Climbing in space – mayr® power transmission develop mini brake for robot joints

The robust, energy-efficient climbing robot SpaceClimber is designed for missions in challenging territory. Essential parts of its structural system are the intelligent, powerful joints. mayr® power transmission have developed a mini brake especially designed for such a joint. It impresses users with its small dimensions and increases the robot’s energy efficiency. This robot system is…

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GE Lighting is bringing together key figures from the worlds of sustainability and business for its second Illuminated Minds roundtable discussion in Monaco, designed to challenge the status quo of current energy efficiency systems. The roundtable, which will be streamed live from 3pm – 4pm Central European Time (2pm – 3pm GMT) on 30 March…


New solar trade body launched in Scotland

The UK’s Solar Trade Association launches “STA Scotland” A number of leading members of the Solar Trade Association (STA), which speaks on behalf of the UK solar energy industry, have launched a new Scotland branch. STA Scotland is set to become the leading voice for solar in Scotland, advising and developing policy with the Scottish…


UK’s greenhouse gas emissions drop

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 2.4% in 2013 as the country burned less coal and gas for power, official figures showed. Emissions from energy supplies, which account for a third of the UK’s climate pollution, were down almost 7% as the amount of coal used in electricity generation decreased 8% and gas use…


Atkins and DONG Energy strengthen relationship with contract for Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm

Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, and DONG Energy, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, have signed a contract for engineering design services for three offshore substations at DONG Energy’s proposed Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Atkins now has major contracts with DONG Energy for detailed engineering design…