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UK looks to greener flights with largest aerospace engine

UK looks to greener flights with largest aerospace engine: Rolls-Royce has begun constructing what is believed to be the world’s largest aerospace engine that guarantees flights will be greener. This green engine is being created at the British company’s DemoWorks facility situated in Derby & is constructed to deliver a 25% fuel efficiency enhancement as compared…
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Rolls-Royce is set to achieve ‘fastest’ all-electric aircraft

Rolls-Royce is set to achieve ‘fastest’ all-electric aircraft: On their journey towards developing the world’s fastest all-electric plane they have successfully completed the taxiing of the ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft achieving a new milestone by Rolls-Royce. Propelled by 400kW, or 500hp, electric powertrain and the latest energy storage technology developed to set world record speeds,…
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UK Space Agency & Rolls-Royce to build space engine

UK Space Agency & Rolls-Royce to build space engine: The UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce have teamed up to progress nuclear-mechanised spacecraft engines. The team will have scientists work together to analyse the prospect of an atomic-powered spacecraft & investigate whether this technology may help people travel faster through space than at any time before.…
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Rolls-Royce to sell civil nuclear I&C firm to Framatome

Rolls-Royce to sell civil nuclear I&C firm to Framatome: Rolls-Royce will sell its civil nuclear instrumentation & control (I&C) business having signed an agreement with French firm Framatome. The I&C business group consist of all of Rolls-Royce activities and teams situated in Grenoble in France, Prague in the Czech Republic and Beijing & Shenzhen in…
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Rolls-Royce unveils UK scheme for 16 mini-nuclear plants

Rolls-Royce unveils UK scheme for 16 mini-nuclear plants: A group of UK companies headed by Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans to set up 16 mini-nuclear plants in Britain. Each condensed nuclear power station will offer 440MW of electricity, that is sufficient to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years. The projects will bolster the…
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Rolls-Royce & Exelon unite condense nuclear power sites

Rolls-Royce & Exelon unite condense nuclear power sites: Rolls-Royce and Exelon Generation have teamed up to chase the potential for the latter company to run compact nuclear power stations in the UK & internationally. Rolls-Royce is leading a conference which is designing a low cost factory-built nuclear power site, acknowledged as a small modular reactor…
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Fastest electric jet test completed by Rolls-Royce

Fastest electric jet test completed by Rolls-Royce: The ground-testing stage of a technology has been completed Rolls-Royce has announced, that it says will power the ‘world’s fastest’ all-electric jet. The world record speed for electric planes will be attempted to be broken by the jet early next year. A replica of the jet was used…
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Cook Island to get battery storage for microgrid

A contract to supply three 40-foot battery storage technologies for a microgrid on Cook Island has been won by Rolls-Royce. Energy solutions provider Vector Powersmart will integrate the MTU EnergyPacks into an existing power plant run by local utility Te Aponga Uira on the Pacific island of Rarotonga. With a storage capacity of 4,268kWh and…
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Virgin Galactic jet flies sustainably at mach 3

Virgin Galactic jet flies sustainably at mach 3: The first images of Virgin Galactic‘s supersonic passenger jet, which will fly at speeds over three times the speed of sound using sustainable fuel. The jet is to use sustainable aviation fuel, will take off and land like any other passenger plane, will carry up to 19…
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