Coal power plant

Clean power from coal

01 Aug 2009

Coal – affordable and still abundant – but also the worst offender when it comes to fuel-associated carbon emissions. How well can coal be cleaned up?

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Tamco

Material efficiency

01 Aug 2009

A consortium led by Dr Julian Allwood aims to drive a step-change in the manufacturing of steel and aluminium to meet 2050 carbon targets.

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David Mackay

Without the hot air

01 May 2009

Internationally known for his work on information theory, machine learning and novel forms of communication, Professor David MacKay has devoted much of his time recently to public teaching about energy. His well-received book Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air was published in December 2008

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Bamboo

Wind turbines turn to bamboo

01 Sep 2007

Bamboo – one of China’s most precious commodities – is showing great promise as the material of choice for building wind turbines.

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