Archive of: 2022
06 December 2022
Prince William announced the winners on Friday 2nd Dec at an awards ceremony in Boston in the US.
"I believe that the Earthshot solutions you have seen this evening prove we can overcome our planet's greatest challenges," Prince William said during the ceremony.
"By supporting and scaling them we can change our future," he said.
05 December 2022
Rolls-Royce and EasyJet claimed a world first today (28 November) after running a modern aircraft engine on hydrogen
03 December 2022
02 December 2022
The developer of a new long duration hydro energy storage system will build its first demonstrator in Devon after receiving an £8.25m government contract.
26 November 2022
The Stockingfield Bridge project has won the 2022 ICE People’s Choice Award.
The annual award recognises civil engineering projects that have made a positive impact on their local communities.
23 November 2022
Will lithium-ion remain the dominant battery technology in the automotive sector and other industries, or will other chemistries take over?
21 November 2022
Paul Shipley is a patient man. The kind who spends 15 years conquering nearly 300 mountain peaks across Scotland. Or 25 years working for the Ministry of Defence, a big chunk of which he devoted to Dreadnought nuclear submarines.
19 November 2022
Aimed at halving fuel consumption and carbon emissions without massive investment in new rail infrastructure, the ‘Blues Train’ was revealed this week at InnoTrans in Berlin, the world’s largest rail transport fair.
The train will be the first tri-mode to enter passenger service in Europe when it starts operating in Italy later this year.
15 November 2022
A new type of nuclear reactor that uses molten salt fuel and coolant could offer cheap and low-footprint power, its developers have claimed.
With no moving parts and a ‘simple’ design, MoltexFlex said its Flex reactor could “protect generations of consumers from rising energy bills, without resorting to fossil fuels”.
13 November 2022
E-scooter riders risk serious injuries in even low-speed collisions, crash tests and simulations have revealed.
The tests, which used a crash test dummy and finite element simulations, also revealed the need for new protective materials, according to the project team at the Fraunhofer Institute in Freiburg, Germany.
11 November 2022
On-site reactors at factories and power plants could turn carbon dioxide (CO2) into valuable chemicals on an "industrial scale", according to the developers of a new technology.