Nick Winser discusses Global Energy Policy Challenges, Innovation and the Catapult
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Nick Winser discusses Global Energy Policy Challenges, Innovation and the Catapult

  Delivering the latest event in the Birmingham Energy Institute Lecture Series, Nick Winser will discuss how the Energy Systems Catapult will help deliver the UK’s objectives for the transformation of UK and global energy systems. Thursday 11 February 2016, 6pm (followed by drinks reception) Room 124, Chemical Engineering (Y11 on the campus map), University … Continue reading

Watch: Lord John Hutton discusses plans to embark on a series of new nuclear power facilities, for the first time in a generation
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Nuclear Energy

Watch: Lord John Hutton discusses plans to embark on a series of new nuclear power facilities, for the first time in a generation

Lord John Hutton, Chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association discussed how Government and industry plan to deliver a stable market for nuclear energy infrastructure projects at the University of Birmingham (November 2015). In ‘The Politics of Energy’, Lord Hutton reflected on his time as a Senior Cabinet Member, in particular his central role in shaping … Continue reading

‘Nuclear is the only proven low-carbon option for providing electricity the UK needs’ states Lord Hutton
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Nuclear Energy / Policy

‘Nuclear is the only proven low-carbon option for providing electricity the UK needs’ states Lord Hutton

Lord John Hutton, Chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association discussed how Government and industry plan to deliver a stable market for nuclear energy infrastructure projects at the University of Birmingham on 9 November 2015. He informed students and guests at the prestigious energy lecture series that “without power, businesses cannot succeed and grow, and the … Continue reading

Watch: Thermal Energy at Birmingham Energy Institute Animation
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Policy / Research

Watch: Thermal Energy at Birmingham Energy Institute Animation

The provision of cold, or cooling, is integral to modern society; without it, the supply of food, medicine and data would simply break down. Cold is also vital for many other applications including air conditioning, super-critical technologies and freezing and powdering materials for recycling and easy disposal. At the Birmingham Energy Institute, we are taking a systematic … Continue reading

Addressing the energy trilemma challenges facing the world today
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Energy storage

Addressing the energy trilemma challenges facing the world today

Professor Yulong Ding, Chamberlain Chair of Energy Storage and Director of the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage at the University of Birmingham, discusses the ‘global energy trilemma’ and the race to find innovative solutions to radically transform how energy is supplied and used, and to make future systems more efficient and reliable. Liquid air energy … Continue reading

Stamp of approval for pioneering liquid air technology
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Clean Cold and Power / Events

Stamp of approval for pioneering liquid air technology

Minister of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson, attended the opening of ground-breaking Clean Cold and Power Technology Centre by Dearman on Monday 14 September 2015. The new facility is home to Dearman’s extensive research and development activities, which are focused on the delivery of a range of zero-emission cold and power technologies and … Continue reading