The UK’s first energy-positive office, which generates more solar energy than it consumes, will be opened at Swansea University on 21st June.
We’re delighted to announce that The Active Classroom has received huge recognition at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Wales Awards tonight (Wednesday 23rd May); which was held at the Radisson Blu, Cardiff.
The PV group at SPECIFIC is delighted to report the recent and richly deserved promotion of Matt Carnie and Matthew Davies to Associate Professor and Dr Trystan Watson to Professor Watson!
Engaging and enthusing young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
SEPV (Stability of Emerging Photovoltaics) is a project that was started by Professor Monica Lira-Cantu (ICN2, ES) in collaboration with Dr Francesca Brunetti (CHOSE Rome) to examining the stability of emerging PV technologies. The conference in Barcelona was the final event with the funding for the project coming to an […]
A week-by-week update of the construction of the UK first Active Office
Active Classroom picks up further recognition at the Neath Port Talbot Building Awards by winning ‘Best Public Service Building.’
Students from University of Wales Trinity St David’s School of Architecture and Built Environment were treated to an in-depth tour of the construction process behind the UK’s first energy positive office building.
A £6.5m grant has been awarded to pump naturally-heated water from an Caerau coal mine (Maesteg) and use it to heat 150 homes. The technology developed will pump water from a depth of 230m (750ft) which has been heated by the earth to about 20.6C (70F).
By Justin Searle, SPECIFIC The starting Trio of Worsley (Dave), Watson (Trystan) and Philip (Bruce) embarked on the long journey to PV stardom 10 years ago, what is now a large and successful group with an international reputation started off in the relative wilderness that was Dye Sensitised Solar cells. […]