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New call for Expressions of Interest for funding to research two priority areas within the decarbonisation of heating and cooling

New call for Expressions of Interest for funding to research two priority areas within the EPSRC Network for the Decarbonisation of Heating and Cooling.
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DEI wins funding for geothermal and solar heat project in national drive to decarbonise heating and cooling

A Durham Energy Institute project exploring whether water from abandoned mines could be used to heat the UK’s homes is among 11 new projects being announced today by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in a drive to decarbonise the heating and cooling of buildings.
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Durham leads Teesside Academic Cluster as part of new Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre

The Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre (IDRIC) has today, Monday, 24 May, received £20m from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Research and Innovation Centre as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund programme to decarbonise the industrial sector. Durham Energy Institute researchers are involved in three of the projects funded for the first phase of IDRIC activity.
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Andy Smallbone presents Industrial CCS in Global Energy Association Ten breakthrough energy ideas report

DEI Fellow Andy Smallbone invited to present one of 10 most promising groundbreaking energy technologies of decade in The Global Energy Association report published at the Petersburg International Economic Forum.
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Jon Gluyas gives Oral evidence to Parliamentary Select Committee on Hydrogen Storage

Professor Jon Gluyas was invited by the UK Parliament House of Commons Science and Technology Committee to provide evidence on Hydrogen Storage for their inquiry into The role of Hydrogen in achieving Net Zero.
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New R&D collaboration to research novel borehole solution for monitoring CCS storage sites

The Durham University led Geoptic has signed an R&D collaboration agreement with CGG to jointly research and assess a novel borehole solution for monitoring the spread of CO2 in subsurface storage sites for Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS).
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MARLIN Star project showcased by Innovate UK for G7 summit

Our Marlin Star project Frontier Technical is one of 8 case studies chosen for the Innovate UK EDGE G7 SERIES showcase.
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DEI Podcast: Interview with Andrew Price, Business Development Manager, Clean Power Research

DEI Director Dr Joanna Berry speaks with Durham MBA graduate, Andrew Price. Following his MBA Andrew worked for Nissan Europe on their Electric Vehicle deployment and now works at Clean Power Research.
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Joanna Berry interviewed by Power Technology on EU energy policy

DEI Director Joanna Berry interviewed for Power Technology Magazine analysis article 'EU energy policy: world-leading, insufficient, or both?'
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New report highlights potential of mine energy in achieving UK net zero target

A new white paper published by the Mine Energy Taskforce and Local Energy Hub network has called for greater support for mine energy as a key low carbon heat source in the UK that can contribute to government’s ambition to reach net zero by 2050.
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Green Light for Innovative Energy Scheme in South Tyneside

Abandoned coal mines in South Tyneside are set to create a ground-breaking renewable energy scheme which will cut annual carbon dioxide emissions by hundreds of tonnes.
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Ian Ritchey appointed Honorary Professor at Durham University

DEI is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Ritchey as Honorary Professor in the Department of Engineering in association with Durham Energy Institute. Ian was formerly Group Chief Engineer at Rolls-Royce, and has a distinguished track record and extensive network of contacts in the Aerospace, Defence, Marine and Energy sectors. He is currently a Non-Executive Director at Tekmar Group, and an advisor to several engineering and technology businesses.
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