BSLBATT Lithium is a China’s fastest service lithium battery packing manufacturer. Founded in 2003, the company is on a mission to develops and produces advanced series “BSLBATT” (Best Solution Lithium Battery). BSLBATT Lithium products power a rang

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The brand-new coupling of Studer inverters and BSLBATT Lithium batteries represents a quantum leap in the energy storage sector. Both the system efficiency and the system stability have been enhanced significantly. The positive result in the compatibility test opens the doors for an even closer strategic partnership between Studer inverters and BSLBATT Lithium worldwide

Walmart workers are ‘Still Broke’: The limits of socially conscious capitalism (Q&A)

Impact Alpha

In 2003, journalist Rick Wartzman was overseeing the business section of the Los Angeles Times. His team produced a Pulitzer Prize-winning series of. The post Walmart workers are ‘Still Broke’: The limits of socially conscious capitalism (Q&A) appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Impact Investing

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Cadillac To Go Electric By 2030, A New Reinvention For A New Decade

Forbes Green Tech

Stege Carlisle says Cadillac will reinvent itself, yet again, over the next decade as an entire electrically-powered brand, and abandon the alphanumeric vehicle names it has phased in since 2003

Microfinance lender MicroVest is acquired by development company DAI

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 2 – MicroVest launched in 2003 to expand access to capital to microfinance institutions in emerging markets and facilitate impact investment.

Impact pioneer responsAbility acquired by investment manager M&G

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 31 – ResponsAbility has invested $11 billion since 2003 in emerging markets enterprises addressing agriculture, access to energy, healthcare and education, The post Impact pioneer responsAbility acquired by investment manager M&G appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Contractor’s Corner: SunLight Solar Orlando contractor hits stride while navigating supply chain, interconnection roadblocks

Solar Power World

SunLight Solar started in 2003 as a residential installer, but has now expanded to also serve commercial clients from its headquarters in Orlando, Florida.

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Mark Hagerty, Michigan Solar Solutions

Solar Power World

In about 2003 I started investing in solar, wind and fuel cell… The post People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Mark Hagerty, Michigan Solar Solutions appeared first on Solar Power World.

Nissan to build two new EV models at Mississippi assembly plant

Charged

Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant, which opened in 2003, currently builds the Nissan Altima, Frontier and Titan. Nissan says its Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Mississippi will become a center for US EV production.

Introducing Matthew Green, DeSmog’s Global Investigations Editor

DeSmogBlog

Prior to that, Green spent 14 years as an international correspondent for Reuters and the Financial Times, reporting from countries across Africa, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and covering the 2003 invasion of Iraq. DeSmog is excited to welcome Matthew Green as our Global Investigations Editor.

Water company performance survey seeks supplier views

Envirotec Magazine

Since it launched in 2003, the survey has become a highly regarded source of information for water companies, who value and, where possible, act on the feedback received.

Addressing biodiversity authentically and effectively

GreenBiz

Our dedication to the environment therefore expanded to forest management in 2003 with the establishment of Natural Water Sanctuaries, aimed to nurture quality groundwater around our production sites in Japan. Addressing biodiversity authentically and effectively. Takeshi Yamada.

EDP Renewables repowers wind farm with 2 MW turbines

Renewable Energy World

Blue Canyon II came online in 2003. EDP Renewables North America said it finished a repowering project at the Blue Canyon II Wind Farm in Carnegie, Oklahoma. The company said 73 of Blue Canyon II’s 84 turbines were repowered, along with each turbine’s nacelle, blades and top tower section.

For most Canadians, carbon pricing is a money-saver

Clean Energy Canada

A 2003 study on the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus found that in regions with moderate air pollution, patients were 84% more likely to die relative to those living in regions with low air pollution.

We Need a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to Stop Violence Against African Women and Our Continent

DeSmogBlog

Leymah Roberta Gbowee is a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Liberian peace activist responsible for leading the women’s nonviolent peace movement, Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, that helped bring an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003.

Is keeping your old gas powered car to end-of-life more eco-friendly than ditching it and buying an EV?

