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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

DEI Review Magazine

Special Issue: DEI 10th Anniversary Highlights

In 2019 Durham Energy Institute is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. A lot of research, activity, outreach and collaboration has been achieved in that time.

This special issue looks at the highlights and achievements of DEI over the past 10 years including examples of how DEI has:


  • built truly interdisciplinary energy research;
  • developed a socio-technical approach to energy;
  • helped shape energy policy;
  • delivered Innovative Training and public outreach;
  • fostered World-class International Research, and
  • The partnerships and people who have enabled this to happen.

Read the special issue online or download DEI 10th Anniversary Highlights in PDF.

DEI Review issue 11 Spring 2019

Issue 11: Spring 2019

In this issue... We've looked at: DEI 10 Year Anniversary celebrations; European Universities Association Platform on Energy and Environment; 3 new Centres for Doctoral Training; New wind power guidelines for Tanzania; Energy on the Move; Sustainable futures for solar and battery systems; Innovative Demand Side response project; Energy for Growth in North East England; Student Energy Summit 2019; Interview with Dr Douglas Halliday, DEI co-Director (Physics); and much more……..

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DEI Review Issue 10 Summer 2018

Issue 10: Summer 2018

In this issue... We've looked at: Geothermal debate in Parliament; Queen’s Honours and awards for DEI members; The role of social science in EU policy; Article from Ørsted UK Managing Director discussing the company’s green transformation and the future for renewable energy; Energy for Developing Countries research; Energy Materials research successes; Durham University Solar Car; Interview with Professor Simone Abram, DEI lead on Energy and Society research; and much more……..

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DEI Review Issue 9 Autumn 2017

Issue 9: Autumn 2017

n this issue we've looked at...... Brexit’s impact on UK energy security; A growing partnership with Mexico; Strengthening the UK wind sector through work with DONG Energy; PEOPLE – an exciting new project to bring social science insights to industry R&D; Why the World Needs Anthropologists; A rebound effect for low carbon initiatives in road transport?; Could the North Easts abandoned mines provide a source of low carbon heat to local communities? and an interview with new DEI Director Prof Jon Gluyas.

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DEI Review Issue 8 Autumn 2016

Issue 8: Autumn 2016

In this issue... We've looked at: New National Centre for Energy Systems Integration; Smart Grid Innovations; DEIs work with Durham Miners Association; Developing the future of Solar PV; The end of the Green Deal; Interview with Andrew Wright, Ofgem.

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DEI Review Issue 7 Winter 2015/16

Issue 7: Winter 2015/16

In this issue... We've looked at: New Advisory Board Members; Fuel cells get cool; Statistics and the hunt for Oil; How to charge millions of electric vehicles at once; Superconducting magnets; Work Experience – Never be too shy to ask!; New Student Energy society @ Durham; and Rising Powers and low carbon transition in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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DEI Review Issue 6 Summer 2016

Issue 6: Summer 2015

In this issue... We've looked at: DEI news round-up; Energy networks analysis research at Durham; EU -Arctic carbon geographies; Solar Car Challenge; Customer Led Network Revolution: research findings; Off-Grid and Renewable Transitions in Energy Livelihoods; Recovering energy from car exhausts; New DEI briefing notes.

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DEI Review Issue 5 Winter 2014

Issue 5: Winter 2014

In this issue... We've looked at: DEI news and new members; A chemist in the Commons; Supporting innovation in local governance; Offshore renewables: A new industrial revolution?; Building with history; Gas as bridge to a low-carbon future; Leading the public energy debate; Energy Training @ DEI; In conversation with Professor Geoff Williams.

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DEI Review issue 4

DEI Review issue 4 Spring 2014

Issue 4: Spring 2014

In this issue... We've looked at: the new DEI Executive Team; Our public energy events; Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy; Attitudes towards investments in renewable energy; Secondments with industry; How fossil fuels have shaped our culture; New biotechnology network and In conversation with Dr Charlotte Adams, research manager for BritGeothermal.

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DEI Review issue 3 Winter 2013

DEI Review issue 3 Winter 2013

Issue 3: Winter 2013

In this issue we looked at; Two elusive revolutions-The Arab Spring and the Fracking revolution; New experts at DEI; Benj Sykes of DONG Energy explores whether the Energy Bill enables low-carbon transformation; Future power generation technologies; Achieving research impact; Framing fracking: exploring public perceptions of this controversial technology; Keeping the lights on: local authority strategies to cut spending on street lighting; DEI activity at the British Science Festival; and In conversation with Prof. Janusz Bialek.

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DEI Review issue 2 Summer 2013

Issue 2: Summer 2013

 

In this issue we looked at; New faces at the DEI; New MSc Energy and Society; Urban Climate Justice; Microgrids in Greece; Low Carbon Energy for Development; Local Action in Durham; Customer-Led Network Revolution; Universal Sustainable Habitat Development and Biofuels, Seaweed and Waste.

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DEI Review Issue 1 Spring 2013

Issue 1: Spring 2013

In this issue we looked at; The solar energy transition in Greece; Energy recovery from car exhaust pipes; The international debate on shale gas; Risk informed robust statistical modeling; Smart grids and electric vehicles; The Rising Powers in Sub-Saharan Africa; Improving off-grid electricity in Rwanda; Equity dimensions of micro-generation; Engaging Durham.

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