• Floating wind: the significance of Hywind Scotland

    With Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating windfarm now up and running, speculation abounds as to whether similar projects will gain support, replacing conventional bottom-fixed installations. There is potential for...

  • Engineering fusion with Tokamak Energy

    Tokamak Energy has appointed former Rolls Royce executive Jonathan Carling as its new CEO. Could having an engineer at the helm help the company crack the final problems to become...

  • See through solar: are we there yet?

    Researchers have developed a transparent luminescent solar concentrator that can be placed on glass to harvest solar energy. The technology has vast potential, but how far away is this attractive...

  • The Sahara: a solar battery for Europe?

    TuNur, a small company based in the UK, has applied to the Tunisian Government to begin construction of a 4.5GW concentrated solar power (CSP) project in the Sahara Desert.