US-Canada to co-operate on accelerating clean energy transition

A new study to help inform grid planners, utilities, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders about the challenges and opportunities that come with adding large amounts of renewables to the power system has also been launched

Scottish uni granted £20m to set up new hub to drive UK industrial decarbonisation

The Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre will be tasked with identifying and researching opportunities to reduce costs, risks, timescales and emissions

New York launches $10m carbontech development initiative

The economic opportunity of expanding the carbontech market to industries not yet served by it, including building materials and consumer products, is estimated to be worth $1tn in the US and $6tn globally

Ofwat announces £40m Water Breakthrough Challenge

It will open on 6th May 2021 and aims to encourage collaborative and innovative initiatives that help tackle the biggest challenges facing the water and wastewater services

Next-gen electric trucks and hydrogen buses secure £54m government funding

The three projects are expected to support nearly 10,000 jobs across the UK and save 45m tonnes of carbon emissions, equivalent to the emissions produced by 1.8m cars over their lifetime

UK announces £90m for energy storage, floating wind and biomass production

It has launched three new innovation challenges across those areas to help the UK transition to clean and green energy and tackle climate change

Drax welcomes innovative heat pump optimisation opportunity to flexibility portfolio

Drax is excited to announce the optimisation of a commercial 380kWh ground source heat pump at a farm in south east Scotland.

Iberdrola seeks innovative solutions to decarbonise industrial sector

It is looking for ad-hoc solutions for factories, such as improving the efficiency of the energy used while reducing carbon emissions ‘in a sustainable and cost-effective manner’

Competition watchdog issues information to help businesses achieve sustainability goals

The CMA believes it is important competition law does not become an ‘unnecessary obstacle’ to sustainable development and businesses are not deterred from taking part in lawful environmental initiatives

Spain’s Iberdrola secures €100m from EU bank for greener innovation strategy

It will support the development of sustainable technologies aligned with the energy transition, decarbonisation and electrification of the economy