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Wednesday 16th May 2018

A visit has been arranged to Ricardo, Shoreham and will focus on developments in Reciprocating Engine technology, including the CryoPower system - as well as the current Energy Scene in the UK and other markets.  A tour of the Shoreham facilities and the development rigs for the CryoPower engine at Brighton is also included.

This event is FREE to attend and is open to members and non-members.  If you would like to attend please contact Sandra or Carole by e:mail  or telephone (01234) 214340.


09:00  Arrival and coffee

09:30  Welcome - Simon Brewster

09:45  Presentation on Energy Scene in the UK and other markets Energy Consulting Team, Harwell

10:30  Presentation on the CryoPower Engine System and Development - Dolphin N2 Ltd - Nick Owen/

           Simon Brewster

11:00  Coffee break

11:15  Tour of the Shoreham Technical Centre

12:30  Lunch

13:15  Travel to the University of Brighton (20 minutes by car depending on traffic)

13:30  Sir Harry Ricardo Centre, University of Brighton -  Welcome and overview of the University research

14:15  Tour of Laboratories

            CryoPower Combustor Rig (old building)

            N2 injection rig (new building)

15:00  Wrap up, thanks and photographs

15:15  Depart University of Brighton

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Annual General Meeting 2017

For those who were unable to attend the recent AGM, a copy of the Report and Accounts to June 2017 are available for download (click on image)

Following the meeting presentations were given by:

Adam Wray-Summerson, Major Project Specialist, Clarke Energy on

“An Insight into the Latest Developments on Gas Engine Technology and Appropriate Engine Selection”, and

Joris van der List, Energy Product Line Manager, Q8 Oils on

“New Synthetic Gas Engine Oil Ranges Mahler GR5 and GR8”

If you would like to receive pdfs of these presentations please email


In March 2016 ICE, IET and IMechE commissioned John Uff QC to lead a review of UK professional

engineering. In response the three institutions have agreed to put in place five work streams. These are:

Click on image to view report.


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