News

Hiflux Begins BioHypp Project

Hiflux is a partner in a EUR 5.77 million EU funded Horizon 2020 project to develop a full scale technology demonstrator of a hybrid solid oxide fuel cell / mictroturbine power plant using biogas as the main fuel. The 4 year project commenced 1 June 2015.

http://www.bio-hypp.eu/

Change to Hiflux Board of Directors

Hiflux Limited is pleased to announce that Brian Count has been appointed to the Board of Directors as Chairman. Brian has a wealth of experience in the energy industry as a former Chief Executive of RWE Trading and Innogy, as a former member of the UK Industrial Development Advisory Board and as a former Non-Executive Director of Eskom, South Africa’s state owned electricity utility. Brian is also Chairman and founding investor in Jacoma Limited and Non-Executive Chairman of InfraCo Africa.

Founder and former Chairman John Coplin remains a Director.

Hiflux to Collaborate on Novel Diesel Engine

Hiflux has been awarded a grant as part of a collaborative research project by the Technology Strategy Board. The consortium consists of Ricardo plc, University of Brighton, Hiflux Ltd and a confidential advisory panel drawn from the heavy duty engines and vehicles sector. More information on the project and technology can be found here:  

http://www.ricardo.com/en-GB/News–Media/Press-releases/News-releases1/2013/Game-changing-Ricardo-concept-for-high-efficiency-heavy-duty-diesel-moves-forward/

HiCo Project Starts

Hiflux has begun work on the TSB consortium project: Highly Compact Power DC/DC Converter for Low Carbon Vehicles (HiCo). This project will bring together the expertise of 7 industrial partners and one academic institution to build a highly compact DC/DC converter to meet the unique requirements of automotive applications. The compact and robust heat sink produced by Hiflux is well suited to the project goals.

Partners:

Newcastle University
Turbo Power Systems
HiFlux
Dynex Semiconnductor Ltd
Industrial Capacitors (Wrexham) Ltd
IST Power Products Ltd
Hyperdrive
Lotus Cars Ltd