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Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre announced
5 December 2016

A new £10 million collaborative research project between the UK and India that will address the challenge of integrating intermittent, renewable energy sources with energy storage for both grids and isolated communities in India and UK, was announced by the UK Science Minister, Jo Johnson and Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, India.

The project will be funded through the Newton Fund and involve 10 UK Universities and 17 Institutions in India.

The Centre will be led by Professor Ralph Gottschalg (Loughborough University) in the UK, and Dr Chandan Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur), and Professors Baylon Fernandes and Prakash Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) in India.

 

Further information can be found on the following link:

https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/newsevents/news/virtualcleanenergycentre/