Plans have been announced for TuNur, a 2GW concentrated solar power facility in Tunisia that would be connected to the European electricity grid.
The UK economy could be £30bn better off by 2025 if concerted efforts are made now to revitalise domestic supply chains.
Researchers have constructed graphene into porous 3D structures for applications in devices such as batteries and supercapacitors.
The Shellshock bug has highlighted just how vulnerable the Internet of Things is to attack — but are manufacturers taking cyber threats seriously?
Skills & Careers
No one said finding your first job would be easy but if you follow this guide you’ll be well placed to go after that engineering role of your dreams.
The UK’s decision to build a new fleet of nuclear power stations is opening up an exciting set of career paths for young engineers.
FROM: Lockheed claims fundamental fusion breakthrough
FROM: Ric Parker: Director of research and technology, Rolls Royce
In a roundabout way, Lord Byron’s baleful poetic influence might prove that engineering is the ultimate creative endeavour
Easy though it is to get carried away by the promise of the compact fusion reactor that Lockheed Martin says it is working on, there’s still a great deal we don’t know, so we have to remain cautious.
Rolls Royce’s research chief talks to Stephen Harris about the technologies that he believes could shape the future of the aerospace and energy sectors
David Bott questions whether the iconic supersonic airliner Concorde was a good example of state-sponsored innovation
In October 1960, The Engineer reported on the opening of two new high speed wind tunnels at the Warton Aerodrome, near Preston.