A collaborative approach to global energy futures

There is a large and expanding body of world-class energy research at the University of Edinburgh, involving expertise in science and engineering, environmental sciences, social sciences and beyond. Building on Edinburgh University’s strong intellectual traditions, and linking with businesses, policymakers and wider society, we are collectively responding to one of the major societal challenges of the 21st century.

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Energy systems are being transformed in the face of urgent concerns over climate change, affordability and security. The problems and solutions involved span technological innovation, regulatory and market reform, behaviour change and new roles for governments, businesses, communities and citizens.

Energy @ Edinburgh brings a wide range of multidisciplinary knowledge and solutions to these challenges. Working together across disciplines, and collaborating with external research institutions, government bodies, industry partners and civil society, we enable and promote sustainable, equitable and secure energy for all.


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