New York offers $3m to drive energy efficiency in transport

The project supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

New York schools to get lessons on improving energy efficiency

Eligible schools will receive free benchmarking services to measure, track and assess their energy usage and emissions

Businesses offered $7m for innovative offshore wind tech

Projects should aim to significantly reduce costs over the long term

US Climate Alliance draws up new clean plans

The initiative marks the one-year anniversary of US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

New York State announces $10m funding to slash building emissions

It aims to reduce the carbon footprint of commercial and industrial buildings

NY backs low carbon heat and cooling with $10m fund

New York State’s energy department has announced $10 million (£7.8m) of funding to accelerate the adoption of energy efficient air source heat pumps (ASHPs). The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says the technology will help reduce energy costs and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in homes and businesses across the region. ASHPs […]

New York provides $5.5m for clean energy education

New York State has announced $5.5 million (£4.26m) in funding to promote clean energy awareness. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) said the finance is available for qualified organisations to provide energy education and advice to local communities. It aims to increase adoption rates for clean energy products and services for both residential […]

New York State offers $15.5m for energy storage

New York State is offering funding totalling $15.5 million (£12m) for energy storage projects. It is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s ‘Reforming the Energy Vision’ (REV) strategy to build a cleaner, more resilient and affordable energy system. The energy storage projects must support renewable energy technologies, ease peak power demand burden on the power […]

NY to fund $140m to modernise the grid

New York state aims to provide funding worth around $140 million (£113.4m) in 10 years to projects which help modernise the electricity grid. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority  (NYSERDA) is initially making $3.5 million (£2.83m) available to firms that develop projects which help integrate renewables into the grid and make it smarter and […]

New York funds seven energy storage ideas

Seven US companies have been awarded funds for energy storage projects. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has invested the money to move the products from the laboratory into the marketplace. The technologies include advanced batteries, ultracapacitors which store and discharge energy quickly, fuel cells and control modules which help reduce energy consumption. […]