Green light for 21MW solar energy farm in Norfolk

The Burgate solar farm will generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of around 6,800 households annually

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Up to £1.5m on offer for grid-scale energy storage technologies

Interested areas include mechanical storage systems, compressed air energy storage, storage of heat, hydrogen or natural gas and heat pumps or pumped heat electrical storage

EU bank and Hydrogen Europe team up to drive green financing

The agreement will help to identify projects that can receive EIB financing and support their bankability

EU backs seven solar power plants in Spain with €54m financing

They will have a total capacity of 261MW and generate enough electricity to power around 121,300 Spanish homes

US offers $42.3m to decarbonise manufacturing sector

According to the Department of Energy, the industrial sector accounted for 23% of all greenhouse gas emissions in 2019

UK and Australia form partnership to drive low emission technologies

The first initiative will be a joint industry challenge to increase the competitiveness of industry, reduce emissions and support economic growth

New $21.9m fund approved for geothermal energy exploration in Saint Lucia

The project will support exploratory drilling, capacity building, technical assistance and market engagement as well as prepare women for employment for technical jobs within the energy sector

EU adopts guidelines to ‘climate-proof’ future infrastructure projects

Climate-proofing is a process that integrates climate change mitigation and adaptation measures into the development of infrastructure projects

US plugs in $60m to help decarbonise transport sector

Transportation accounts for around 30% of total US energy needs and generates the largest share of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions

Johnson Matthey buys bust UK-based battery materials developer’s assets

The company, based near Oxford, was a lithium-sulphur battery developer with assets that can be adapted for the manufacture of components for green hydrogen production