UKERC Energy Data Centre



6 new EPSRC projects added:

Multi- Scale Quantitative Imaging of Dynamic Processes in Beyond-Li-ion Nanobatteries

Inert Atmosphere Automated Synthesis for the Investigation of Nuclear Waste relevant species (DIGINERT)

Hexagonal Perovskite Derivatives for Next-Generation Ceramic Fuel Cells

Heat Utilisation via Thermally Regenerative Electrochemical System

Marine mussel plaque-inspired anchoring systems for offshore floating structures

A Versatile Collector (VersCo) for simultaneous Photovoltaic-thermal and Radiative Cooling in Buildings


6 new EPSRC projects added:

Virtual Power Plant with Artificial Intelligence for Resilience and Decarbonisation (VPP-WARD)

Advanced Thin Film Sputtering Fabrication Facility (TF-FAB)

Miscanthus AI- Plant selection and breeding for Net Zero

Characterising Flow Regimes and Transitions, Heat Transport and Energy/Enstrophy Cascades in Rapidly Rotating Thermal Convection

Enabling Transient Computing for Unreliable Internet of Things: A Paradigm Shift for Sensor Systems (PROCEEDING)

Hitching the subcritical branch of convection

1 new dataset added:

Residential heat demand in LSOAs in Scotland

Annual residential heat demand data for Scotland at Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA) level, before and after energy efficiency measures


5 new EPSRC projects added:

New Generation of Electrical Machines Enabled by Additive Manufacturing

Effect of high temperature on chemo-mechanical degradation of compacted clays intended for the isolation of HLW and SNF

Discovering a Sustainable Power Solution for Next Generation 5G Railway Communication

A paradigm shift in nitrogen activation for green ammonia synthesis

Accelerating the deployment of offshore wind using DC technology


14 new EPSRC projects added including:

Cutting the Edge - a Plasma Focused Ion Beam (PFIB) facility for supporting UK research in novel 3D materials research and device fabrication

Ultrafast Action Spectroscopy of Hybrid States for Soft Optoelectronic Materials Engineering

Turbulent flows over rough-walls under the influence of streamwise pressure gradients

Understanding Turbulent Hydrogen Flames and Instability via Measurements and Simulations

Influence of Fracture Heterogeneity on Rock Deformation and Failure (INFORM): A Mechanics-based Multi-scale Framework for Radioactive Waste Disposal

1 new ESRC project added:

ACUTE - Accessibility and Connectivity knowledge hub for Urban Transformation in Europe

1 dataset updated:

P114 half-hourly GB electricity grid data

Spatially disaggregate half-hourly data on GB electricity generation and consumption, including detailed per-generator half-hourly generation and balancing operations.

We intend to update this dataset every quarter going forwards. This current update is for Jan-Mar 2023


8 new EPSRC projects added including:

CoTide - Co-design to deliver Scalable Tidal Stream Energy

The GW4 Isambard Tier-2 service for advanced computer architectures

Zero-Emission: the Next-generation of Integrated Technology for Hydrogen storage (ZENITH)


15 new EPSRC projects added including:

ENSIGN: ENergy System dIGital twiN

Centre for Robotic Autonomy in Demanding and Long-lasting Environments (CRADLE)

National Facility for High Resolution CL Analysis of Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Devices

Swansea TATA Research and Innovation Prosperity Partnership for Printed Perovskite PV (STRIPS)

RestartNH3 - Energy functional processes and materials for storage of renewable energy in ammonia

1 new UKERC publication added:

Unlocking the Efficiency Gains of Heat Pumps: The Role of Electricity and Gas Prices

This briefing paper, the first in a series of three, considers the challenge of realising the potential household energy bill savings associated with switching to more energy efficient heat pumps posed by the high price of electricity relative to gas.


1 new dataset added:

Emissions from NAEI large point sources - UK manufacturing sector

This file provides a harmonised data for the UK main manufacturing industry based on the NAEI 2020 data, which can be used for analysis and modelling.Since the original NAEI data include sites that do not fall within the definition of manufacturing industry, we created this harmonised data for ease of use. We classified the sectors into: Iron and steel, Chemicals, Cement, Food and drink, Paper, Refining, Lime, Glass, Ceramics, Other minerals, and Other industry. We also converted the 'Easting' and 'Northing' to 'Latitude' and 'Longitude'.


8 new EPSRC projects added:

Energy Demand Observatory and Laboratory (EDOL)

MLTURB: A new understanding of turbulence via a machine-learnt dynamical systems theory

Realising Structural Power: Addressing the Manufacturing Challenges

CBET-EPSRC: Deep Learning Closure Models for Large-Eddy Simulation of Unsteady Aerodynamics

MCSIMus: Monte Carlo Simulation with Inline Multiphysics

Liquid Ammonia Direct Injection (LADI) fundamental physics and modelling of the aero-thermodynamic of transitional atomisation regime

Digital Twins-based integrated corrosion fatigue prognosis of wind turbines Towers in modular energy islands

ABCUnloc: Acoustic Backscatter Communication-based Underwater Localization


7 new EPSRC projects added:

Mathematical Theory of Radiation Transport: Nuclear Technology Frontiers (MaThRad)

Advanced Research into Crystallographic Anisotropy & Nucleation Effects in single crystals (ARCANE)

Imperial College Laboratory for Ultrafast X-ray Diffraction (LUXD)

Electrical Systems at High Altitude Research Facility (ELSA)

High End Computing Consortium for Wave Structure Interaction HEC WSI

Quantum Sensing of the Geomagnetic Space Weather Environment

TERASWITCH - Towards low dissipation THz-induced switching of magnetic materials

2 new datasets added:

Public Perceptions of Energy Disruptions

Energy systems are changing rapidly, bringing new types of risks, and new forms of potential disruption to energy supplies. Our growing dependence on energy, particularly electricity, means that more than ever we need to plan for disruptions and be prepared for them. What happens during the disruption is important: we need to understand how individuals, communities and organisations experience the event, and what measures can be taken to reduce the overall impacts. This study investigates how people...

Perception Spillover From Fracking, 2022

Public opposition to new energy technology can harm the chances of successful deployment. Less is known about knock-on effects on the wider energy system, including whether such opposition impacts public perceptions of other technologies. Here we present a mixed-methods study into perception spillover, examining whether the controversy over fracking for oil and gas affects public attitudes to two novel low-carbon energy technologies: deep enhanced geothermal systems, and green hydrogen.