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The Clean Energy Research Alliance (CERA) is a group of internationally-based researchers. Our interdisciplinary projects focus on renewable energy and sustainable development in low-middle income countries. We currently have partners across Africa and Asia.

Project partners:

Current projects


Creating resilient sustainable micro-grids through hybrid renewable energy systems (EPSRC)


Solar treatment of biomass for power generation using carbon slurries in hybrid renewable energy systems (Royal Society-DFID)


Bioenergy, clean water from invasive aquatic macrophytes (BBSRC)

Wet Waste

Conversion of Wet Waste to Fuel and Value-Added Products using Hydrothermal Carbonization (DST-UKIERI)