You can now view the programme for the upcoming HMS Excellent Goblin event taking place on Saturday 5th March.
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.
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.
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.
You can now view the programme for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Cop Car Event by clocking the link below.
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.
As of February 8th, 2016, Atkins and Semta Chairman Allan Cook CBE, has become a Patron of STEM education provider Greenpower Education Trust.
One of the Greenpower’s calendar highlights is the Gathering of Goblins at Goodwood, which takes place on a (mostly) sunny Sunday in July each year. As the Greenpower project grows throughout the UK we want to make sure more teams get the chance to compete at a Gathering. For the first time in 2016 we have introduced a second Gathering event – which will take place at Rockingham Motor Speedway – also the home to our International Final.
Please have a read of our guest blog written by Simon Hayes, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and Isle of Wight. The event (taking place on Sunday 21st February at Goodwood Motor Circuit) can be found here: http://www.greenpower.co.uk/events/events/driving-futures-hampshire-police-cop-car-event and should be entered like any other event on our website.
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