The Energy Institute (EI) is a UK chartered professional membership body.
|Purpose||Power generation and fossil-fuels in the UK|
|around 20,000 members|
|Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI|
The Energy Institute is licensed by the Engineering Council to offer Chartered, Incorporated and Engineering Technician status to engineers and also by the Science Council and Society for the Environment to offer registration as Chartered Scientist and Chartered Environmentalist.
It was formed in 2003 from a merger between the Institute of Petroleum and the Institute of Energy. The EI offers three pre professional grades of membership: Affiliate, Graduate and Student, along with a selection of professional grades. The professional grades are: Fellow (FEI), Fellow Chartered Engineer (CEng FEI), Fellow Chartered Scientist (CSci FEI), Member (MEI), Member Chartered Engineer (CEng MEI), Member Chartered Scientist (CSci MEI) Member or Fellow and Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv MEI or FEI), Technician Member (TMEI) and Technician Member Engineering Technician (EngTech TMEI).
The EI publishes two membership magazines: Petroleum Review and Energy World.
Chen Jia'er (Chinese: 陈佳洱; October 1, 1934 - ) is a Chinese nuclear physicist, an accelerator physicist and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Chen was born in Shanghai, and graduated from the department of physics of Northeast China People's University (now Jilin University) in Changchun in 1954. From 1955, he was a teacher in the department of technology physics at Peking University, and was elevated to vice department chair. From 1963 to 1965, Chen was invited by British Royal Society and became a visiting scholar in department of nuclear physics at Oxford University and Rutherfold High Energy Institute, studying serial electro-static accelerator and synchrotron. From 1982 to 1984, he was a visiting scientist at Stony Brook University and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In August, 1984, Chen became the vice president and dean of graduate school of Peking University. He was also appointed as the director of Institute of Heavy Particle Physics at PKU. In November, 1993, Chen was elected an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Maths and Physics section. From August 1996 to December 1999, Chen served as the president of Peking University. In 1998, he became the president of Asian-Pacific Physics Society. In December 1999, Chen was appointed to be the director of National Natural Science Foundation of China.Durham Energy Institute
Durham Energy Institute (DEI) is a research institute at Durham University. It was launched in September 2009 to undertake multi-disciplinary cutting-edge research into energy technology and society. The current Executive Director is Professor Jon Gluyas.
The principal aim of the DEI is to tackle the societal aspects of energy use. The Institute draws upon its existing knowledge base, skills and expertise to:
promote technical scientific excellence
solve technological and social problems associated with energy provision, demand and useEast Downtown Houston
East Downtown Houston (EaDo) is a district in Houston, Texas, United States. The East Downtown Management District (EDMD), manages the area with offices headquartered at START Houston, a co-working space 1121 Delano Street. The community is located east of Downtown Houston and north of Interstate 45 (Gulf Freeway). It is between the George R. Brown Convention Center and the East End district.The Old Chinatown, an area within East Downtown bounded by Interstate 69/U.S. Route 59, Preston Street, St. Joseph Parkway, and Dowling Street (now Emancipation Avenue), is the older of the two Houston Chinatowns. The East Downtown Chinatown is not the same as the Chinatown in southwestern Houston.Energy Institute High School
Energy Institute High School (EIHS) is a magnet high school in the Third Ward area in Houston, Texas. It is a part of the Houston Independent School District and is the first high school in the United States that focuses on the energy industry.Goran Granić
Goran Granić (born 18 April 1950) is a former Croatian centre-left politician who was the deputy prime minister from 2000 to 2002.
Granić was born in Baška Voda. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Zagreb in 1972, obtaining a Ph.D. from the same faculty in 1979. From 1973 to 1978 he worked as a researcher at the Energy Institute in Zagreb. After the first democratic elections in 1990, Granić became the first director of Hrvatska elektroprivreda, the national power company of Croatia.From 1992 to 1995, Granić served as a member of the Croatian Parliament. From 1995–1996, Granić was selected as mayor of Zagreb by his party that won the local elections. However, the president, Franjo Tuđman did not allow him to proceed with his duties as mayor, leading to the Zagreb Crisis: Zagreb's local government would go on to place four other mayors from the party, each of which was blocked by Tuđman.
As a member of the HSLS party, which was allied with SDP during the 2000 parliament elections, Granić entered the newly formed government as Ivica Račan's deputy prime minister.He was much praised by his superior, Račan, during his term in office. However, HSLS's leader, Dražen Budiša (having failed in the presidential elections) suddenly wanted the position of prime minister and forced Račan - since his party's parliament votes were vital to the government - to dismiss Granić and place him instead. Despite his new position, Budiša wasn't satisfied and suddenly led his party out of the government. As a result, HSLS split into two factions.
