New York funds £10m to help clean energy startups

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $10 million (£8.2m) investment to provide incubator services to early-stage clean energy companies. The money will support new and existing incubators that help emerging clean energy companies grow and succeed. These state-sponsored incubators will assist startups by connecting them with investors, development partners and mentors to […]

New York doles out $4.8m to make buildings more efficient

Energy efficient lighting for sports stadiums is one of a handful of projects to get a slice of $4.8 million (£3m) of funding announced by the Governor of New York this week. The cash is meant to help make the state’s buildings more energy efficient and boost its green economy. It will go to technologies ranging from lighting […]

Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon found anti-fracking group

Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon have founded a campaign group for artists and musicians opposed to fracking for shale gas. Artists Against Fracking has attracted more than 180 members including Beatles members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, pop performer Lady Gaga and the film stars Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman and Gwyneth Paltrow. […]