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Free footy tickets lure oil workers to renewables

Wednesday 19 Jul 17 9:00am

Man City captain Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League trophy in 2012 | Stuart Grout


By TERRY MACALISTER | Highly skilled engineers – many of them recently made redundant – are being offered free football tickets to switch from the fossil fuel industry to work on a green battery boom.

This is because the “big six” utilities (the UK’s largest energy suppliers), industrial firms and individual householders are all installing storage systems to back up wind, solar and gas-fired power.

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