Archive March 2015

Safeguarding the UK’s water, energy and food resources

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The EPSRC has invested £4.5 million to fund three research projects on the UK's water, energy and food security. The projects will be led by a research team across 19...

Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) set to invest £80m into propulsion technology designs

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The APC, a joint industry and government body, will invest the money in innovative designs for four low carbon propulsion projects. They include designs of hydrogen and electric powered buses,...

Government pledges research funding for CCS project in Grangemouth

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The UK government has pledged £42 million for R&D funding for the proposed Carbon Capture and Storage power plant in Grangemouth, Scotland. The funding, allocated by the Department of Energy...

Defence company awarded turbine contract for tidal power project

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Lockheed Martin, the US defence giant, has been awarded the contract to design a turbine for the MeyGen tidal power project off the coast of Scotland. Marine energy company Atlantis,...

Manufacturing trade body questions Labour’s business rates pledge

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EEF, the UK manufacturing trade body, has questioned whether the Labour Party’s pledge to reduce business rates will include small manufacturers within the definition of ‘small businesses’.  

IET’s Engineering a better world campaign

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Today is the launch of the IET's ‘Engineer a Better World’ campaign, which aims to tell parents and children, particularly girls, about the diverse range of creative, exciting and challenging...