All articles by Gary Peters

  1. The UK’s 2025 coal phase-out: pipe dream or a realistic road to renewables?

    Renewable energy passed a key milestone last year in the UK and implications for the government’s latest pledge to phase-out…
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    12 Feb
  2. Operating a UK wide carbon capture project: can it be done?

    While projections around climate change may appear grim – 2016 is all but guaranteed to be the hottest year on…
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    8 Jan
  3. Grohnde: the world’s most productive nuclear power plant

    Nine years under construction, the Grohnde nuclear power plant in Lower Saxony, Germany, finally came online in 1985 and quickly…
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    8 Jun
  4. Silent flight: suppressing noise from wind turbine blades with owl-inspired coating

    Photo courtesy of: photophilde via Creative Commons Scientists at England’s Cambridge University, in collaboration with Virginia Tech, Lehigh and Florida…
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    18 Jan
  5. Power surge: preventing exploding pavements in London

    In 2013, a large explosion from beneath the pavement ripped through a corner of Pimlico Road in central London. Amateur…
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    15 Dec
  6. An uncertain path: Pakistan’s push for nuclear power

    According to a World Nuclear Association country profile, updated in April, Pakistan currently has 725MWe of installed nuclear power capacity….
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    15 Oct
  7. A robotic future for nuclear fusion

    Amec Foster Wheeler was awarded the contract by Fusion for Energy (F4E), the EU organisation responsible for Europe’s contribution to…
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    5 Aug
  8. London’s electric vehicle revolution – ready at last?

    It was back in 2009 that Mayor Boris Johnson said: "The time for simply talking about electric vehicles is over…
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    14 Jun
  9. Sinfonia: energising the European smart city

    Launched in June 2014, the EU project Sinfonia has set out to integrate scalable technologies in European cities in order…
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    30 Mar