Posts Tagged ‘clean energy’

Vancouver campus deploys new $5.1M ‘smart grid’ energy storage system

Apr. 19, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology, University News | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC President Stephen Toope today unveiled a new energy storage system, or prototype smart grid, created in partnership with Alpha Technologies Ltd. and Corvus Energy.

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UBC and Fraunhofer Society enter $4.9 million clean energy partnership

Jan. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A $4.9-million research partnership between UBC and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society – Europe’s largest applied research institution – will advance clean energy research in five critical areas, from wind energy to zero emission vehicles.

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UBC to open pioneering clean energy facility

Sep. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

Tomorrow, UBC and partners will open a first-of-its-kind clean energy facility, making it Canada’s first university to produce both clean heat and electricity for its campus from renewable bioenergy.

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UBC, Fraunhofer formalize partnership among world’s top clean energy researchers

Mar. 8, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia today forged a formal partnership with Germany’s Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest research institution for applied research, to focus on renewable-energy technologies.

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Major funding boost for BC-led climate change research

May. 10, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is pleased to announce $1.8 million in new funding for British Columbia-led projects aimed at finding solutions to the environmental, social and economic challenges — and opportunities — brought about by climate change.

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A class project by staff member Jeff Giffin will significantly reduce UBC’s carbon footprint. Martin Dee Photograph.

UBC adopts grad’s energy makeover project

May. 6, 2011 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

The UBC Aquatic Centre is getting a major clean energy makeover thanks to a class project by a graduating green engineer and UBC staff member Jeff Giffin.

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UBC researcher receives federal boost to develop natural gas fuel injection prototype

Oct. 15, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

The University of British Columbia welcomed the announcement of federal support for research and development of natural gas engine technology.

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