Parked commercial electric vehicles (EV's) could be used to help balance electricity supply on the UK’s energy network. Oxfordshire County Council is taking part in a national scheme to test the feasibility of vehicle-to-grid power management. This would involve EV's delivering power from their batteries back into the national grid when they are plugged in for charging, helping to prevent the network from becoming stressed at peak times.
One year on since video games company Rebellion splashed £78m on a former print factory in Didcot, we reveal how the transformation to film studios is going.
The storage of electricity from low or zero carbon generation sources is of vital importance to addressing the climate crisis.
The availability of different sizes and types of battery is needed to broaden the applications to include buses and trucks, home storage systems, ships and aircraft. OXIS Energy is one of the Oxfordshire companies pioneering the development of a new generation of batteries to solve these problems.
At its energy strategy launch in 2019, Oxfordshire’s enterprise partnership OxLEP estimated that by 2030 the county’s low energy sector could be bringing £1.35bn annually into the regional economy and is capable of growing 11 per cent a year - four times faster than the national economy.
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As his name suggests, Tholstrup has a Danish background, so it seemed appropriate we meet in Ole & Steen in Oxford’s Westgate Centre. As one of the county’s key strengths […]
A new scheme aimed at boosting social enterprises and businesses looking to scale-up, has launched. The eScalate programme offers grants of up to £25,000.
At a launch event in November, OxLEP director of strategy Ahmed Goga revealed to a packed room that the low-energy sector, which brings in £1.15bn annually to the regional economy, is capable of growing by 11 per cent a year, four times faster than the national economy. Read on for the initiatives and clean growth innovators in Oxfordshire helping to make this happen.
Ben Towler, commercial manager of OXWASH, talks TechTribe Oxford through the firm's new eco-laundry, and how the firm is competing in a £1bn commercial laundry industry that is price-sensitive and dominated by major players.
Air con is one of the 'blind spots in the energy debate', says the International Energy Authority. Is an Abingdon firm's tech part of the solution?
Oxford Science Park will be ‘turning on the development taps’ for firms in big pharma and healthtech, according to the park’s chief executive Piers Scrimshaw-Wright. At a gathering of property […]
A Step Towards Delivering Fusion Power – the John D Lawson lecture by Professor Ian Chapman, UKAEA and CCFE. This talk will describe the international effort towards delivering fusion, consider how UKAEA is supporting UK industry and academia to address the key challenges on the path to delivering commercial fusion power and look ahead towards the STEP programme to deliver smaller, cheaper fusion reactors. 3 to 6pm, R22 Pickavance Lecture Theatre, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford Campus OX11 0QX Details
Oxford Internet Professionals December meetup Regular gathering for all involved with the internet: designers, developers, trainers, search specialists, social media experts, entrepreneurs, academics, digital business owners and more. From 7.30pm at The Red Lion, Oxford. Details.
Utility of non-invasive image derived biomarkers to characterise health and disease Talk by Dr Andrea Dennis, head of biomarker sciences, Perspectum Diagnostics. 12 to 1.30pm, Bio Escalator, 696 Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7FZ. Details