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Luton Goblin Event Programme

Laura, Friday 19th May, 2017

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Renishaw New Mills Goblins 2017

Laura, Thursday 18th May, 2017

Saturday 13th May saw 12 Goblins descend upon the Renishaw New Mills staff car park, for the first of our Renishaw supported events of the 2017 season.

After a windy evening the night proceeding the event, the weather calmed in time for the teams to take to the track. After the teams were briefed the schools were ready to weave their way through the slalom course, and tear up the drag race in the quickest time possible.

Scottow Enterprise Park Announced As Venue For Inaugural Norfolk IET Formula Goblin Event

Laura, Tuesday 9th May, 2017

Norfolk has recently been taken by storm by Greenpower Education Trust’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) project, IET Formula Goblin.


The rapid growth of the project in the area has demanded a regional event for all of the 30 primary school teams that are currently undertaking challenge of designing and building a single seat electric race car ready for race day on Wednesday 7th June, which has now been announced as taking place at Scottow Enterprise Park.  


Portfolio Guidelines 2017

Laura, Monday 8th May, 2017

New Portfolio guidelines documents for all categories are now available to view in our library here

These portfolio guidelines can be used as guidelines for those who are creating portfolios for Industrial Cadets, as well as for entering the Portfolio award at all of our events.   

2017 Technical and Sporting Regulations - Regulation T10.9 2019 update

Laura, Friday 5th May, 2017


We have released an update to our 2017 regulations, which is concerning a change to rule T10.9 for the 2019 season.


The revised version of the regulations can be found here.


If you have any question regarding the regulation change for 2019, please email Steve Newman ( 

Siemens PLM Engineering and Design award is now open for entries

Laura, Wednesday 19th April, 2017

Siemens PLM Engineering and Design award is once again open for entries for the 2017 season.

Entrants must submit renderings of either an element of and/or a Greenpower Car that has been designed in Siemens Solid Edge software, or Siemens NX software, in order to be in for a chance to win one the beautifully designed Siemens PLM Engineering and Design awards.

The award is open to both IET Formula 24 and IET Formula 24 + teams, with separate awards for both categories and an amazing £600 cash prize awarded to your team.

The Arthur Terry School Named As The First Greenpower Centre Of Excellence

Laura, Tuesday 18th April, 2017


Sutton Coldfield based Arthur Terry School, has been announced as the first Centre of Excellence for the West Sussex based Charity, Greenpower Education Trust. The Arthur Terry School have been in involved with Greenpower Education Trust’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) project for five years, and has experienced the positive effect the project can have not only on individual students, but the schools as a whole.


High demand for Hull kit car race forces move to new venue

Laura, Friday 31st March, 2017

Over 60 electric kit cars are set to be raced around Hull’s KCOM Stadium this summer as part of an exciting education project. The race has been moved by organisers from the city centre to the stadium, due to unprecedented interest in attending the event from members of the public.


Plumpton Goblins 2017

Becca P, Friday 31st March, 2017

20 teams of incredibly enthusiastic and excited students descended on Plumpton College on Saturday 18th March for another successful event. Each team nominated six drivers to complete the drag and slalom races in the fastest times possible throughout the morning. After a quick break for lunch it was time for the teams to go head to head in the sprint heats, with the fastest from each heat going through to the semi-finals and eventually the final, which always gets the crowd shouting and cheering!

BMW i Become National Greenpower Partner

Laura, Monday 20th March, 2017

Greenpower Education Trust, a UK based charity that inspires young people about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) has now entered a national partnership for 2017 with BMW i, the sustainable mobility division of German car giant, BMW. 

The support that will be provided by BMW i will allow the Greenpower Education Trust to support and inspire more young people to think about careers in all STEM subjects.


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