UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)
The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) carries out world-class research into sustainable future energy systems. UKERC acts a focal point for UK energy research and a gateway between the UK and the international energy research communities. Their interdisciplinary, whole systems research informs UK policy development and strategies of public, private and third sector organisations.
UKERC is funded by UK Research and Innovation Energy Programme. UKERC reports to a Funders Group convened by UKRI, and is advised by an independent Advisory Board. Find out more about UKERC Governance.
UKERC carries out world-class research into sustainable future energy systems. Their current research focusses on the increasingly contested and uncertain nature of energy system change; this includes a core research programme and a flexible Research Fund. UKERC's core research programme focuses on six research themes:
Theme 1: Future energy system pathways
Theme 2: Resources & vectors
Theme 3: Energy systems at multiple scales
Theme 4: Energy, economy & societal preferences
Theme 5: Decision-making
Theme 6: Technology & policy assessment