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  • Governments Adopt ‘Florence Declaration’ and Agree to Work Closer to Advance Geothermal Energy

    Governments have agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will significantly increase the speed of geothermal energy development around the world, following a milestone meeting between public and private leaders Florence this week. Under the terms of the ‘ ...

  • 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 ...


  • Nevada institutions awarded US$5.7m for renewable energy research

    The Nevada System of Higher Education has received $5.7 million-over the past two fiscal years-from the U.S. Department of Energy for renewable energy, including the latest installment, $3.2 million to be used for a renewable energy consortium – an association between the three NSHE research institutions and participating community colleges.This support is the result of funding secured by U.S. ...

  • NREL joins Global Alliance Of Solar Research Institutes

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has joined the newly-formed Global Alliance of Solar Energy Research Institutes comprising three internationally renowned research institutions. As part of the opening session of Intersolar North America in San Francisco today, NREL Director Dan Arvizu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ...

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy Buys Renewable Energy Engine System From W2 Energy

    TORONTO - W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that The Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy (AzRISE) has purchased a 10 kilowatt rotary SteamRay engine and generator system which will convert compressed air, natural gas and water vapor into electricity. AzRISE (www.azrise.org) will be combining this 10 kilowatt engine with a compressed air system which will convert ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • China’s key energy policy institution joins REEEP

    Today at the Global Wind Energy Conference in Beijing, the Energy Research Institute (ERI), a key division of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), formally joined REEEP.  NDRC is the main policy making body in China on energy, environment and climate change. The signing ceremony was attended by senior Chinese government officials from NDRC and the National Energy Agency (NEA) ...

  • Masdar Institute joins MIT Energy Initiative

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) announced this week that the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is building on its long-standing relationship with MIT by becoming the inaugural founding public member of MITEI. The collaboration will support ongoing research and development of alternative and renewable energy technologies and solutions, and will pursue ...

  • Energy Institute celebrates the best students in Aberdeen

    The Energy Institute (EI) celebrated some of Aberdeen's best MSc students by hosting a special competition on 25 November. The event, sponsored by ConocoPhillips, was organised by the EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch to celebrate 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 together ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Strategic energy analysis institute to hold annual meeting

    The Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis (JISEA), a transdisciplinary global research group focused on the nexus of energy, environment, finance and society, headquartered at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will address transformational trends in the global energy economy at its annual meeting, March 7-8 in Golden, Colo. The second ...

  • Energy Institute celebrates the best students in Aberdeen

    The Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands branch of the Energy Institute (EI) will host its annual 'MSc Student Best Paper' competition for postgraduate students in Aberdeen later this month. The 24 November event, sponsored by WoodGroupPSN, is organised by the EI branch to celebrate this year's best thesis papers from MSc students studying energy-related topics at Robert Gordon University (RGU) and ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 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)

  • United Arab Emirates opens green energy institute

    The United Arab Emirates' bid to become an international hub for renewable energy takes a step forward this month with the opening of a US$1.2 billion graduate institution focusing on research into alternative energy, sustainability and the environment. The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), based in Masdar City in UAE capital Abu Dhabi, began operations on 6 September. Launching ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • Imtech: technology partner for energy efficiency in two high-tech research institutes in Sweden

    Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe) announces its involvement in Sweden in realising the energy-efficient technical infrastructure at two leading research institutes, the European Spallation Source (ESS) and the MAX IV Laboratory. Both will be situated near the Lund University. The order package, spread across various implementation phases, could run ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

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