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The Sussex Energy Group

The Sussex Energy Group is directed by Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool and co-directed by Dr Karoline Rogge and Dr Marie Claire Brisbois. The Sussex Energy Group aims to understand and foster transitions towards sustainable, low carbon energy systems. Drawing from SPRU’s tradition, we undertake academically rigorous, interdisciplinary and world-leading research that is relevant to contemporary policy challenges. We also educate the next generation of energy policy professionals through our MSc and PhD programmes.


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Latest SEG News

Shale gas policy debate likely to continue as both sides struggle to create compelling UK-relevant argument. Neither pro or anti shale gas actors show signs of winning the policy debate, according to new research from the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex.. Read more

Wind it up: Europe has the untapped onshore capacity to meet global energy demand. Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms, new analysis from the University of Sussex and Aarhus University has revealed. Read more.

University of Sussex declares climate emergency. The University of Sussex has joined organisations around the world in declaring a climate emergency  Read more.


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