Our Current Projects

Some information on our current projects:

Our Funders

The organisations that have supported us on our journey include:

EU Horizon 2020 Programme EU Horizon 2020 Programme

Our participation in the Plug-n-Harvest project is made possible with funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 768735.

BEIS BEIS

The development of the Steel Zero collector and applications have been made possible with funding from the BEIS Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF) and Low Carbon Heating Technology Innovation Fund (LCHTIF).

InnovateUK InnovateUK

Energy Transitions are grateful for the support from the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst funding programme for the opportunity to develop Steel Zero heat pump concepts.

Fieldnotes on Our Adventures in Sunshine

Our blog - Interesting nuggets from the world of solar engineering:

Futurebuild 2019 Announcement

Futurebuild 2019 Announcement

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019 in Uncategorised

It’s official, Energy Transitions will be showcasing our Steel Zero solar façade system at Futurebuild 2019. More to come …

Solar Heat Networks Event Announcement

Solar Heat Networks Event Announcement

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Events, News

Over the next three years, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are investing £320m of capital funding into heat networks via the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP). Heat Networks have the potential to contribute to the UK’s ambition to decarbonise heat, however only if the source of heat for the network is […]

SHC Conference 2019 Announcement – Santiago, Chile

SHC Conference 2019 Announcement – Santiago, Chile

Posted by on Jan 26, 2019 in Events, News

I’m excited to say that the next IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) conference will be held in Santiago, Chile from November 4 to 7, 2019. You can find out all the details of how to participate here: hhttp://www.shc2019.org/call-for-participation The dealine for deadline for abstract submission is February 28, 2019. In the last […]

Portugal’s First Solar Photovoltaic Farm?

Portugal’s First Solar Photovoltaic Farm?

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Solar Design, Solar History

I have no idea whether this is Portugal’s first solar photovoltaic farm, but on a recent trip to see the LNEG Laboratory in Lisbon (see my blog post on solar heat innovation in Portugal), I came across this magnificent example of early solar photovoltaic innovation: The ground mounted array consists of 17 Siemens-Interatom SM 144 […]

The Solar Heat Market & Innovation in Portugal

The Solar Heat Market & Innovation in Portugal

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Innovation in Solar

IEA SHC Solar Academy National Day – Portugal One of the core activities of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) is a series of Solar Academy National Days. Solar Academy National Days are held twice a year and bring together solar heat experts from around the world to exchange information about developments in […]

Richard Discusses UK Government Funding for Solar Heat Innovation

Richard Discusses UK Government Funding for Solar Heat Innovation

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Funding for Solar Research

In a second article for STA Blogs (Solar Trade Association), our own Dr Richard Hall “explores the funding opportunities for the development of innovative solar heat technologies from Government sources”. He talks about various sources of funding available to UK businesses and provides tips for writing successful funding bids. The blog article can be found […]

Our Team

A little bit about who we are.

Dr Richard Hall, CTO

A world-renowned solar energy scientist and civil engineer, combining academic research with skills in design, coding, building, and testing. He is an expert in solar energy façade technology and in the computational modelling of solar energy systems. He represents the UK Government on the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme.

- Dr Richard Hall, CTO
John Blower, CEO

John is a clean energy technology entrepreneur with 25 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector; he previously worked for 10 years with international accountants, KPMG. John has excellent project management skills and has had significant success in winning innovation funding from UK Government.

- John Blower, CEO
Dr Soma Mohammadi

An energy technology specialist with considerable expertise in mathematical modelling and numerical analysis; heat network design and modelling; smart energy systems; thermodynamics; and heat transfer. Soma’s doctorate focused on the computational modelling of low temperature heat networks.

- Dr Soma Mohammadi
Emma White

As Head of Influence, Emma is responsible for ensuring Energy Transitions has a happy workforce & an ethical, environmentally responsible stance in everything we do. As a researcher, she leads on psychology-related work: survey design, data collection & analysis. As a writer, she works on social media, press releases & publications.

- Emma White