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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Earth Day 2020

Durham Energy Institute (DEI) are supporting Earth Day 2020 on April 22nd to raise awareness of ways we can all live, work and travel in more sustainable ways.

To address climate change the world needs a new way forward, a united call for bold action.

EarthDay2020 marks 50 years of action for our planet. How will you be part of history? Join us for the first digital #EarthDay:

DEI support researchers and students from across the university who are interested in sustainability issues and want to explore how we can meet the world’s growing energy demand while protecting the environment.

What technologies, innovations and cultural changes are required to support our transition to a more sustainable future?

How can we meet global energy demands while tackling climate change?


Durham Energy Institute is working with government and policy partners to develop sustainable travel solutions.
Durham Energy Institute researchers and students work with councils and industry partners to tackle energy vulnerability and ensure that sustainable living services meet the needs of people.
Durham Energy Institute researchers explore the impacts of energy transitions for society and the environment, including whether energy policies have unintended consequences.
Durham Energy Institute works with communities to support local energy projects and inform local discussions on energy issues such as fracking and heat networks, and with local authorities and regional bodies on regional energy projects.
Durham University research is helping us to understand the damaging impacts of climate change and what options we have to limit the impacts.
The UK's geothermal resources are significant and could supply heat to the UK for over a century. Durham University leads research into the potential for geothermal energy in the UK and beyond.
 
Durham is leading on innovations to make our energy system flexible enough and safe enough so that future households can begin to trade the energy they generate with each other as well as to the national grid.
Durham University research is helping to ensure that the right investment decisions are made in offshore energy infrastructure.
Durham University is supporting the UK Offshore Wind Industry to become a global leader. Our long-term partnership with ├śrsted, the leading offshore wind developer in the world, is helping to keep the UK at the forefront of the global industry.
Durham Energy Institute works with communities to support local energy projects and inform local discussions on energy issues such as fracking and heat networks, and with local authorities and regional bodies on regional energy projects.