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The Birmingham Energy Institute  brings together more than 140 academics across the University of Birmingham engaged in energy and energy related research and development.

The Birmingham Energy Institute is a focal point for the University and its national and international partners, to create change in the way we deliver, consume and think about energy. The focus being ‘Energy systems’, ‘The Business of Energy’, ‘Energy Transport’, and ‘Breakthroughs in Energy Technologies’. Co-ordinated research, education and the development of global partnerships is at the heart of the Birmingham Energy Institute vision drawing on broad and cross disciplinary expertise.

“The complexity of the energy challenge requires systems level thinking, drawing on the breadth of our capabilities from policy and economics to new technologies. The Birmingham Energy Institute brings together people and ideas, it enables funding and training and delivers creative solutions and human talent.”  – Professor Martin Freer, Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute, University of Birmingham 

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