Infrastructure and Smart Grids
- SuperGen HiDEF (Highly Distributed Energy Future) (2005-2013). The Supergen project investigates how to coordinate the effective operation of small distributed energy resources across the national grid.
- ADEPT: Advanced Dynamic Energy Pricing and Tariffs (2010-2013). A collaboration to address a question raised by the development of variable electricity tariffs to match demand with supply more closely: "How complicated should a dynamic electricity tariff be, in order to be accepted by the public while offering clear incentives for reduction in energy demand, especially at times of supply constraint?
- UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium: Long term dynamics of interdependent infrastructure systems. The ITRC informs the analysis, planning and design of national infrastructure, through the development and demonstration of new decision support tools, and working with partners in government and industry.