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9th January 2017 – Hinkley Point Technology

Carolyn Alsop has worked for 30 years as a nuclear engineer. She now works for AMEC Foster Wheeler based at Booths Hall. For the past 6 years she has been working with EDF on the Hinkley Point design. Her talk … Continue reading

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3rd October 2016 – Energy Storage Developments

Dr. Tom Feehally from Manchester University explained to us the changes occurring to our electricity supply as renewable/distributed generation increases, and the challenges this poses. Technologies which exist for grid-connected energy storage – pumped hydro, compressed air, hydrogen, electro-chemical (batteries). But batteries … Continue reading

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10th January 2005 – Energy Policy Studies

Adrian Bull is Head of Energy Policy Studies at BNFL, as well as being a committee member of the NW Branch of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He led a discussion on 21st century energy needs – … Continue reading

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