The dissident pro-government faction - including Granić and Jozo Radoš as more prominent members - created a new party - Liberals of Croatia - Libra.
Libra merged with the Croatian People's Party in 2005, since known as the Croatian People's Party – Liberal Democrats, but Granić himself has mostly shunned politics after his government position, having returned to the Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar in 2003.He is a brother of Mate Granić, once a prominent member of the rival Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ).Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) is one of three bioenergy research centers established in 2007 by the U.S. Department of Energy. It is led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison with Michigan State University as a primary partner. GLBRC works with academic, federal, and private sector bodies to help create the "pipeline" between biomass production and its final conversion to fuel. The key focus being on efficiency and sustainability.Hocking College
Hocking College is a public community college in Nelsonville, Ohio. The college offers more than 60 Associate and Vocational programs. Hocking College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The college was chartered in 1969, by the Ohio Board of Regents.
Hocking has 3,474 students enrolled (78% of students are full-time). Its 2,300-acre campus is set in a rural setting and uses a semester-based academic calendar. Hocking's athletic teams are the Hawks. The college is a member of the National Junior College Athletics Association.Institute of Petroleum
The Institute of Petroleum (IP) was a UK-based professional organisation that merged with the Institute of Energy in 2003 to form the Energy Institute.The Institute of Petroleum had similar goals to the EI but was specifically focused on the oil and gas industry, whereas the EI also covers other forms of energy including nuclear and alternative energies.
The IP designation still survives, for example in the specification of test methods in the petroleum industry (see for example a
list of IP Test Methods on Caleb Brett's site). The Energy Institute still runs an "International Petroleum (IP) Week", a series of events and seminars aimed at the petroleum industry.List of universities in Tajikistan
This is a list of universities in Tajikistan.Matthew Simmons
Matthew Roy Simmons (April 7, 1943 – August 8, 2010) was founder and chairman emeritus of Simmons & Company International, and was a prominent figure in the field of peak oil. Simmons was motivated by the 1973 energy crisis to create an investment banking firm catering to oil companies. He served as an energy adviser to U.S. President George W. Bush and was a member of the National Petroleum Council and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Simmons, who lived in Houston, Texas, died at his vacation home in North Haven, Maine, on August 8, 2010, at the age of 67. The death was ruled "accidental drowning with heart disease a contributing factor".Simmons was the author of the book Twilight in the Desert, published in 2005. His examination of oil reserve decline rates helped raise awareness of the unreliability of Middle East oil reserves. He gave numerous presentations on peak oil and water shortages.Simmons believed that the Club of Rome's report, The Limits to Growth, is more accurate than usually acknowledged.Simmons was the founder of the Ocean Energy Institute in Maine. His vision was to make Maine a leader in energy from offshore wind and ocean forces. The Ocean Energy Institute ceased operations in 2011.National Wind Institute
The National Wind Institute (NWI) at Texas Tech University (TTU) was established in December 2012, and is intended to serve as Texas Tech University’s intellectual hub for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, commercialization and education related to wind science, wind energy, wind engineering and wind hazard mitigation and serves faculty affiliates, students, and external partners.
In 2003, with support from the National Science Foundation, the first interdisciplinary Ph.D. program dedicated to wind science and engineering was developed. Later, the Texas Wind Energy Institute (TWEI) was established, and is a partnership between TTU and Texas State Technical College designed to develop education and career pathways to meet workforce and educational needs of the expanding wind energy industry. Partly funded by the Texas Workforce Commission.
In an effort to streamline and to promote synergy, both WiSE and TWEI have now integrated to form the National Wind Institute.
NWI organizes and administers large multi-dimensional TTU wind-related research projects and serves as the contact point for major project sponsors and other external partners.Nuclear Energy Institute
The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) is a nuclear industry trade association in the United States of America, based in Washington, D.C.Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences is a constituent, semi-autonomous part of Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
The College was founded in 1896 as a School of Mines, but, over time, diversified becoming the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. The college has five departments: Energy and Mineral Engineering, Geography, Geosciences, Materials Science and Engineering, and Meteorology.The Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, as of fall 2007, now offers an undergraduate program in energy engineering, the first of its kind in the country.The College also includes The Alliance for Earth Science, Engineering, and Development in Africa (AESEDA), The Energy Institute, The Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI), The John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, and The Peter R. Gould Center for Geography and Outreach.
It is currently the smallest college (in terms of student enrollment) at the University Park campus.
