North Sea Offshore wind farm

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals influence our research and your learning

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

If we are to meet our targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, then we need a diverse energy mix. That means not only on- and offshore wind, but also solar, tidal stream and wave energy. You can’t simply rely on one because environmental factors will dictate when they’re available."

Deborah Greaves OBE FREngDeborah Greaves OBE FREng
Professor in Ocean Engineering

Research Festival 2021. Coast lab. Offshore renewable energy day event

Our researchers are powering new thinking around sustainable wind, tidal and wave technologies to harness the ocean's energy

We are recognised as an innovative leader in higher education for sustainability, across teaching and learning, research and our University operations

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Centre for Decarbonisation and Offshore Energy
Find out more about the role that offshore renewable energy can play to help us meet our net-zero targets

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Clean maritime technologies
Accelerating clean maritime innovation and growth

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Maritime Transport Research Group
On a mission to introduce digitalisation and decarbonisation into the maritime transport sector

SDG7 sustainable energy. Wind farm.

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At Plymouth, you’ll be part of a community that takes the lead in innovations in renewable, sustainable energy.
Our masters programmes are specifically designed to channel your passion for sustainable energy solutions.

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