Renewable Energy

  • Expertise in energy policy, marine renewables, bio-fuels, electrical power and networks, wind, photo-voltaic and thermal technologies
  • Superb research facilities include a renewable energy laboratory and wind turbine
  • Research funded by the UK Energy Research Centre, UK Research Councils, UK Government Departments, the European Union and private institutions
  • Leading role in the £15 million PRIMaRE research institute to support the development of marine energy in the South West

Based at the University’s £100 million Penryn Campus near Falmouth. We are a unique multidisciplinary department offering a range of specialised programmes, drawing upon our research expertise in mining and minerals engineering, applied geology and mineralogy, surveying and renewable energy. We offer postgraduates an outstanding research environment with state-of-the-art analytical facilities and laboratories and have excellent rates of graduate employment.