Bids invited for share of £5m for green home finance products

It will back projects that develop innovative green mortgages and other lending products, targeting consumers who would not get support under government schemes

Businesses offered £20m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

Projects must be led by a UK business and help deliver significant reductions in carbon emissions

Businesses offered £19m to drive supply chain processes for electric switch

Britain will need to switch to electrification across many sectors, from automotive to energy distribution, in order to meet its 2050 net zero goal

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Businesses offered £3m to boost local grid efficiency

Projects should deliver cleaner and cheaper energy services

Competition seeks new tech to reduce offshore crew transfer vessel emissions

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator is providing up to £100,000 to the winning technologies to support demonstration or development

Got an innovative idea to protect the power grid from climate impacts?

The solutions must use technologies such as analytics, big data and drones

Next gen innovators invited to design EV charge points of the future

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition aims to inspire young people to use their creative and engineering skills for public charging points

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Waitrose announces recipients of £1m plastic-reduction prize

The supermarket giant’s money will help reduce fishing nets getting lost, use fungus to digest plastic and allow mussels to filter seawater

Ofgem considers closing investigation into power exchange firm EPEX

The company has committed to implementing steps that will avoid distorting competition

UK offers aid to cook up sustainable energy solutions

It is providing grants of up to £30,000 per project, with plans to fund at least up to 10 solutions initially