Engineering Energy & Environment

Denmark presses ahead with £25bn artificial wind energy island

2 weeks ago — Quick Read

A new agreement between Danish political parties has cleared the way for the creation of a massive clean energy hub in the North Sea. The £25bn artificial “energy island” is...

VW reveal working prototype of autonomous robotic charging point

2 months ago — Quick Read

Volkswagen has revealed its' working prototype for a robot which can autonomously charge your electric cars.

4 ways microbial fuel cells might revolutionise electricity production in the future

2 months ago — Deep Dive

The world population is estimated to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. Given that most of our current energy is generated from fossil fuels, this creates significant challenges when it comes...

Meet the vertical farm in Denmark aiming to grow 1,000 tons of greens a year

2 months ago — Quick Read

A new venture aims to create a vertical farm in Denmark which will output 1,000 tons of local greens a year. The farm will be fully wind-powered, and use hydroponic...

High-Performance Perovskite Could Revolutionise Solar Sector

4 months ago — Long Read

Perovskites are set to revolutionise the solar sector years ahead of schedule thanks to a chance discovery by a team of researchers in Australia. While Perovskites have long been hailed...

MIT Engineers believe their Fusion Reactor design is “Very Likely to Work”

4 months ago — Quick Read

After months of intensive research and engineering work, the team from MIT behind the newest “SPARC” compact fusion reactor have revealed the reasons they believe it will actually work. SPARC...