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Translational Energy Research Centre: artist's impression

Supporting the move to cleaner energy

We're developing affordable and sustainable carbon capture technologies as part of a new £21 million energy research centre.

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Energy, a powerful resource

From the cars we drive to the industrial processes that provide us with those cars, everything needs energy. But our growing population and desire to consume means that, at current rates, we're going to run out of resources.

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The invisibles: tracking solar energy

A few years ago the UK's electricity came almost entirely from a few dozen power stations. Today, solar electricity comes from nearly a million homes, schools, hospitals, supermarkets, factories and fields. How do you track a million invisible energy creators?

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