US grants $39m to improve oil and gas technologies

One of the projects being granted funding aims to enhance the potential for oil recovery

Senator Elizabeth Warren
Presidential hopeful pledges to ban fossil fuel production on public land

Senator Elizabeth Warren has promised to place a “total moratorium” on new federal oil and gas leases on her first day as president

Microsoft inks deal for hydropower in Washington

It has signed a five-year agreement with the Chelan County Public Utility District

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

Trump signs executive orders to speed up energy projects

The US president is trying to make it harder for states to block projects on environmental grounds

Travis Rabenberg's camper
Tesla Model S converted to solar-powered camper van

Author, entrepreneur and world traveller Travis Rabenberg has created the vehicle, which will be unveiled later this month

Amazon to deliver wind energy in Ireland, Sweden and US

The three winds farms are expected to produce 229MW of electricity for its data centres

New York offers $30m for flexible power grid

It is seeking solutions that enable the integration of more clean energy resources to the grid as well as innovative data analytics

US crude oil production hit new record in 2018

Production in December last year was the highest monthly level seen in US history

US awards $20m for AI and machine learning in energy tech

The programme aims to incorporate AI into the engineering design processes for energy technologies