US takes off with $33m funding for greener aircraft

Funding will be shared by 17 projects that aim to reduce energy usage and carbon emissions for commercial aircraft propulsion systems

Hybrid BMW switches to electric mode while entering low emission zones

New GPS technology allows BMW hybrid models to switch to electric driving mode in designated areas of London and Birmingham

Siemens Gamesa to develop hybrid clean energy plant in the Philippines

Located on the island of Mindoro, the project will not only provide a stable power to the weak grid network but also reduce dependency on fossil fuels

More than eight million UK drivers to get greener cars in next five years

CompareTheMarket suggests increasing numbers of people are planning on swapping fossil fuel-based cars for more environmentally-friendly alternatives

Crown Estate opens 7GW offshore wind leasing round

The leasing scheme will enable the development of electricity generation capacity that is enough to meet the needs of more than six million homes

Plug-in hybrids ‘may be needed on the road to decarbonising HGVs’

A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute suggests it will be difficult for the HGV sector to make the leap from combustion engine vehicles to 100% electric propulsion

EU nations agree 35% car emissions reductions by 2030

New passenger cars would also have to emit 15% less emissions on average by 2025

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

Ford hits manufacturing emissions target eight years early

The car manufacturer has set a goal to cut emissions by 30% per vehicle produced by 2025

Water firm United Utilities unveils 10-year green fleet plan

It aims to eliminate the use of diesel and support ‘home-produced energy’ instead