Who we are

Energy Capital is the smart energy innovation partnership for the West Midlands.
By responding to the needs of our vibrant manufacturing economy and diverse local markets, we aim
to make the West Midlands one of the most attractive locations to build innovative clean energy technology companies in the world.
Our partnership combines world-leading academic expertise with ambitious local authorities, diverse businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs.

What we do

Energy Capital provides a single point of contact for investors, project funders and potential partners across the West Midlands geography.
We are facilitating and co-ordinating collaborative public-private investment projects across the region, and working with the local
communities and public bodies and national government to create an attractive and creative environment for companies that want to become part of the global low carbon and smart energy transition.

Meeting the energy challenges of 21st century citizens and business to grow our economy and deliver clean, competitive power to all.

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Energy Capital Innovation Challenge

Energy Capital is offering climate innovators and entrepreneurs the chance to pitch solutions to a West Midlands’ energy systems challenge, with the two most promising solutions receiving a prize of €10,000 each. Energy Capital is a cluster initiative that aims to make the West Midlands one of the most attractive locations in the world to […]

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Open LV

What is Open LV? OpenLV is an exciting new project hosted by Western Power Distribution (WPD) and funded by Ofgem’s Network Innovation Competition (NIC). It aims to make substation low voltage (LV) data (this is information on local grid electricity demand) available for others to use, and enable communities to produce apps which take advantage […]

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Energy Capital to Host Birmingham Climathon

Energy Capital will be hosting Climate-KIC’s hugely successful Climathon programme, in Birmingham, on 27th October, 2017. What is Climathon? Climathon is a global, 24-hour, climate change hackathon, which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world. It will bring together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion […]

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