Midlands ‘experiencing energy jobs boom’

The Midlands has created more than 5,200 jobs in the energy and environment sector in the last five years.

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A new study by Oxford Economics also found the region has created more energy jobs in this sector than other parts of the UK.


Its report showed 43% were created in Coventry alone.


Employment in other towns in the area such as Bolsover and Oadby has increased dramatically, rising by 388% and 257% respectively.


The study also revealed the Midlands is set to experience further growth, with a forecasted rise in employment of 2% in Bromsgrove.


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