IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

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New York awards $6m for energy-saving and clean energy solutions

Entrepreneurs are receiving funding to bring climate technology ideas to market and people in under-represented communities are being supported to start climate technology companies and build their businesses

Small US businesses granted $110m to bring green ideas to market

A total of 102 projects will share the funding for technological solutions in various areas, including advanced manufacturing of wind turbines and batteries and innovation in nuclear physics to lower energy costs

US awards $27.5m to decarbonise water infrastructure

The projects have the potential to reduce carbon emissions and water treatment costs while improving the quality of water and equity of distribution nationwide

US aims to reduce solar energy costs by 60% by 2030

It has announced nearly $128m in funding to lower costs, improve performance and speed up the deployment of solar energy technologies

How could an electric school bus decarbonise the grid?

Blue Bird Corporation has delivered a fast-charge V2G-capable school bus in what is claimed to be North America’s first commercial application of this technology

West Sussex to turn former council waste site into energy storage facility

The project will be developed in two phases, the first of which will be a 12MW battery system

US announces $34.5m for data science and machine learning to advance climate solutions

It will support researchers using computation-based models to tackle basic science challenges, advance clean energy technologies, improve energy efficiency and predict extreme weather and climate patterns

‘Three times as much investment in renewables than in fossil fuels over last decade’

That is according to a report by Imperial Business School and the IEA, which suggests a better risk/return profile for clean energy over fossil fuels

New York awards $13m for carbon neutral multi-family buildings

A total of 14 projects will share the funding for the construction and renovation of more than 36 projects, including more than 4,200 units that will serve low to moderate income households