"Powering the world: can solar energy tackle climate change?" with Prof Malcolm McCulloch & Prof Henry Snaith

23 October 2015

Portrait of Professor Henry Snaith

with Professor Henry Snaith
Professor of Physics

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowProfessor Henry Snaith was Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Solar Energy from 2010-2015. He has pioneered the development of hybrid materials for energy and photovoltaics through an interdisciplinary com...

Portrait of Professor Malcolm McCulloch

with Professor Malcolm McCulloch
Associate Professor in Engineering Science

Malcolm McCulloch is Associate Professor in Engineering Science and Group Leader of the Energy and Power Group at the University of Oxford. His interests are in the area related to the domestic energy sector, development of user centric demand side m...

Renewable energy is a strong component in the race to mitigate climate change, and solar power is a particularly cheap and viable green energy option. Considering current technologies, cost, markets and infrastructure, Professor Henry Snaith, Co-Director of the Programme on Solar Energy: Organic Photovoltaics, and Professor Malcolm McCulloch, Head of the University of Oxford’s Electrical Power Group and Co-Director of The Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy, will debate whether solar is indeed the answer to the urgent question of irreversible climate change.