Birmingham Energy Institute Newsletter -  In Focus 


October 2018

  • A Cool World - Defining the Energy Conundrum of Cooling for All
  • BBC News at One interviews Dr Paul Anderson
  • UK and China experts partner to seek energy storage solutions
  • India 'clean cold' partnership set to boost nutrition and farmers' incomes
  • Gas consumption during the 'Beast from the East' – how the local gas system kept us warm
  • University of Birmingham research applied to build the world's first liquid air energy storage plant
  • The spiralling environmental cost of our addiction to cordless products
  • Tacking air pollution, the biggest environmental risk to public health
  • BBC World news investigates our growing need for cooling 
  • Why is nuclear power feared?

May 2018

  • Energy Innovation Zones to be pioneered in the West Midlands
  • The world's first international clean cooling congress 
  • The Faraday Institution Announces £42 Million for Energy Storage Research
  • Birmingham expert receives major award recognising work in energy storage
  • Work with word-leading researchers in state of the art laboratories to energise your profitability
  • Assessing the impact of energy storage technologies in Mexico
  • Exploring the future of science diplomacy with the next generation
  • University of Birmingham invests into Tyseley Energy Park


November 2016

  • Birmingham set to host first European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Conference
  • Hinkley Point: For a prosperous, low-carbon future, the stakes could not be higher
  • Britain and India must forge bold relationships to shape new world

August 2016

  • Birmingham and China State Grid unveil a joint lab on energy storage research 
  • Energy Storage in the UK and Brazil  
  • Birmingham hosts 2016 Annual Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technical Conference  

May 2016 

  • New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine
  • 'Factory in a Box'  Launch  
  • Birmingham leads on shaping energy systems of the future 

February 2016

  • Energy research at Birmingham set to accelerate following £180m investment
  • Sajid Javid opens University's cryogenic energy storage pilot plant
  • Energy storage experts welcome Brazilian industry chiefs to Birmingham


November 2015

  • Food, medicine, energy and IT security will be "impossible to provide" in many parts of the world by 2060
  • ‘Nuclear is the only proven low-carbon option for providing electricity the UK needs’ states Lord Hutton
  • UK & China launch Centre to advance energy research and education 

April 2015

  • Energy moving into a new ERA
  • Cold energy
  • Power and Energy Internet pioneered to bring Birmingham to the centre of the global revolution

February 2015

  • Birmingham set to lead the way on the Cold Economy
  • Cutting-edge robotic techniques in development to assist nuclear waste clean-up
  • £350k EPSRC International Collaborative Research Grant to clean-up radionuclides in the environment

December 2014

  • Highview Cryogenic Storage Pilot Plant arrives at the University of Birmingham.
  • A cool appointment: Birmingham introduces new Visiting Professor of Power and Cold Economy

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