Month: November 2017

Electricity, Energy

Amber Kinetics and Hawaiian Electric begin installation and testing of innovative flywheel  energy-storage system

(Union City, CA & Honolulu, HI), Nov. 28, 2017 – Amber Kinetics, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Company today began installation of the world’s first commercially available, four-hour flywheel energy storage system at the utility’s Campbell […]

Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review

FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD by Janáček.

Welsh National Opera at New Theatre, Oxford. A review by Julia Gasper     The Czech composer Leos Janáček based this opera on Dostoevsky’s dark novel written after his own personal experience of life – […]

Opera, Oxford, Theatre

Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Julia Gasper reviews How fortunate we are in Oxford to be visited by the Welsh National Opera with its exciting series of new productions to cheer us up in the dreary days of November. None […]

Energy, Research, Technology

AD industry welcomes Industrial Strategy White Paper

Paper promises sustainable agriculture to help improve food production Government pledges new Bioeconomy Strategy in support for circular economy AD can play key role in enhancing UK’s industrial capability but concrete support needed The UK […]

Business, Europe, Journalism, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

WHAT IS THE WORK OF A COPYWRITER?

By Nicholas Newman copywriter A copywriter is a professional writer that is paid by businesses and other organisations to research and create appropriate content for meeting a client’s communication needs. This can be done in a […]

Electricity, Energy, Technology

The challenges driving microgrids into the mainstream

John Murray, Principal Analyst at Delta Energy & Environment, Microgrids are on the way – and their wide-ranging benefits are becoming more compelling. John Murray, Principal Analyst at Delta Energy & Environment, looks at the […]

Oxford, Theatre

Mamma Mia the musical at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review by Nicholas Newman Last night, it was great to see Mamma Mia the musical at Oxford’s New Theatre. The theatre was absolutely packed to its rafters as the audience waited with anticipation for this […]

Europe, Krakow, Travel

National Independence Day (Poland)

by Jolanta Ryba November 11th marks the 99th anniversary of Poland’s regaining independence. Governor of Małopolska Piotr Ćwik planned a rich program of this year’s celebration of the National Independence Day in Krakow and it […]

Business, Energy, Europe, London

Access to clean energy dominates EI Awards 2017 winners list 

Solutions addressing two of humanity’s most pressing challenges – climate change and access to energy for vulnerable populations – have dominated the winners list of the Energy Institute (EI) Awards 2017.   Among those recognised […]

Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire

AUDIENCES CAN SIMULATE BEING PART OF SIEGFRIED SASSOON INSPIRED OPERA

Audiences will have the chance to feel part of a new opera inspired by Siegfried Sassoon’s poems with an innovative 360-degree simulated experience of Garsington Opera’s Silver Birch on BBC Arts Digital from midday, Wednesday […]