University battery spinout About:Energy secured backing in latest funding round

The start-up founded from battery research at Imperial College London and the University of Birmingham will use the six-figure investments to drive the development of its proprietary software and database

ENGIE and Equitix secure deal with the University of Birmingham

The company will help transform Pritchatts Park student accommodation village into a state-of-the-art low carbon campus

‘Small fleet of hydrogen-powered trains could be running on UK rail network by 2022’

That’s the suggestion from Dr Stuart Hillmansen, Senior Lecturer in Electrical Energy Systems at the University of Birmingham who spoke to FNZ about the role of the first hydrogen-powered train for the decarbonisation of UK rail

‘Installation of new gas boilers should be banned from 2025 to help the UK meet its net zero goal’

The Confederation of British Industry and the University of Birmingham suggest the government should mandate that all new domestic boiler installations must be hybrid or hydrogen-ready

Birmingham Energy Institute to develop new energy business incubator space

Businesses that sign up for the space will drive ‘transformational’ change in the production and use of renewable energy and heat

Birmingham Uni granted €4m for rare earth metals recycling facility

The materials can be found in electric vehicles, wind turbine generators, household appliances and hard disk drives

UK university opens energy storage facility research

A new energy storage research facility has been opened at the University of Birmingham. The Cryogenic energy storage site, which is said to be the first of its kind in the UK, comprises of laboratories, equipment and a major demonstration plant. The system uses renewables and off peak electricity to liquefy air which is stored in […]

UK University wins £6m for energy storage research facility

The University of Birmingham has been granted a £6 million fund to create a new facility to support research into energy storage technologies. Cryogenic energy storage systems – which uses liquid nitrogen to store and release energy – use off-peak electricity to liquefy air. The cryogenic liquids that is formed is stored in a vessel […]