About Energy 2050

Energy 2050 is one of the UK’s largest energy research institutes. Based at the University of Sheffield, we have over 120 academics and more than 250 PhD students undertaking energy research and innovation.

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PhD Opportunities

Scholarships available for UK/EU students with a First Class or Distinction undergraduate degree.


Currently recruiting:

Developing advanced models for future power generation technologies

Sustainable rural electrification in the developing world using microgrid integration of biogas and other renewable energy sources

A study of the engineering and behavioural challenges, and human/technology interaction.

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In Memory of David Clarke, CEO of the Energy Technologies Institute

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of David Clarke’s passing.

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Active in university energy research?? @research_uk are hosting a Yorkshire meeting on the RCUK Energy Programme https://t.co/ycj07cSDz6