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  • A new way to store thermal energy

    Original story at MIT News In large parts of the developing world, people have abundant heat from the sun during the day, but most cooking takes place later in the evening when the sun is down, using fuel — such as wood, brush or dung — that is collected with significant time and effort. Now, a new chemical ...

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: Energy research for Europe

    KIT and European Partners are Awarded Contract for One out of Three European Knowledge and Innovation Communities – Funds Presumably Total about 150 Million Euros Until 2014As one out of three “Knowledge and Innovation Communities” (KIC), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology together with InnoEnergy has won the bid. 35 partners from business enterprises, universities, research institutions, and ...


  • Energy Institute publishes CCS offshore hazards mitigation research

    The Energy Institute's (EI) Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) committee has published its Hazard analysis for offshore carbon capture platforms and offshore pipelines. The research report has been developed and part-funded by the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (GCCSI), Air Products, Progressive Energy, AMEC and supported by the Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) and the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • ClimateCHECK and Southern Research Institute establish cooperative agreement

    ClimateCHECK and the Southern Research Institute are pleased to announce they have entered a cooperative agreement for providing advisory and verification services for technologies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to mitigate climate change. 'Southern Research and ClimateCHECK are an excellent complementary team,” said Tim Hansen of the Greenhouse Gas Technology Center ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • British Columbia announces climate change research institute

    British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell announced last week that the Province will seek legislative approval for $94.5 million to create the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, which will bring together top scientists, researchers, governments and the private sector to develop innovative climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions. The institute is part of the BC plan to make ...


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  • BC announces climate change research institute

    BC Premier Gordon Campbell announced last week that the Province will seek legislative approval for $94.5 million to create the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, which will bring together top scientists, researchers, governments and the private sector to develop innovative climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions. The institute is part of the BC plan to make all government ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy Institute celebrate the best students in Aberdeen

    The Energy Institute (EI) celebrated Aberdeen's best MSc students by hosting a special competition evening on 29 November. The event, sponsored by Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited was organised by the EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch to honour the best energy papers from MSc students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen (UoA). This annual event is held to bring ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Energy Institute celebrate the best students in Aberdeen

    On 26 November, the Energy Institute (EI) hosted a competition for MSc students in Aberdeen. The event, sponsored by Nexen Petroleum, was organised by the EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch to celebrate the best energy papers from MSc Engineering students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen (UoA). Six students were shortlisted by the two universities from some ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • W2 in Final Preparations to Deliver Arizona Research Institute Engine

    W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it has finished constructing and is preparing to ship the 10 kilowatt NT Plasmatron system purchased by The Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy (AzRISE ) at the University of Arizona in Tucson. AzRISE (www.azrise.org) will be combining this engine system with compressed air tanks to deploy the ...


  • The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research orders MERLIN™ Avian Radar System

    Panama City, Florida, USA – November 2, 2007: The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) has ordered a MERLIN XS2530e Avian Radar System to conduct a multi-year study of a proposed wind farm project in Norway. NINA, based in Trondheim, is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research. NINA worked with the SINTEF Group, the largest independent research organization in ...


    By DeTect, Inc.

  • UK Announces Founding Partners of £65 Million Battery Technology Research Institute

    UK Business Secretary Greg Clark recently (10/2) announced the consortium of UK universities that will form the Faraday Battery Institute, a new £65 million research institute responsible for building the UK's status as a global leader in battery research and technology. The Institute will bring together the expertise and insight from its 7 founding partner universities, industry ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Research institute to boost South Africa`s mining sector

    In a move to halt the decline in human capital within its mining sector and to deepen mining research, South Africa has established the country's first institute dedicated exclusively to the industry. The Wits Mining Research Institute (WMRI), launched in September at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, will seek to advance mining research as an important component of economic ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Launch of the GHG Management Institute

    We are happy to announce the launch of the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute. The Institute is a non-profit initiative offering e-learning courses on how to measure, account, report, and manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The same experts who helped prepare the standards and established existing government programs develop and teach our courses. 'Our mission is to train and develop a ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Worldwatch institute names new leaders

    Robert Engelman Is Executive Director, Ed Groark Board Chair; Christopher Flavin Named President Emeritus The Board of Directors of the Worldwatch Institute has named Robert Engelman as the Institute’s new Executive Director and Ed Groark as the Board’s new Chair. Engelman is a veteran researcher, author, and former journalist who had served as Worldwatch’s ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • New Quantum Metrology Institute at NPL

    As part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme (UKNQT), the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will also establish a Quantum Metrology Institute (QMI) at its Teddington site. This new Institute will cover all of NPL's leading-edge quantum science and metrology research and provide the expertise and facilities needed for academia and industry to test, validate, and ultimately ...

  • New Quantum Metrology Institute at NPL

    As part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme (UKNQT), the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will also establish a Quantum Metrology Institute (QMI) at its Teddington site. This new Institute will cover all of NPL's leading-edge quantum science and metrology research and provide the expertise and facilities needed for academia and industry to test, validate, and ultimately ...

  • New Quantum Metrology Institute at NPL

    As part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme (UKNQT), the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will also establish a Quantum Metrology Institute (QMI) at its Teddington site. This new Institute will cover all of NPL's leading-edge quantum science and metrology research and provide the expertise and facilities needed for academia and industry to test, validate, and ultimately ...

  • Energy Institute to unveil new `Learning from Incidents` tool at safety conference

    On 6-7 October, the Energy Institute (EI), in partnership with the Stichting Tripod Foundation, will host a conference in Aberdeen on 'Human factors application in major hazard industries'. This event will showcase the EI's new Hearts and Minds - Learning from Incidents tool, a unique resource to help companies engage staff to improve learning practices. Effective learning from ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Energy Institute launches Updated Hazardous Zone Guidance for Handling Flammable Liquids

    On 16 July 2015, the Energy Institute (EI) will hold a seminar in Manchester to present the updated Model code of safe practice Part 15: Area classification code for installations handling flammable fluids (EI15). The EI15 publication is a well-established piece of process safety guidance, used globally across all industry sectors handling flammable fluids. The code presents a pragmatic and ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Secretary Chu announces new institute to help scientists improve massive data set research on doe supercomputers

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $5 million to establish the Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Institute as part of the Obama Administration’s “Big Data Research and Development Initiative,” which was announced this morning and takes aim at improving the nation’s ability to extract knowledge and insights from large and complex ...


    By US Department of Energy

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