British Embassy in Havana invites bids for climate change projects

It will provide funding between £500 and £10,000 for projects that support climate action, create resilience and reduce national emissions

EU bank and French hydrogen association join forces to support industry

Their collaboration is aimed at facilitating access to EIB’s financing solutions and expertise for hydrogen project promoters in France

US provides $130m for research into solar energy technologies

It is supporting 67 research projects across 30 states that reduce the cost of solar, increase US manufacturing competitiveness and improve the reliability of the electric grid

Wales launches £3.5m fund for circular economy projects

Projects must support the transition towards a zero waste and zero carbon Wales by keeping materials in circulation for as long as possible and avoiding waste

Communities at risk of flooding offered share of £200m

The new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme will select 25 areas to pilot new and creative approaches to improve resilience to flooding and coastal change

UK supports green Scottish businesses with £9m funding

Argyll-based Oceanium, which is developing an advanced biorefinery to help turn seaweed into food and compostable packaging products, is one of 85 projects receiving funding

British public and funders ‘still don’t understand the scale of the urgency needed to tackle climate change’

Almost half of environmental charities say the lack of public understanding is their biggest challenge when it comes to solving the issue

Battery storage
Up to £10m up for grabs for innovative battery tech research

Innovate UK is providing the funding for feasibility studies and research and development into promising new battery technologies

World Bank approves $200m to improve air quality in Egypt

The project will focus on reducing emissions from vehicles, improving the management of solid waste and strengthening the air and climate decision-making system in Greater Cairo

Up to $80m on offer for energy demand flexibility across US buildings and grid

The funding will support projects that help improve the energy efficiency of the building stock in the US