‘Green energy can be the cheap solution for refugees’

That’s according to research by Imperial College London, which looked at how solar could be integrated into local grids

Government puts £10m towards decarbonising transport

It’s hopeful a new hub will reduce the 27% of overall British emissions that transport is responsible for every year

Imperial College London secures £6.1m to develop sustainable materials from biowaste

The five-year ‘VALUE’ project aims to provide opportunities to move away from unsustainable traditional materials and reduce carbon emissions and waste

Up to £3m offered for sustainable cities and urban environments in Europe

Between eight to 10 projects will be supported, with the aim of addressing key urban challenges facing cities in the transition to a more sustainable economy

Fresh £24m grant offered to establish two UK hydrogen research hubs

They are expected to drive forward the national effort in hydrogen research and support the UK’s 2050 net zero goal

New £5m research network to help UK agri-food industry reach net zero

It will bring together UK researchers to explore effective ways to support the industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions whilst improving its environmental sustainability

Research for circular plastics economy offered £7m funding

The whole of the product lifecycle is in scope, from extraction and novel and conventional production, to maximising the longevity and value achieved while in use and to recycling and recovery at the end of life

Fresh £25m investment to rev up EV battery technology

This fifth round of the Faraday Battery Challenge is seeking applications that use a combination of innovations in process improvements, cell chemistry, cell to pack efficiency and novel design concepts

India becomes first Asian country to launch Plastics Pact

A total of 27 businesses and supporting organisations have signed up as founding members of the India Plastics Pact, with support from the UK

Surf Air Mobility takes off with ‘first’ hybrid electric flights in Scotland

The trials saw its Ampaire division’s Electric EEL technology aircraft cross the Pentland Firth from Kirkwall Airport on the Orkney Isles to the regional Wick John O’Groats Airport