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.
A comment piece by Professor Gavin Bridge for UK Energy Research Centre exploring whether the tension between the need for rapid decarbonisation and the UK government's historic promotion of oil and gas exploration and production can be resolved.
The Church of England will be supported in their ambitious aim of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030 through a new partnership with Durham Energy Institute (DEI).
Durham to support National Grid's first of its kind offline hydrogen research facility to explore how gas transmission networks could be used to transport hydrogen in the future.
Immersive technology company VRAI awarded Offshore Wind Growth Partnership funding with Durham University Energy Institute in England’s North East
DEI Director Professor Jon Gluyas is to lead a new initiative bringing Industry and academia together to advance the role of geothermal energy in the energy transition. The newly formed Geothermal Energy Advancement Association (GEAA).
The Pitman’s Parliament, Durham Miners Association, has been awarded a life-saving grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund paving the way for its renewal as a centre for culture, heritage and education.
On 11 February 2021, 181 school pupils and teachers joined Durham Energy Institute and our Energy Centre of Doctoral Training to celebrate International Women and Girls in Science Day!
DEI Director Professor Simone Abram and Dr Rebecca Ford, University of Strathclyde were guest on the Climate Papers blog discussing what a socially inclusive approach to a decarbonised economy would look like.