The network for solar research in the UK



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About us

The SUPERGEN SuperSolar Hub started in May 2012 and has since successfully formed an inclusive solar community that links research carried out by universities and industry.

Led by Loughborough University’s Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) the Hub comprises the Universities of Bath, Cambridge, Imperial College, Liverpool, Oxford, Sheffield and Southampton, along with the Energy Generation and Supply Knowledge Transfer Network. SuperSolar is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) RCUK energy programme.

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The activities of the Hub include:

  • Establishment of a UK network for PV R&D to include universities, industry and finance
  • Training for new university and industrial PV researchers
  • An accredited UK national cell efficiency measurement facility
  • Organisation of events of interest to all sectors of the PV community
  • Funding for international and industrial research secondments, conference attendance and research projects
  • Business and industry engagement