UK announces £100m for African renewable energy access

The projects are expected to bring new and improved electricity to around 2.4m people each year

Tidal energy firm granted €1m for turbine upgrades

SIMEC Atlantis’ two-year project is expected to start in January 2019

Can you turn food waste into sustainable plastic packaging?

Up to £60m is being provided for competitions to tackle the global plastic pollution problem

Minesto’s sea kite flies high after completing test programme

Marine energy developer has successfully demonstrated its first utility-scale system

UK pledges £32m to test small modular nuclear reactors

They are smaller than conventional reactors and are designed so a majority of the plant can be built in a factory and transported to site for construction

New funding opens up new angle for tidal energy development

More than one million pounds of new finance aims to help develop blade pitch technologies and optimise performance

Welsh Government commits £50m to improve recycling

It will be consulting on new statutory guidance for councils and new regulations to require businesses to separate their waste in the way households do

Scotland plugs £700k into greener cars for housing associations

It is inviting applications to procure the services of car clubs to enable tenants and residents to hire them when needed

Scotland awards £210k to drive sustainable transport

A total of 11 projects have been granted funding to encourage people to adopt greener travel options

UK announces £215m funding boost for innovation centres

The Future Cities and Transport Systems centres will combine their skills and expertise in shaping the future of mobility and modern city living