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ERA holds 'Accelerating to COP26' regional energy roundtable

The Energy Research Accelerator recently held a roundtable for ministers and business people to discuss how regional innovation can help the UK achieve its national climate goals.…

24 Mar 2021

Universities and businesses call for government funding for ERA’s ‘Big Ideas’ to create jobs and bring investment to the Midlands

The vice-chancellors of the eight universities in the Midlands Innovation partnership have written a joint letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy asking them to support the Energy …

18 Mar 2021

ERA's response to the Budget

Following the 2021 Budget, ERA suggests that the Autumn Spending Review needs to focus on measures to address the great challenge of our generation - climate change.…

04 Mar 2021

ERA's 'Big Ideas' letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Business

An Open Letter to the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer…

20 Nov 2020

ERA launches Big Ideas podcasts

The Energy Research Accelerator has launched a new series of podcasts about its Big Ideas.…

13 Nov 2020

Midlands Engine starts crucial pan-regional energy conversation to find a pathway to net-zero and capitalise on the region’s unique strengths in clean energy

The Midlands Engine is now keen to hear from businesses, researchers and local authorities in order to identify priorities and map out a way forward to meet the net-zero challenge.…

02 Nov 2020

Treasury Minister expresses appreciation for ERA's work

Treasury Minister, Kemi Badenoch MP, expressed appreciation for the Energy Research Accelerator's work in answer to a question about ERA's 'Big Ideas' proposal in the House of Commons earlier this week.…

22 Oct 2020

£4 million centre for post-doctoral development in infrastructure, cities and energy to launch

An award of £4 million has been made by Research England for the development of C-DICE, a new centre for post-doctoral development in infrastructure, cities and energy.…

01 Oct 2020