Businesses offered £20m for sustainable agriculture technologies

The competition will open on 20th August 2018

Bacteria-powered solar cells – there’s a germ of an idea

The microbial technology is able to generate electricity even under dark and cloudy skies

US and Israel shake hands over Centre for Excellence in energy

The joint venture will focus on innovation, critical technologies and energy efficiency

Scotland grants £2m for offshore wind energy projects

The investment aims to encourage innovation in design and technology

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

New York to lead US R&D initiative in wind energy

The nationwide consortium will focus on the advancement of offshore wind technology

ELF 2018: Wright Commission judges are big fans of winner Nicotra Gebhardt

The firm has won a year’s mentoring from a major UK retailer to bring its idea to market

Level of trust in energy companies regarding smart devices has doubled

Despite this, a survey conducted by PwC shows utilities are facing increasing smart technology competition from other sectors

‘Self-healing’ cables could save Northern Powergrid £20m

The new cables can minimise environmental impact and increase efficiencies by automatically stopping harmful leaks

Irish solar firm secures €3m of funding to commercialise new tech

It says a new manufacturing process can cut costs and make more efficient panels