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August 17, 2017

The UK’s geology won’t support UK fracking, claims expert

  The UK’s geology won’t support UK fracking, claims expert We’re 55 million years too late for hydraulic fracturing to work in the UK The UK’s geology is unlikely to…
August 11, 2017

Upgrading Our Energy System Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan July 2017

Upgrading Our Energy System Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan July 2017 In July the UK Government set out its plans for transitioning the energy system supported by the Government’s significant…
August 04, 2017

Hydrogen Student Design Contest - Design a Power-to-Gas System

  Hydrogen Student Design Contest: Designing a Power-to-Gas System This Hydrogen Student Contest to Design a Power-to-Gas System might be of interest to under-graduate and graduate students wherever you work. …
August 02, 2017

Could coal tar by-products be used for carbon capture?

The following article appeared in Energy Live News, July 13th, 2017  http://www.energylivenews.com/2017/07/13/coal-tar-by-products-could-be-used-for-carbon-capture/ A Scottish University has joined a £2.2 million Europe-wide project to find uses for coal tar by-products, including…
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RT @Pundamentalism: Couldn't they just switch Big Ben to vibrate?
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