New research into the impact of wind farms carried out by Professor Stephen Gibbons at the ESRC-funded Spatial Economics Research Centre is the first to demonstrate a link between wind farm visibility and house prices.
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As renewable energy generation grows in popularity, how are wind farms affecting local house prices?
The methods for forecasting energy costs are improving, but with the complexities involved the key challenge is to communicate how uncertain the estimates are, concludes a new report from the UK Energy Research Centre.
ESRC-funded research shows that fewer and less complex charges for carbon emissions would cut costs and make the system more effective.
Homeowners planning to renovate their kitchens, bathrooms, and living spaces are an untapped market for energy efficiency service providers, according to a new report from the ESRC-funded UK Energy Research Centre.
Opposition to nuclear power in the UK has fallen since 2005, despite incidents such as the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima reactor, according to research findings from the UK Energy Research Centre.
People remain negative about hydrocarbons and controversial 'fracking' extraction, and do not see shale gas or other forms of unconventional fossil fuel as the solution to either energy security or climate change.
There is widespread public support for a cleaner, fairer and more efficient production and provision of energy in the UK, according to research from the ESRC-supported UK Energy Research Centre.
Professor David Newberry argues that public investment in the right areas will fuel UK economic growth - with the short-term impact of giving work to domestic private companies who will create jobs.
As we enter Climate Week, poll results have revealed that public concern about environmental issues and climate change has sunk to a 20-year low since the beginning of the global financial crisis.