Mechanical, Production & Manufacturing

Geothermal energy could provide electricity while capturing carbon emissions

Using Geothermal-Bioenergy and Carbon Capture and Sequestration (BECCS) as an energy source could positively impact the environment, new research has shown.  Karan Titus, UC civil and natural resources engineering PhD student, has investigated this type of energy, and how it can be harnessed to remove carbon from the atmosphere.  The…
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Interview: Matheu Parr, ACCEL project lead, Rolls-Royce

Describing the event as “a momentous occasion” and an “incredible achievement”, Matheu Parr recalls how Rolls-Royce Electrical’s demonstrator aircraft Spirit of Innovation set three world records. On 16 November 2021 the ACCEL (short for Accelerating the Electrification of Flight) project delivered top speeds over distances of 3km and 15km, and…
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Latin America poised to become renewable energy giant, report reveals

Latin America is poised to become one of the world's largest producers of renewable energy, with almost one billion solar panels' worth of large-scale clean-electricity projects slated to come online in the next seven years across the region, the report says. GEM, a US-based non-profit organisation which tracks clean-energy development,…
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