Posts tagged: energy

THINKlab partnership project receives €425K funding

THE University of Salford will lead the way in helping to create more energy efficient cities, after receiving a €425,000 grant from the EU. Buildings waste huge amounts of energy but annually just 1-2% of the building stock of cities is upgraded for efficiency – a process known as retrofitting. It is estimated that the […]


Engineering industry event – JMEE: Enhancing the Participation of Industry in Research Projects in Telecommunications and Energy Sectors

Earlier in April Professor Haifa Takruri MBE, Director of the JMEE (Joint MsC Electrical Engineering) programme, organised a special industry event which presented the project’s progress to date. The workshop entitled ‘JMEE: Enhancing the Participation of Industry in Research Projects in Telecommunications and Energy Sectors’ covered the processes involved in developing the JMEE programme, as well […]


Researchers develop novel technology for harvesting solar energy

Physicists at the University of Salford, along with 12 international partners, have launched a €5 million research project that aims to develop novel types of photovoltaic (PV) cell for use in solar panels. The cells will use so-called perovskite PV technology, which has the potential to be both low-cost and extremely efficient. The project, entitled […]