US court blocks Trump’s fuel efficiency penalties delay

The regulation will be more than double the amount of fines for carmakers

US offers $39m for hydrogen research projects

Anticipated research and development topics include materials and components to reduce cost and station footprint

US hots up with $14.5m geothermal funding

The country currently has an installed geothermal capacity of more than 3.8GW

Banking giant commits $200bn in sustainable financing

Wells Fargo will provide half of the funding for projects that directly support the low carbon transition

US coal exports up 61% last year

Coal exports to Asia more than doubled compared to 2016

California agency investigates Tesla over safety concerns

The probe follows allegations the car manufacturer failed to disclose legally mandated reports on serious worker injuries

Scottish renewable group sign MoU with US wind network

The agreement will see the organisations collaborate on promoting the offshore wind industry in both nations

US Government says offshore wind is coming up Trumps

The government wants to make sure it follows the best practices from its “European allies”

US power sales in 2017 fell by greatest amount since recession

The reduction in usage has been attributed to cooler weather in the summer resulting in lower use of air conditioning and electricity

New York-Israel sign clean energy pact

They will support innovative clean technologies that could be commercialised in the global market