HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Work begins on powering a sustainable future for the UK

Work is getting underway to take the UK into a significantly more sustainable way of meeting its energy needs for the future.

Four Consortia, set up earlier this year under the SUPERGEN initiative, will now start working at ways of improving the UK's renewable power generation and supply systems. These collaborations are covering the areas of Marine Energy, Networks & Power Control, Hydrogen Energy & Storage and Biomass & Biofuels.

SUPERGEN is managed by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The inauguration keynote address will be given by Stephen Timms MP, Minister for Energy, e-Commerce and Postal Services.

The SUPERGEN initiative was launched in September 2001. It is investing more than 25M over five years in sustainable power generation. These four virtual centres are the first to be funded through this initiative and each will run for four years.

This research cuts across many disciplines incorporating political, social, environmental and economic factors covering climate change, fossil fuel extraction rates, emissions control and increasing public awareness of environmental concerns.

The multidisciplinary nature of this research is reflected in the fact that the EPSRC is managing the SUPERGEN initiative working with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Each Consortia brings together leading researchers working alongside industry. A key element of the SUPERGEN philosophy is that interaction with industry will lead to "real world" problems being addressed.

It will also be announced at the event that the Carbon Vision Partnership will be investing 4 6 M over the next 3 4 years in R&D focused on the generation and supply of low carbon power. This investment will be channelled through SUPERGEN, and will increase the R&D investment in this key
'"/>

Contact: Jane Reck
jane.reck@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-312
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
11-Nov-2003


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. New hydrothermal vents discovered as South Pacific Odyssey research begins
2. DCI donor services begins distribution of tissue implants
3. Landmark, pivotal Phase IIb/III trial of biotoxin for cancer pain begins
4. As autumn approaches, this chickadees brain begins to expand
5. New study begins to unravel fate of toxic pollutants harbored in Arctic waters
6. UCSF begins distributing the first of its two embryonic stem cell lines
7. Acorda Therapeutics begins Phase 3 trials of Fampridine-SR for chronic spinal cord injury
8. Nabi Biopharmaceuticals begins human testing of novel vaccine to fight nicotine addiction
9. The pathway to anxiety begins early in life
10. DOE begins international effort to sequence tree genome
11. Montana State University begins major trout and salmonid book collection

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Work begins powering sustainable future for the

(Date:4/27/2015)... Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: PSIQ), a leading ... pleased to announce that Dr Gerry Bedore ... of its scientific advisory board. ... leader in technology-enhanced learning models. He was a co-founder ... studies and books focused on online student success and ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... The announcement comes as demand for fire ... Ireland,s foremost records management company, has ... an impressive track record of clients within the first 12 ... management sector in Dubai . As a ... employ a further eight staff members at its Irish headquarters. ...
(Date:4/14/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , April 14, 2015 ... "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... has been nominated for the 2015 New York Design ... The Design100, New York City Design Awards are ... are based on over 2,500 ratings from the marketplace, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 2Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 3Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 4Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 2Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 3NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 3
(Date:5/25/2015)... Phenome Networks, a software-as-a-service plant ... availability, beginning May 31st, of its next-generation Phenome One ... solidifies Phenome Networks’ lead in the plant breeding market, ... intuitive breeding workflow based on years of experience with ... design, and more. The new version of Phenome One, ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Knowledgent , the data and analytics ... potential of big data analytics in the life sciences ... help life sciences and healthcare organizations understand the ways ... business insights. , The life sciences and healthcare industries ... patient profiling, compliance and regulatory requirements, and scientific research. ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... PLAINSBORO, N.J. (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 ... initial circulation audit and been admitted to BPA ... result, BPA Worldwide will track audience data for ... geographic coverage. , “By becoming a member ... steadfast dedication to providing our clients with the ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 2015  The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases ... Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today for introducing ... Treatments, or OPEN ACT. Supported by ... this bipartisan legislation promises to rapidly bring hundreds ... disease patients by incentivizing drug makers to "repurpose" ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Phenome Networks Announces its Next Generation Plant Breeding Management and Analytics Software 2Phenome Networks Announces its Next Generation Plant Breeding Management and Analytics Software 3New White Paper Explores the Potential of Big Data Analytics in Life Sciences and Healthcare 2Specialty Pharmacy Times Joins BPA Worldwide 2Advocates Cheer Senate Leaders for Introducing Bipartisan Bill to Increase Number of Rare Disease Treatments 2
Cached News: