New $61.4m funding for biofuels research to reduce transport emissions

It will support technologies that produce low cost biofuels, derived from renewable resources and can power heavy duty vehicles that are difficult to electrify with current technologies, including airplanes and ships

New York announces $25m to boost energy efficiency in commercial buildings

The Real Time Energy Management (RTEM) + Tenants Programme will support replicable approaches for commercial office buildings to cost effectively reduce energy consumption

US awards $5m for next-gen nuclear scientists and engineers

The Department of Energy hopes they can develop innovative solutions to today’s challenges and help meet the ambitious goals of 100% clean electricity by 2035 and net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Methane reduction technologies offered $35m US funding

Projects that can be replicated easily and commercialised quickly to cut methane accumulation in the atmosphere and mitigate the effects of climate change will be supported

New consortium formed to address energy security and climate crisis

The Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium aims to reimagine how energy is used, generated, transported and stored and how efficient, modern and resilient infrastructure can be built

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New York awards $6m for energy-saving and clean energy solutions

Entrepreneurs are receiving funding to bring climate technology ideas to market and people in under-represented communities are being supported to start climate technology companies and build their businesses

New York launches $10m carbontech development initiative

The economic opportunity of expanding the carbontech market to industries not yet served by it, including building materials and consumer products, is estimated to be worth $1tn in the US and $6tn globally

China’s coal boom ‘outweighs global coal plant retirements’

China commissioned 38.4GW of new coal plants last year while 37.8GW of coal-fired generation retired globally, according to a new report

Small US businesses granted $110m to bring green ideas to market

A total of 102 projects will share the funding for technological solutions in various areas, including advanced manufacturing of wind turbines and batteries and innovation in nuclear physics to lower energy costs

US awards $27.5m to decarbonise water infrastructure

The projects have the potential to reduce carbon emissions and water treatment costs while improving the quality of water and equity of distribution nationwide