Climate 4.0

I will dump what I consider to be our "estate and dog truck," a 2003 Honda Pilot (easily one of the very best cars we've ever owned). Most analyses say no, and the best of the most recent studies say the gap is widening, but it's still worth thinking through.

So far, this year is a microgrid letdown. Here is what's next

GreenBiz

Weather-related outages alone cost Americans $18 billion to $33 billion each year between 2003 and 2012, according to the Department of Energy. So far, this year is a microgrid letdown. Here is what's next. Sarah Golden. Fri, 08/14/2020 - 00:45. I had high hopes for microgrids this year.

System change investing: High impact, high return

GreenBiz

In 2003, as the head of research for the largest ESG research company, I saw that no company could come close to fully eliminating negative environmental and social impacts. System change investing: High impact, high return. Frank Dixon. Wed, 05/12/2021 - 01:30.

Managing and reducing e-waste from PCBs

Envirotec Magazine

The legislation, which came into force in 2003, requires heavy metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium and flame retardants like polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) to be substituted by safer alternatives.

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Plastic waste has some economic benefit for developing countries

Envirotec Magazine

The data ranged from 2003 to 2013, allowing the researchers to conduct a longitudinal analysis–showing change over time–which can reveal a strong connection among the measures. Collecting waste in Lubango, Angola (image credit: Carsten ten Brink , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license ).

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Sponsored Content: Your post-lockdown pollution-prevention plan: Why it pays to be proactive

Envirotec Magazine

An example is BS EN 858-2:2003 which details the preferred maintenance schedule for oil separators. This article contains paid-for content created in collaboration with Darcy Group. .

Understand more about Disinfection at lesser hazard

Econaur

2003; Loret et al. 2001; Young and Setlow 2003; Cortezzo et al. “DISINFECTION” has proved it’s importance in the current world scenario.

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Extra 823 million plastic bottles will be produced under proposed DRS, warns aluminium packaging recycling group

Envirotec Magazine

We urge the Scottish Government and UK Government to consider the impact of other schemes; the German drink can market is only just starting to recover following the introduction of a poorly designed deposit scheme in 2003 that all but wiped out can sales, which plummeted by 96% almost overnight[v]. billion cans to 250 million following the introduction of the German DRS in 2003. · Aluminium packaging recycling body urges caution to avoid unintended consequences of a DRS. ·

Covid-19 risk greater in urban centres affected by air pollution

Envirotec Magazine

A 2003 study on victims of the coronavirus SARS found that patients in regions with moderate air pollution levels were 84% more likely to die than those in regions with low air pollution.

It’s alive: The groundbreaking research on the microbes in wildfire smoke

Grist

And all she could find was Mims’ study from 2003. This transcript has been edited and condensed for clarity. At a prescribed burn site in rural Idaho, a team of fire scientists are using a tricked-out drone to hunt for life in the smoke.

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Secrets for circular supply chain partnerships from Interface and Aquafil

GreenBiz

Interface invited suppliers into its factories for sustainability summits in 2003, showing off practices that suppliers themselves could mimic. Secrets for circular supply chain partnerships from Interface and Aquafil. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 06/29/2020 - 02:00.

AfDB approves $86.72 million loan for second phase of Lesotho Highlands Water Project

Renewable Energy World

The first phase of the project was completed in 2003 and inaugurated in 2004. The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors has approved a loan of $86.72 million to co-finance the second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

Is Wave Energy Ready to Climb Out of the ‘Valley of Death’?

GreenTechMedia

AW-Energy was founded in 2003, and CorPower has been around since 2009. A clutch of wave power developers is hoping to shake off the technology’s forever-round-the-corner reputation with commercial-scale arrays that could be in the water next year.

Aerosol appraisal

Envirotec Magazine

The new study used satellite data from 2003 – 2020 to determine the effect of fuel regulations on pollution from cargo ships. What is purported to be the first global map of cargo ship pollution has revealed interesting effects including the apparent impact of fuel regulations.

