Energy and Renewables

Heriot-Watt is a world-leading university in the area of energy and renewables.

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Within the Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering (IMPEE) we develop the science and engineering of extracting, converting and conserving energy from novel sources in novel ways, while Heriot-Watt’s world-renowned International Centre for Island Technology (ICIT) spearheads internationally recognised research focused on the wave and tidal marine renewable energy sector.

We are a leader amongst UK universities in promoting energy activities through our ‘Energy Academy’, a virtual centre which connects all energy related research across the University. We also founded the Scottish Institute of Solar Energy Research (SISER), a pan University alliance of Solar Energy Research, which works in concert with Scottish research pools.

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