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  • Water War show

    Water War

    The Planet Mechanics are battling to conjure up electricity out of thin air. They must make England’s most remote youth...

    (01:57)
  • Tailfin show

    Tailfin

    The wind turbine is almost complete. The final stage is to weld the tailfin to the generator. The tailfin will keep the...

    (05:00)
  • Jem Races Ahead show

    Jem Races Ahead

    While Dick waits anxiously for an answer, Jem has raced ahead and started work on his generator. But how exactly will it...

    (03:59)
  • No Room for Error show

    No Room for Error

    First off, the wind turbine blades. With each of them needing to be just over a meter long, equally balanced, perfectly...

    (03:00)
  • Wind Turbine show

    Wind Turbine

    Having never built a wind turbine before, Jem needs to figure it out on a smaller scale first.

    (04:51)
  • Reconnaissance Mission show

    Reconnaissance Mission

    Having agreed that wind and water are the most promising elements in this inhospitable landscape, it’s time for a...

    (02:47)
  • Radical Project show

    Radical Project

    Here in Ennerdale, there’s a radical project underway to rip out the rows of regimented pines and restore this valley to its...

    (03:00)
  • Solar Paella show

    Solar Paella

    Dick and Jem take on their most ambitious challenge yet. They plan to harness the power of our planet’s biggest natural...

    (01:53)
  • Final Day show

    Final Day

    It’s the final day at the finca. And the Planet Mechanics have one last chance to draw water from Jesus’s well.

    (02:45)
  • Low Tech Pump show

    Low Tech Pump

    Like the rest of the windmill, the pump is unashamedly low tech but remarkably effective.

    (02:48)
  • High Spinning Windmill show

    High Spinning Windmill

    Dick’s also got a mechanical mountain to climb. He’s got a few short days to manufacture a high spinning windmill.

    (02:50)
  • Hi-Tech Lab show

    Hi-Tech Lab

    Jem is finally beginning to realize the enormity of the challenge he’s set himself. Stirling engines are usually built in...

    (04:55)
  • Stirling Engine show

    Stirling Engine

    In theory a Stirling engine can be an extremely quiet efficient way of converting heat into movement, and if that heat is...

    (02:50)
  • Diesel Pump show

    Diesel Pump

    Antonio draws drinking water using an antiquated fume belching diesel pump. It’s not exactly environmentally friendly and...

    (02:55)
  • Sunseekers show

    Sunseekers

    Our eco-engineers are seeking out sunshine and they’ve certainly arrived in the right place – Andalucia, the most...

    (02:55)
  • Dubai's Dream Palace show

    Dubai's Dream Palace

    With its oil reserves dwindling, Dubai switches its sights to tourism, building the Burj al Arab, a 60-storey hotel in the...

    (00:38)
  • Super Pipeline show

    Super Pipeline

    Robots toiled 3km under the sea to build the longest sub-sea pipeline in the world, connecting the UK and Norway.

    (00:36)
  • Britain's New Railway show

    Britain's New Railway

    Take a look at High Speed One, historically one of the UK's biggest and most expensive engineering projects.

    (01:13)
  • The Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi show

    The Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi

    See the construction of Abu Dhabi's Capital Gate, the most inclined tower on the planet.

    (00:43)
  • Pearl River Tower show

    Pearl River Tower

    Find out how a multitude of energy efficient technologies power one of a new generation of super skyscrapers.

    (00:33)