Vancouver campus deploys new $5.1M ‘smart grid’ energy storage system
UBC President Stephen Toope today unveiled a new energy storage system, or prototype smart grid, created in partnership with Alpha Technologies Ltd. and Corvus Energy.
Apr 19, 2013
UBC and Fraunhofer Society enter $4.9 million clean energy partnership
A $4.9-million research partnership between UBC and Germany’s Fraunhofer Society – Europe’s largest applied research institution – will advance clean energy research in five critical areas, from wind energy to zero emission vehicles.
Jan 15, 2013
UBC to open pioneering clean energy facility
Tomorrow, UBC and partners will open a first-of-its-kind clean energy facility, making it Canada’s first university to produce both clean heat and electricity for its campus from renewable bioenergy.
Sep 11, 2012
UBC, Fraunhofer formalize partnership among world’s top clean energy researchers
The University of British Columbia today forged a formal partnership with Germany’s Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest research institution for applied research, to focus on renewable-energy technologies.
Mar 8, 2012
Major funding boost for BC-led climate change research
The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is pleased to announce $1.8 million in new funding for British Columbia-led projects aimed at finding solutions to the environmental, social and economic challenges — and opportunities — brought about by climate change.
May 10, 2011
UBC adopts grad’s energy makeover project
The UBC Aquatic Centre is getting a major clean energy makeover thanks to a class project by a graduating green engineer and UBC staff member Jeff Giffin.
May 6, 2011 - by By Basil Waugh