Energy Academy
An international centre of excellence and a gateway to Heriot-Watt's energy research and training activities

News & Events

October 16, 2018

Heriot-Watt scientists aim to restore oyster population

For the first time in a century, thousands of oysters will once again populate a picturesque stretch of water in north Scotland as part of an ambitious project involving researchers…
October 16, 2018

Geothermal Energy - Turning the Old Black into the New Green

Writing in the Scotsman, Heriot-Watt's Chief Scientist Professor John Underhill considers whether it is the legacy of coal, currently deemed the scourge of our energy mix, that could help alleviate…
October 16, 2018

17th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW2019),

The 17th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW2019), will take place from 11 to 13 September 2019 in Edinburgh The theme of the Workshop is on probabilistic and statistic techniques in engineering.…
October 08, 2018

CASE STUDY: Energy From waste

IntelliDigest is a biotechnology start-up founded by Dr Ifeyinwa Rita Kanu,a researcher in Heriot-Watt’s Institute for Infrastructure and Environment. Currently, we only recycle 43-44% of our food waste, leaving over…


Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news and updates from the Energy Academy.

#ElectricVehicles Nice story on the BBC site on the transition to EVs with lots of links Fr…
#EnergyTransition Over £2 million available to support the rail industry decarbonisation challenge. Find out more…
Next steps for Electricity Market Reform - Contracts for Difference, innovation and the Capacity Market review.