New York offers $50m to boost energy efficiency of buildings

The Empire Building Challenge aims to transform existing multifamily and commercial high-rise buildings using low carbon heating and cooling solutions that will increase their sustainability and energy performance

Government opens £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Funding will be provided for environmental charities and their partners to work on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change

New £300m investment to make manufacturing smarter

It will support businesses in implementing new technologies to improve their manufacturing productivity, create highly skilled jobs and slash carbon emissions

Troubled Bristol Energy sells domestic customer base to Together Energy

It comes after Bristol City Council completed the sale of the business customer base of Bristol Energy last month

Scotland announces £1.6bn to support jobs and tackle fuel poverty

It is part of the government’s enhanced Green New Deal, which aims to transform the energy efficiency and heat of buildings and rapidly accelerate decarbonisation

Scotland announces £1.4bn of low carbon funding and £100m for green jobs

The funding will support Scotland’s transition towards a net zero economy and help create around 100,000 high value jobs over the next decade

SSE launches pilot project to recruit people in wake of COVID-19 and plug skills gap

The supplier estimates the wider energy industry will need to recruit around 200,000 people in the next decade to plug the skills gap and accelerate the race towards net zero

Government launches online tool for personalised energy efficiency plans

The government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme is expected to help consumers save up to £600 a year on their energy bills

Green light for 50MW subsidy-free solar and battery storage project

It is expected to generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of 15,500 homes every year

Job recovery in US clean energy sector has ‘slowed to a trickle’

Environmental Entrepreneurs has warned clean energy, which was previously one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the country, faces a ‘long recovery’