EIB approves €2.3bn for clean energy and transport schemes

Geothermal power plants in East Africa, solar projects in Spain and hydrogen trains in Germany will be among the beneficiaries

EU bank announces €3.4bn for climate action and clean energy

Some of the projects include the use of solar power in homes across Spain, wind power in Ireland, upgraded energy distribution in Italy and a PV plant that uses batteries and hydrogen to store energy

EU approves €300m German state aid to support sustainable transport

The budget covers the period from 2020 to 2023 and will support projects aimed at favouring local public transport over more polluting means of transport

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings

US announces $128m for research into sustainable transport

The funding will support bioenergy as well as hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

UK and the Philippines partner on climate and environment

The two countries have agreed to share and agree with each other’s climate priorities, including energy transition and nature-based solutions

First passengers ride Virgin Hyperloop as part of milestone trial

The vehicle uses technology claimed to be capable of transporting people at 1,000 kilometres an hour

Leeds rolls out free electric bike scheme for commuters

Citizens of the city will be able to borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks

London’s roads to be transformed to boost green travel in life after lockdown

The new plan suggests the city could see a possible ten-fold increase in cycling and a five-fold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased

Ireland’s billion euro boost will help sustainable living

A total of 13 projects will be funded across the country in the biggest investment for 50 years