Engineering

The world’s largest car transporter that carries over 8000 vehicles arrives in the UK

Hoegh Target is the world’s largest car transporter and it recently arrived in the UK during its maiden voyage from China. Its deck space has a...

A replacement for large-scale hydro?

John Waldman and Karin Limburg have just written an article for Yale e360 arguing that large scale hydro has actually damaged the environment and...

Heliotrope – The ultimate rotating solar home

The Heliotrope, designed by Ralph Disch (Pic: Andy Wright, Flickr) The Heliotrope is a rotating solar home which gave rise to the Sonnenschiff Solar...

Marine Energy – harnessing the power of the sea

Oyster wave energy device developed by Aquamarine Power Alongside wind, marine energy is one of the renewable energy markets currently dominated by the UK...

The 10 largest solar power projects in the world

Sunlight solar farm, California (Pic: US Department of the Interior, Flickr) As renewable energy development increases around the world, some countries are investing in...

How do jet engines work?

A jet engine is an internal combustion engine that provides propulsion by utilizing Newton’s third law of motion. In general, it works by sucking in...

Project Sunroof – Solar power calculation to help you decide

Solar panels (Pic by Elliott Brown, Flickr) As the price of installing a solar PV array continues to fall, you may be wondering whether...

6 really interesting renewable energy markets

  De Aar solar farm, South Africa (Pic by MainstreamRP, Flickr) Renewable energy is really starting to take off in markets around the world,...

Six Major Benefits of Buying an Electric Vehicle (EV)

The Fisker Karam PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid) with solar panel roof (Pic: Steve Jurvetson, Flickr) Electric Vehicles (EV’s) are increasing in popularity all around the...

Seven benefits of microgrids

Construction workers build the frame for a 1 megawatt solar microgrid project at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, December 22nd 2011 (US Army Corps of...

China’s NEW “Over-Water” Highway

Proposed back in 2013, China opens their newest engineering masterpiece on August 9th 2015. Locals have been referring to it as the “Over-Water” highway....

There Are 2 Kinds Of Engineering Students In The World – Which One Are You?

Engineering students will always be distributed among two basic categories. Binit Thacker from Yellow Media Labs, shows these distinct categories of engineers in the following...