Geothermally Sourced Combined Power and Freshwater Generation for Eastern Africa

Geothermally Sourced Combined Power and Freshwater Generation for Eastern Africa

This project is researching and developing the capacity within local and community resources to generate water and energy from beneath the surface of the land. It is a large and exciting environmental sustainability project, starting in May 2018 for 3 years (the EPSRC contribution is £1,330,441.31). Mia Perry’s role will be focused on ensuring the social, community, and qualitative aspects of the research, engagement and education around the project.

The PI is Paul Younger (University of Glasgow, Engineering), and the other Co-I’s are Zhibin Yu (University of Glasgow, Engineering), Elias Teklemariam (University of Addis Ababa), L He (University of Oxford), Adrian Boyce (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre), and Mia Perry, School of Education. Mia is also be working closely with Neil Burnside (University of Glasgow, Engineering), who is also involved in an existing project in the same general field of work.

PI and Co-Pis - International Collaborators

Professor Paul Younger, University of Glasgow, School of Engineering

Dr Zhibin Yu, University of Glasgow, School of Engineering

Dr Mia Perry, University of Glasgow,School of Education

Dr Elias Teklemariam (University of Addis Ababa)

L He (University of Oxford),

Adrian Boyce (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre)


Funder and Funding Amount

EPRSC GCRF

£1,330,441.31