US announces $14.5m for offshore wind environmental research

It will support research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind, as well as projects that advance and validate tools to monitor and minimise impacts

US announces $160m for fossil-based hydrogen projects

The Department of Energy suggests fossil fuels currently provide the lowest cost pathway for producing hydrogen

US awards $47m to commercialise ‘transformational’ energy technologies

It is supporting ‘high risk and potentially disruptive’ new electric vehicle battery, data centre efficiency, grid modernisation, emissions mitigation and storage technologies

Government shows green spirit with £10m dram of funding for distillery industry

The move aims to help businesses switch to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen, biomass, geothermal power and repurposed waste

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings

Port of New Orleans granted $1.2m for cleaner trucks

The funding will be used to replace certain diesel-powered trucks at port facilities in Orleans, Jefferson and Saint Bernard Parishes with cleaner alternatives

US announces $128m for research into sustainable transport

The funding will support bioenergy as well as hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

US awards $35m for development of hydrokinetic turbines

The funding will support 11 projects, which will address remote and utility-scale riverine energy and tidal energy

EU approves €280m for environment, nature and climate action projects

The funding is expected to trigger total investments of nearly €590m

British Embassy in Havana invites bids for climate change projects

It will provide funding between £500 and £10,000 for projects that support climate action, create resilience and reduce national emissions