After 12 Years, ChargePoint Still Exists To Make EV Charging Easier For Drivers


ChargePoint has been an early leader in defining and deploying public EV charging stations from the early days, having been founded in 2007. This month, the company celebrates not only 12 years in operation, but also the installation of the 100,000th place to charge around the world.

What Could Happen If We Had Free Public Transit?


When I lived in Atlanta back on 2007, the public system there, MARTA, capitalized on its name with the catchphrase "Marta is Smarta," meaning that it is smarter to use public transit than it is to drive and be stuck in traffic.

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'I Am a Plastic Bag' is made from recycled single-use plastic bottles

Inhabitat - Innovation

Following the sold-out success of “I Am Not a Plastic Bag” in 2007, designer brand Anya Hindmarch has launched a new product, called "I Am a Plastic Bag" aimed at recycling single-use plastic and leaving behind a net-zero carbon footprint from production

Tesla’s Website Through The Years


The 2010s are the decade we are finishing, but Tesla's website history goes back to 2007, so this is where we will begin. It's a new year, a new decade, and a new Tesla.

Ecosystem Investment Partners closes fourth conservation fund at $455 million

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 10 – Private equity firm Ecosystem Investment Partners has been helping investors profit off of ecological restoration and conservation projects since 2007.

Southern Company commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Solar Power World

The company also reaffirmed its intermediate goal of a 50% reduction of GHG emissions from 2007 levels by 2030. Southern Company announced a new long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

Louisiana regulators vote to end net metering benefits

Solar Power World

11 voted to end the one-for-one net metering program that has existed in the state since 2007, according to WWL. The Louisiana Public Service Commission on Sept.

Distributed Solar Development Unveils Custom Solar Canopy That Enabled MGM Springfield’s LEED Platinum Certification


The canopy will contribute to MGM’s stated goal of reducing carbon emissions per square foot by 45% by 2025, using a 2007 baseline. Built with U.S.-made made Nucor steel and a proprietary water management system, the 1.382MW solar canopy sits atop the roof deck of the MGM Springfield’s parking garage

Solar as a Service


Solar as a Service Definition: The business model Sunrun pioneered in 2007. Solar as a service refers mainly to PPAs/leases/prepaid (i.e. not ownership


New Chinese wireless charging standard incorporates WiTricity’s technology


The new GuoBiao (GB) standard relies on technology developed by WiTricity , an MIT spin-out that was founded in 2007. After years of development, China recently announced a new national standard for wireless EV charging. Wireless charging is expected to be an important enabler for autonomous vehicles, and standardization is critical to ensure that wireless charging is interoperable across different vehicles and charging equipment.

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


9th International Conference on Energy and Sustainability (Energy and Sustainability 2021)


Energy and Sustainability 2021 is the 9th International Conference in a very successful series which started in the New Forest, UK, home of the Wessex Institute in 2007; followed by meetings in Bologna (2009); Alicante (2011); Budapest (2013); Kuala Lumpur (2014); Medellin, Colombia (2015); Seville (2017) and Coimbra (2019).The

Steps some of the most sustainable countries are taking to protect our oceans

The Environmental Blog

In 2007, he served as the international patron of the UN’s ‘Year of the Dolphin’ programme, and is also the head of his own foundation aimed at safeguarding biodiversity and managing water resources. Marine conservation is vital. Our oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth’s surface.

Bush Brothers counts on water reuse to reduce local impact of bean production


Water, specifically, stopped being an afterthought for Bush Brothers after the 2007 drought in Chestnut Hill. Bush Brothers counts on water reuse to reduce local impact of bean production. Jesse Klein. Wed, 05/20/2020 - 03:20. There was nothing except a pipe going out the back of the plant.".

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Even “safe levels” of PCBs harm porpoises, say researchers

Envirotec Magazine

By 2007, their PCB concentrations were below the official cut-off for toxic effects (9 mg per kg of lipid), Yet in 2016 and 2017, 39% tested had more than this safe limit.

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[Article] Ventilation and IAQ in New California Homes

Home Energy

2007, and Offermann, 2009) that aimed to evaluate the potential indoor air quality (IAQ) impacts associated with envelope air sealing, and the potential to mitigate these through the use of mechanical ventilation systems. Starting in the mid-2000s, the California Energy Commission funded several research studies (for example, Price, et al.,

Why Oil Demand Won’t Follow Coal’s Death Spiral

R-Squared Energy

Since the peak in 2007, coal consumption in the U.S. Since 2007, consumption of renewable power in the U.S. rose by 349 terawatt-hours (TWh) from 2007 to 2018. Since coal’s peak demand year of 2007, carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. to the highest level since 2007.

Cell Phone Recycling In Aspect of Environment Benefit

The Environmental Blog

In 2007 only 10% of mobile phones were recycled. It is incredible to think that just 20 years ago almost nobody had a mobile phone, and those who did were rich or important business men. They were large phones, and could not be used for a long time before the charge ran out.

Lucid Air beta vehicle takes a 400-mile road trip


There are some flamboyant EV startups out there these days, and frankly, we tend to look at them with a skeptical eye.

Best Cleaners – New York’s Capital Region Experts

Green Business Bureau

Best Cleaners has been consistently recognized on local and regional “best of” lists, ranked in the top 30 cleaners nationwide since 2007, and was named to the Inc. Tim and Catherine McCann founded Best Cleaners in 2005 to better serve their own garment care needs.

