Phys.org (formerly Physorg.com), one of the leading science, research and technology news services, recently covered the science behind the HERU.
"Waste management is one of the most crucial challenges developed countries face," said HERU co-inventor, Dr Hassam Jouhara. "Rising fuel costs leave so many households with the difficult decision of whether to eat or to heat their home and countries worldwide are being urged to cut carbon consumption. The vision is to solve this global problem and slash energy bills while producing energy for heating from waste that is otherwise a burden on local authorities and households."
"We're thrilled to have the ongoing support of Brunel University London," said Nik Spencer, Mission Resources' CEO and co-inventor of the HERU concept. "The on-site test facility will go a long way in helping us expand HERU's scope and potential. Back when we started, we needed a technology capability that had never been achieved before in a commercial setting, as such we approached Brunel and have worked closely with Dr Jouhara and his team ever since. The relationship has provided us with access to industry-leading facilities, but also to the solutions and ideas of world expert in heat pipes."