Budget 2015: Chancellor switched on to Birmingham’s energy potential

BIRMINGHAM has been handed a massive boost by the Chancellor with the news that the city is be the home of the new national energy research centre.

The move follows agreement – subject to due diligence – by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to merge its existing Smart Systems and Heat Programme, currently based in Birmingham into the new Energy Systems Catapult.

The government said the merger created an immediate critical mass of capability and also extended ETI’s work on local heating... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...