Technology firms in Oxfordshire are playing a vital role in the country’s post-COVID green recovery but need more funding from government, says a new report.read more...
Oxford academics have explored the likelihood, from the Covid-19 experience, of governments making necessary decisions to accelerate progress on climate change.
New images from the Spectral Investigation of the Coronal Environment instrument aboard the Solar Orbiter, have been returned as part of a mission to provide insights into the solar wind.
The design of most energy systems involves optimising the heat transfers. A Harwell-based startup is developing solutions to today’s pressing problems in nuclear fusion and EV batteries.
Low Carbon Hub has teamed up with EnergyPro and Oxford Brookes University to set up Energy Solutions Oxfordshire (ESOx), an energy services company for local enterprises.
Sixty homes in Oxford’s Blackbird Leys will be the first to have low carbon ground source heat pumps installed as part of Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO).
An Oxford University research project is tracking behaviour during lockdown to inform decisions about organising energy provision in a post-lockdown world.
A forty-tonne, eight-metre wide eco building constructed in Oxford has been sent 300 miles to the site of a Roman Vindolanda fort in Northumberland, where it is to house a new visitor centre. Green Unit’s ARC II modular eco-building was transported by road in five eight-tonne sections and installed on the site in March, shortly before the national lockdown.
A laser developed at the Central Laser Facility in Harwell and the European X-Ray Free Electron Laser will aid the study of conditions in stars and exoplanets.
A multi-million energy superhub, which includes the 'largest hybrid battery ever deployed', is about to enter the build phase and should go live from the end of this year. The 50MW grid-scale battery will be housed in an electricity substation in Cowley, Oxford.
Greentech startup CryptoCycle's Reward4Waste recycling app, which offers cash rewards for returning single-use packaging, is piloted across 2,000 households.
Oxford-based Quantum atomics company ColdQuanta UK has been awarded £2.8 million from Innovate UK for the development of quantum technology projects.
For the many of us concerned to understand the nature of the environmental crisis humanity faces, and what we can do about it, Mike Berners-Lee’s book offers wide ranging descriptions […]
Eco-builder Green Unit has partnered with solar panel manufacturer Verditek, in a deal that opens up the potential to use its buildings in locations with no infrastructure or grid connection.
Harwell Science and Innovation Campus will host a new £180m Natural History Museum science and research centre.
The new facility will be a base for natural sciences research and is intended to help the Museum protect the future of its collection of 80 million specimens. It will also create an international research centre aimed at tackling global challenges such as climate change, resource scarcity, biodiversity loss and emerging diseases.
Ammonia can be a convenient way to store and transport stored energy. Using hydrogen produced by electrolysis, it can be produced without CO2 emissions.
21st century technologies for tackling 21st century pandemics Prof Christophe Fraser of Oxford’s Big Data Institute, who advises the UK’s NHS Covid-19 Tracing app, and Prof Oliver Pybus, Lead Researcher of the Oxford Martin School Programme on Pandemic Genomics, discuss the opportunities and challenges of applying new technologies to pandemics. 5pm. Details
The EV Summit This two-day event brings together key players in electric vehicles, energy, information technology and charging infrastructure, to shape the debate and the contours of the new eMobility industry. Six hundred of the most connected people in the EV space will be invited to attend. Partners include EDFE, BCLP Law, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. Speakers so far include Fiona Howarth, CEO of Octopus EV and Guenter Butschek, CEO of Tata Motors. December 15 and 16, Saïd Business School, Oxford OX 1 1HP. Click here for details