Energy Storage and its Applications

The ground-breaking Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Storage and its Applications at the Universities of Sheffield and Southampton opened in October 2014, funded by the EPSRC, to tackle industrial challenges and develop new technologies and skills that will enable the UK to meet its low carbon targets.

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'Electricity - the spark of life' Festival


  • Science and Industry Museum Liverpool Road M3 4FP (map)

Power Playground

Generate a whole lot of energy at our action packed weekend. Discover environmentally friendly future fuel cells and fire them up to snap a selfie with a thermal camera. See what the future holds and explore a virtual wind farm using drones, make your own solar powered car and much, much more.

The CDT students will have two demonstrators in Power PLayground - our battery recycling kit, and our Keep the Light On game.

Audience: All ages

Venue: Science and Industry Museum

Date: Saturday 20 October – Sunday 21 October

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost and booking info: Free. Drop in any time

Earlier Event: September 20
Festival of the Mind 2018