US offers $39m for hydrogen research projects

Anticipated research and development topics include materials and components to reduce cost and station footprint

US hots up with $14.5m geothermal funding

The country currently has an installed geothermal capacity of more than 3.8GW

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5m to cover US climate commitment

The contribution provides the UN Climate Change Secretariat with around 60% of the anticipated US Government support this year

Businesses offered £30m for low emission vehicle tech

They could receive up to 70% of the project costs

Government launches fund for smart energy systems

The fund’s first round will see recipients receive a share of £41.5 million

New York provides $15m for grid resiliency

The move aims to support the city’s energy storage and renewable power goals

New funding worth £150k to help clean research at University of Aberdeen

The money aims to advance research into renewable energy and battery storage technologies

African nation Togo renewable with $4m funding

The Government of Togo’s energy access initiative has received a $4 million (£2.9m) funding boost from a local bank. Union Togolaise de Banque (UTB) will provide the finance to utility BBOXX as part of the ‘CIZO’ initiative, which aims to bring renewable electricity to more than two million of the country’s people by 2022. The […]

Greg Clark announces £90m of agri-tech funding

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced £90 million of funding for developing AI, robotics and earth observation technologies in the UK’s agriculture and food sector. He said smarter technologies will make the sector more efficient, more productive and more sustainable. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) also plans to encourage collaboration between businesses, […]

Green fund offers €30k innovation contest

A fund for green growth has launched a competition to find innovative new approaches to improving energy conservation, renewable energy and resource efficiency. The Green Growth Fund’s (GGF) ‘[email protected]’ contest hopes to find businesses, experienced start-ups, charities, research bodies or other relevant organisations with ideas to change current practices and demonstrate strong positive climate impacts. […]