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24 October 2013

The IET Innovation Awards 2013
See the shortlist for the Power/Energy Category.  Winners will be announced on 20 November 2013.

A project to harness wave power has been shortlisted in the James Dyson Award
With the increased demand for energy over the next 50 years, Renewable Wave Power (RWP) is attempting to resurrect the situation with a new and efficient power take-off structure. RWP is a semi-submersible multi axis wave energy converter, specifically designed to run in the Orkneys.


21 October 2013
‘Timid’ politicians not investing enough in green energy
Politicians’ “timidity” on investing in green energy could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs, according to trade union the TUC.

Fukushima nuclear clean up behind schedule
Japan  won’t be able to complete the clean-up of municipalities worst hit by the Fukushima disaster by the next March, as originally planned, forcing people to stay out of their homes for years.


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The last few month have seen bewildering changes in the energy dialogue within the UK. The so-called policy trilemma of meeting security, affordability, and environmental targets simultaneously has rocked around under public and political pressures.   As the public disquiet over shale gas exploitation (security and environmental) gradually... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Energy Sector Dec 11, 2013 9:19 GMT
I was fortunate to be in Beijing in early September when the Second IET Renewable Power Generation conference took place at Beihang University. The first in the series took place in Edinburgh two years ago, and is planned to alternate between the UK and China. It was strongly supported by the State Key Laboratory in renewable energy, based at North China... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Energy Sector Sep 18, 2013 3:10 GMT

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Great turnout at the first ever joint CIGRE & IET event today! Being held this morning at City University London. We are learning about the Cofely London Olympic Park Energy Centre - and will be getting a mini-bus to look round the asset this afternoon.
  • Posted Tue 16 Jul 2013 09:54 GMT
Hi Ian, how did the visit go? Did you get in to see the Energy Centre? Were there any key learnings or anything you would like to share?
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