• Professor Alistair Borthwick, second from right, holding his award.
    • Blog post
    • 16 October 2019

    ICE Awards 2019: how an interest in fluid mechanics earned this engineer a Gold Medal

    A passion for mentoring researchers is just one of the reasons why Professor Alistair Borthwick was recognised for his contribution to civil engineering at this year’s ICE Awards.  

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
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    • Blog post
    • 16 October 2019

    A new way of financing nuclear projects

    After recent cost overruns and cancellations across nuclear projects, the government is exploring whether a different financing system, known as the Regulated Asset Base (RAB) model, can get new nuclear built.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast
    • Policy
    • 16 October 2019

    ICE response to BEIS consultation on a Regulated Asset Base (RAB) model for nuclear

    ICE believes nuclear is required as part of a diverse energy mix to provide a stable level of long-term baseload power. We welcome this consultation outlining the necessary regulatory and financial frameworks to enable the development of new nuclear power stations.

    Spillweirs Large and Small: Designing for Reservoir Floods, Belfast