New York City Is About to Get an Injection of Tidal Power. Is This Time Different?

GreenTechMedia

The DOE advocated commercializing the technology in 1995, leading to the incorporation of Verdant Power and testing of a third-generation prototype from 2003. New York City may be weeks away from seeing tidal power injected onto the local grid.

11th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning (Sustainable Development and Planning 2020)

Eco-Business

Magic carpet? Interface debuts world's 'first' carbon negative carpet tile

Business Green

Interface, which has offered carbon neutral flooring to customers through offsetting since 2003 and has long been regarded as a pioneer in sustainable business circles, estimates that it has reduced the carbon footprint of its carpet tile products by nearly three quarters since 1996.

Arctic fires released more carbon in two months than Scandinavia will all year

Grist

By the end of the month, Arctic fires had pumped 59 megatons of carbon dioxide into the air, eclipsing the 53 megatons emitted in June 2019 and setting a new high-water mark for Arctic fire emissions in records going back to 2003.

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LowCVP becomes Zemo as race to electrify road transport gathers pace

Business Green

The LowCVP was established in 2003 as a public-private partnership working to accelerate the uptake of lower carbon vehicles and fuels. In 2020, over 10 per cent of all new cars sold were ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), surpassing the target set out at the LowCVP's inception in 2003.

Water Quality Impacts Under The Worsening Wildfire Regime

Energy Innovation

Similarly, a 2003 fire near Canberra, Australia, cost the city nearly US$40 million to restore water utilities. Energy Innovation partners with the independent nonprofit Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) to provide climate and energy research updates.

Study: People are moving to flood-prone areas, not away from them

Grist

In January 2003, Tropical Cyclone Delfina dropped heavy rains over Malawi and Mozambique, causing devastating flooding. The floods lasted 47 days, killing 23 people and displacing some 400,000.

Quality Counts – On the Road Towards Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

The QC team was born out of a vision to make data collection faster and more reliable, and they have been delivering on that vision since 2003. Quality Counts provides a variety of transportation data services to help guide infrastructure growth, improve network efficiency, and make the communities they serve better places to live, learn, work, and play.

Women should consider careers in recycling, says plastics expert

Envirotec Magazine

Judith Clayman joined in 2003 as Axion’s first employee responsible for the project management of a novel recycling project dealing with brominated flame retardants in plastics.

Brominated flame retardants are not hindering the recycling of WEEE plastics says new study

Envirotec Magazine

Octa-BDE and Deca-BDE) only represent a small and rapidly declining fraction of all BFRs found in WEEE plastic streams reflecting the restriction on the use of these substances for more than a decade (2003 for Octa-BDE, 2008 for Deca-BDE). •

Where Does All The Radioactive Fracking Waste Go?

DeSmogBlog

But Railroad Commission reports, such as one 2003 inspection , indicate that the waste is not always making it into the salt cavern, and rather Lotus “is only using the entire facility plant and decon facility for storage.”.

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Granholm sworn in as 16th Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy

Renewable Energy World

Previously, Granholm was the first woman elected Governor of Michigan, serving two terms from 2003 to 2011. Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in Feb. 25 as the 16th Secretary of Energy by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, after a confirmation vote of 64-35 in the U.S. Senate.

Xlinks Revives Desertec’s Dream, With a Few Twists

GreenTechMedia

As far back as 2003, an organization called Trans-Mediterranean Renewable Energy Cooperation hatched a plan to produce renewable energy in the Sahara for export to European markets.

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Greenland ice sheet loses record amount of ice in 2019

AGreenLiving

Related: Greenland’s ice sheet lost 197 billion tons of ice in July An analysis of the data, which dates back to 2003, shows that the amount of ice that melted in 2019 alone is nearly double the annual average since 2003.

Dyson drops out of the EV race

Charged

Media observers noted that Volkswagen has announced 80 billion euros of investment in its tentative EV efforts, and that Tesla has burned through many billions since its 2003 founding and, despite the phenomenal success of its brand, has yet to achieve consistent profitability.