Sheffield Coal & Tidal Research

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Dear University of Sheffield,

I would like to formally request the following information regarding Tidal Energy (also Tidal turbines, Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine, Tidal arrays, Tidal array systems, Tidal power, Tidal stream energy, Tidal stream turbines, Tidal stream power, Power extraction from tidal channels, Unidirectional power extraction, Cross-flow turbine, Axial flow devices, Turbine farms, Tidal farms, and Tidal turbine farms):

1) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area of Tidal Energy, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, broken down by each year?

2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of Tidal Energy, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of Tidal Energy, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

I would also like to formally request the following information regarding the extraction, processing and combustion of coal (including Coal harvesting, Coal mining strategies, Coal exploitation, Carbon/coal utilization, Coal mining dynamics, Coal exploitation, Coal resourcing, Coal and carbon storage, Underground coal gasification, Coal gasification, Coal crushing and screening, Coal pyrolysis & carbonisation, Coal restoration and reservation, Environmental and coal technologies, Clean coal power and technologies, Climate change and clean coal, Future coal technologies, The UK coal resource and Advanced energy programs).

4) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area of the extraction, processing and combustion of coal, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, broken down by each year?

5) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of the extraction, processing and combustion of coal, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

6) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of the extraction, processing and combustion of coal, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

Please could you confirm you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,

Ellie Appleton

Anne E Cutler, University of Sheffield

Dear Ms Appleton

I write in response to your Freedom of Information request to Sheffield
University dated 1 September 2015.   
With regards to points 1 and 2, we have no record of research grants in
the area of tidal energy. 
With regards point 3, no information is held.
4. 

Financial year Total value (£)
2000-01 66,588
2009-10 517,240
2012-13 694,232
2014-15 1,074,794
2015-16 47,669

5.

Financial year Funder Value (£)
2000-01 ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL 66,588
(EPSRC)
2009-10 ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL 517,240
(EPSRC)
2012-13 PREMIER OIL CCS LIMITED 294,495
2012-13 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE 399,737
2014-15 ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL 1,074,794
(EPSRC)
2015-16 INTERNATIONAL INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES (IIT UK) 47,669

With regards to point 6, no information is held.

I am required under the Act to inform you that if you have cause for
genuine complaint regarding our reply to your request for information, you
should write to the University FOI Unit, 10-12 Brunswick Street, Sheffield
S10 2FN or email [1][University of Sheffield request email] explaining why
you are not satisfied with the result.

 

If you still remain unsatisfied with the University's decision, you will
be entitled to complain to the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Anne Cutler

Corporate Information and Computing Services

University of Sheffield

10-12 Brunswick Street

Sheffield

S10 2FN

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