UK announces £343m lift-off for electric and hybrid planes

Around £68m of funding will support small and medium-sized businesses for research and development opportunities

US provides $20m for advanced nuclear technologies

The Department of Energy said nuclear power is a critical part of the nation’s all-of-the-above energy strategy

Ireland offers €500m to fight climate change

Finance will be provided for large-scale projects that are scheduled to start development in 2019 or 2020

Somerset community energy group launches £4m solar bond

Burnham and Weston Energy will use the money raised to pay off loans for its 9.3MW community solar farm

Biomass firm’s funding round burns brightly with £1m raised

London-based Active Energy says it will use the money earned from selling new shares to commercialise its technology

India’s publicly owned banks ‘favour coal lending over renewables’

The Centre for Financial Accountability said coal received $9.4bn last year, compared to clean technologies receiving $3.5bn

UK announces new funding for electric planes

A total £150m of new funding has been announced to help develop the next generation of civil aircraft

UK provides £2m funding boost for low carbon fuels

It aims to help develop new technologies, reduce emissions, improve air quality and create jobs

EU proposes 60% funding boost for environment, climate projects

It is planning to provide £1.7bn under the next EU budget between 2021 and 2027

US offers $557k in funding for sustainable student projects

They will use the money to develop innovative technologies to solve environmental and public health challenges