Category Archives: energy

Electric Vehicle Conference

TSBE hosted an electric vehicle industry forum at Henley Business School. This exciting conference, “Power System Benefits of Electric Vehicles”, brought together experts on the integration of electric vehicles within power systems, and provided a forum for networking and knowledge … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicles – BBC Radio Berks

Today Dr Phil Coker from University of Reading was interviewed by  Bill Buckley of BBC Radio Berkshire about government plans for electric vehicles by 2040.  When asked about how the increased demand for electricity will be met,  Dr Coker explained … Continue reading

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#2017 CIBSE ASHRAE technical symposium

Ana Rodriguez-Arguelles presents at 2017 CIBSE ASHRAE technical symposium on behalf of TSBE Center. The symposium took place at Loughborough University, under the topic  “Delivering Resilient High Performance Buildings” and aimed to provide evidence of the successful adoption of resilience … Continue reading

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4th LV Workshop and TVCC Energy Seminar – Summary and Slides

We had another successful event! The 4th LV workshop and the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Energy Seminar were held at the University of Reading on the 1st and 2nd of March. This joint event aimed to share recent developments … Continue reading

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Learnings from two DNO innovation projects – the closedown event

Two flagship innovation projects, led by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), have come to a conclusion after 5 years of hard work and persistence.  The closedown event, held at the home of Institution of Engineering and Technology on the … Continue reading

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Katharine van Someren attends SET International Conference on behalf of TSBE Centre

Kate’s  abstract entitled ‘Analysing the lighting performance gap between predicted and actual carbon dioxide emissions in academic classrooms’ and based on her research sponsored by the TSBE Centre and University of Reading was submitted to the 16th International Conference on Sustainable … Continue reading

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TSBE Conference 27th June 2017

The TSBE Centre EngD conference will be on the 27th June this year, the themes will encompass all the area of the EPSRC funded Centre’s doctoral research : Environmental Engineering including Health & Wellbeing & Energy. The afternoon will be … Continue reading

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Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment: What’s Required?

University of Reading: School of Construction Management & Engineering and School of Real Estate & Planning collaborate on RICS Smart Cities Report. Written by: Professor Tim Dixon, Dr Jorn van de Wetering, Professor Martin Sexton, Dr Shu-Ling Lu, Dr Dan … Continue reading

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TSBE Students shortlisted at SET

TSBE EngD students shortlisted at SET Competition Westminster Posted on 3 February 2017 by Emma Hawkins EngD students Joshua Eadie and Katie McCausland presented posters on their research at the SET Competition at Westminster, and were pleased to be shortlisted. … Continue reading

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Dr Marek Kubik – Forbes under 30 nominee presents at LV Seminar

  Dr Marek Kubik (AES Corporation) presented on the frequency response application of energy storage at the Kilroot power station, which proven to be more effective than conventional plants in delivering frequency support.

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