New York awards $3m to nextgen clean energy leaders

The projects are expected to reduce emissions by more than 2,000 metric tons over the next five years

Bill Gates and EU launch €100m clean energy ‘breakthrough’ fund

It will focus on reducing emissions and promoting energy efficiency in the areas of electricity, transport, agriculture, manufacturing and buildings

UK and Canada offer £11m for innovative smart energy tech

The joint challenge is seeking business plans covering projects including electric vehicles, smart appliances and energy storage

Plans for new clean energy R&D campus at Twente Airport

The first building is scheduled for completion by the end of 2019

New York awards $15m for clean energy training

The schemes will support apprenticeships, internships and educational programmes at State University of New York campuses

California lawmakers pass bill for 100% clean energy

It will be sent back to the Senate for the final green light before it goes to Governor Jerry Brown

UK Government criticised for not addressing clean energy investment collapse

The government’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on green finance has been made public today

Global clean energy investment shot to $132.2bn in first half of 2018

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says this was down just 1% from the same period a year before

Australia saw ‘highest emissions last year since 2002’

A report claims it may fail to meet the Paris Agreement targets by 2030 without corrective action

ELF 2018: ‘Majority of energy companies in the future will be green’

Jeff Whittingham from Ørsted Energy Sales UK says the company’s shift from oil and gas to green power has been followed by several other large energy firms