View from Brussels: Virus warchest unveiled to help economy recover

May 29th, 2020 no comment

Every one of the EU’s 27 members – as well as the United Kingdom – will see a dip in GDP this year due to the stagnating impact of the coronavirus outbreak. In an attempt to combat this and launch a recovery, the blo…

Construction to begin on UK’s largest solar farm in 2021

May 29th, 2020 no comment

Business secretary Alok Sharma gave the go-ahead for developers Hive Energy and Wirsol Energy to start work on the project in Spring 2021.
The developers said the 958-acre site, located in the village of Graveney, wi…

EDF submits plans to build Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk

May 27th, 2020 no comment

The Government has been considering the construction of the new plant, which will sit next to Sizewell B, for over a decade. Both plants, coupled with the in-construction Hinkley Point C in Somerset, are estimated to…

EDF submits plans to build Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk

May 27th, 2020 no comment

The Government has been considering the construction of the new plant, which will sit next to Sizewell B, for over a decade. Both plants, coupled with the in-construction Hinkley Point C in Somerset, are estimated to…

AI future proofs power network

May 24th, 2020 no comment

A good test of the worthiness of an award winner comes from revisiting that project further into its working life. Will the water that has passed under the bridge wash away the gloss? That is certainly not the case w…

From home working to the retreat of globalisation: what will stay?

May 21st, 2020 no comment

One day soon we’ll again be able to browse in the shops or sit in cafes, have a real-life waiter take our order, enjoy a pint in the local, or even watch the Eurovision Song Contest once more. All that will come back…

From home working to the retreat of globalisation: what will stay?

May 21st, 2020 no comment

One day soon we’ll again be able to browse in the shops or sit in cafes, have a real-life waiter take our order, enjoy a pint in the local, or even watch the Eurovision Song Contest once more. All that will come back…

Nuclear fission identified as best way to power a Moon base

May 21st, 2020 no comment

Nasa is currently planning its next human mission to the Moon in 2024, and a permanent Moon base is also being considered as a possible jumping off point for a trip to Mars.
In the ACS Central Science journal, corres…

Covid-19 could cause biggest drop in carbon emissions since WW2

May 19th, 2020 no comment

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many populations entering “lockdown” conditions; the closure of international borders; disruption to both local and global supply chains, and massively altered transport and c…

Sponsored: Charting the rise of the smart grid and what it means for energy users

May 19th, 2020 no comment

Smart grids are a necessity in the modern world with their ability to react to changes in both supply and demand of electrical power. Coupled with the evolution of smart grids, there is a high demand for power electr…