Tag Archive for 'Institution of Mechanical Engineers'

People waste up to half of all food produced

January 10th, 2013 by Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A report “Global Food, Waste Not, Want Not‘ by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that as much as 50% of all food produced around the world never reaches a human stomach due to issues as varied as inadequate infrastructure and storage facilities through to overly strict sell-by dates, buy-one-get-one free offers and consumers […]

MBE for tidal energy engineer and developer Professor Peter Fraenkel

January 3rd, 2013 by Marine Current Turbines

Professor Peter Fraenkel, Marine Current Turbine‘s co-founder, and until recently its Technical Director, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List for his services to the UK marine energy industry. Professor Fraenkel came to Guernsey on several occasions when Guernsey Electricity Ltd had an investment in Marine Current Turbines. Guernsey Electricity Ltd […]

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 […]