Bringing together the energy networks community

The Supergen Energy Networks Hub (SEN) is a £9m research project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).  The hub brings together collaborative teams from Industry, Academia, Government and Civil Society to carry out highly impactful, interdisciplinary research, to enable energy networks to become a driving force towards a rapid, safe and just transition to net zero.

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About us

Vibrant and diverse energy networks community 

Led by Director, Phil Taylor (University of Bristol), Deputy Director, Robin Preece (University of Manchester) and Project Management from Lindsey Allen (Newcastle University).

 

Our multidisciplinary team consisting of Engineers, Physical Scientists, Computer Scientists, Social Scientists and Professional Services are integral in carrying out the core research programme of the hub as well as connecting, convening, supporting and developing more than 700 stakeholders within our community.

 

Co-investigators include:

Furong Li, Andy Shea and Chenghong Gu (University of Bath)
Martin Freer and Adriano Sciacovelli (University of Birmingham)
Sam Williamson, Caitlin Robinson and Sridhar Adepu (University of Bristol)
Jianzhong Wu and Muditha Abeysekera (University of Cardiff)
Peter Taylor and Sheridan Few (University of Leeds)
Alessandra Parisio and Victor Levi (University of Manchester)
David Greenwood (Newcastle University)

Stephen Haben and Beth Warnock (Energy Systems Catapult)

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Mission

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The Hub has established a vibrant, well-connected, diverse, open and communicative energy networks community with a deeper understanding of whole systems approaches to energy networks.

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Stakeholders

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The Hub integrates a wide range of stakeholders while complementing national and international investments in energy networks, allowing all stakeholders to exploit opportunities in the sector.

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Research

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The research component of the Hub’s activities comprises an interconnected and complementary series of missions and work packages (WP).

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Our team

Supergen Energy Networks Staff

Lindsey Allen

caseResearch Project Manager

map pinNewcastle University

Peter Taylor (Co-Director)

caseChair in Sustainable Energy Systems

map pinThe University of Leeds

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Alessandra Parisio (Co-Director)

caseSenior Lecturer

map pinThe University of Manchester

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Robin Preece

caseReader

map pinThe University of Manchester

Phil Taylor (Director)

casePVC for Research and Enterprise

map pinUniversity of Bristol

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Adriano Sciacovelli

caseAssociate Professor

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Project date:

2024

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Latest Publications

Springer Nature Paper

Identification of weather patterns and transitions likely to cause power outages in the United Kingdom

 

Author(s): Souto L, Robert N, Gonzalez P. L. M, Wilkinson J & Taylor P. C

DOI: 10.1038/s43247-024-01217-w 

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Communications earth & environment

Project date:

2023

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Latest publications

IEEE journal paper

Assessment of spatial and temporal modelling on greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation

Author(s): Sarhan A, Ramachandaramurthy V, Sin T, Walker S, Salman B, Padmanaban S

  • Pages: 1
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Bibliographic Status: Published

DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3258923

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IEEE early access

Project date:

2022

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Latest publications

Electrical Power & Energy Systems

Probabilistic multi-stability operational boundaries in power systems with high penetration of power electronics

 

Project Leader: Fatah Mochamad R, Preece R, Hasan K.

Author(s): Fatah Mochamad R, Preece R, Hasan K.

Journal: International
Volume: 135
Pages: 107382
Publisher: Elsevier
Bibliographic Status: Published

 

DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107382

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Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems

Project date:

2022

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Electrical Power & Energy Systems

An interdisciplinary research perspective on the future of multi-vector energy networks

Project Leader: Taylor P.C, Abeysekera M, Bian Y, Ćetenović D, Deakin M, Ehsan A, Levi V, Li F, Oduro R, Preece R, Taylor P.G, Terzija V, Walker S.L, Wu J
Author(s): Taylor P.C, Abeysekera M, Bian Y, Ćetenović D, Deakin M, Ehsan A, Levi V, Li F, Oduro R, Preece R, Taylor P.G, Terzija V, Walker S.L, Wu J

 

DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2021.107492

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Electrical Power & Energy Systems

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Early Career Researchers

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There are many opportunities for ECR’s to get involved, If you want to stay up to date with everything we’re doing, sign up to our ECR mailing list and be the first to know about our upcoming events and funding calls.

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News and events

Latest news & events

20.06.2024

Community and Networks- An interview with Dr Sam Williamson

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The next of many future interviews with Supergen members that looks at the diverse challenges and solutions that face Energy…

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20.06.2024

Cyber Security | Programme Funding

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Supergen Energy Networks CO’I, Sridhar Adepu is amongst experts in the Cyber Security Group at the University of Bristol who…

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9.05.2024

Report: What role can DNOs play in supporting vulnerable consumers during the energy crisis and net zero transition?

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Vulnerable end-users are disproportionately affected in an energy crisis.

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3.05.2024

ECR in the SEN Hub-Dr Sam Williamson Interview

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Dr Sam Williamson of Bristol Univeristy talks in this video about what ECR (Early Career Researchers) are, their importance and how people can get involved. As an active committee member, Dr Williamson talks with us about the key role that ECR takes within Universities. Exploring the benefits for those involved, the connections that can be made and the community that develops.

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2.05.2024

Net-zero Supergen Documentary-Pursuing Low carbon Energy

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In collaboration with One World at World Energy TV, Supergen is proud to release our brand new documentary. Highlighting the importance of collaboration in our mission towards Net-zero.

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2.05.2024

Vulnerabilities in Networks- An interview with Dr Caitlin Robinson

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The first of many future interviews with Supergen members looking at the diverse challenges and solutions that face Energy Networks.

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30.04.2024

Identification of weather patterns and transitions likely to cause power outages in the United Kingdom

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High risk weather patterns and pattern transitions for all seasons were identified with winter weather patterns characterized by high wind speeds and high precipitation volumes

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26.04.2024

National Centre for Decarbonisation of Heat

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£20 million was recently awarded to the University of Birmingham via the Department for Levelling Up

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25.04.2024

Funding Received

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Funding recently awarded to two projects within the Supergen Energy Networks Team

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