Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

Liquid Air Working Group launched

02 October 2012

A liquid air working group comprising engineers, academics, civil servants and industry leaders was launched at the Institution on 2 October, attracting attention from the national media. The working group will look into the potential applications of promising liquid air technology and produce a white paper report next year.

For more information on the liquid air group, go to: www.liquidair.org.uk

For more information on liquid air energy storage go to www.highview-power.com or read the Institution's electricity storage policy statement: www.imeche.org/knowledge/policy/energy/policy/ElectricityStoragePolicyStatement.

Clips:

BBC 1 Lunchtime news

: The Institution's Dr Tim Fox is interviewed about liquid air on BBC1 lunchtime news.

Duration: 2.54

BBC Radio Scotland

Speaker(s): The Institution's Dr Tim Fox is interviewed about liquid air.

Duration: 3.53

NB This is an audio only presentation

Dr Tim Fox explains liquid air on BBC Radio 5 Live

: Dr Tim Fox, Head of Energy & Environment at the Institution, explains how liquid air technology works and describes its potential on Radio 5 Live's breakfast show.

Duration: 03:10

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Dr Tim Fox interview on Today Programme

Speaker(s): Dr Tim Fox is interviewed as part of a Today feature on Liquid Air

Duration: 03:31

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Dr Tim Fox on ABC Melbourne

: Dr Tim Fox is interviewed on Melbourne radio station ABC about liquid air

Duration: 06:31

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Dr Tim Fox on BBC Radio Scotland drivetime

Speaker(s): Dr Tim Fox is interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland's drivetime show

Duration: 03:18

NB This is an audio only presentation

Liquid air technology features on the Today Programme

: The Institution's support for liquid air technology is mentioned on the Today Programme.

Duration: 01:10

NB This is an audio only presentation

Tim Fox on BBC Radio Devon

Speaker(s): Tim Fox discusses liquid air with the presenters on BBC Radio Devon drivetime

Duration: 04:28

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Tim Fox on BBC World News

: The Institutions Dr Tim Fox talks on BBC World News about liquid air.

Duration: 4.50




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