#Power

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

12 months ago — 1.5 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye....

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

12 months ago — 1 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20...

Graphene solar panels developed that generates energy when it rains

12 months 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

12 months 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

12 months 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....

Transparent photovoltaic windows could reach the market in three years

1 year ago — 0 min read

Researchers at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), in collaboration with solar photovoltaic glass manufacturer Polysolar and materials developer Merck,...

New high-entropy alloys could make nuclear power plants more robust

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland are developing stronger alloys, which could lead to more robust construction materials...

Nanomotors could allow for self-healing electronic systems

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team from the American Chemical Society have developed self-propelled gold and platinum nanomotors which can locate and repair miniscule...

London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir to hold world’s largest floating solar power plant

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A £6 million floating solar array is to open in London this month, and is expected to generate 5.8 million...

Salford University project hopes to create extremely efficient solar cells

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at Salford University have begun a €5 million project to develop perovskite photovoltaic cells, a novel material choice which...

Record-breaking £265bn invested in renewable energy last year

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

More money was invested in renewables in 2015 than was invested in building new fossil fuel power plants, a report...

Up to 3,000 jobs to be created by £2.5bn East Anglia One wind farm

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Scottish Power Renewables have announced that they are going ahead with a £2.5bn investment in building a huge wind farm...

Robots being produced cheaply and quickly through 3D printing

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

3D printing technology is beginning to offer ways for new robots to be built with fewer materials and very little...

Electric vehicles may soon be cheaper to run than petrol cars

1 year ago — 0 min read

New research has been published which suggests that in the 2020s, cars run on electric batteries will become cheaper to...

Tron: Legacy vehicle designer to work on Formula E’s RoboRace

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Formula E chief executive Alejandro Agag has announced that Daniel Simon, a German concept designer who has worked for Bugatti...

British start-up Riversimple test-drives a faster, more lightweight hydrogen car

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRKg2ajTF4U The Rasa, an innovative new hydrogen-powered car which emits only water vapour, has been test-driven around London. The prototype...

First hydrogen-powered drone takes to the skies

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The first drone to be powered only by solid hydrogen pellets has taken flight, using a new design by UK...

Midlands Assembly Network welcomes new power to its ranks

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekgSaIGjJJI Over £2mn in new sales is being targeted by the Midlands Assembly Network (MAN) since it added forging to...