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Angel Trains was created in 1994 as one of three rolling stock companies ("ROSCOs") in preparation for the privatisation of the rail industry.  It now leases nearly 4500 vehicles with a value of nearly £3.5Bn to 20 operating companies.  One of the companies working with  Angel Trains, Chiltern Railways, wanted to run hybrid diesel and battery-powered trains to improve reliability and shorten journey times ...
Date & time
15/10/2020 6:30pm BST
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15/10/2020 7:30pm BST
Address
United Kingdom
Prof Peter Tavner, former Head of Engineering at Durham University, describes how renewable electrical energy  source  variability  can be balanced within the European electrical grid.   He shows the changing impact of wind, solar and other renewable sources on the market and technical operation of the grid.  In this context he explains the relative importance of generation diversity and the roles of ...
Date & time
22/10/2020 6:30pm BST
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22/10/2020 7:30pm BST
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United Kingdom
So what's wrong with the compound microscope? Not a lot, but after 300 years, inventors Andrew Monk and Richard Williams thought it would be nice to put a lab quality microscope in your pocket and connect it to your mobile phone.  It turns out that re-engineering the microscope allows scientists to carry out important primary research and education in The Amazon, Antarctica and even on Everest with a 1 micron ...
Date & time
19/11/2020 6:30pm GMT
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19/11/2020 7:30pm GMT
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United Kingdom
Emerging social trends such as the widespread deployment of small-scale solar installations, the adoption of electric vehicles and changing patterns of power generation are putting immense pressure on the UKs electrical grid infrastructure.  In order to invest efficiently and minimise consumer bills, the Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) are in a race to upgrade, maintain and replace ...
Date & time
03/12/2020 6:30pm GMT
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03/12/2020 7:30pm GMT
Address
United Kingdom
Steve Baker from TTP.  Further details and booking system to follow.
Date & time
21/01/2021 6:30pm GMT
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21/01/2021 8:00pm GMT

Further details and booking system to follow.

The aeronautical industry is undergoing a transformation to address the demands from our society to reduce its environmental impact. More specifically, there is a drive to eliminate emissions and noise pollution from airports near urban areas. One approach pursued by most small and large aircraft manufacturers is the electrification of aircraft systems, ...

Date & time
25/02/2021 6:30pm GMT
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25/02/2021 8:00pm GMT
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United Kingdom

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