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Apr 14 Wind energy: implications of large-scale deployment on the GB electricity system (2784KB)Document icon image
Academy produced a report that assesses the potential for wind energy to contribute to meeting the government's targets of providing 15% of the UK's energy from renewable sources by 2020 and cutting 80% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
  R8.44
Oct 13 GB electricity capacity margin (413KB)Document icon image
A study undertaken at the request of the Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology (CST) to explore whether the capacity margin of the GB electricity system could reach unacceptably low levels within this decade.
Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Jul 13 Future ship powering options (4649KB)Document icon image
A report exploring current and potential future marine propulsion systems, measuring them against the twin but related objectives of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability
 
Mar 13 Decommissioning in the North Sea (1228KB)Document icon image
A report of a workshop held to discuss the decommissioning of oil and gas platforms in the North Sea
  R1.44
Aug 12 Future of energy storage: technologies and policy (1260KB)Document icon image
A report of UK-China workshops produced by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Jun 12 Shale gas extraction in the UK: a review of hydraulic fracturing (6397KB)Document icon image
An independent review of the scientific and engineering evidence relating to the technical aspects of the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing to inform government policymaking about shale gas extraction in the UK. A report produced by the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Jun 12 Greening UK energy: business opportunity or brake on growth? (208KB)Document icon image
Proceedings of a meeting held by The Royal Academy of Engineering on the 19 June 2012 chaired by Evan Davis.
The Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Apr 12 Nuclear Construction Lessons Learned Guidance on best practice: welding (270KB)Document icon image
Guidance on best practice: welding
 
Mar 12 The future of computing: indispensable or unsustainable? (835KB)Document icon image
The future of computing: Indispensable or unsustainable?, a report published by the Royal Academy of Engineering, which examines the future challenges of ICT and progress made so far.
The Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Feb 12 Engineering the Future report on lessons learned from nuclear construction about nuclear safety culture (2151KB)Document icon image
Guidance on best practice: nuclear safety culture
The Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Feb 12 Engineering the Future report on lessons learned from nuclear construction and the use of concrete (2450KB)Document icon image
Guidance on best practice: concrete
The Royal Academy of Engineering
 
Jan 12 Heat: Degrees of comfort (1153KB)Document icon image
A report on the options for heating homes in a low carbon economy
The Royal Academy of Engneering
 
Jun 11 Making green growth real: UK offshore wind supply chain (1226KB)Document icon image
This report is a summary of proceedings of a roundtable meeting held at The Royal Academy of Engineering in March 2011. The meeting was held with the support of OrbisEnergy and was attended by representatives of industry, government and other relevant organisations
 
Feb 11 Infrastructure, Engineering and Climate Change Adaptation - ensuring services in an uncertain future (1361KB)Document icon image
Engineering the Future report on ensuring services for an uncertain future
 
Oct 10 Nuclear Lessons Learned (917KB)Document icon image
Engineering the Future report on planning for a nuclear new build programme
 
May 10 Electric Vehicles: charged with potential (1734KB)Document icon image
A report on future options for electrified personal transport.
 
Mar 10 Generating the future (2010KB)Document icon image
A report on UK energy systems fit for 2050
 
Nov 07 Throughout 2007 there were a series of Energy Workshops and Seminars
Further information on the seminars can be found on the Energy Policy page.
 
Sep 07 Public Attitudes to and Perceptions of Engineering and Engineers 2007 (1118KB)Document icon image
A study commissioned by The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Engineering and Technology Board
  R3.1
Oct 06 Developing a sustaninable energy strategy (2604KB)Document icon image
A Report on a programme of energy seminars.
  R3.23
Aug 06 Road User Charging (63KB)Document icon image
A statement by The Royal Academy of Engineering
Royal Academy of Engineering
  R3.2
Jul 06 Developing a Sustainable Energy Strategy (2604KB)Document icon image
A collection of transcripts from seven seminars held by the Academy on different aspects of sustainable energy
  R3.24
Feb 06 The Economics and Morality of Safety (275KB)Document icon image
This seminar was one of a series organised by The Royal Academy of Engineering Risk Project. The objective was to explore two weighty topics; the Economics and Morality of Safety.
The Royal Academy of Engineering
  R3.3
Oct 05 Accidents and Agenda
An examination of the processes that follow from accidents or incidents of high potential in several industries and their effectiveness in preventing further accidents.
[Link to Accidents and Agenda and Annex page]
  R3.5
Oct 05 Ethics and the Engineer (764KB)Document icon image
Embedding ethics in the engineering community
The Royal Academy of Engineering
  R3.4
Sep 05 Engineering for Sustainable Development: Guiding Principles (948KB)Document icon image
Twelve principles to guide practising engineers, illustrated by seven wide ranging case studies
The Royal Academy of Engineering
  R3.22
Mar 05 Transport 2050 (830KB)Document icon image
A 50 Year Vision for UK Transport
  R3.21
Mar 04 Costs of generating electricity commentary (852KB)Document icon image
  R3.20
Mar 04 Costs of generating electricity report (1248KB)Document icon image
  R3.19
Mar 04 PB Power presentation (265KB)Document icon image
 
Mar 04 Lambert text presentation (37KB)Document icon image
 
Mar 04 Lambert presentation (353KB)Document icon image
 
Mar 04 Claire Durkin presentation (749KB)Document icon image
 
Sep 02 Preventing Disasters: Warnings of Preventable Disasters (943KB)Document icon image
Report prepared by The Royal Academy of Engineering
  R3.6
Oct 00 The Role of the Renewables Directive in Meeting Kyoto Targets* (281KB)Document icon image
  R3.18
Nov 98 The Long-Term Costs of Owning and Using Buildings (598KB)Document icon image
Evans, Haryott, Haste and Jones
  R3.7
Aug 98 Forecasts and Warnings
Overview Report of the IDNDR Flagship Programme
  R3.17
Mar 98 A Statement on Securing Water Supplies
  R3.16
Sep 97 Climate Change
A Brief Note
  R3.15
Dec 95 Engineering for Sustainable Development
Edited by Dr James McQuaid FEng
  R3.14
Dec 95 Windstorm: Coming to Terms with Mankind's Worst Natural Hazard
Proceedings of a One-Day IDNDR Seminar
  R3.13
Mar 94 Signposting the Sustainable Development Strategy
Proceedings of a Seminar
  R3.12
Jan 94 Natural Hazards and Remote Sensing
Edited by G. Wadge
  R3.11
Nov 93 Landslides Hazard Mitigation: with Particular Reference to Developing Countries
Proceedings of a Conference
  R3.10
Apr 93 Medicine in the IDNDR
Proceedings of a Workshop
  R3.9
Mar 92 Opportunities for British Involvement in the IDNDR 1990-2000
Proceedings of a Workshop
  R3.8

 

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