Park and charge: UBC researchers invent safe wireless vehicle charging technology
University of British Columbia researchers have invented a safe, efficient technology to wirelessly charge electric vehicles using “remote magnetic gears” – and successfully tested it on campus service vehicles.
Oct 26, 2012
UBC first Canadian university to produce clean heat and electricity from biofuel
Today, the University of British Columbia officially opened a pioneering $34-million clean energy facility, making it Canada’s first university – and one of a few institutions worldwide – to produce both clean heat and electricity for its campus from renewable bioenergy.
Sep 13, 2012
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
UBC receives Canada’s first ‘gold’ in new university sustainability ratings
Pioneering clean energy projects, an aggressive carbon-reduction strategy and North America’s greenest building have helped UBC to garner Canada’s first gold rating in a new international program that assesses sustainability achievements in higher education.
Aug 19, 2011