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Energy Research Unit

New and Renewable Energy Research at RAL

The Energy Research Unit (ERU) specialises in performing and enabling innovative research on new and renewable energy technologies. The Unit, established over 25 years ago at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, has an international reputation in wind energy research, providing

  • Collaborative energy R&D with UK academics and industry
  • Strategic advice and information about energy R&D priorities to all major stakeholders
  • Outdoor test facilities for New and Renewable Energy research
  • Contributions to Public Understanding of Science

ERU is funded from outside STFC, mainly from EPSRC and the EU, along with NERC, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, BIS, Carbon Trust, STFC Innovations and industrial partners.

Updated 17 May, 2018
Energy Research Unit at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Energy Research Unit
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Science & Technology Facilities Council