SIRACH meet with ebm-papst

emb-papst

The i-STUTE Centre’s SIRACH network’s latest meeting will be in June at ebm-papst in Chelmsford and will look at EC fans, eco design and airflow. The event, entitled ‘EC fans, eco design and airflow, delivering energy efficiency with short term pay back in retail cabinets, datacentres and buildings’ will offer […]

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EUED Centres at All Energy 2017

all energy

The EUED Centres were well represented at the All Energy 2017 conference in Glasgow with colleagues from across the Centres engaging with delegates on the exhibition stand. The EUED Centres formed part of a RCUK exhibition stand that also featured several exhibitors from the Supergen programme. The event was an […]

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CIEMAP blog on repair revolution

repair

CIE-MAP’s Christine Cole and Alex Gnanapragasm’s blog in the The Conversation reveals how the repair of electrical goods is on the rise. In a blog entitled ‘Community repair: a pop-up alternative to the throwaway society‘ the two Nottingham Trent University researchers document the rise of people repairing faulty household electrical […]

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iCSEF conference report

iCSEF

CSEF’s first international conference on Sustainable Energy and Resource Use in Food Chains (iCSEF) was held on 19-21st April.  The event took place at the Beaumont Estate Hotel in Windsor and welcomed over 100 delegates from across the world.  The delegates took in over 70 papers and keynotes across the […]

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EBC annual report features CEE Centre

EBC

The International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme Annual Report features the CEE Centre’s ‘Building Energy Epidemiology’ project  The project’s full title is ANNEX 70: ‘Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of Real Building Energy Use at Scale’. The work is lead by the UCL Energy Institute’s Dr Ian […]

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DEMAND International Visiting Fellowships

The DEMAND Centre has issued a call for international visiting fellows to work with the Centre between September 2017 and April 2018.  The Centre’s fellowships programme has had three previous rounds with a total of 18 visitors coming from a wide range of countries. Fellows will be expected to make […]

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CEE Director in India with BEIS Delegation

india

The Centre for Energy Epidemiology’s Professor Tadj Oreszczyn was in New Delhi on 6-7th April as part of an India-UK Energy for Growth Dialogue. The event was the first of its kind and aimed to cement the committment between India and the UK to work together on Energy for Growth. […]

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EUED Centres at ERSS

The 1st International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science (ERSS) was held from 2-5th April in Sitges, Spain with numerous EUED Centre inputs. The conference was co-chaired by Professor Benjamin K Sovacool, Director of the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) and also Editor of the Elsevier Energy […]

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CIE-Map in Japan

japan

Members of the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) visited Kamakura, Japan for the 24th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering (LCE 2017). The conference is run by the College International pour la Recherche en Productique (CIRP) . Subtitled ‘the next stage of sustainable manufacturing in IoT Era’ […]

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Ice and easy? Fridge-freezers in Bangkok and Hanoi

fridge-freezers

A new Research Insight from the DEMAND Centre throws light on the role fridge-freezers can play in the balance between energy demand and social practices around food. Researchers from the DEMAND Centre have carried out 52 interviews with people in Bangkok (Thailand) and Hanoi (Vietnam) around how they use their […]

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ICSEF 2017 Conference Programme

ICSEF 2017

Full details of the content of the Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains’ ICSEF 2017 international conference have been released. The event will take place from 19th – 21st April in Windsor, UK. The main themes of the conference will be production, retail, processing, consumptions, distributions and food […]

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Enhancing the policy impact of energy research

policy impact

A special section of the Journal of Energy Research and Social Science (edited by CIED’s Benjamin K Sovacool) explores ways to foreground the social in energy research.  The section begins with a full length article by Adam Cooper entitled ‘Building physics into the social: Enhancing the policy impact of energy […]

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Understanding Energy Demand – EPSRC guest blog

understanding energy

EUED Centres Coordinator James O’Toole contributes a guest blog to the EPSRC website describing the work of the Centres. The post offers a brief overview of the work the Centres are carrying out towards the overall goal of reducing energy demand in the UK.  Read the blog on the EPSRC […]

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New briefing on phase-out policies

phase-out

Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand calls for policies that expedite the phase-out of carbon intensive technologies to accelerate low-carbon innovations. In a new policy briefing entitled ‘Accelerating low-carbon innovation: the role for phase-out policies’ Dr Florian Kern, Dr Karoline Rogge and Dr Paula Kivimaa argue that phase-out of high-carbon […]

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CIED cited in House of Lords autonomous vehicles report

autonomous vehicles

A new report on autonomous vehicles from the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee cites evidence from the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). The report, entitled ‘Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV): The future?’ was the result of an inquiry inspired by the rapid development of CAV technology […]

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