Tuesday, 24 March 2015
Intelligent, extremely tough and ultralight; these are the anticipated characteristics of the materials that will be used to build planes of the future.
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Plants might be the source of a new renewable fuel for planes, or new greener ingredients to replace fossil resources used to produce plastics.
Friday, 27 February 2015
A major challenge facing full electric vehicles is the limited range between charges. An EU-backed project has designed a new-generation battery that can potentially power a car for up to 500 km, instead of the current 150 km, before needing to be recharged.
Wednesday, 04 February 2015
Air transport is a growing and increasingly vital part of our rapidly globalising world. At the same time, the aeronautics industry faces an unprecedented set of challenges.
Tuesday, 03 February 2015
In the Italian city of Milan a major European research project is examining the energy efficiency of new insulation materials.
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
The workshop will reflect upon experience of cities in Europe and beyond in promoting electric mobility and the role of national and international frameworks and initiatives.
Friday, 23 January 2015
Superconductors can provide a greener way to transport energy but are expensive to make and maintain.
Thursday, 08 January 2015
Global warming, largely caused by increases in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, has a major impact on biodiversity and climatic conditions on Earth.
Tuesday, 06 January 2015
When it comes to renewable energies, wind and solar power have already become staples of our electricity mix.
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Wind turbine towers are growing taller, with rotor blade diameters exceeding 100 metres. And like any other machine, these 'giants' occasionally need repairing.