Equinor and bp hit key milestone for offshore wind in New York

The two companies have finalised the purchase and sale agreements with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind projects

Biden confirms biggest offshore wind lease sale

The lease areas are predicted to generate enough energy to power nearly two million homes

Clean transportation projects in New York share $85m fund

Projects will address air pollution reduction at scale and demonstrate electric transportation options in underserved communities

New York homes to warm up with fresh $90m funding for heating

Emergency benefit applications are now being accepted for those householders who have already used up their regular benefits and are now facing a heating emergency

New York passes law banning gas burning in new buildings

The legislation is part of the Mayor’s Green New Deal

British Airways switches on ‘world’s first’ jet zero engines

The airline will purchase enough UK-produced SAF to power the equivalent of 700 net zero flights between London and New York

US greenlights second major offshore wind project

A new 130MW project is predicted to produce enough electricity to power 70,000 homes every year

bp acquires US start-up that turns buildings into ‘virtual power plants’

The New York-based firm uses bespoke algorithms to optimise the energy efficiency of buildings and connect them to power markets, using the buildings as flexible power assets to generate, store and trade renewable energy

US smart electric grid projects receive $11m boost

The modernisation of the grid will enable the integration of a diverse supply of renewable energy sources and help customers reduce their energy consumption, costs and environmental impacts

NY green bank to back clean energy lenders serving disadvantages communities

It will enable community-based financial organisations to support more high-impact and emissions-reducing clean energy infrastructure projects that benefit underserved people