Navigation Links
Durham Energy Institute to advise government on green technology
Date:11/1/2010

Energy experts from Durham University are aiming to help the government cut through red tape and roll out greener and more sustainable energy networks - Smart Grids.

This week, the university's Durham Energy Institute (DEI) is bringing together leading industrialists and academics to meet with the Department of Energy & Climate Change to tackle barriers to taking UK energy policy forward. The meeting on Wednesday November 3rd will also be attended by Ofgem and many leading UK power companies.

The aim is to find an affordable and mutually beneficial way of introducing the new technology which will help the UK maximise its energy efficiency and also achieve EU targets of generating 20% per cent of all energy needs from renewable sources by 2020.

Professor Taylor said:

"Smart Grids are power networks designed to cope with energy from lots of different sources such as windfarms, wavepower and solar panels, all of which are becoming more and more common. Our intention is to find a way of introducing Smart Grid technology to the UK power network.'

"The current electricity network dates back to the 60s and 70s and wasn't designed to cope with power from all these different sources as efficiently.

"The Smart Grid could help the UK reach its emissions reduction targets in a cost-effective way by both utilising and harvesting alternative sources of energy and by returning self-generated or unused energy back to the grid, while securing long term access to affordable and sustainable energy."

According to DEI research, Smart Grid technology could be integrated with the current power infrastructure, avoiding building new pylons and laying new cables which is undesirable because of environmental constraints on planning and also on cost grounds.

Professor Taylor added: "Th
'/>"/>

Contact: Paul Ging
paul.ging@durham.ac.uk
44-019-133-46302
Durham University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Changes in energy R&D needed to combat climate change
2. Green Carbon Center takes all-inclusive view of energy
3. Energy saving lamp is eco-winner
4. Syracuse University partners with Arden-Fox to advance DODs Net Zero Energy Initiative
5. NSF grant to study national energy policy and technology impacts
6. A painless way to achieve huge energy savings: Stop wasting food
7. Story tips from the US Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory October 2010
8. Renewable energy research center to be established in southern Israel
9. Electricity collected from the air could become the newest alternative energy source
10. Energy Express focus issue: Thin-film photovoltaic materials and devices
11. MIT researchers develop a way to funnel solar energy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/4/2014)... GARDENS, Fla. , Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... solutions, today announced that its DigitalPersona ® ... fingerprint readers have been deployed throughout First Bank ... , South Carolina and ... in Southern Pines, North Carolina ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... , November 18, 2014 ... Systems Market by Systems (Video, RFID, Access Control, Intrusion ... Factories, Hotels, Banks, Government), Component Service Geography - Global ... Systems Market is projected to be around $25 Billion ... by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 8.69%. ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... C-Labs LLC, a leading provider of remote ... today announced the appointment of John Traynor ... strategic advisor to the firm, Mr. Traynor will now ... based out of the C-Labs office in ... Muench , Chief Executive Officer. Photo - ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):First Bank Partners with Crossmatch to Increase Log In Security 2First Bank Partners with Crossmatch to Increase Log In Security 3Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 2Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 3C-Labs Names Former Microsoft and Bsquare Executive as Chief Operating Officer 2
... development of the mammalian brain, the cerebral cortex undergoes ... which is accommodated by folding of the tissue in ... Researchers have now identified a key regulator of this ... are devoted to the performance of specific tasks. This ...
... has won a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance ... for patients with the disease., Navin Varadarajan, an assistant ... Rahr-MRA Young Investigator Award. The grant gives him $225,000 ... helped melanoma patients who aren,t responding to any other ...
... Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Friday 26 April 2013: New data ... Liver Congress 2013 demonstrate substantial improvements in the detection ... diagnostic urine tests. HCC is common throughout the ... of chronic viral hepatitis or cirrhosis of any cause. ...
Cached Biology News:Developmental neurobiology: How the brain folds to fit 2University of Houston engineering professor awarded grant to study melanoma treatment 2University of Houston engineering professor awarded grant to study melanoma treatment 3Novel screening tests for liver cancer 2Novel screening tests for liver cancer 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014 Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... gynecologic disease, announced today that investors including Oracle ... Fund LLC and several Vermillion directors have agreed ... of Vermillion,s common stock and warrants to purchase ... private placement.  Under the terms ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... & Brussels (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... (CfPIE), the global leader of technical training across the ... for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) to provide the ... certification programs —providing access to the more than ... extends SCDM members with 10% off when registering for ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Calif. , Dec. 22, 2014  ( www.competitivehealth.com ... CoPatient, an online medical bill review and advocacy service, ... in the FREE WellCard Savings discount health services marketplace. ... bill that was more than they expected to pay. ... reduce health care costs, WellCard Savings is pleased to ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Charm Sciences is pleased to announce that its ... M1 in raw commingled milk is the first lateral ... peer reviewed report of the validation by Technology and ... Fisheries Research (ILVO-T&V) has been published by the Taylor ... toxic aflatoxin and a known carcinogen, can be passed ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 2Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 3Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 4Vermillion Announces Equity Financing of up to $18.9 Million; Suspends ATM Program 5CfPIE Announces Partnership with the Society for Clinical Data Management 2CfPIE Announces Partnership with the Society for Clinical Data Management 3WellCard Savings Announces CoPatient Medical Bill Review Service for Members 2Charm Sciences Achieves Independent Validation of First 15 Minute Quantitative Screening Method for Aflatoxin M1 2
... breakthrough on Alzheimer's disease, UW-Madison researcher Jeff Johnson has ... drug. , ,Johnson and fellow researcher Thor Stein led ... asking a simple question: Why don't mouse neurons die ... kill human neurons in early onset Alzheimer's patients? From ...
... business attire these days, it seems hard to imagine that ... , ,(In the spirit of full disclosure, I have to ... other way while a software engineering manager at Digital ... of a construction crew working at our building.) , ,If ...
... and gone, the University of Wisconsin-Madison still has ... Fluffy Bunnies , a team of three computer programming students ... 3 to 7 to compete in the world finals of ... . The team entered the finals by taking first place ...
Cached Biology Technology:Madison-based Mithridion seeks to capitalize on Alzheimer's breakthrough 2Madison-based Mithridion seeks to capitalize on Alzheimer's breakthrough 3Madison-based Mithridion seeks to capitalize on Alzheimer's breakthrough 4Dressing information technology in business clothes 2Dressing information technology in business clothes 3'Fluffy Bunnies' ready for Shanghai programming competition 2'Fluffy Bunnies' ready for Shanghai programming competition 3
Goat polyclonal to Centaurin alpha 2**...
Mouse Anti-Human Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptor, Two Domains, Long Cytoplasmic Tail, 2 (KIR2DL2 (KIR2DL3 Monoclonal Antibody Family: Immunoglobulin Sub-Family: not assigned-Immunogl...
MagSi monodispers, magnetic silica particles with modified surface for SO3 coupling chemistry....
Recognizes a full-length CLC-2 voltage-gated Cl- protein and not with other known proteins tested so far....
Biology Products: