Coal & Tidal Research

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Dear University of Northampton,

I would like to formally request the following information
regarding Tidal Energy (also Tidal turbines, Transverse Horizontal
Axis Water Turbine, Tidal arrays, Tidal array systems, Tidal power,
Tidal stream energy, Tidal stream turbines, Tidal stream power,
Power extraction from tidal channels, Unidirectional power
extraction, Cross-flow turbine, Axial flow devices, Turbine farms,
Tidal farms, and Tidal turbine farms):

1) The total value of successful research grants received by the
university in the area of Tidal Energy, between Jan 1st 2001 and
31st July 2015, broken down by each year?

2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area
of Tidal Energy, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well
as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research
in the area of Tidal Energy, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July
2015, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the
grant? I would also like to formally request the following
information regarding the extraction, processing and combustion of
coal (including Coal harvesting, Coal mining strategies, Coal
exploitation, Carbon/coal utilization, Coal mining dynamics, Coal
exploitation, Coal resourcing, Coal and carbon storage, Underground
coal gasification, Coal gasification, Coal crushing and screening,
Coal pyrolysis & carbonisation, Coal restoration and reservation,
Environmental and coal technologies, Clean coal power and
technologies, Climate change and clean coal, Future coal
technologies, The UK coal resource and Advanced energy programs).

4) The total value of successful research grants received by the
university in the area of the extraction, processing and combustion
of coal, between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, broken down by
each year?

5) The value of each individual research grant received in the area
of the extraction, processing and combustion of coal, between Jan
1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well as. the year they were
received and who funded the grant?

6) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research
in the area of the extraction, processing and combustion of coal,
between Jan 1st 2001 and 31st July 2015, as well as. the year they
were received and who funded the grant?

Please could you confirm you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,

Robyn Lock

Peach Maggie, University of Northampton

Ref: RMU/FoI(E20.06)/0832/FoIreply28Aug2015

 

28^th August 2015

 

Dear Ms. Lock

 

I am writing in acknowledgement of your request for information dated
26^th August, 2015, which has been received by the University and passed
to me as the University’s Freedom of Information Officer for action.

 

Your request for information has been assigned the number referenced above
and will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act. Under the provisions of the Act the University has until
25^th September, 2015 to respond to your request. We will, however, try
our best to provide you with an answer before this deadline.

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Maggie Peach

 

ppPhil Oakman

Records Manager

 

 

Maggie Peach

Records Management Assistant

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University of Northampton

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Tel: 01604 893503

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Peach Maggie, University of Northampton

Ref: RMU/FoI(E20.06)/0832/FoIreply22Sept2015

 

22^nd September 2015

 

Dear Ms. Lock

 

I write in response to your request for information dated 26^th August,
2015, received by the University and passed to me as the University’s
Freedom of Information Officer for action.

 

Between 1^st January 2001 and 31^st July 2015, the University of
Northampton has not received any research grants in relation to the areas
of tidal energy or the extraction, processing and combustion of coal. We
therefore do not hold the information you are requesting.

 

I hope the University has made its response in a clear and constructive
manner; however, if you consider the University has handled your request
unfairly you are entitled to follow the process set out in our standard
advice on the University's Freedom of Information Complaints Procedure
which is available online at:

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Yours sincerely

 

Maggie Peach

 

ppPhil Oakman

Records Manager

 

 

Maggie Peach

Records Management Assistant

Holdenby 12

University of Northampton

Boughton Green Road

Northampton

NN2 7AL

 

Tel: 01604 893503

Email: [2][email address]

 

 

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