Published: 28th Nov 2019

40 Humberside businesses and organisations have submitted a funding bid for £36m for ‘ground-breaking’ ideas to transform the Humber economy into a world leader in green industries. Called ‘Energy Estuary 2.0’, the government funding would be used to pay for the latest research and world leaders in their field based in the Humber and drive innovations in clean energy. The University of Hull, who is behind the bid, says it would result in a range of demonstrator projects that would allow industry to test and pilot new technologies which could be used to lower harmful emissions. If successful, it’s claimed the bid would lead to the creation of 2,000 jobs in green industries rising to over 10,000 jobs by 2030. It could also grow the overall size of the Humber economy by a quarter, as many of the jobs created are likely to attract higher wages. One of the ideas … (To read the full article, subscribe below)