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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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DISPERSE: Making sense of sound waves

DISPERSE: Making sense of sound waves

Disperse is an interactive software package for studying guided sound waves in a wide range of structures and components. Its principal applications are the exploitation of guided waves for non destructive evaluation across all industries including aerospace, power generation, and oil and gas. read more

Meta study-environmental impact of diamond mining

Meta study-environmental impact of diamond mining

Skydiamonds commissioned a review of academic, industrial and grey literature on diamond production methods to provide them with a better understanding of the environmental impacts. read more

Shedding light in Madagascar

Shedding light in Madagascar

Our consultants shared their expertise in electronics to help ToughStuff International Ltd. confirm the durability and efficiency of LED circuits used in their solar powered lighting, which is designed to withstand challenging conditions. read more