Birmingham Energy Institute News

Birmingham strengthens collaboration with Chinese rail giant

Birmingham strengthens collaboration with Chinese rail giant
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Senior leaders from one of China's biggest railway rolling stock companies have visited the University of Birmingham to explore ways of working together on cold chain technologies.
Date:
06/12/2017

Influential clean cold chain workshop in Delhi builds on Birmingham base

Influential clean cold chain workshop in Delhi builds on Birmingham base
Description
A roundtable in Delhi on how to deploy clean cold chains to help India's farming and food sectors without creating unintended environmental consequences will make a major contribution to refining plans for sustainable cooling.
Date:
05/12/2017

Birmingham energy experts invited to UN global high-level event

Birmingham energy experts invited to UN global high-level event
Description
Energy experts from the University of Birmingham attended a high-powered international symposium at the United Nations (UN), in New York, to explore ways to help meet key global sustainability targets.
Date:
13/11/2017

University of Birmingham secures funding for National Centre for Nuclear Robotics

University of Birmingham secures funding for National Centre for Nuclear Robotics
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A consortium of eight universities, led by University of Birmingham, has secured £42 million of new investment to fund the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR).
Date:
08/11/2017

BCSECM welcomes Dr Phoebe Allan

Description
The Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements (BCSECM) are excited to announce the recruitment of Dr Phoebe Allan. Dr Allan will be joining the University of Birmingham as part of the sector leading Birmingham Fellowship programme, providing her with dedicated time for high-quality research in the area of materials chemistry for energy storage.
Date:
07/11/2017

UK Government awards BCES for a feasibility study on providing demand side response using liquid air energy storage technology

Description
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded funding to the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES) to carry out an exciting study on enabling a more effective way of storing energy. Using liquid air energy storage (LAES) technology, it may be possible to provide vital electricity to the national grid within minutes, as well as serving as compressed air source.
Date:
01/11/2017

How a University of Birmingham Physics and Astronomy student contributed to solving the global energy crisis

How a University of Birmingham Physics and Astronomy student contributed to solving the global energy crisis
Description
University of Birmingham Physics and Astronomy undergraduate student, Libby Moxon, spent her summer working on the development of fusion energy technology at Tokamak Energy. Libby explains; "Fusion energy is something that could bring limitless clean energy and go some way to eradicate the global energy crisis if achieved".
Date:
23/10/2017

Birmingham Energy Institute welcomes Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy onto campus

Description
The Birmingham Energy Institute was honoured to welcome Executive members of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to tour the Cryogenic Energy Storage (CES) facilities and find out more about the Institute's latest research.
Date:
19/10/2017
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