CIED Director cited in The Telegraph

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CIED Director cited in The Telegraph Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director of The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) receives National media coverage in the ‘Ask a money expert’ section of The Telegraph. The article about smart meters responds to a consumer who questions whether their energy supply can be remotely […]

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CSEF I-ThERM workshop papers


24th October saw a gathering of heat recovery and conversion experts gather at Brunel for CSEF’s I-ThERM workshop. The international event featured presenters from seven different European countries who presented their ground breaking work in industrial heat recovery techniques such as novel heat pipes, compressors and condensors. i-THERM aims to […]

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Decarbonising Industry – CIE-MAP video

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A short video with interviews from the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) team showcasing their demand reduction work across the industrial supply chain. The two and a half minute video features various members of CIE-MAP describing their work and their overall mission to look across the entire […]

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Hinkley Point C briefing note from CEE Centre


RCUK CEE Deputy Director Andrew Smith and UCL ISR’s Michael Grubb have produced a briefing note on Hinkley Point C and other 3rd-gen nuclear in the context of the UK’s future energy system. In this briefing – compiled in light of recent developments – one main finding is that Hinkley […]

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UK Carbon Footprint Rises


CIE-Map’s Dr Anne Owen was interviewed in ‘The Environmentalist’ on 2nd August about reports that greenhouse gas emissions associated with the UK are rising.  The article – by Catherine Early – discusses Defra statistics which factor in emissions created by the process of importing goods to the UK. The rise […]

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i-STUTE’s David Elmes on Hinkley Point


‘As Hinkley Point C put on ice: the UK needs to get over energy megaprojects’ argues the i-STUTE Centre’s David Elmes in The Conversation. Professor Elmes argues that a mix of smaller and larger energy supply solutions, and a focus on consumption as well as supply is needed for the […]

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Waste heat project more than just hot air

Savvas Tassou

A new project linked to the Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF) will develop tools to convert low-temperature waste heat into electricity. The project will be lead by CSEF Director Professor Savvas Tassou at Brunel University and will work with industry partners Spirax Sarco, Howden Compressors and […]

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Free event: Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies

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Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies for the Future, Warwick, Weds 13th April 2016 This event will be hosted by the i-STUTE centre at the University of Warwick, with keynote contributions from DECC, the Industrial and Commercial Energy Association (ICOM), the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC), British Gas, Baxi, National Grid […]

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Researchers talk technology innovation with Daikin


20th January saw the i-STUTE centre’s SIRACH Network visit the Daikin Training Centre in Woking for a research meets industry day to discuss alternative technologies that could revolutionise the heating and cooling markets. See the SIRACH (Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat) Network website for full details More […]

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