Chancellor: UK must be world leader in energy storage

Jessica Shankleman
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George Osborne gives strongest backing yet to low carbon growth in inaugural science speech

Chancellor George Osborne has said the UK must take a global lead in developing a series of low carbon technologies, including energy efficient computing and energy storage, in his first major speech on...

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