Low Carbon Research Institute

The Institute was set up to unite and promote energy research in Wales, UK to help deliver a low carbon future. The multidisciplinary LCRI aims to support the energy sector, UK and globally, to develop low carbon generation, storage, distribution and end use technologies, and to offer policy advice.


Hydrogen Energy Systems

Marine energy


Low or Zero Carbon Built Environment

Large Scale Power Generation

Low Carbon Transitions and Policy

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Marine Researcher Helps MPS Rule the Waves

The LCRI’s Marine team aims to work with industry partners to assist with the development, production and deployment of devices and services that utilise marine and wave energy to generate renewable and clean power.

Dr John Chapman of Low Carbon Research Institute’s (LCRI) Marine team has been collaborating with Marine Power Systems (MPS), based in Swansea. Marine Power Systems Ltd was founded in August 2008 by Dr Gareth Stockman and Dr Graham Foster, with the sole purpose of developing and bringing to market the WaveSub wave energy converter.

Post date: Wed, 23/04/2014 - 3:17pm
Author: Sarecd

WEST Launches Energy Courses with Cross Country Road Show

The Low Carbon Research Institute’s (LCRI) Welsh Energy Sector Training (WEST) project embarked on a cross country tour around Wales in November to promote the launch of their new training courses.

The LCRI’s Convergence Energy Programme, supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, works with enterprises to develop industry-relevant new technologies that will provide business opportunities and help Wales deliver on its low carbon agenda.

Post date: Wed, 23/04/2014 - 3:12pm
Author: Sarecd

LCBE’s Autumn Showcases

As part of the final stage of the LCRI’s LCBE project, the work packages hosted a series of events and workshops in September to showcase their research.

Post date: Wed, 16/04/2014 - 3:06pm
Author: Sarecd


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