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The Midlands can lead the way in Energy from Waste and the Circular Economy according to new report

A new report has been published which provides a blueprint for how the UK can lead the world in managing its waste and converting it into clean energy.…

11 Jun 2020

Putting the Midlands at the forefront of energy from waste technologies

As the world's population rises rapidly, the demand for energy is growing significantly. At the same time, the issue of managing the growing waste problem caused by the population increase urgently needs to be addressed. …

19 May 2020

Science Minister makes ERA her first visit!

The government's new Science Minister, Amanda Solloway, visited the Energy Research Accelerator to find out about the cutting-edge energy research work taking place by ERA partners.…

28 Feb 2020

ERA builds new partnerships in China

A group of prominent academics from the UK visited China to build new collaborations in energy research.…

22 Jan 2020

Energy and Environment award for Trent Basin

The ERA and Innovate funded Trent Basin project won the Energy and Environment prize at the Engineer's recent Collaborate to Innovate Awards.…

12 Nov 2019

University of Birmingham wins energy storage awards

The University of Birmingham’s Centre for Energy Storage, together with Chinese firm Jinhe Energy, triumphed at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global Awards 2019.…

12 Nov 2019

Businesses can't fight climate change alone

Collective action is necessary to spark the UK’s leadership position in fighting climate change says Professor Martin Freer, director of the Energy Research Accelerator, in his latest blog.…

23 Oct 2019

Hydrogen trial at Keele could dramatically cut UK's carbon emissions

Keele University has partnered with industry leaders on an innovative green energy trial that could pave the way to saving six million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions across the country every year.…

25 Sep 2019