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Video of integrated zero-carbon hub for Hydrogen

The video of DEI - CESI research webinar on Integrated Zero-Carbon Hub is now live and available to view. It explores how by using an integrated, symbiotic system, hydrogen can deliver distributed heat, cooling and electricity for residential, industrial and commercial applications and provide hydrogen and electric charging services for transport.
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New project to explore the impact of Home Working on Energy Usage during COVID-19

The Home Working NEATZERO project will measure the real energy consumption impacts of home working to help with future energy scenario planning.
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Hydrogen for Transportation: Compact onboard storage - safety considerations

A video of the webinar "Compact onboard storage - safety considerations" from our Hydrogen for Transportation network is now ready to view on the DEI Youtube channel.
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Energy Transition opportunities for women in STEM

Durham University, with support from the British Council, is offering six fully-funded Energy Transition Masters scholarships for female students from the Americas! DEI is delighted to be supporting this initiative.
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New Project: Zero-Carbon Emission Integrated Cooling, Heating and Power (ICHP) Networks

DEI have been awarded EPSRC funding to work with National Grid on a new research into decarbonising heating and cooling using Hydrogen.
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DEI Free Piston Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Technology

A new video showcasing the innovative technology developed at Durham Energy Institute by Professor Tony Roskilly (Principal Investigator) and Dr Sumit Roy (Early Career Researcher) as a part of their Innovate UK project, is now available to view!
A diagram of the patented Free Piston Engine which is 25% lighter

2020 in British Electricity - Progress on Decarbonising our Electricity

The latest DEI Perspectives is a collaboration with MyGridGB reviewing the trends of the British Electricity mix in 2020 and what progress has been made on decarbonising our electricity. 2020 has seen records broken and may well be a turning point in our decarbonising power system!
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Videos of DEI 3 Minute Thesis competition

The student presentations for DEI's 3 Minute Thesis competition 2021 are now available to view on our Youtube channel including the winning entry by Masters student Georgina Hatch for her presentation on 'Virtual Power Plants and their role in avoiding an energy crisis'.
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3rd Generation Solar PV in the Developing World

The recent "3rd Generation PV in the Developing World" conference was a rewarding showcase of the challenges and opportunities of combining physical and social disciplines. It highlighted how crucial it is to understand local social context for the design of solar cells, and speaking to end-users when developing technology.
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Progress reported for MARLIN Star project

Further to the funding announcement in Summer 2020, the MARLIN Star project held its 5th progress meeting in the Marine Station (University of Plymouth) in August 2021.
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