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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2020
16 Jan 2020

Rolls-Royce Takes Majority Holding in Power Storage Specialist

The joint development work on a range of storage solutions in recent months has shown that the two companies are an excellent fit.
2019
27 Dec 2019

Rolls-Royce Unveils All-electric Plane Targeting the Record Books

Rolls-Royce's ambitions to build the world's fastest all-electric aircraft have taken an important step forward with the unveiling of the plane at Gloucestershire Airport. Work will now begin on integrating the ground-breaking electrical propulsion system to enable the zero-emissions plane to make a run for the record books with a target speed of 300+ MPH.
20 Dec 2019

Electric Vehicles: A Look Back at 2019

Few of the giant car makers have shown urgency in transitioning away from the internal combustion engine. What's more, the automotive market is set to decline once again in 2019 whilst electrifying newcomers made huge gains in front of sleeping incumbents' noses. Although a large fraction of this is orders (not deliveries), if OEMs do not wake up now, they never will.
4 Dec 2019

Flexitricity Appoints New CEO

Leading flexible energy specialist Flexitricity has appointed a new CEO to spearhead growth plans that will help drive the UK Government's 2050 net zero ambitions.
12 Nov 2019

Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg

Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of an electric vertical take off and landing aircraft capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg - the first company in the world to do so.
23 Sep 2019

SEEIT to acquire 125 MW cogeneration portfolio in Spain for 64 m Euro

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, the first UK-listed investment company of its kind to invest exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of cogeneration assets in Spain for a total cash consideration of approximately €64 million.
13 Aug 2019

BMW i3 Battery Electric Vehicle

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15 Jul 2019

Future of Heavy Duty EV Motors Off Road

Fork lift trucks are almost all induction because reliability and affordability trump performance here. Their batteries are rapidly going lithium-ion for something less toxic and nearer to fit-and-forget but there is no similar issue with the motors.
20 Jun 2019

Small Electric Aircraft Bring the Future of Aviation

It is easy to say that, although small electric aircraft are at last selling, they are a negligible part of the overall aircraft market. Mistake. They will work up from the bottom to be mainstream. Airbus, Boeing and Rolls Royce know this, but many others are sleeping through the future. Some of the successes are from small companies.
14 Jun 2019

Tesla Aircraft

Expect seven-times the air traffic in 2050 increasing greenhouse gas X4 unless something radical happens. Elon Musk has made interesting statements about electric aircraft over the years. His Tesla will survive and prosper: if Tesla investors stop investing the Chinese will snap it up. Either way, somewhere down its list of priorities will be reinventing pure electric aircraft, so what does Tesla bring to the table?
4 Jun 2019

Here Come 800 Volt EVs: Six Companies

An analysis of the big six companies working in 800V EV
31 May 2019

Electric Vehicles Go High Voltage

The new IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles 2020-2030" is the most thorough on the subject with 100 categories forecasted by number and market value and many newly-revealed trends and predictions.
30 May 2019

Manned Electric Aircraft 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
21 May 2019

E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
5 Apr 2019

ABB and Rolls-Royce announce global microgrids cooperation

ABB and Rolls-Royce have announced a global partnership on microgrid technology and advanced automation. Together the two companies will offer an innovative, energy-efficient microgrid solution for utilities, commercial and industrial entities.
25 Mar 2019

Rolls-Royce tests hybrid aero propulsion system

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising their ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system.
7 Mar 2019

Weland Solutions sets focus on automation

The result of one year's intensive work at Weland Solutions' development department is here; a brand new fully automatic goods to man solution.
15 Feb 2019

Bad Strategy Will Kill Some Carmaking Giants Soon

Bad strategy rather than tactics, such as misjudged new models, will kill several major automotive companies. They face a perfect storm of peak car, totally new technology, totally new markets and recession.
12 Feb 2019

New hub launched to increase electrification in UK manufacturing

A new Hub, led by the University of Sheffield, is combining expertise in electrical machines and manufacturing for the first time, aiming to put the UK at the forefront of an electrification revolution.
30 Jan 2019

Intellegens

Intellegens is a spin-out from the University of Cambridge that has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) method for training neural networks from incomplete data sets.