UK gifts £40M to clean energy innovators

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innovative United Kingdom programme, Energy Catalyst has awarded over £40 million in grant funding to a range of innovative projects with plans to harness clean energy and enable a just and inclusive energy transition.

A statement on Saturday, by Energy Catalyst said the funding award was announced by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak as part of a £316m package of announcements in support of an inclusive and just transition at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai.

“Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst programme has awarded over £40 million in grant funding to a range of innovative projects with plans to harness clean energy and enable a just and inclusive energy transition,” Sunak said.

He added that the £40m is part of the Ayrton Fund for clean energy innovation, with this funding provided by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office through the Transforming Energy Access platform, and the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology.




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