle University to receive £1.3m in funding to support the North East’s battery manufacturing and innovation sector and skills development.

Driving the integration of hydrogen into the whole energy system

Newcastle University is to lead a research hub that will help to inform and support the UK’s strategy for the Integration of the Hydrogen Economy.

Leading innovation towards a fully sustainable energy sector

An investment of £53 million in six research centres will drive forward change in the energy system and help to meet the UK’s net zero target by 2050.