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Kjersti Fløttum (UiB) - Language and climate action - expressions of responsibility and obligation (31.01.2018)
In a joint DIGSSCORE & Bergen Energy Lab lunch meeting, professor Kjersti Fløttum from the department of foreign languages spoke about "Language and climate action - conceptions and expressions of responsibility and obligation"
On the 29th of January, the Geophysical Institute, UiB and Statoil invited to a seminar on Statoil’s ambitions in offshore wind, industrial and research challenges
Christmas holidays are approaching and so is the end of the autumn semester for the Bergen Energy Lab.
An introduction and analysis to the EU-ETS system and how it is working (or not) - Ernst Nordtveit (Faculty of Law) (15.12.2017)
Ernst Nordtveit, professor at the Faculty of Law, held a presentation for the Energy Lab on November 21. He gave and introduction to and analysis of the EU-ETS system, and how it is working (or not).
Political science perspective on energy and climate - Thor Øivind Jensen (Department of Administration and Organization Theory) (15.12.2017)
Read about the recent lunch meeting with Thor Øivind Jensen, associate professor at the Department of Administration and Organization theory
Read about the recent lunch meeting about the energy efficient HVAC system at HVL with Aina Eide from Sweco
Get up to date on what happened in the Bergen Energy Lab in October in this newsletter.
Did you know that the potential biogas resources in Hordaland amounts to about 240 GWh? That pellets can be used instead of coal in thermal power plants? Or that there is a biogas plant in Rådalen converting sludge into about 25 GWh of fuel quality bio gas per year? If you already knew this, you probably attended the Bergen Energy Lab half-day seminar on bioenergy on the 26th of October. If not,... Read more
Håkon Eidsvåg graduated from the master programme in energy in 2016 with a specialisation in solar cells. He wrote his master thesis about a solar absorber based on metal nanoparticles, and is now doing a PhD at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences on simulating different nanomaterials for the use in solar panels.
Runde Environmental Centre is an international research station that facilitates monitoring and research on the environment and serves as a test facility for ocean energy. On the 31st of October, Lars Golmen, partner in the Runde Environmental Centre and manager of the wave energy test site, gave an introduction to the center and spoke about recent ocean energy developments at the site.
Martin Greve is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Physics and Technology. On the 24th of October, he presented results from work carried out at the Bergen NanoStructures Laboratory including the use of metal nanoparticles to create highly efficient solar cells.
Jeff Graves is an architect working for ABO Plan & Arkitektur in Bergen, and the leader of the local BREEAM support network, BREEAM Support Hordaland. On the 17th of October, Jeff gave an introductory presentation to what BREEAM is and how it is used at the Bergen Energy Lab.
The Geophysical Institute is a hundred years in 2017. In October, the centenary was celebrated with a scientific symposium on climate, energy and geophysics.
In a joint Energy Lab/DIGSSCORE/CET lunch-meeting, professor Gisela Böhm from the Department of Psychosocial Science presented survey results on public acceptance of different energy sources.
September brought several interesting presentations to the Bergen Energy Lab. We heard about electricity markets, a new renewable cluster in Bergen, solar energy and much more. Read about this, as well as upcoming events, in this edition of the Bergen Energy Lab newsletter.
Jørgen Knutsen graduated from the UiB energy master in 2015 with a specialization in thermal machinery. In his master thesis, he performed energy, exergy and exergoeconomic analysis for an existing combined heat & power unit with an imagined waste-heat recovery unit attached.
Karina Garnes Reigstad, advisor at the Department of Business Development in the City of Bergen, held a presentation in Bergen Energy Lab on September 26.
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