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ERA is the UK's first cross-disciplinary energy innovation initiative 

Solving Global Energy Challenges

Tackling some of the biggest energy challenges facing the UK, and supporting the Midlands Engine

We are the last generation that can take steps to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Future generations will judge us harshly if we fail to uphold our moral and historical responsibilities. 

Ban Ki-Moon / Former Secretary-General, United Nations

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New report says global quadrupling of cooling appliances will see staggering increase in world's energy consumption

New report says global quadrupling of cooling appliances will see staggering increase in world's energy consumption

08 Aug 2018

Increased global need for cooling by 2050 could see world energy consumption soar as the number of cooling appliances quadruples, according to a new...
UK and China experts partner for energy storage solutions

UK and China experts partner for energy storage solutions

08 Aug 2018

The University of Birmingham and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have signed an agreement to launch a joint research centre in energy storage.
Senseye collaborates with MTC on Factory in a Box

Senseye collaborates with MTC on Factory in a Box

03 Aug 2018

A specialist software company is the latest industrial partner to get involved with the Manufacturing Technology Centre’s ERA funded ‘Factory in a...

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Our doctoral students benefit from a wide spectrum of energy research specialisms across 6 top class academic institutions and work alongside industry world leaders in applied energy research.

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