Wind and automobiles 'can drive North East economy'

David Clarke, Chief Executive of Energy Technology Institute, has told Tyne Tees he thinks offshorewind and automobiles are the two industries that can drive the North East economy, with more research.

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Factory given £3m research grant

The Energy and Technologies Institute has awarded the Caterpillar factory in County Durham more than £3 million. Business Secretary Vince Cable visited the site today.