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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 ...


    By RealWire

  • Leading EU research institutes launch the European Energy Research Alliance

    EU Commissioners for Research and Energy, Janez Potočnik and Andris Piebalgs welcomed the initiative of leading research institutes in the European Union (EU) to found the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA). The Alliance is going to expand and optimise EU energy research capabilities through the sharing of world-class national facilities and the joint realisation of national and ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • HORIBA participates in France photovoltaic research institute

    As we announced on March 29, 2012, we participates in France photovoltaic research institute “Solar R&D Center Institut Photovoltaïque d’Il de France (IPVF)”. October 29, 2013, in Paris, the IPVF and French National Research Agency (ANR) have signed a six year, 18.5 million euros financing agreement that allows the institute to start operating and endorses the content ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • HORIBA Participates in France Photovoltaic Research Institute

    Solar R&D Center Institut Photovoltaïque d'lle de France (IPVF) and French Government Sign Financing Agreement. The IPVF and the French National Research Agency (ANR) have signed a six year, €18.5 million financing agreement that allows the institute to start operating and endorses the content of its scientific programs. The IPVF is an initiative of Total, French electric ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • 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.

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • Researchers turn biomass into energy

    US scientists say they are testing the viability of converting leafy or woody biomass into a commercially feasible fuel product. University of Nevada-Reno Associate Professors Charles Coronella and Victor Vasquez are working on the pretreatment portion of the biomass conversion process as part of a $4.6 million study funded by the Gas Technology Institute.'Biomass produces a dirty gas if it's not ...

  • Energy Institute launches Ireland 2050 knowledge website

    Energy Institute (EI) Republic of Ireland has developed a new information source to improve understanding of the issues at play in energy in Ireland and the challenges for the next generation. A Red C survey of a nationally representative sample of 1,000 members of the public in the Republic of Ireland has highlighted a lack of knowledge and understanding of energy-related ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

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