EPSRC Conventional Power Generation

Applications are invited in two areas:

  1. development of next generation technologies and novel materials for future plant design

  2. integration of conventional plants with future technologies

EPSRC Conventional Power Generation

Key points/focus:

EPSRC is looking to support up to 3 novel research projects covering challenges in conventional power generation. Applicants may also wish to consider how to optimise existing power plants to aid in the reliability, availability, maintainability and/or operability of these plants. Social, economic and behavioural aspects were also identified as an issue relevant to the future of Conventional Power Generation.

Other comments:

Applicants must understand the social, economic and environmental implications of tacking the research challenges involved in creating new energy technologies.

Applications Procedure:

Applicants who do not register their intent to submit will have their applications rejected. More information is available here: Eligibility criteria and Guidance notes. Cross-institutional bids are welcome, but there must be a single submission for each application, led by a single principal investigator, with only one proposal form. Anyone intending to submit a proposal to this call must register their interest by email to Laura.Sewell@epsrc.ac.uk by 16 June 2014, including in this email:

  • Name and institutions of the principal and co-investigators
  • Any non-academic project partners
  • The subject area (see call remit outlined above)
  • The approximate value of the funds to be requested
You should prepare and submit your proposal using the Research Councils’ Joint electronic Submission System (Je-S)

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