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20112018
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Research Interests

Remote island states are often locked into, and heavily reliant upon, imported fossil fuels. This has a detrimental impact on their environments, economies and societies, and results in low levels of energy security. These same islands invariably have favourable renewable energy resources (solar, wind, bioenergy and marine), and storage potential (pumped storage hydro, battery or marine compressed air). My research relates to the application of sustainable energy technologies to aid the transition of these fossil-fuel reliant energy systems towards clean and sustainable energy systems. Areas of interest include:

  • Wind resource studies for small island states
  • Renewable energy technology adaptation for tropical latitudes
  • Energy system modelling
  • Integration of EVs into island energy grids
  • Storage options for small island states
  • Decentralised energy systems for improving energy system resilience to natural hazards
  • Building design for tropical latitudes

External positions

Collaborator, The University of the West Indies

1 Aug 2017 → …

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Research Output 2011 2018

An Assessment of Climate Change Constraints and Opportunities on Small Island States

Rogers, T., Filho, W. & Chmutina, K. 14 Nov 2018 (Submitted) In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

small island state
Climate change
climate change
Hazards
hazard

Small Island Developing States and their suitability for electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid services

Gay, D., Rogers, T. & Shirley, R. Dec 2018 In : Utilities Policy. 55, p. 69-78 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric vehicle
Barbados
energy technology
energy shortage
renewable energy
wind turbine
resource
wind measurement
electricity
wind farm

NEEDS ANALYSIS REPORT: Towards a Sustainable Energy Sector in the Caribbean and the Role of Higher Education Institutions

Rogers, T., del Castillo, N., Scheinberg, S., Alänge, S., Potopsingh, R., Pérez, C. & Regis, P. 2017 34 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
knowledge transfer
energy
education
private sector
public sector

Achieving a Resilient Future for Small States: Caribbean 2050: Energy: the Key to a Cleaner, More Prosperous Caribbean

Rogers, T. & Atherley-Ikechi, M. 1 Apr 2016 Commonwealth Secretariat: Small States Division. Lewis-Bynoe, D. (ed.). London: Commonwealth Secretariat, p. 73-109 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

energy
debt
stakeholder
cross section
road

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Consultancy

Greening of Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology site in Barbados

Rogers, T. (Consultant), Destine Gay (Consultant)
Sep 2015Apr 2017

Activity: Consultancy