Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development

The Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD) has been undertaking interdisciplinary research for more than three decades to develop knowledge, skills and technology to support sustainable living in communities through low carbon energy systems and infrastructure as well as bringing solutions to the base of the pyramid population.

IESD’s research applies systems thinking and integrative methods to capture the complex interrelationships between all aspects of sustainability and its team of social scientists, engineers and building physicists has delivered ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world leading’ research in REF2014 that has generated wider socio-economic and environmental impacts around the world to support sustainable development.

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