New York colleges and universities win share of $5m for clean energy solutions

The projects are expected to save 4,604 metric tons of carbon every year in total – equivalent to removing almost 4,000 cars from the road annually

Aussie Uni sets net zero curriculum

It hopes to achieve below zero emissions for its energy, waste, business travel and direct greenhouse gas emissions on campus

‘Impressive proportion’ of UK universities have electrified their fleet

New research shows electric vehicle uptake across the UK’s higher education institutions between 2017/18 and 2018/19 increased by 6.5%

New York offers $5m to help colleges and universities go green

The finance aims to allow places of education to ‘aggressively lower’ their carbon footprint, reduce energy use and improve climate resiliency

New £21m energy research centre to support low carbon transition

It will develop next generation carbon capture technologies that are ‘affordable and sustainable’

Lightsource BP to build 70MW solar plant for US university

The 150,000 solar panels will provide 25% of Penn State University’s electricity requirements

Universities win £446m for doctoral training centres

They include renewable energy, nuclear power as well as energy resilience and the built environment

British Airways clears the runway for sustainable fuel takeoff

The airline aims to power a flight carrying up to 300 customers with zero net emissions

ScottishPower announces scholarships for bright sparks

ScottishPower has announced 16 new Masters Scholarships for the energy, digital and environmental sectors. The energy supplier said UK final year undergraduates looking to progress their careers in these industries can now apply for its 2018/19 scholarships programme, which opened yesterday. The scheme will offer places at universities including Cambridge University, Imperial College London, Edinburgh […]

US invests $67m to advance nuclear energy tech

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is providing nearly $67 million (£52.4m) for nuclear energy research and development. A total of 85 projects in 28 states will share the funding that is expected to help advance innovative nuclear technologies. They include grants for university research reactor and infrastructure improvements providing important safety and performance upgrades […]