Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology (ICEPT) is part of Imperial College London and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for energy and environmental research. The Bioenergy Group within ICEPT, is an experienced, inter-disciplinary team whose research focuses on techno-economic, environmental and policy issues related to the use of biomass energy for transport, electricity and heat applications. The team undertakes work for a range of government and international organizations, research councils, non-government organizations and industry. The group has close interactions with other research groups within Imperial College such as Applied Biology, the Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Energy Futures Lab and Porter Institute.


Imperial College of London will assess the environmental performance of the plant and will identify key insights that can inform decision makers about the scale-up and role of lignocellulosic ethanol technology across Europe.