#Energy

Infographic: Electrical Engineers & Climate Change

1 month ago — 4 min read

Why Electrical Engineers Play an Essential Part in Addressing Climate Change CO2 or Carbon Dioxide Emissions are an inevitable result...

Welcome to the island of Ta’u – (almost) entirely powered by solar panels

6 months ago — 3 min read

Tesla and SolarCity have announced they have (almost) entirely powered the small island of Ta'u in American Samoa with solar...

Could British Wind Power Blow away the competition?

7 months ago — 1.5 min read

RenewableUK has released a new study that highlights the offshore wind industry’s export potential. It shows British companies have already won 115...

Tiny crystals & nanowires join forces to split water

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

Scientists are working on a new technology which uses nanowires and crystals to split water into its oxygen and hydrogen,...

Dive into the detail of Tidal Lagoon Powers plan for Swansea’s tidal lagoon

8 months ago — 2 min read

Earlier this week we looked at Tidal Lagoon Power's plans for Swansea's tidal lagoon. Today, TLP has released more detail...

The tides turning for Swansea – ‘Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon’ could see the city become an international hub for tidal energy.

8 months ago — 4 min read

Tidal Lagoon Power has kicked off the bidding contest for Swansea's tidal lagoon. The company is hoping to construct a...

How Does Masdar City – the ultimate experiment in sustainable urban living – stack up against Birmingham?

8 months ago — 7 min read

Masdar City has been pitched as a ‘zero carbon’ and ‘zero waste’ city. This brand new city in the United...

World First as Shetlands Tidal Turbines are Connected to the National Grid

9 months ago — 1.5 min read

Turbines installed on Bluemull Sound, just off the coast of Shetland, are being heralded as marking a "new era" in...

“Solar Sponge” offers a completely new approach to solar steam generation

9 months ago — 4 min read

MIT engineers have invented a bubble-wrapped sponge-like device which can soak up sunlight to generate steam through its pores. Researchers...

MIT device identifies power-hungry home appliances

10 months ago — 2 min read

Engineers at MIT have created a new device that can identify appliances in your home which are using too much...

World’s most powerful wind turbine blades assembled in Belfast Harbour

10 months ago — 3.5 min read

Belfast Harbour is currently hosting six 80m long Wind Turbine Blades (the equivalent length of nine double-decker London buses) which...

Swiss Commercial Carbon-Capture plant set to open

12 months ago — 2 min read

Climeworks, a Swiss company, is proposing to get rid of greenhouse gases by feeding them into greenhouses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vACLehVsJ0 The firm...

Graphene solar panels developed that generates energy when it rains

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Whilst Solar Power has made significant steps forwards over the last decade there has always been the problem of what...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas...

Japanese government builds giant ice wall to surround Fukushima nuclear plant

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A Japanese project to freeze soil around the decommissioned Fukushima nuclear plant into a giant ice wall has been activated....

Swedish researchers develop wood-based glass

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed transparent wood that could in future be used in solar...

Researchers develop new technique for producing liquid hydrocarbon fuel from raw sawdust

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers from the University of Manchester and the East China University of Science and Technology have developed a method of...

Record $286 billion invested in renewables globally in 2015

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Developing nations have led the way in investing in renewable energy in 2015, as revealed by a study by the...