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UK government funds new electric & hybrid vehicle battery R&D centre

September 9th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

The UK Government pledged further support for the automotive industry on 5 September 2012 by announcing the creation of a new ‘UK Energy Storage R&D Centre’ for the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicle batteries. The £13 million centre, co-funded by the UK Government (£9 million) and industry (£4 million), will be created to capitalise […]

UK Department of Business, Innovation and Skills takes over ownership of Cornwall’s Wave Hub

December 20th, 2011 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Wave Hub, the offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the UK Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. Wave Hub is a grid-connected offshore ‘socket’ in South West England for the large scale […]