University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Sustainable Energy Technology

Projects in the area of sustainable energy technology explore how new and renewable technologies may be harnessed at the scale of buildings and the wider built environment. Subject areas covered include: combined heat power systems; cooling technologies (e.g. absorption, adsorption, ejector, thermoelectric); heat power cycles; energy storage (e.g. phase change materials); ground source heat pumps and geothermal energy; eco-cities/smart cities; sustainable building materials; outdoor pollution/modelling and monitoring; vehicles, transport and pollution control; economics and environmental impact in built environment; photovoltaic thermal systems; solar energy systems (e.g. solar powered cooling); wind energy; solar water desalination systems; biomass combustion, gasification and pyrolysis; biomass heating, combined heat and power generation; sustainable waste management and disposal; clean fossil fuel and carbon capture technologies.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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