UCL Energy Institute


About us

Delivering world-leading learning, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security.

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Our approach blends expertise from across UCL to make a truly interdisciplinary contribution to the development of a globally sustainable energy system.

The recognised quality of our teaching and research in energy demand and energy systems modelling owes itself to this unusual cocktail of specialisations.

Our research, spanning the entire demand system, from consumer behaviour and household technologies to policy-making, has five core themes:

UCL-Energy is part of the Complex Built Environment Systems group, which has received a historic total of three EPSRC Platform Grants, with the most recent being awarded in 2017. These prestigious awards of funding are given to what the EPSRC calls ‘well-established, world-leading research groups’ and have given the Institute a flexible foundation, allowing the creation of a long-term research strategy.’

Studying with us

Our community of staff, researchers and students is richly diverse and international, and growing in number every year.

As a student or researcher at UCL Energy, you’ll benefit from our close connections to policy-makers, thinktanks, energy plcs and world-leading consultancies.

We are part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment.

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER) is home to the Faculty’s Institutes that specialise in energy, environment, resources and heritage, and the staff and students that work within them.

Its role is to help the Institutes establish themselves and grow, enabling them to focus on and develop their academic direction and strategies.