Birmingham Energy Institute News

Birmingham 'innovation hub' boosts global clean energy prospects

Birmingham 'innovation hub' boosts global clean energy prospects
Description
British and German experts will create a new 'Innovation Hub' based in Birmingham to deliver new approaches to energy and waste management that will benefit cities and communities in China and around the world.
Date:
28/11/2019

Highview Power to build Europe's largest energy storage plant

Highview Power to build Europe's largest energy storage plant
Description
The Birmingham Energy Institute would like to congratulate Highview Power on their recent plans to construct the UK's first 50-megawatt liquid air energy storage (LAES) plant.
Date:
13/11/2019

Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage wins at iChemE awards

Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage wins at iChemE awards
Description
The University of Birmingham's Centre for Energy Storage, together with Chinese firm Jinhe Energy, triumphed at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global Awards 2019.
Date:
08/11/2019

UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain – new study

UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain – new study
Description
Recycling technologies for end-of-life lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are not keeping pace with the rapid rise of electric vehicles, storing up waste management problems for the future, according to a new study.
Date:
07/11/2019

Factory in a Box to be showcased at Smart Factory Expo

Factory in a Box to be showcased at Smart Factory Expo
Description
For the first time ever, the Factory in a Box (FIAB) demonstrator will be transported from its home at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to the upcoming Smart Factory Expo on 13-14th November in Liverpool.
Date:
06/11/2019

Birmingham brings together experts to secure the future of technology-critical materials

Birmingham brings together experts to secure the future of technology-critical materials
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are drawing together a panel of experts to help secure the future UK supply of technology-critical materials.
Date:
28/10/2019

Scientists in China and Europe partner to tackle climate change

Scientists in China and Europe partner to tackle climate change
Description
Scientists in China, Germany, and the UK are joining forces to find global solutions for delivering recycling solutions and low-carbon clean energy and reducing the environmental impact of waste.
Date:
22/10/2019

Nobel Prize awarded in Chemistry for the development of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Nobel Prize awarded in Chemistry for the development of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Description
The University of Birmingham would like to congratulate John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittinghamand Akira Yoshino for securing the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries.
Date:
21/10/2019
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