US puts $84m into cheaper Carbon Capture & Storage

New cash to fund research into lowering the costs of capturing carbon dioxide from power plants has been announced by the United States. Its Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $84 million (£52.3m) to 18 projects in a bid to limit emissions from new and existing coal-fired power plants. Projects being funded include $12.8 million […]

New $30m US fund for solar research projects

A $30 million (£19.7m) programme to develop new cost-effective solar energy technologies is soon to be launched in the US. The US Department of Energy announced the fund from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will be made available to engage the nation’s top scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to research and develop new solar technologies. […]

New US initiative aims for cost-effective hydrogen EVs

A new public-private partnership to support more cost-effective transportation energy options for US consumers – including fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) – has been launched. The H2USA initiative will focus on advancing hydrogen infrastructure and brings together automakers, Government agencies, gas suppliers and fuel cell industries to research and identify cost-effective solutions for clean hydrogen […]