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A partial solution to the pressing engineering skills problem

24 Oct 2014 | By Stephen Harris

TRS, the industry’s latest attempt to tackle the skills shortage, glosses over the nuances of the issue - but any action is welcome. 

This week's poll: CSP

21 Oct 2014

A project to build a concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Tunisia to supply the European electricity grid is seeking funding. Is this a feasible concept?

The off-the-shelf drone promises to be a popular gift this Christmas

The holly and the UAV

22 Oct 2014 | By Jon Excell

The rise of the do-it-yourself drone - which looks destined to become one of this year’s most popular festive gifts - is raising security and privacy concerns that could have implications for the wider UAV industry

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Boris and the Vacuum Cleaner

21 Oct 2014 | By The Secret Engineer

Manufacturers need to take the lead in persuading consumers to put efficiency before power writes our anonymous blogger

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A project to build a concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Tunisia to supply the European electricity grid is seeking funding. Is this a feasible concept?