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
22 Nov 2021

Spirit of Innovation Claims to be World's Fastest All-Electric Vehicle

Rolls Royce believes their all-electric 'Spirit of Innovation' aircraft is the world's fastest all-electric aircraft, setting three new world records. During its record-breaking runs, the aircraft clocked up a maximum speed of 623 km/h (387.4 mph) which Rolls Royce believse makes the 'Spirit of Innovation' the world's fastest all-electric vehicle.
16 Nov 2021

University of Sheffield, ITM Power Announce Green Hydrogen Gigafactory

The University of Sheffield and ITM Power have launched a pioneering collaboration to advance the hydrogen sector, including an agreement for a new ITM Gigafactory and a joint plan to launch a National Hydrogen Research, Innovation and Skills Centre.
1 Oct 2021

Rolls-Royce to go Fully Electric in 2030

In an historic announcement, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced that on-road testing of its first fully electric motor car is imminent.
17 Sep 2021

Rolls-Royce's All Electric Spirit of Innovation Takes to the Skies

Rolls-Royce have announced the completion of the first flight of theirr all-electric 'Spirit of Innovation' aircraft. The plane took to the skies propelled by its powerful 400kW electric powertrain with the most power-dense battery pack ever assembled for an aircraft. This is another step towards the plane's world-record attempt and another milestone on the aviation industry's journey towards decarbonisation.
26 Aug 2021

Crossover to Electric Aircraft Well Progressed

Electraflyer has announced that it has passed crossover, meaning it now sells more battery-electric aircraft than polluting ones. Pipistrel sold over 100 battery-electric aircraft last year as they take over from its traditional offerings. Bye Aerospace does not even make conventional aircraft. With its Tesla-style approach, its order book exceeds 720 battery-electric aircraft evenly split between two and four-seaters. As the IDTechEx report, "Manned Electric Aircraft: Smart City and Regional 2021-2041" points out, this has caught Cessna, Cirrus and Piper by surprise.
30 Jul 2021

Solar Power and Desalination to be Efficiently Linked in New Project

Cranfield University will join 19 research partners spread through 12 countries to develop a first-of-a-kind plant which couples concentrated solar power (CSP) and desalination techniques.
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.