Tag Archive for 'Energy Institute'

MBE for tidal energy engineer and developer Professor Peter Fraenkel

January 3rd, 2013 by Marine Current Turbines

Professor Peter Fraenkel, Marine Current Turbine‘s co-founder, and until recently its Technical Director, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List for his services to the UK marine energy industry. Professor Fraenkel came to Guernsey on several occasions when Guernsey Electricity Ltd had an investment in Marine Current Turbines. Guernsey Electricity Ltd […]

Nautricity receives funding to help build and test CoRMaT tidal turbine

September 14th, 2012 by University of Strathclyde

An award-winning University of Strathclyde spin-out company has been awarded £1.4 million to help it harness tidal energy. Nautricity will use the grant towards the total cost of building and testing its CoRMaT tidal current turbine in the sea south of Machrihanish, Argyll, Scotland. The award was part of the £7.9 million WATERS 2 funding […]

Rechargeable electricity storage made from cheap, safe materials

May 9th, 2012 by The City College of New York

The CUNY Energy Institute, which has been developing innovative low-cost batteries that are safe, non-toxic, and reliable with fast discharge rates and high energy densities, has built an operating prototype zinc anode battery system. The Institute said large-scale commercialization of the battery would start this year. Zinc anode batteries offer an environmentally friendlier and less […]