Tag Archive for 'IMechE'

Store renewable energy as liquid air

February 28th, 2012 by Highview Power Storage

Highview Power Storage, an award-winning UK energy storage technology development company, has found an answer to large-scale storage of wrong time renewable energy with a novel Liquid Air Energy Storage system. Tackling the problem of intermittent renewable energy remains the big challenge to the low carbon economy: scaling battery systems to grid level remains a […]

Population Explosion: Can the Planet Cope?

January 12th, 2011 by Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A groundbreaking Population report (Wed 12 January) by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has revealed the world is hurtling towards population overload placing billions at risk of hunger, thirst and slum conditions. Population: One planet, too many people? is the first report of its kind by the engineering profession. Unless the engineering solutions highlighted […]