UK announces £25m EV battery challenge

Projects should aim to make it easier to scale up battery production and use and build the UK supply chain

UK’s energy network companies launch £90m innovation competition

The funding aims to find technologies that can be used to build the power grid of the future

Sky’s the Limit for cleaner aviation fuel innovators in Canada

Businesses are being challenged to develop the ‘most economical and environmentally sustainable’ fuel

Businesses offered £20m for sustainable agriculture technologies

The competition will open on 20th August 2018

Scotland provides £5m for oil and gas decommissioning

The Decommissioning Challenge Fund has been re-opened for a third round of funding

UK charges ahead with £40m offer for EV infrastructure

Two competitions will support chargers in public spaces and wireless charging

European Commission approves Total’s plans to buy Direct Energie

It judged the proposed merger would not raise competition concerns

Energy storage firm wins €50k award with salt cavern technology

Storelectric will now work with Dutch energy firm NAM to enter the deployment phase

UK businesses offered £4m to design circular future for plastics

Projects can be led by a business or a research and technology organisation but must include an SME

Metal recycling merger could reduce competition, says CMA

The competition watchdog’s investigation found it could also lead a “worse deal” for suppliers and customers