Siemens Gamesa to lead an EU-funded project to cut offshore wind costs

The project will receive around €20 million (£18m) in support over its five-year duration

New research hub for smart meters to be opened

It aims to supply government and consumers with data and advice on using the technology as well as provide a research base for industry and manufacturers

A lithium ion battery unit
Batteries get safer and live longer with spongy tech

Penn State engineers have discovered a new technique able to double the life cycle of such devices

US awards $53m to advance solar energy technologies

The projects aim to lower the cost of solar power and support a growing workforce

New £50k Welsh research project to bin marine litter

It aims to develop a plan to work with marine litter action groups, local authorities and higher education to tackle the issue

Views sought on £40m thermal hydraulic research and testing facility

The facility is expected to position the UK to take advantage of nuclear fission new build and small modular reactor deployment

Got an innovative idea or technology for EVs?

Industry-led research and innovation can apply for a share of £22m

New UN research partnership to battle big pollution with big data

It is working with Boston College to establish a ‘Global Pollution Observatory’

Nuclear experts and academics tackle radioactive waste challenges

A new research programme is supporting 40 projects lasting up to four years each

United Arab Emirates invests $750m in UN clean energy

It will use the money to help develop alternative energy sources