Engineering Futures – Solar Power Stations in Space?

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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...

Route Into Engineering – Milly Hennayake

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We featured Civil Engineer Milly Hennayake and her work with Engineers Without Borders UK in 2019. Earlier this year we took some time out with Milly to discuss her route into Engineering. Civil Engineer Milly Hennayake first got involved with Engineers Without Borders UK at university. After...

Solar panels – Recycling key to avoiding mountains of waste

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Billions of solar panels globally will soon come to the end of their lives, but when they get thrown away essential materials that are needed to make future panels are being wasted. It is estimated that there will be 78 million tonnes of total waste by 2050. This...