CLEAN ENERGIES

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Two of the biggest challenges of our generation are: finding sustainable sources of clean energy and managing the environmental legacy of industrial activity.  The Verschuren Centre clean energy team investigates commercial possibilities for innovative and sustainable energy and environmental solutions, while educating the next generation of leaders in sustainability issues related to energy and the environment.  Through research, innovation and partnerships, the team identifies opportunities, acts as a catalyst in their development, provides R&D support and ensures the community benefits.

RESEARCH FOCUS

  • Capture of spilled CBU wind via thermal energy storage for distributed heat.

  • Large scale solar array to thermal distributed heat system

  • Future flow cell electrochemistry

  • CSS – mineral carbonation for CO2 sequestration in recovery of geothermal energy.

PARTNERS

Canada – Public Services and Procurement Canada

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Clean Nova Scotia

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Mitacs

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Nova Scotia Department of Energy

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     IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES.
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Cape Breton University
PO Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road,
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada   B1P 6L2

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