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Big Bang Fair 2016

Laura, Tuesday 22nd March, 2016


16th -19th March saw the annual national Big Bang Fair descend upon Birmingham NEC. This year we were kindly invited by our national partners, Siemens, to be a part of their Curiosity Project Stand. Greenpower is one of a select few project to be supported by the Siemens Curiosity project which is a three-year engagement programme to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to life in the UK.

 

Plumpton College Goblins 2016

Becci, Monday 14th March, 2016


Saturday 12th March – Plumpton College Goblins, a little earlier than usual because of the Easter Holidays and Big Bang Fair (which we will be at this week!) but 24 teams were still in attendance from across Sussex and Kent – some already racing in their second event of the season!

HMS Excellent Goblins

Becci, Friday 11th March, 2016


Saturday 5th March was an icy morning start for the first Goblin of the season – we did avoid the threatened snow though! The event had a record number of entries with 23 teams racing on the day – from schools across Hampshire, West Sussex and even Rose Hill School from Kent in attendance!

HMS Excellent Goblins - Programme

Becci, Monday 29th February, 2016


You can now view the programme for the upcoming HMS Excellent Goblin event taking place on Saturday 5th March.

 

http://www.greenpower.co.uk/3Dissue/HMS-excellent-programme/index.html

 

 

Simple Scratch Builds - SG1

Laura, Monday 29th February, 2016


 

In 2015 we learnt that it would be the last year of competing for one of our top private teams, North Highland Young Engineers. With a successful string of simple, low cost, yet very competitive cars to their name they were the ideal candidates to set a project we’d been wanting to run for a while.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Cop Car Event

Laura, Wednesday 24th February, 2016


The 21st February marked the end of Greenpower's winter hibernation as Goodwood played host to another first time event: The Hampshire and Isle of Wight PCC Cop Car race day. A mouthful to say but an event certainly worth battling the windy weather for.

Motorola Solutions provide equipment to Greenpower

Laura, Tuesday 23rd February, 2016


We’re delighted to announce additional support from Motorola Solutions through the provision of a new set of radio communications equipment. This enables us to continue operating our events to the usual high safety standards, whilst also allowing more than one event to take place at the same time. 

The DP1400 radio is of exceptional quality, matching Greenpower’s commitment to using the best products and equipment to run increasing numbers of events at diverse locations all over the UK. 

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Cop Car event Programme

Becci, Thursday 18th February, 2016


You can now view the programme for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Cop Car Event by clocking the link below.

 

http://www.greenpower.co.uk/3Dissue/HampshirePoliceProgramme/index.html

 

Greenpower supporters, KMF, beat the best in the game to take national accolade

Laura, Tuesday 16th February, 2016


A project  which has engaged more than 10,000 students with the aim of inspiring the future generation of engineers has led to Staffordshire firm KMF winning a prestigious award.

Staffordshire based KMF beat off stiff competition from Rolls Royce and Toyota to win the Skills Innovation award sponsored by Siemens at the prestigious 2016 Semta Skills Awards in London.

The gala dinner at London's Hilton Hotel on Park Lane was hosted by BBC journalist and engineering champion Steph McGovern.

Atkins and Semta Chairman, Allan Cook CBE, Now Patron of Greenpower Education Trust

Laura, Tuesday 9th February, 2016


As of February 8th, 2016, Atkins and Semta Chairman Allan Cook CBE, has become a Patron of STEM education provider Greenpower Education Trust.

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