New York announces $52.5m for community solar projects in underserved areas

Up to 50,000 low to moderate income households, affordable housing providers and facilities serving disadvantaged communities are expected to be supported

US awards $15.6m to accurately predict weather and climate patterns

The projects are expected to help scientists better understand one of the most challenging aspects of earth system modelling

New York announces $7.8m for low carbon solutions in multi-family buildings

It will support the installation of proven solutions that can be integrated into common types of upgrades in a building lifecycle to significantly improve energy performance and reduce emissions

New York to explore green hydrogen to meet decarbonisation goals

A hydrogen strategy study will be conducted to compile information and data, focusing on opportunities surrounding green hydrogen to align with existing mandates for 70% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% zero emission power by 2040

US provides $27m funding to make waves using ocean energy

The projects aim to advance wave energy technologies towards commercial viability

‘World’s first’ commercial-scale household waste-to-fuels plant completed

Fulcrum BioEnergy’s Sierra BioFuels Plant, located east of Reno, Nevada, has the capacity to process around 175,000 tons of municipal solid waste into transportation fuel

Clean biofuels and bio-products research projects bag $45.5m

They are produced by converting biomass – made up of recently-living organic materials like crop and food waste and algae – and other waste resources into valuable low carbon alternatives to products

US-Canada to co-operate on accelerating clean energy transition

A new study to help inform grid planners, utilities, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders about the challenges and opportunities that come with adding large amounts of renewables to the power system has also been launched

US awards $65m to commercialise ‘promising’ energy technologies

A total of 68 projects, which range from clean energy and advanced manufacturing to building efficiency and next-generation materials, will be supported

Amazon becomes ‘largest renewable energy buyer in US’

In total, the multinational has invested in more than 6GW of renewable energy across the US through 54 projects