Ireland consults on new support scheme for microgeneration technologies

Consumers would be able to generate their own renewable electricity – for example from solar panels on their roofs – and receive a ‘fair price’ when they sell the excess to the grid

Natural History Museum part of consortium to make lithium in the UK

Two projects in Cornwall and Scotland are claimed to be at the forefront of the UK’s battery industry

US announces $14.5m for offshore wind environmental research

It will support research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind, as well as projects that advance and validate tools to monitor and minimise impacts

Scientists in Ireland to build a pedestrian bridge made from old wind turbine blades

The project aims to minimise and repurpose wind turbine blade waste

Hyundai to manufacture fuel cells systems in China

It will be the company’s first fuel cell production base outside Korea, manufacturing the same proven fuel cell systems used for its NEXO fuel cell electric SUV

MIT designs hybrid-electric jet that ‘could fly with 95% less NOx emissions’

The aircraft uses technology which claims to ‘clean’ exhaust gases during flight

US announces $160m for fossil-based hydrogen projects

The Department of Energy suggests fossil fuels currently provide the lowest cost pathway for producing hydrogen

Turn the camera off during your online chats to drastically cut emissions

Turning on the camera emits 25 times more CO2 than calling using audio alone!

US oil giant Chevron invests in carbon capture startup to shrink its carbon footprint

The two companies have also signed a letter of intent to collaborate on potential pilot projects

Equinor makes a splash with ‘world’s first’ project to trial floating solar in rough waters

The pilot plant will be trialled in the North Sea off the small island of Frøya in Western Norway