#Solar Panels

We could soon be getting energy from solar power harvested in space

Deep Dive

The idea of space-based solar power (SBSP) – using satellites to collect energy from the sun and “beam” it to collection points on Earth – has been around since at least the late 1960s. Despite its huge potential, the concept has not gained sufficient traction due to cost...

The Dawn of Zero-Emission Cruising: A Revolution on the High Seas

Long Read

In a world where climate change is a pressing issue, the maritime industry is taking significant strides towards sustainability. The Norwegian adventure cruise company, Hurtigruten, has unveiled plans for a groundbreaking zero-emission electric cruise ship set to sail in 2030. This innovative vessel, named "Sea Zero," will be...

Engineering Futures – Solar Power Stations in Space?

Quick Read

A solar power station in space? Here’s how it would work – and the benefits it could bring The UK government is reportedly considering a £16 billion proposal to build a solar power station in space. Yes, you read that right. Space-based solar power is one of the technologies...