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Birmingham invests in Tyseley Energy Park

The University of Birmingham is investing £2.5 M in the Tyseley Energy Park (TEP) to work towards overcoming challenges such as energy poverty and poor air quality in the West Midlands.…

21 Jun 2018

The Midlands can be at the heart of the UK's energy market

In this blog in Insider, Emma Kelly, Chief Operating Officer of ERA puts forward the case for the Midlands to become the centre of the UK's energy market. …

20 Jun 2018

Trent Basin community energy system goes live

A ground-breaking community energy scheme, which enables residents to generate, store and use solar electricity, has been officially switched on in Nottingham. …

06 Jun 2018

The energy revolution has started, are you ready to join it?

In this blog, Gordon Waddington, Chief Executive of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA), examines the UK's move towards a low carbon economy, and suggests that the Midlands is ideally placed to take advantage of the opportunities this will create.…

11 Aug 2017

It's time to get disruptive!

In his final blog for ERA, Chief Executive, Gordon Waddington, discusses the need for industry and academia to come together to develop the disruptive technologies that will be needed to achieve the government's aim of reducing CO2;emissions by 80% b…

28 Mar 2018

ERA newsletter March 2018 edition

Read the latest edition of Accelerate, the newsletter from the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA). In this issue: new battery testing facility, Regional Energy Policy Commission launch event, doctoral researchers workshop and news from our partners.…

28 Mar 2018

New technology converts biomass into 'coal'

The University of Nottingham is partnering with the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) and CPL Industries to produce a commercial scale facility capable of converting biomass into next-generation solid fuels with coal-like properties.…

28 Mar 2018