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Global coal decline leads to fall in CO2 emissions from power sector, research suggests

Business Green

The study shows a worldwide decline in coal-fired power generation with significant falls of 24 per cent in the EU and 16 per cent in the US in 2019, taking coal generation to around half the level seen in 2007 in both regions.

The long road to recognition

Envirotec Magazine

Civil engineer and Chartered Water & Environmental Manager Simon Crowther has both personal experience of flooding (as “victim” in 2007), and expertise in tackling it, as director of Flood Protection Solutions , which he founded in 2012.

Europe, China Trigger Stunning Growth in Green Bonds Market


Green bonds, seen as a key way to fund low-carbon projects, have been subject to extraordinary global growth since they were first issued in 2007. A new European Commission study released on Friday (2 December) says the issuance of green bonds globally has risen from $2.6 billion during 2012 to $74.3 billion in 2016 so […]. The post Europe, China Trigger Stunning Growth in Green Bonds Market appeared first on Climate-KIC

Southern Company Commits to Net-Zero Carbon by 2050, but Seeks New Gas Plants for Now


Southern Company, which owns a number of utilities across the Deep South, said it now expects to hit a 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions compared to 2007 levels “well ahead” of its previous 2030 target, and possibly as early as 2025.

On John Houghton


In 2007, he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the IPCC alongside Al Gore. April 17, 2020: “My granddad died yesterday from COVID-19.

California announces $95-million plan for charging infrastructure and ZEVs


The Clean Transportation Program was created in 2007, and has invested nearly $830 million to more than 600 projects covering a broad spectrum of alternative fuels and technologies. The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a $95-million plan to expedite the adoption of zero-emission vehicles. The plan focuses on closing an anticipated gap in EV charging infrastructure and increasing benefits to disadvantaged communities.

Google Promises $150M for Renewables to Green Manufacturing Footprint


” “Our position on climate change is similarly clear,” a Google spokesperson told the Guardian , noting that the tech company used 100 percent renewable energy for all global operations in 2017 and 2018 and has been carbon-neutral since 2007.

GBB Interview with Sintavia CEO, Brian Neff: An Executive Perspective on Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

Prior to CTS, Brian was the President of Southern Air from 2007 to 2009, and its CFO from 2003 to 2007.

The UK's latest carbon footprint data: At a glance

Business Green

In 2017 the UK's carbon footprint was 21 per cent lower than its pre-financial crisis peak in 2007 , when it stood at 977 million tonnes of CO2. However, that growth in emissions has slowed over the past decade, as import emissions rose 49 per cent between 1997 and the 2007 peak.

Can Rooftop Solar Thrive in an Economic Downturn?


Sunrun launched in 2007 with its no-money-down solar-as-a-service product, so it was operating during the Great Recession. The California Solar Initiative had just launched in 2007 to incentivize installations in Sunrun’s home state.

Media brief: The carbon price in B.C. and its impact on emissions, jobs and the economy

Clean Energy Canada

Between 2007 and 2013, the carbon price was found to have increased employment by 0.74% annually. Carbon pricing is a regular feature of Canadian headlines, as parties and governments clash over the right to impose a price on pollution across Canada.

'Mission-focused' investment firm The Craftory becomes a B Corp

Business Green

B Corps launched in the US in 2007 and in the UK eight years later. Firm joins 3,200 companies in achieving the ethical and environmental standard, making it the first UK-based investment fund to do so.

This Napa Valley winery has been farmed organically since 1985


Since 2007, Spottswoode has committed to donating 1% of its gross annual revenue to supporting environmental causes with 1% for the Planet; it also became one of the earliest members of International Wineries for Climate Change.

Green entrepreneurs urged to enter Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

Business Green

Since the competition began in 2007, it has rewarded a variety of businesses, including bio-bean, a British company that recycles coffee for consumer and industrial markets, which won the top prize in 2014. Just one week left for UK green businesses to enter €500,000 funding competition.

CDL Integrated Sustainability Report 2020 discloses ESG performance aligned with global standards, and strategy to accelerate climate action in the built environment


38% reduction in carbon emissions intensity from 2007 levels ? In the year under review, CDL achieved a 38% reduction in carbon emissions intensity from base-year 2007, meeting its interim 2019 target and firmly on track to achieve its target of a 59% reduction by 2030.

Waitrose products gain official ‘Fine to Flush’ approval, a first for a supermarket chain

Envirotec Magazine

The world’s first Water Industry based flushables testing specification was introduced by WRc in 2007. Two Waitrose & Partners toiletry products have successfully achieved Water UK’s official ‘Fine to Flush’ standard.

Solar Panel Landfill Deemed Safe as Recycling Options Grow


Nevertheless, PV Cycle has been working to improve European solar recycling since 2007. The International Energy Agency (IEA) is to release research showing solar panels could be landfilled safely amid growing concern over the disposal of renewable energy components.

Google debuts Carbon-Intelligent Computing Platform

Business Green

In a blog post published to coincide with Earth Day, Ana Radovanovic, technical lead for Carbon-Intelligent Computing, said the company has been carbon neutral since 2007 and hadjust completed the third year in a row when it matched its total energy usage with 100 per cent renewable energy purchases.

FERC Orders PJM to Restrict State-Backed Renewables in its Capacity Market


PJM has ample capacity and reserve margins, and while its most recent capacity auction yielded lower prices than the year before, it’s also been highly volatile from year to year since it was created in 2007.

Action to tackle UK food waste is delivering results, WRAP data suggests

Business Green

The report analyses food waste levels since 2007, finding that 1.4 million tonnes of food have been saved from going to waste each year from UK households since 2007.