UK offers £20m for clean energy in Africa and Asia

The Energy Catalyst competition is encouraging the development of products and services that helps countries access secure, low cost and low carbon energy

Innovate UK unveils £13m for clean, affordable energy

Innovative British projects to make energy more clean, affordable and secure can apply for a share of £13 million. The new round of Energy Catalyst funding from Innovate UK hopes to address issues of cost, emissions and security of supply, both in the UK and in developing countries. There are three types of award, for projects […]

Extra £10m up for grabs to address energy trilemma

An additional £10 million is being offered to innovative businesses and research organisations that can address the energy trilemma. It is part of Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst competition. The proposed projects should address the three major challenges facing the energy industry: low carbon, security of supply and affordability. The funding being provided is in addition […]

Got an innovative energy idea?

Innovative businesses and researchers are being invited to bid for a share of a £9 million fund to address challenges facing the energy industry. Innovate UK has launched the fourth round of the Energy Catalyst funding competition, which aims to help businesses progress their innovations to commercial readiness. Proposed projects should three major challenges: low […]

‘Back to the Future’ engine shares green fund

A biogas engine that uses a concept similar to the technology featured in the classic movie ‘Back to the Future’ is one of the projects that has won funding from the government. The system, which uses untreated gas from landfill sites to power a self-supercharged biogas engine, was one of 40 projects chosen to share […]

£14m fund to address energy ‘trilemma’

Funding worth £14 million to help find solutions to address the energy ‘trilemma’ has been announced. Innovate UK has opened the second round of the Energy Catalyst competition to provide investment to businesses and researches that can address the challenges of reducing emissions and cost and improving security of supply. Funding is available for three […]

£25m pot to spark low carbon energy innovation

The UK’s new Energy Catalyst fund which aims to support innovative low carbon technologies was launched by the Government yesterday. The initial round, which includes funding worth £25 million, is seeking applications from innovative businesses, academics and research institutions to support projects ranging from early stage concept designs to pre-commercial technology validation. The new initiative […]