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Main research areas

UiO:Energy has defined four main research areas across the university. These are based on societal needs, solid research teams and external funding opportunities.

  • Materials for Energy: We need new materials to make energy use more sustainable and efficient.
  • Energy systems: We need a new energy system to balance the multitude of energy sources, such as wind and solar, and producers.
  • Carbon Capture and Storage: Improving technologies that will reduce CO2-emissions from fossil fuels.
  • Energy Transition and Sustainable Societies: New knowledge about societal, political and judicial aspects is needed to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon society.