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Inward Investment In County Durham

Opening up links to the thriving UK and European economy.

Energy and the Environment Sector Factsheet

Top priority sectors for the UK include wind, bio-energy and waste, nuclear and construction. These priorities are reflected in County Durham with a particular focus on the development of energy efficiency and green energy.

County Durham has an established base of companies in the energy and environmental sector, ranging from the development of solar photo-voltaics to the research, design and manufacture of high efficiency polymer light-emitting diodes.

There are a number of world class research institutes based at universities in the North East of England with expertise in the energy sector. The prestigious Durham University’s Durham Energy Institute is a leading UK research community focusing on the development of bio-fuels, carbon capture and storage. The Sir Joseph Swan Centre for Energy Research at Newcastle University provides national guidance on future energy needs.

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  • Peter Rippingale

    Peter Rippingale

    Inward Investment Manager
    Call 03000 265509

Did You Know

  • The Hitachi Rail Europe factory area is equivalent to over 6 football pitches and used over 2000 tonnes of steel in the building.
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Inward Investment News

North East challenger bank secures £30m of new funding

North East challenger bank Atom has secured £30m of new funding as it moves Show Details
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Inward Investment Case Studies

ResQ

Fast-growing customer contact firm ResQ will create 1,200 jobs in one of County Durham’s Show Details
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Useful Events

Durham 2sday

A relaxed and informal breakfast networking event in the heart of the city of Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.