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. […]

New York cash for quashing power plant carbon

Cash is up for grabs for companies who come up with innovative ideas to slash CO2 emissions from power plants in the state of New York, USA. The initiative will give funding of up to $2m (£1.29m) per project and could include ideas such as boiler controls, advanced burners and waste heat recovery. All projects must […]

New York doles out $4.8m to make buildings more efficient

Energy efficient lighting for sports stadiums is one of a handful of projects to get a slice of $4.8 million (£3m) of funding announced by the Governor of New York this week. The cash is meant to help make the state’s buildings more energy efficient and boost its green economy. It will go to technologies ranging from lighting […]

US airport to get geothermal aircraft parking

Greater Binghampton Airport is to become the first in the US to use geothermal energy to heat the pavements where its aircraft are parked. The airport has just been awarded $350,000 (£220k) by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to help pay for the $1.25 million (£755k) project. There had already […]