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UK and China experts partner for energy storage solutions

The University of Birmingham and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have signed an agreement to launch a joint research centre in energy storage.…

08 Aug 2018

Senseye collaborates with MTC on Factory in a Box

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

03 Aug 2018

Warwick helps Char.gy launch lampost based electric charging

Startup company char.gy has created a new electric vehicle charging point product which can be easily installed onto existing lampposts.…

12 Jul 2018

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