Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CleanTechnica

Clean Power

Practical, Multi-University Low Carbon Technology Center

Looking to create products for the real world as soon as possible, a new research center in the UK is aiming to speed up the development and installment of a variety of low carbon technologies to ensure a greener future for us all.

This new £50 million ($80 million) center hopes to do this through more coordinated and focused efforts from four universities and a regional development agency. The four universities that have teamed up are Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and Yorkshire, and they are working with the regional development agency Yorkshire Forward. The name of the new center is Centre for Low Carbon Futures (CLCF).

[social_buttons]

The main benefits of the new center are that it will “ensure that research projects do not overlap, better enable a multi-disciplinary approach to low-carbon initiatives and make it easier to partner with the business community.”

Interim director, Tony Hardy, says: “The centre will provide the knowledge base to generate workable solutions for businesses and communities, promoting the uptake of innovations and creating change in the real world.

Chair of the new center is Ed Gallagher, who also is the former chief executive of the UK’s Environment Agency and the current chair of the Renewable Fuels Agency.

This research center looks to combine experts in various fields, ensure there is not overlap but coordination in low carbon research projects, and focus on getting low carbon technology into the real world as soon as possible. Look for new clean tech developments from this center in the coming years!

Related Articles:

1) Top 10 Solar Technologies to Watch Out For

2) Solar Energy Breakthrough: Goal of MIT Team

Image Credit: Paolo Màrgari | paolomargari.it via flickr under a Creative Commons license

 

Advertisement
 
Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.
 
Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.

Written By

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA], NIO [NIO], Xpeng [XPEV], Ford [F], ChargePoint [CHPT], Amazon [AMZN], Piedmont Lithium [PLL], Lithium Americas [LAC], Albemarle Corporation [ALB], Nouveau Monde Graphite [NMGRF], Talon Metals [TLOFF], Arclight Clean Transition Corp [ACTC], and Starbucks [SBUX]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.

Comments

You May Also Like

Climate Change

Those wells need to be decommissioned so that they never again spout emissions. But promising climate action and delivering it are two entirely different...

Biofuels

While fun and well-attended, how much did the recent Miami race contribute to professed F1 goals to become sustainable? Not much, it turns out.

Clean Transport

Transition to zero-emission trucks will help improve air quality, create greener jobs and reduce reliance on imports of foreign oil Republished from Department for...

Cars

Every month I look forward to reading Jose Pontes’ China sales updates and keenly follow the evolution of the Chinese EV market as it...

Copyright © 2021 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.