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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After much anticipation, the Great Exhibition of the North has opened on the Newcastle Gateshead quayside. It will run for 80 days.
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