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Experts issue weather warning for Britain’s electricity grid

Experts issue weather warning for Britain’s electricity grid

Britain’s ever-changing weather could put its landmark net zero climate target at risk and become a threat to the power grid’s security unless policymakers take action. Independent report for Drax Electric Insights. read more

Groundbreaking analysis reveals a fully flexible energy system could cut the cost of reaching net zero by up to £16.7bn a year in 2050

Groundbreaking analysis reveals a fully flexible energy system could cut the cost of reaching net zero by up to £16.7bn a year in 2050

Analysis led by the Carbon Trust and Prof Strbac and supported by Bryt Energy, EDF, Greater London Authority, IGEM, Kiwi Power, Low Carbon Contracts Company, SBM Offshore, SP Energy Networks, Statera Energy, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), UK Power Networks and Western Power Distribution. read more

Energy tech helping UK meet net zero emissions

Energy tech helping UK meet net zero emissions

Studies by Imperial's academics for energy companies Drax and SSE Renewables offer expert insight into the energy technologies that could help the UK meet its target of net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. read more

International Women’s day

International Women’s day

Monday March 8th celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, globally and this year's theme reminds us to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We've asked some Imperial role models how they #ChoosetoChallenge. read more

Women at Imperial Week

Women at Imperial Week

Women at Imperial is an annual event that takes place around International Women’s Day (8 March). Over the course of a week we celebrate female staff and students at Imperial, past and present #imperialwomen read more

Investing in pumped hydro storage could save up to £690m a year on pathway to net zero

Investing in pumped hydro storage could save up to £690m a year on pathway to net zero

Study by independent researchers for SSE Renewables found that just 4.5GW of new long duration pumped hydro storage with 90GWh of storage could save up to £690m per year in energy system costs by 2050, as the UK transitions to a net-zero carbon emission system. read more

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Building a low carbon economy with ICT

Building a low carbon economy with ICT

Our consultants shared their expertise in economics to help Microsoft explore how ICT can play an enabling role in low carbon economies to reduce CO2 emissions. read more

Design advice on eco-ventilation system for homes

Design advice on eco-ventilation system for homes

Our consultants shared their expertise in sustainable energy system design to help Clean Tech start up ‘Ventive Ltd’ to move into new markets with their PVHR (passive ventilation with heat recovery) system. read more

New early warning system for European debt default

New early warning system for European debt default

Capco, a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry, has today unveiled a new early warning system for European debt default, resulting from a project facilitated by Imperial Consultants. read more