Bill Gates and EU launch €100m clean energy ‘breakthrough’ fund

It will focus on reducing emissions and promoting energy efficiency in the areas of electricity, transport, agriculture, manufacturing and buildings

Abundance Investment launches tidal power funding scheme

It aims to raise up to £7 million to help Orbital Marine Power develop its new tidal turbine

UK announces £40m fund to support cleantech companies

The Clean Growth Fund will support companies seeking to commercialise ‘promising innovative’ green solutions

Underinvestment in oil and gas could lead to price rises, says BP chief

Bob Dudley believes oil and gas can be consistent with Paris climate goals

Six men jailed over £17m solar panels scam

They targeted 1,500 elderly, retired and vulnerable people over more than two years

Third-quarter clean investment down 6% from last year

The total figure reached $67.8bn over the quarter

Renewables could provide 53% of Egypt’s power needs by 2030

The nation would, however, need to increase its investments to £4.9bn a year

General Electric sells $1bn portfolio of energy investments

Apollo Global Management has bought a range of assets in an undisclosed deal

It’s up and away for this £2.5m clean energy and storage bond

Investment platform Downing Crowd’s bond will direct investments into Bagnall Energy

Investing €1bn in port facilities ‘could cut offshore wind costs by 5%’

WindEurope says they will be needed to install 70GW of offshore wind before 2030