Country:United Kingdom
Year:2004
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2004
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>All, Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
URL:http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/research/xrcprogrammes/energy/
Description:

The Research Councils Energy Programme (RCEP) brings together within one framework all the Research Council activities on energy research and training. The Research Councils, funded from Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Science & Research Budget, are the main UK government agencies responsible for funding basic, strategic and applied research and related postgraduate training in science, engineering and the arts in academia and research institutes.

The RCEP aims to position the UK to meet its energy and environmental targets and policy goals through world-class research and training. The Energy Programme is investing more than £625 million in research and skills to pioneer a low carbon future. This builds on an investment of £839 million over the past eight years (December 2011).

Led by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Energy Programme brings together the work of EPSRC and that of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

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