B9 Energy F1 Car Reaches National Final
Bobbie is the team’s Resource Manager which involved raising funds for the team – and very persuasive she was too.
The regional finals were held last week and Alpha F1 ran out winners in the face of competition from 22 teams from across Northern Ireland, which means they now move on to the National finals at the NEC in Birmingham on March 11 – the Finals will be broadcast live on YouTube. This is very exciting for a group of 10 year olds and a fantastic achievement.
All of us at B9 wish Bobbie and the team the very best of luck in Birmingham.
B9 Energy O&M Feature in Wind Energy Network Magazine
B9 Energy and Belfast Met Shortlisted in UTV Business Eye Awards
A star-studded evening is planned for Thursday 4th October 2012 at the Culloden Estate & Spa to honour the high achievers of the Northern Ireland business community as well as the public sector. Following their successful collaboration to deliver a Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance Diploma, B9 Energy O&M Ltd and Belfast Met have been shortlisted for a Business/Education Award.
Watch the film about the tests on the B9 Ship at the University of Southampton
B9 Shipping in the New York Times:
Find out more about B9 Energy's innovative partnership with Belfast Met.
The answer to woes is blowing in the wind.
"In the wake of a £50m deal which will create 300 jobs, one Belfast college is focused on training the workers needed to help the city to become a hub for building turbines".... read more on belfasttelegraph.co.uk.
Why BBC's Panorama got it wrong on Green Energy. A video by Action For Renewables:
New Diploma: Wind Turbine Operation & Maintenance
B9 Energy and Belfast Metropolitan College collaborate to deliver the Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance Diploma.
The use of the City & Guilds qualification in wind turbine operations and maintenance is being successfully rolled out in Northern Ireland. B9 Energy and Belfast Metropolitan College have joined forces to deliver the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Wind Turbine Operations and Maintenance. The Diploma is targeted at up-skilling existing operatives – in contrast to the closely linked full apprenticeship, which is aimed at training up absolute novices.
Read Full article (pdf).
This article is taken from the Sept-Dec 2011 edition of Real Power Magazine.
An evening with Dame Ellen MacArthur and Alex Steffen at the Royal Geographical Society on Oct 20th
The Windy Millers - The B9 O&M Angelsey team demonstrate the winning formula of a B9 Ship! In the Great Straits Raft Run the Windy Millers adapted the 21st century design for B9 Ships to ensure that with the innovative use of sail their raft broke the Menai Straits course record by a full 2 mins.
Just found this on You Tube - David Surplus at Copenhagen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yz7xdMu0Sd4
A piece about how B9 Shipping fits in to the biomass story http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/5462/burgeoning-biomass-importer/
A summary of a presentation by David Surplus, B9 Chair, from a recent Green Port Conference
Age of Sail inspires green solutions -CNN edition.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/12/09/sail.ships.cargo.transport/index.html
Shipping emissions six times higher than expected - Tyndall Centre www.tyndall.ac.uk/communication/news-archive/2010/uk%E2%80%99s-shipping-emissions-six-times-higher-expected-says-new-report