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The Hyperion XP-1 Has Landed! First Look At The Futuristic Hydrogen-Powered Electric Supercar

CleanTechnica

Last month, California-based Hyperion teased a new hydrogen-powered electric supercar, and today, the XP-1 has landed. The XP-1 sports looks like a starfighter straight out of a science fiction novel, with a low-slung posture reminiscent of a Bugatti Veyron.

What switching to satellite offices could mean for sustainability

GreenBiz

What switching to satellite offices could mean for sustainability. Jesse Klein. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 01:45.

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How to Be Energy Efficient During COVID-19

U.S. Green Technology

COVID-19 has completely disrupted the way people go about everyday life. Your daily routine probably involves staying home most days. Since quarantines and stay-at-home orders are being enforced across the world, home energy usage was bound to increase at the beginning of the outbreaks.

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Engineering Solutions May Work Better On Coronavirus Than Social Ones

Jim Conca

Americans are not good at following rules. Better to engineer our society so contaminated air isn’t allowed to flow between people. Just like water-borne epidemics were stopped over the last hundred years by building clean water and sewer systems.

This tiny house is insulated with cork and powered by solar

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Natura tiny home is sustainable inside and out

Tesla Announces 5-for-1 Stock Split

CleanTechnica

Palo Alto, California, August 11, 2020 -- Tesla, Inc. Tesla”) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved and declared a five-for-one split of Tesla’s common stock in the form of a stock dividend to make stock ownership more accessible to employees and investors.

Investors say agroforestry isn’t just climate friendly — it’s profitable

GreenBiz

Investors say agroforestry isn’t just climate friendly — it’s profitable. Stephanie Hanes. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 00:15. This story originally appeared in Mongabay and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story.

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IoT project will assess impact of climate change on forests, and inform UK policymaking

Envirotec Magazine

A trial is underway in forests in Surrey and Northumberland to assess the potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor tree growth and the impacts of environmental change on the UK’s forests.

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10 fun and fascinating facts about sharks

Inhabitat - Innovation

Just in time for Shark Week on Discovery Channel, here are 10 interesting facts about sharks

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Nikola Books Order For 2,500 Electric Refuse Trucks

CleanTechnica

Republic Services, America's second largest trash hauling service, has ordered 2,500 electric refuse trucks from Nikola with a possibility of expanding the order to 5000 vehicles at a later time. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles 720 kWh battery electric trash truck Nikola Republic Services

Terreform ONE’s plans to upend cities and suburbs in a post-pandemic world

GreenBiz

Terreform ONE’s plans to upend cities and suburbs in a post-pandemic world. Joel Makower. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 02:11. And now for some serious fun.

How Distributed Energy Could Help Usher In a New ‘Age of Freedom’

GreenTechMedia

Tony Seba gets a lot of things right. The world-renowned thought leader, entrepreneur, educator and author accurately predicted the rapid decline in solar photovoltaic costs and lithium ion batteries. He also predicted the collapse of the coal industry and oil prices.

New materials discovered in toxic mining waste

Envirotec Magazine

In politically sensitive regions of the West Balkans, the mineralogist and crystallographer Tamara ?or?evi? has been investigating mining waste contaminated with arsenic and other toxins.

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BP to reduce oil, gas production by 40% to focus on clean energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

BP is slashing its fossil fuel production in favor of clean energy investments

Tesla vs. BMW “Electrified” Global Sales — 1st Half of 2020

CleanTechnica

With data in for the first half of 2020, it's time to once again compare Tesla's global sales to BMW Group's global "electrified" vehicle sales — that is, sales of its many plug-in hybrid models and its two fully electric models, the BMW i3 (which I used to own) and the MINI Electric.

Behind Microsoft's bold plan to build social equity into clean energy buying

GreenBiz

Behind Microsoft's bold plan to build social equity into clean energy buying. Heather Clancy. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 00:45. There were plenty of juicy news tidbits in Microsoft’s recent progress report about its goal to become carbon negative over the next decade.

Why Doesn’t Load Flexibility Have the Same Incentives as Energy Storage?

GreenTechMedia

John Powers is the co-founder and CEO of Extensible Energy, a load-flexibility software company. *. We are in the middle of the most remarkable transformation in the history of the electricity grid — from dirty and centralized to clean, distributed, and digital.

Urgent action needed to save ‘shovel-ready’ renewable heat projects, say UK biogas firms

Envirotec Magazine

Renewable energy projects in the agri-food sector excluded from BEIS’s RHI Covid-19 Extension. Includes 20MW of previously-eligible renewable heat projects on farms and factory sites. Undermines Government ambitions to deliver Carbon Net Zero and to ‘build back better’.

