Engineering Energy & Environment

The University of Queensland builds its own solar farm

6 months ago — Deep Dive

In a world first, Australian university builds own solar farm to offset 100% of its electricity use Limiting global warming to well below 2℃ this century requires carbon emissions to...

Sydney is currently on 100% renewable energy

6 months ago — Quick Read

'The City of Sydney' is now completely powered by green energy from solar and wind farms. 'The City of Sydney' ( a bit like the 'City of London' ) is...

Norway bets £2.12 billion on Carbon Capture tech

7 months ago — Long Read

Norway - Europes largest producer of oil - is betting on carbon capture to cut emissions. The Scandinavian country, famous for using its oil-resources to create the world largest sovereign...

Sweden waves goodbye to coal energy two years earlier than planned.

9 months ago — Quick Read

Stockholm Exergi, Swedens leading energy company, has announced the closure of KVV6 in Hjorthagen, eastern Stockholm. The permanent closure marks the last of Swedens coal-fired co-generation power plants. The Scandinavian...

Ocean Cleanup’s Interceptor sets its sights on cleaning 1,000 Rivers in 5 Years

10 months ago — Long Read

A dutch-non-profit organization, The Ocean Cleanup (TOC), has launched a robot that wants to clean the waterways responsible for 80% of the world's river waste within the next five years....

Rolls-Royce plans to roll out mini nuclear reactors by 2029

12 months ago — Long Read

Rolls-Royce has unveiled its plans for 'mini' nuclear reactors that can be quickly assembled from prefabricated components. The British Engineering giant believes its idea of small easily assembled reactors which...