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Welcome to Stephen Gifford, Head of Economics and Market Insights

Stephen Gifford joined the Faraday Institution in March 2019 as the organisation’s Head of Economics and Market Insights. His role will be to help make the organisation the go-to place for insights into the technological, economic and social benefits of batteries and electrical energy storage. He will be using his economics skills to develop techno-economic…

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Battery storage in developing countries and emerging economies

On 7th March 2019 the Department for International Development (DfID) announced £30 million of new funding to the Transforming Energy Access programme to give more people and companies across Africa access to affordable, clean energy. The initiative supports Goal Seven of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development: to ensure access for everyone in the world…

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STEM outreach – April 2019

It has been a busy few months of STEM outreach and engagement activities as we aim to attract a diverse pool of talent to careers in battery research and development. Fully Electric Engagement Programme (FEEP) 2019 In February, 50 undergraduate students taking degrees in STEM subjects attended a Faraday Institution attraction event held at the…

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Faraday Institution selects entrepreneurs to receive financial and business support to drive battery innovation

Dr Ola Hekselman (Department of Materials, Imperial College London), Solveteq – Sustainable Lead Recycling The Faraday Institution is pleased to announce that it has awarded its first two Entrepreneurial Fellowships to: • Dr Ola Hekselman (Department of Materials, Imperial College London), Solveteq – Sustainable Lead Recycling (photograph above). • Yan Zhao and Ian Campbell (Department…

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The Future of Mobility – 10 September 2019

Since 1799, the Royal Institution (Ri) has helped the pubic explore and form opinions about issues that matter to them. As a specialist in the production and dissemination of scientific content, the Ri curates over 80 dramatic science engagement events each year to capture the imagination and curiosity of the general population – whether through…

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The Royal Institution – 12 March 2019

Since 1799, the Royal Institution (Ri) has helped the pubic explore and form opinions about issues that matter to them. As a specialist in the production and dissemination of scientific content, the Ri curates over 80 dramatic science engagement events each year to capture the imagination and curiosity of the general population – whether through…

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Building on the Legacy of Faraday

In a time when science was reserved for the elite, Michael Faraday rose from the working class to become one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century. Brilliant, self-made, and devoted to discovery through experimentation, Faraday invented the electric motor and the electric dynamo, discovered laws governing the new science of electrochemistry (he coined…

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What is the Faraday Battery Challenge?

Government will invest £246 million to support the development of new battery technologies. It will fund research, innovation and scale-up facilities for batteries for the electrification of future vehicles and other applications that support an electrified economy. This should lower carbon and help to tackle air pollution while creating new opportunities and industries. By focusing…

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