Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce

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Rolls-Royce is a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, and has established a strong position in global markets - civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy.
 
Rolls-Royce employs over 39,000 people in 50 countries. Over 11,000 of these employees are engineers.
 
In 2010, Rolls-Royce invested £923 million on research and development, two thirds of which had the objective of further improving the environmental aspects of its products, in particular the reduction of emissions.
 
Annual underlying revenues were over £10.8 billion in 2010, of which more than half came from the provision of services. The firm and announced order book stood at £59.2 billion at 31 December 2010.
 
Rolls-Royce civil aerospace business powers over 30 types of commercial aircraft and has a strong position in all sectors of the market: wide-body, narrow-body and corporate and regional aircraft. Over 13,000 engines are currently in service with 650 airlines, freight operators and lessors and 4,000 corporate operators.
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2021
21 Jun 2021

Rolls-Royce Developing Aviation Energy Storage Technology

Rolls-Royce is developing energy storage systems that will enable aircraft to undertake zero emissions flights of over 100 miles on a single charge.
5 May 2021

PivotBuoy Floating Wind Platform for Canaries Deployment

X1 Wind is preparing to deploy its ground-breaking PivotBuoy floating wind technology in the Canary Islands after successfully completing the assembly and load-out of a fully-functional prototype.
27 Apr 2021

VELO3D Adds Stefan Krause to Board of Directors

VELO3D Inc announced the appointment of Stefan Krause to the company's board of directors as audit committee chair.
13 Apr 2021

Air Taxis Will Utilize Next-Generation Batteries and Motors

Electrical Vertical Take-off and Landing aircraft (eVTOL) are moving from science fiction to reality, enabled by rapid advancements in electric motor, battery, and computing technology, the new report from IDTechEx, "Air Taxis: Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircraft 2021-2041", finds.
26 Mar 2021

Preparing for Take-Off: Electric Vertical Take-off & Landing Air Taxis

Join the IDTechEx webinar Wednesday 31 March 2021 - An introduction to urban air mobility and air taxi services; The basics of eVTOL aircraft design architectures; Background into ongoing eVTOL projects for passenger transportation; and much more!
16 Mar 2021

Market for eVTOL Air Taxis to Grow to $14.7 Billion by 2041

Air taxis and flying cars are easy to hype but IDTechEx's new report on the subject is not that hype. This independent research into electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for passenger transport reflects the reality of the eVTOL market at this early stage of its development.
12 Mar 2021

Rolls-Royce Joins Partners for All Electric Passenger Aircraft

Rolls-Royce and airframer Tecnam are joining forces with Widerøe - the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, to deliver an all-electric passenger aircraft for the commuter market, ready for revenue service in 2026.
16 Feb 2021

Intellegens

On 12/02/21, Dr James Edmondson interviewed the CEO of Intellegens, regarding their AI-driven platform for developing battery materials for electric vehicles.
9 Feb 2021

Solar Vehicles 2021-2041 2nd Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Matthew Dyson
4 Feb 2021

GKN to Explore Large EVTOL Aircraft Called Skybus

GKN Aerospace is to lead a trio of new programs to advance sustainable aviation technology. The UK-based group will be coordinating 15 other organizations in work backed by a £4.5 million investment from the government's Future Flight Challenge fund.
3 Feb 2021

Paragraf

Paragraf develop and produce graphene-based electronic devices. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Thomas (CEO).
2020
25 Dec 2020

Costa Rica Textile Company uses Battery Storage from Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce has provided the technology required for textile company Proquinal in Alajuela to successfully commission the largest integrated energy system in Costa Rica. The system includes both battery storage and solar installations at the site.
22 Dec 2020

Electric Aircraft for Flier Health

Progress is rapid with fixed-wing manned electric aircraft. The Bye Aerospace 2 and 4 seat battery-only e-Flyer got over $400 million in orders in one year and it is scalable.
17 Nov 2020

Renewable Energy Solutions to Decarbonise Buildings

Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK's innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.
8 Nov 2020

Intellegens (Drug discovery)

Intellegens is a data analytics company focused on accelerating innovation through the use of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly deep learning (DL).
4 Nov 2020

Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG New Fuel Cell Joint Venture

The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications.
2 Oct 2020

Rolls Royce Completes Ground Testing of World's Fastest Electric Plane

Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world's fastest all-electric plane. All the technology has been tested on a full-scale replica of the plane's core, called an 'ionBird', including a 500hp electric powertrain powerful enough to set world speed records and a battery with enough energy to supply 250 homes.
2 Oct 2020

Electric Vehicles: Land, Sea and Air 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Richard Collins, Dr David Wyatt and Dr James Edmondson
18 Sep 2020

48V Full Hybrid, 48V Mild Hybrid, 48V BEV Cars: Markets, Technology Roadmap 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
12 Aug 2020

3D Electronics 2020-2030: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Matthew Dyson and Dr Richard Collins