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Group of people holding pinwheels with wind turbines in the background.

A viable energy future is one that is owned by...

Ida Karlsson

Ida Karlsson

23 March 2017 / 2 Comment(s)

Chart showing Energy and Climate Change related Google search results in Dec 2016

Climate Change has received the biggest internet...

Szilvia Doczi

Szilvia Doczi

14 December 2016 / 5 Comment(s)

Challenges for a smarter energy system

We live in a world of smart phones, smart cities,...

Szilvia Doczi

Szilvia Doczi

06 October 2016 / 8 Comment(s)

Daylight, urban density and the role of regulation

For many centuries, humans have designed...

Paula Longato

Paula Longato

15 August 2016 / 3 Comment(s)

Robust green finance for developing nations. Zengamina hydro-electric scheme, Upper Zambezi river. Credit: Daniel Rea

In 2015 at COP21 in Paris, 188 nations committed...

Lokeshwar Vohra

Lokeshwar Vohra

21 July 2016 / 1 Comment(s)

Is a solar powered grid about to become a reality?

For decades solar power has held out the...

Bas Simpson

Bas Simpson

30 June 2016 / 15 Comment(s)

Wandoo offshore platform. © Stevenson, Kinder & Scott

Offshore infrastructure isn’t just...

Gordon Jackson

Gordon Jackson

19 May 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

Modelling the economy for low-carbon scenarios. Arup visual

Working within Arup University, I’ve been...

Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

07 April 2016 / 4 Comment(s)

'Nodding-donkey' oil wells at sunset

You might be forgiven for concluding that the...

Thomas Briault

Thomas Briault

18 February 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

Tottenham Court Road - rebuilt ahead of the Crossrail opening

As an engineer, I think I have a duty to address...

Kristian Steele

Kristian Steele

03 December 2015 / 9 Comment(s)

UK wind farm. Credit: Peter Jones

Ultimately, tackling climate change is about...

Peter Mumford

Peter Mumford

26 November 2015 / 7 Comment(s)

High-rise apartments

As urbanisation around the world drives demand...

Jimmy Tong

Jimmy Tong

24 September 2015 / 3 Comment(s)

Photo voltaic panels on BP Headquarters building, Cape Town, SA. Credit: Adrian Campbell

Smart grids could deliver a flexible, affordable,...

Maria Brucoli

Maria Brucoli

07 September 2015 / 46 Comment(s)

Pylon with power lines

If governments want us all to use energy more...

Richard Hatton

Richard Hatton

05 June 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

Colliding particles abstract.

Small modular reactors aren’t a new concept...

Simon Barber

Simon Barber

31 March 2014 / 10 Comment(s)

Image of a sub station.

Energy storage is vital for maximising the...

Steve Saunders

Steve Saunders

13 March 2014 / 31 Comment(s)

Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park.

Why isn’t geothermal energy used more...

Michael Chendorain

Michael Chendorain

23 January 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

Three bowls of porridge labelled 'Too hot', 'Too cold', 'Just right'. Source Fotolia ref 11154121.

How do you decide on the perfect energy source to...

Alan Thomson

Alan Thomson

24 April 2013 / 5 Comment(s)

Engineers have a responsibility to work with companies developing solutions that will enable renewable energy percentages to rise beyond current limits.

In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, concerns...

Rick Maddox

Rick Maddox

31 August 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

Jumper cables attached to a car battery. Against a white background. Source iStock.

While writing a report for a client, I recently...

Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

05 July 2012 / 3 Comment(s)

Two men playing a board game outside.

Could our children be equally happy, or even...

Hannes Kunz

Hannes Kunz

17 May 2012 / 13 Comment(s)