Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

goal 7 clean energyThe seventh Sustainable Development Goal is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.


11 modules have intended learning outcomes directly relating to this goal, and 1,233 students have the opportunity to choose these modules.


67 articles relating to this goal were published in Scopus between 2015 and 2019, and 1,548 articles were 'cited by' in Scopus.

What we’re doing (University activity)

School of Engineering

Dr Audrius Bagdanavicius from the School of Engineering specialises in energy efficiency, including Thermo-mechanical energy storage systems, District Energy Networks and Energy, exergy and exergoeconomic analysis of energy conversion systems.

Carbon Management Plan

The University’s Carbon Management Plan demonstrates the University of Leicester’s continued commitment towards reducing carbon emissions impact against its 2004/05 baseline. By taking actions as set out in the Carbon Management Action Plan, the University continues in its aim to reduce emissions from its activities and has already reduced emissions by 46% despite growing in size.

The University has been awarded the triple gold Carbon Saver Standard in carbon, waste and water reductions.

Courses/modules relating to the goal

Life Sciences

Science and Engineering

Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Business - Management

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