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Sensor system saves time and money by rapidly isolating network faults

28 Jan 2015 | By Julia Pierce

A new sensor system could allow energy and telecoms companies to quickly isolate network faults, reducing the length of service cuts and minimising fines by regulators.

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Materials research aims for safety and integrity of new nuclear reactors and waste facilities

20 Jan 2015

 New research aims to provide the nuclear power industry with the data it needs to produce future reactors and radioactive waste storage facilities that remain safe and reliable.

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Your questions answered: Carbon Capture & Storage

26 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

What’s in store? An expert panel answers your questions on the future of carbon capture and storage.

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Poll: A fracking moratorium?

27 Jan 2015

A bill calling for a moratorium on fracking until more is known about its environmental impact has been defeated in the House of Commons. Which statement best reflects your opinion on this?

Cuadrilla's fracking operation in Lancashire

The checks are in the shale

26 Jan 2015 | By Jason Ford

The controversy over fracking has stepped up a gear, with an MPs committee calling for a moratorium ahead of a vote on the government’s infrastructure bill that could make shale gas exploration easier

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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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A bill calling for a moratorium on fracking until more is known about its environmental impact has been defeated in the House of Commons. Which statement best reflects your opinion on this?