New York offers $15m to pilot heat pump technology

The heating and cooling of buildings is responsible for around 33% of all greenhouse gas emissions in New York State

Equinor and bp form US offshore wind partnership

It comes as the two companies completed their previously announced deal, whereby Equinor sold a 50% interest in both the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast

New programme to help retain New York’s renewable energy resources

Proposals are being sought from existing privately-owned hydropower and onshore wind generators that entered commercial operation before 1st January 2015

Drones to locate abandoned oil and gas wells in New York

The wells release methane, which is many times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and is second only to CO2 in its overall contribution to climate change

New York’s $226bn pension fund to divest from fossil fuels by 2025

It has set a long term goal to transition its portfolio to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

New York adopts new regulations to reduce power sector emissions

It will ensure regional emissions are 65% below the baseline by 2030

New York start-ups offered $10m for cleantech solutions

The New York Climate Progress Programme will provide capital investments to support firms that create low carbon goods and services

New York announces $11m for fast EV chargers

The Direct Current Fast Charger programme aims to scale up EV infrastructure in areas where access to fast charging stations is limited

Equinor to build ‘US first’ offshore wind tower manufacturing facility in New York

The construction of the project is predicted to create 350 jobs in the region

New York and National Grid team up for home energy savings pilot

The new performance-based model is expected to deliver additional energy and bill savings of 10% to 30% for customers

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