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Challenges of Engineering Our Post-Brexit Future

 
28th September 2016    |     Peter Rolton: Chairman, Rolton Group

Last month’s message from Theresa May as she reiterated that “Brexit means Brexit” couldn’t be much clearer. Her words signaled an end to the ‘rabbit in the headlights’ limbo period that surrounded the EU referendum and encouraged a move into a more proactive phase where we need to take control of our own destiny.

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Ed Miliband: Playing with fire by freezing prices

Rolton Group

 
27th September 2013    |     Peter Rolton

Last weekend, Greg Barker MP was in the news speaking out in defence of recent profits recorded by energy companies in the UK.

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Nuclear Physics... Almost

Rolton Group

 
20th September 2013    |     Peter Rolton

‘Every action has an equal and opposite reaction’, that’s basic physics. Apply it to the global energy situation and it’s easy to see that something’s got to give: consumption is not so much creeping up as it is hurtling skyward, and natural sources of energy are dwindling with remarkable speed.

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UK Automotive Industry is Constructing a Comeback

Rolton Group

 
23rd August 2013    |     Peter Rolton

What do a Range Rover Sport, a double-decker bus, and a Jaguar F Type all have in common? The answer is surprisingly straightforward.

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Generate your own Energy

Rolton Group

 
9th August 2013    |     Marc Sobbohi

Cutting your energy costs in half. Having your own power station. Buying energy at wholesale prices. Coming off the grid. All of this sounds fanciful, but that’s the future of manufacturing, according to energy expert Peter Rolton.

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UK Misses its Renewable Energy Target for 2011/12

Rolton Group

 
1st August 2013    |     Annie Reece

The UK has missed its 2011/12 target of producing four per cent of energy from renewable sources, and has seen a sharp rise in the use of coal for energy, statistics released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown.

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Is 'realism' the new name for the green agenda?

Rolton Group

 
26th July 2013    |     Peter Rolton

It’s nothing new; we all know that a debate needs at least two opposing sides and that the world would be a dull place if everyone always agreed.

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