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Canada's last Arctic ice shelf has collapsed

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Milne Ice Shelf, the largest remaining intact ice shelf in Canada, has collapsed. According to researchers studying the Milne Ice Shelf, the ice shelf collapsed in just two days at the end of July and lost about 40% of its area

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BYD Electric Buses: 13 Million Zero-Emissions Miles In USA

CleanTechnica

A new milestone for BYD is particularly uplifting. BYD electric buses sold to customers in the United States have travelled more than 13 million miles — all emission-free.

Planting tiny urban forests can boost biodiversity and fight climate change

GreenBiz

Planting tiny urban forests can boost biodiversity and fight climate change. Alex Thornton. Fri, 08/07/2020 - 00:30. How much space do you think you need to grow a forest? If your answer is bigger than a couple of tennis courts, think again. Miniature forests are springing up on patches of land in urban areas around the world, often planted by local community groups using a method inspired by Japanese temples.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, August 11, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]. Industry News Opportunities bulletin rulemaking utc weekly bulletin

Vestas Reinstates Guidance for 2020, Stock Hits New High

GreenTechMedia

Global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has reinstated its 2020 guidance as the outlook for the year begins to solidify.

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Levis announces product line made with Cottonized Hemp

Inhabitat - Innovation

Levi's is making new jeans with hemp

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Apple Plans To Go 100% Carbon Neutral — Including Supply Chain — By 2030

CleanTechnica

Apple is making big changes to its supply chain and products by committing to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030. The company announced on its website that it's already carbon neutral for corporate emissions globally and that it wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to "net zero.".

Digital technology, green finance in vogue among fashion’s sustainability trendsetters

GreenBiz

Digital technology, green finance in vogue among fashion’s sustainability trendsetters. Phylicia Wu. Wed, 08/05/2020 - 01:00. The key to long-term success in the fashion industry is to start trends and continually push the envelope — a philosophy that also applies to its ESG priorities. The $2.5

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 10

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 10, 2020 Announcements Utility data collection tool is now live! Commerce’s data survey tool for utility data collection on low-income energy assistance programs is now available on the Energy Assistance under CETA webpage. Instructions (both PDF and Word versions) of the survey questions are also available on the webpage. The […]. Member News Public Policy bulletin ceta rulemaking weekly bulletin workshop notice

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WoodMac: 54,000 Electric Trucks on US Roads by 2025

GreenTechMedia

There were just over 2,000 electric trucks on U.S. roads at the end of 2019. This stock is expected to grow to over 54,000 by 2025, according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie.

Global warming to cause more deaths than all infectious diseases

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that by the end of the century, the number of global warming-related deaths will rival that of deaths caused by all infectious diseases combined. The study estimates that high, uncontrolled greenhouse gas emission rates will increase global mortality rates to 73 deaths per 100,000 people

Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview)

CleanTechnica

The clean energy revolution could pick up the pace if an innovative deal called "solar-for-coal swap" catches on.

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rePurpose

GreenBiz

rePurpose. saracefalu2. Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:59. rePurpose Global is a movement of conscious consumers & businesses going Plastic Neutral by financing the removal of ocean-bound plastic worldwide.

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Water industry still needs to address exclusion, says OFWAT chief

Envirotec Magazine

A glass ceiling is still “looming over” women working across the water industry and despite some progress, the sector is being held back by exclusion, Ofwat chief executive Rachel Fletcher told a British Water conference.

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Loan Provider Mosaic Joins Companies Offering Free Solar Amid Pandemic

GreenTechMedia

Mosaic, a leading provider of solar loans in the U.S. residential market, will now offer a 12-months-free financing option, joining solar providers including SunPower, Sunrun and Vivint Solar in offering cut rate deals amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Self-sufficient garden-city skyscraper proposed for NYC

Inhabitat - Innovation

This futuristic tower is completely self-sufficient with the ability to generate food, water and energy onsite

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An Autonomous Vehicle Is A New Medium

CleanTechnica

“You can have many views of what a computer is. My particular view is that a computer is a new medium. (…) A computer will be in the future more looked at in this way — as a delivery vehicle for software.” — Steve Jobs in.

How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool

GreenBiz

How solar-charged HVAC keeps trucking cool. Mike Roeth. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:01. When most businesspeople travel for their jobs, they retire to their hotel room at the end of the day.

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Drilling operation helps utility protect medieval monks path

Envirotec Magazine

A seemingly state-of-the-art drilling technique has allowed Thames Water to install a vital new sewage pipe while protecting a centuries-old country path used by medieval monks.