Engineers unsatisfied with Chancellor’s ‘piecemeal’ investment plans

The Chancellor’s plans to plunge £30billion into improving UK infrastructure have been criticised as part of a “piecemeal” Government strategy by engineers. It emerged over the weekend that George Osborne will present a spending package to improve schools, roads and power stations in his Autumn Statement, due later today. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers said […]

Scottish renewable targets could add to fuel poverty

Scotland’s policy plans to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 could increase fuel poverty. This is the warning from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, which has released a new report looking at this target from an engineering perspective. The ‘Scottish Energy 2020?’ report points to troubling factors such as a reliance […]