Engineering Energy & Environment

Canberra becomes first Capital City to switch to 100% renewable energy

2 months ago — Quick Read

Australia’s national capital, Canberra, has been revealed as the first capital city in the world to purchase all its energy from renewable sources. Currently, seven large metropolitan districts in the...

QBOT added to Scottish Government’s warm homes scheme

2 months ago — Long Read

Q-Bot - the intelligent robotics and AI tool which we featured in our Born to Engineer series - has been added to the range of energy efficiency measures offered under...

No wind up. Europe could use onshore wind capacity to smash global energy demand

3 months ago — Long Read

A study from the University of Sussex has revealed that Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms....

AI and robots will help safeguard our offshore energy infrastructure in the future

3 months ago — Quick Read

The modern world depends on the smooth provision of vital services such as energy, transportation, telecommunications, food, water and healthcare. But the systems underpinning these sectors are increasingly complex and...

World’s biggest electric ferry completes maiden voyage

3 months ago — Quick Read

Ellen - the world’s biggest all-electric ferry has successfully made its first commercial trip between the ports of Søby and Fynshav, on the islands of Aerø and Als, in southern...

Two years on what’s the verdict for the world’s first solar road?

3 months ago — Quick Read

Two years ago, the worlds first solar road opened outside a small village in Normandy. Two years down the road how has it faired? Sadly the 2,800 square meter test...