Five current staff members (Michael E. Mann, Klaus Keller, Anne Thompson, Richard Alley, and William Easterling) contributed to the efforts of the IPCC that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.Raymond L. Orbach
Raymond Lee Orbach (born 1934) is an American physicist and administrator. He served as Under Secretary for Science in the United States Department of Energy from 2006 until 2009, when he was replaced by Steven E. Koonin. Until his resignation in December 2012, in the wake of a conflict-of-interest controversy involving the geologist Charles G. Groat, Orbach was Director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.Orbach received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the California Institute of Technology in 1956 and a Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1960. Orbach began his academic career as a postdoctoral fellow at Oxford University in 1960 and became an assistant professor of applied physics at Harvard University in 1961. He joined the faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) two years later as an associate professor, and became a full professor in 1966.
Orbach's research in theoretical and experimental physics has resulted in the publication of more than 240 scientific articles, and he is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
From 1982 to 1992, he served as the Provost of the College of Letters and Science at UCLA, and from 1992 to 2002 as Chancellor of the University of California, Riverside.
From March 14, 2002 until mid-2009, Orbach was Director of the Office of Science at the Department of Energy, making him the highest ranking science policy administrator within the DOE. After June 1, 2006, he was the first Under Secretary for Science, for which President George W. Bush nominated him after the position was created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
On August 1, 2009 he became the founding director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. He resigned November 30, 2012 in response to a report critical of the Energy Institute's handling of potential conflicts of interest.
On November 3, 2009, the Science Library at the University of California, Riverside was renamed Orbach Library in honor of Orbach.
Orbach was born in Los Angeles, California.The Bartlett
The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment (The Bartlett) is the Faculty of the Built Environment of University College London (UCL), part of the University of London in England. It is home to the Bartlett School of Architecture and The Bartlett School of Planning, two of the leading architecture and urban planning schools in the world. The Bartlett is ranked first in the world in Architecture / Built Environment in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject.University of Michigan
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The university is Michigan's oldest; it was founded in 1817 in Detroit, as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, 20 years before the territory became a state. The school was moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 onto 40 acres (16 ha) of what is now known as Central Campus. Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 million gross square feet (780 acres; 3.2 km2) spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus, two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn, and a Center in Detroit. The university is a founding member of the Association of American Universities.
Considered one of the foremost research universities in the United States with annual research expenditures approaching $1.5 billion, Michigan is classified as one of 115 Doctoral Universities with Very High Research by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2019, it ranked 8th among the universities around the world by SCImago Institutions Rankings. As of October 2018, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners and 1 Fields Medalist have been affiliated with University of Michigan. Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as well as professional degrees in architecture, business, medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work, public health, and dentistry. Michigan's body of living alumni comprises more than 540,000 people, one of the largest alumni bases of any university in the world.Michigan's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Wolverines. They are members of the Big Ten Conference. More than 250 Michigan athletes or coaches have participated in Olympic events, winning more than 150 medals.Wind power in Maine
There are a number of wind power projects in the state of Maine, totalling more than 900 MW in capacity and responsible for 13.85% of in-state electricity production. The largest single wind farm is the Bingham Wind Farm in Kingsbury Plantation with an installed capacity of 185 MW.Wind power in Romania
Wind power in Romania has total cumulative installed capacity of 3,028 MW as of the end of 2016, up from the 14 MW installed capacity in 2009.Romania has the highest wind potential in continental Europe of 14,000 MW; in 2009 investors already had connection requests of 12,000 MW and the national electricity transport company Transelectrica offered permits for 2,200 MW.
A study of Erste Bank places Romania and especially the Dobrogea Region with Constanţa and Tulcea counties as the second best place in Europe (after Scotland) to construct wind farms due to its large wind potential.
Another study made by the Romanian Energy Institute (REI) said that wind farms could contribute with 13 GW to the national power generation capacity by 2020, and between 2009 and 2017 total wind farm capacity will comprise 4,000 MW with investments of US$5.6 billion.Wisconsin Energy Institute
The Wisconsin Energy Institute serves as a hub for clean energy research for the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and greater Midwestern region, and houses the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and the Center for Renewable Energy Systems, along with research space for the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
Located at 1550 University Avenue, the building is bordered by the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery to the east, the College of Engineering to the south, and the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences to the north. This location places the Wisconsin Energy Institute at the heart of what is known as the UW-Madison Energy Corridor.
Before construction, there was no single facility dedicated to energy research on the UW-Madison campus, though over 90 faculty worked in areas of clean energy research. These faculty members were scattered among 24 other campus buildings. Today, the facility houses over 200 researchers and administrators.