#Energy

Wind, Solar and nuclear power provided more electricity than gas and coal combined to the UK

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

At 8am today wind, solar and nuclear power generated more electricity than coal and gas for first time ever inside...

Old bike parts turn the cogs of new wave energy harvester

2 months ago — 2 min read

A Nottingham Trent product design undergrad and professor systems have combined forces to create a wave energy harvester from discarded...

Construction is now complete on the largest floating solar farm on Earth

2 months ago — 1 min read

The Chinese Government have announced that the world's largest floating solar farm is complete and has started to produce energy....

Infographic: Electrical Engineers & Climate Change

3 months 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

8 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?

9 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

9 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

10 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.

10 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?

10 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

11 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

11 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

12 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

12 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

1 year 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....