Research Landscape

The UKERC Energy Data Centre provides an understanding of the energy research landscape: activities, location, inter-relationships, achievements and outputs.

The latest landscape document provides a comprehensive account of publicly funded activities in Wind Energy research and development in the UK.

Here is a list of current research projects in Wind Energy for your interest.
If you are conducting research in the area, please let us know.


Research ProjectStart DateEnd DateFunding
Breakdown of helical vortices in wind farms Sep 15 Sep 16 EPSRC
DC Networks with DC/DC Converters for Integration of Large Renewable Sources May 15 Dec 16 EPSRC
Design, build and testing of MAGtronics electricity harvesting technology for rotor  instrumentation Apr 15 Sep 16 Innovate-UK
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy Systems Apr 14 Sep 22 EPSRC
Enhanced Renewable Integration through Flexible Transmission Options (ERIFT) Apr 13 Mar 16 EPSRC
KES - Kite Energy Scheme Jun 16 Nov 18 EPSRC
MAXFARM (MAXimizing wind Farm Aerodynamic Resource via advanced Modelling) Nov 15 Nov 18 EPSRC
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre Precursors Jul 14 Jun 19 EPSRC
Materials for Renewable Energy NaturE's Way (RENEW) Jan 13 Jan 18 EPSRC
Maximising the Carbon Impact of Wind Power Nov 15 Oct 17 EPSRC
National Wind Tunnel Facility Jan 14 Dec 18 EPSRC
Screw piles for wind energy foundation systems Feb 16 May 19 EPSRC
SWEPT2 (Bristol) May 15 Apr 18 EPSRC
SWEPT2 (STFC) Jun 15 Jun 18 EPSRC
SWEPT2 (ICL) May 15 Apr 18 EPSRC
SWEPT2 (Surrey) May 15 Apr 18 EPSRC
SWEPT2 (Strathclyde) May 15 Apr 18 EPSRC
Servo-aeroelastic tailoring of wind turbines using new active-to-passive control systems Jan 16 Dec 18 EPSRC
SUPERGEN Wind Hub Jun 14 Jun 19 EPSRC
Underpinning Power Electronics - Integrated Drives Jul 13 Oct 17 EPSRC
WindSurf- A self-starting, active-pitch, vertical-axis wind turbine Oct 16 Oct 18 EPSRC