Friday, 28 November 2014

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An autopilot for steering energy enhancing kites Video

27 Nov 2014

Researchers have developed an autopilot device to control and optimise the movement of kites that harness energy generated by wind.

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Siemens hunts for buyer to take on Marine Current Turbines

26 Nov 2014 | By Jessica Mills Davies

Siemens this week confirmed its plan to divest its ocean power business, including Bristol-based Marine Current Turbines (MCT), which it acquired in full in early 2012.

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Moving energy: The fusion of automotive and energy

20 Nov 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The automotive and energy sectors will have to move closer together to make best use of electric vehicles in the energy grid

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Standing by renewables

20 Nov 2014

Ed Davey, the secretary of state for energy and climate change, challenges the opponents of renewables

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It makes economic sense to stand by renewables

18 Nov 2014

Ed Davey, the secretary of state for energy and climate change, challenges the opponents of renewables. 

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Built by the UK's General Electric Company, it was Japan's first nuclear reactor

March 1959: Japan's first nuclear power station

12 Mar 2013 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer’s 1959 article on Japan’s first nuclear power station, is a poignant reminder of both the UK’s diminished expertise in this area, and the impact of the 2011 Fukushima crisis.

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This week in 1899

27 Mar 2012 | By Andrew Czyzewski

Previous generation has some modern insight: The building of the Bankside power station put into focus how a new infrastructure should be established

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LunarMissionOne has launched as a UK-based effort to land a geological investigation probe on the moon, using the Kickstarter crowdfunding website. What are the advantages of funding the mission in this way?