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  • 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 ...


  • HVAC a primary driver of energy-efficiency jobs

    HVAC named one of four technologies stimulating energy-efficient job growth According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), American energy-efficiency jobs are on the rise. Per the DOE’s second annual “National Energy Employment Analysis,” a total of 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and energy-efficiency industries. More than 300,000 net ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Inerjys Announces Partnership in Energy Innovation with Hydro-Québec’s Research Institute

    Inerjys, a Montreal-based cleantech growth-equity fund, is pleased to announce today that it has forged a strategic partnership with the  ...


    By Inerjys Ventures Inc.

  • 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. ...

  • 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)

  • Leading European research institutes found the association DERlab

    Today in Kassel, Germany, eleven leading European research institutes have founded the association DERlab (which stands for European Distributed Energy Resources Laboratories) as an independent world-class laboratory for the grid-integration of distributed power generation. The association is based at the Institute for Solar Energy Supply Technology (ISET) in Kassel. Currently distributed power ...


    By DERlab

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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

  • NREL launches energy execs institute

    The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces its inaugural Energy Execs Institute a premier executive education program focused on delivering clean energy solutions. The Energy Execs institute is a condensed version of the highly successful NREL Executive Energy Leadership program. Interest in the leadership program spurred the creation of the Institute, ...

  • Energy Institute announces shortlist for energy awards competition

    The Energy Institute (EI) Awards cover the depth and breadth of the global energy sector, and recognise the important contribution the energy industry makes to society. Over 130 entries were received to this year's competition. The judging panel, made up of senior industry representatives, has shortlisted the submissions as follows: Communication Award BE Beijing. ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Energy Institute announces shortlist for energy awards competition

    The Energy Institute (EI) Awards cover the depth and breadth of the global energy sector, and recognise the important contribution the energy industry makes to society. Over 130 entries were received to this year's competition. The judging pane l, made up of senior industry representatives, has shortlisted the submissions as follows: Communication Award BE Beijing, ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 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.

  • W2 Energy and the Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy Collaborate on the Development and Testing of Cutting Edge Renewable Energy Products

    TORONTO - W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it has become a research affiliate of the Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy (AzRISE). AzRISE (www.azrise.org) is a global institute at the University of Arizona in Tucson whose mission is to transform science into large and small-scale solar energy solutions that are demonstrable and can transform individual lives. ...


    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)

  • 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)

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