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Energy Systems

Our ambition for energy systems research is to optimise the process of generating, distributing and utilising energy. Current research priorities are focused on ways that we can move towards a more sustainable and resilient system for key areas including transportation, manufacturing and grid storage. This requires major improvements in three key research areas:

Our work spans capabilities including Advanced Propulsion Systems and Intelligent Mobility, working with partners to provide applied research and skills development in related areas.


Current Projects

We are engaged in many projects with partners across a range of sectors and stages of system development:

  • AMPLiFII: Creating a UK supply chain for automotive battery pack manufacturing.
  • ELEVATE: Developing a technology innovation chain for electrochemical storage and power systems.
  • HVEMS: Manufacturing and assembly methods for automotive electric machines.
  • Off-Highway Intelligent Power Management: Technologies to increase the energy efficiency of off-highway vehicles.
  • RESOLVE: Enabling the development of cost effective, energy efficient electric L-category vehicles.

See our full range of Energy Systems Projects>>


Facilities

Many of our Energy Systems facilities are co-ordinated as part of our Energy Innovation Centre.

More information on individual equipment and capability is available from our directory:


Education

Working in partnership with Technical Experts from Jjaguar Land Rover, the Energy Systems team have develpoed a range of modules as part of the Technical Accreditation Scheme (TAS). The Masters-level modules deliver high impact, relevant, specialised, state-of-the-art solutions in the fields of future vehicle technologies and virtual engineering. More information>>


Key Publications

See more Publications from the Energy and Electrical Systems group >>


Media and Press

See WMG in the Media for additional press coverage.