Geothermal energy projects in the US receive $46m boost

Enhanced geothermal systems are different from conventional geothermal resources that occur naturally in the US and are geographically limited due to the need for underground heat and fluids

US announces $14.5m for offshore wind environmental research

It will support research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind, as well as projects that advance and validate tools to monitor and minimise impacts

US announces $160m for fossil-based hydrogen projects

The Department of Energy suggests fossil fuels currently provide the lowest cost pathway for producing hydrogen

US awards $47m to commercialise ‘transformational’ energy technologies

It is supporting ‘high risk and potentially disruptive’ new electric vehicle battery, data centre efficiency, grid modernisation, emissions mitigation and storage technologies

Government shows green spirit with £10m dram of funding for distillery industry

The move aims to help businesses switch to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen, biomass, geothermal power and repurposed waste

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings