Oriental Hornet: Expert Solar Power Harvester

Alternative Energy News

Environment and Sustainability | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar Power Do you know who is the most competent solar power expert, according to a research team from Tel Aviv University? It is the humble common Oriental hornet found in our gardens!

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Greenest Destination in New York City

Alternative Energy News

Energy Politics | Environment and Sustainability | Solar Power New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge Park is getting even greener with the addition of a solar powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station – the first of its kind in New York City. Brooklyn Bridge Park has already added a number of green areas with lush grass, making it a great spot for both locals and […]. Energy Politics Environment and Sustainability Solar Power solar

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Can Facebook, Google and Microsoft inspire data center innovation at Climate Week?

EDF + Business

Business-Policy Nexus Energy Efficiency News Commentary climate change facebook - 2011 UN Climate Summit Google Microsoft Climate Summit data centers DeepMind clean economy 100% clean

Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

Inhabitat - Innovation

Launched in Australia in 2011, Silo was heralded Locally sourced and recycled materials by Nina+Co decorate the London location of Silo, a zero-waste restaurant focused on sustainability.

Native American Tribe Leads The Microgrid Revolution In California

CleanTechnica

A Native American tribe in California created its own microgrid in 2011. During the rolling blackouts that hit the state last fall, it provided much needed electricity for critical community services.

Aptera Is Back, Baby! New, Improved Electric Car Will Have 1,000 Mile Range

CleanTechnica

Aptera is back after going bankrupt in 2011 with an updated three-wheel electric car it claims will have a range of up to 1,000 miles. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Aptera Aptera electric car EV three wheel car

Heimplanet celebrates 9 years of innovative inflatable tents

Inhabitat - Innovation

The company first released a line of inflatable tents in 2011; now, with summer 2020 approaching, Heimplanet is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that there has never been a better time to go camping

Trend: The bots are coming (to ratings and reporting)

GreenBiz

Roughly 20 percent of S&P 500 companies published a sustainability report in 2011. Corporate reporting on sustainability has grown more than fivefold in the past 10 years. In 2018, that number rose to 86 percent. Artificial Intelligence Reporting State of Green Business 2020 Technology ESG

Commentary: Shutting Down All Of Japan’s Nuclear Plants After Fukushima Was A Bad Idea

CleanTech Alliance

31, 2019 By now, more Japanese have died from the closing of Japan’s nuclear power plants following the 2011 Tohoku quake than from the tsunami and the earthquake combined, which was about 20,000 people. Source: James Conca, Forbes, Oct. Of course, no one has died from any radiation released from the reactor, and no one ever will. […]. Commentary

He Left His Job As A Stanford Professor To Disrupt An Age-Old Industry And Now His Company Is Worth Billions

Forbes Green Tech

In 2011, Impossible Foods founder Pat Brown could either continue his job as a Stanford Biochemistry Professor or startup a company to take on the animal agriculture industry.

Josh Genderson, Erudite CEO Of Holistic Industries: Wine, Weed And The Grateful Dead

Forbes Green Tech

In 2011, I saw an opening in Congress which has oversight of D.C.’s Fast forward a few years and Washington D.C. became one of the first on the East Coast to embrace medical cannabis. s budget and worked with advocates and staffers to help craft new cannabis legislation

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Japan – Asia’s Biggest Energy Market Opportunity in 2019?

CleanTech Group

The 2011 earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima nuclear accident triggered a major overhaul of the energy market in Japan. One of the largest economies in the world and the fourth largest consumer of electricity, Japan has long been a recognized leader in energy technology development. As a result, local and foreign innovators are now looking […]. Asia Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Geographical Insights Energy Transformation Japan's Energy Landscape

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Lessons in frontier finance from 40 impact investments

Impact Alpha

Omnivore, an India-based venture fund, for example, invested in Delhi-based Skymet Weather Services in 2011 to generate better weather data necessary for crop insurance and lines of credit for India’s small farmers. ImpactAlpha, Sept.

The Caribbean Has A Big Seaweed Problem - And It's Costing Millions

Forbes Green Tech

However, since 2011, inhabitants of the region have noticed an increase in the amount of macro-algae washing up on their beaches

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‘For Sama’ Is A Must-See Documentary On Life In War-Torn Aleppo

Forbes Green Tech

When in 2011 the first student protests against Bashar al-Assad's oppressive regime erupted in Aleppo—at the time, Syria's most populous city—business student Waad Al-Kateab picked up her camera and started filming

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Fukushima reborn as Japan wind and solar hub

Forbes Green Tech

Japan's Fukushima Prefecture – hit hard by the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster – could soon become a beacon for the country's clean energy future with a new $2.75

Solar installer Freedom Forever expands into Utah and Texas

Solar Power World

Founded in 2011, Freedom Forever currently serves customers in California, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois and Nevada. Freedom Forever, the residential solar energy installer, announced its expansion into Salt Lake City, Houston and Dallas.

Contractors Corner: O3 Energy knows every aspect of C&I solar

Solar Power World

When O3 Energy started in 2011, company founders identified a need in the market — commercial building owners didn’t know where to start when going solar. From development to financing to construction, O3 promotes itself as well-versed in all aspects of C&I solar and seeks out corporations with little experience in the finer details of… The post Contractors Corner: O3 Energy knows every aspect of C&I solar appeared first on Solar Power World.

Better Ventures closes $32 million fund to spur early impact tech

Impact Alpha

Since 2011, the founders of Better Ventures have provided first-in investment capital to founders of 27 impact tech companies. ImpactAlpha, October 7 – Breakthrough technology is time and resource intensive to get off the ground.

RapidEye Constellation to be Retired in 2020

Planet Pulse

Here is a series of images collected as a tribute to RapidEye’s contributions: From June 2011 to April 2012, Puyehue-Cordón Caulle covered 16 square kilometers of the Andes in a lava flow about 30 meters thick. c) 2011 and 2019, Planet Labs Inc. c) 2011 and 2019, Planet Labs Inc.

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Trend: The bots are coming (to ratings and reporting)

AGreenLiving

Roughly 20 percent of S&P 500 companies published a sustainability report in 2011. Corporate reporting on sustainability has grown more than fivefold in the past 10 years. In 2018, that number rose to 86 percent.

BlackRock Targets Storage With New Multibillion-Dollar Renewables Fund

GreenTechMedia

Since 2011, BlackRock claims to have channeled $5.5 In 2011, BlackRock was the only big asset manager offering a renewables-only equity fund. “People had these negative storylines in their head,” Torres said, noting Solyndra’s high-profile bankruptcy in 2011.

Air pollution and premature death: Life expectancy impacts described in Bristol study

Envirotec Magazine

The study shows that an eight year old child (born in 2011) could die up to six months early if exposed over their lifetimes to air pollution, even taking into account the anticipated reduction in air pollution from 2011 to 2030.

2nd Sustainable Rice Conference & Exhibition

Eco-Business

Launched in 2011, SRP is co-convened by the UN Environment and the International Rice Research Institute, and works in collaboration with over 100 institutional partners in the public and private sectors as well as the research, international development and NGO community The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) is a multi-stakeholder partnership to promote resource efficiency and sustainability both on-farm and throughout the rice value chain.

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

Eco-Business

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

Eco-Business

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

Marc Andreessen Says It’s Time to Build. But Build What, Exactly?

GreenTechMedia

He co-founded Netscape and wrote a manifesto in 2011 called “ Why software is eating the world ” that has been a guiding light for many venture investors and people starting companies.

Could COVID-19 bring us back to our humanity?

Unsustainable

Harari, 2011) Urbanisation provides a myriad of benefits and resources that ensure a life of convenience and longevity, yet more often than not it can also make us feel ‘alienated, depressed and pressured.’ 2011) Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind London: Vintage Books.

Healing the Future

Fairsnape

My 2020 profile image is from a slide used in 2011, for a Green Vision presentation, entitled Time to Heal the Future. At the start of each year there is a searching for new, we feel we need something new, a new tool, a new message, a new tagline to recharge our sustainability approaches.

Could Ameren’s New Transmission Line Make Congestion Worse?

GreenTechMedia

When Mark Twain was first proposed in 2011, nameplate wind generation capacity in MISO was just under 10 gigawatts. The U.S. transmission grid is facing the unprecedented challenge of a shifting generation portfolio from massive additions of intermittent renewable energy.

How Dell and Levi's envision the future of repair

GreenBiz

In 2011, it introduced the use of mushroom-based cushioning to ship servers. How Dell and Levi's envision the future of repair. Elsa Wenzel. Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:00. Doing away with a culture of disposability is one of the big dreams of the circular economy.

Floating Solar Panels: A Viable Solution?

Alternative Energy News

Hydro Power | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar Power Since 2011, French Company Ciel & Terre has been developing large-scale floating solar solutions.

Futuristic hotel features space and energy-efficient pods

Climate-KIC

The shed was originally conceived in 2011 as an office unit. INNOVATION IMPERATIVE’s Tetra Hotel design is comprised of energy-efficient timber pods, and cuts an otherworldly silhouette among natural surroundings.

WCS + Plug and Play VHH

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

About Women in Cleantech & Sustainability Founded in 2011, Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. July 2, 2020.

Best Cleaners – New York’s Capital Region Experts

Green Business Bureau

Magazine in August 2011, 2012 and 2013. Tim and Catherine McCann founded Best Cleaners in 2005 to better serve their own garment care needs.

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Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Opportunities

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Founded by the City of Los Angeles and its Department of Water & Power (LADWP) in 2011, LACI is a nonprofit organization focused on energy, transportation, and sustainable cities. Various Positions, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator | Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)’s mission is to create an inclusive green economy by unlocking innovation, transforming markets, and enhancing community.

WWF and RSPB: British consumption relies on overseas land area almost the size of the UK annually

Business Green

Land has reportedly tripled since 2011 to 8.4 RSBP and WWF urge government to capitalise on post-Brexit trade deals as well as the Agriculture and Environment Bills to cut deforestation from the UK’s supply chains.

WCS + Cleantech Open Virtual Happy Hour

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

About Women in Cleantech & Sustainability Founded in 2011, Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. May 21, 2020.

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Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

About Women in Cleantech & Sustainability Founded in 2011, Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. May 21, 2020.

WCS + Cleantech Open Virtual Happy Hour

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

About Women in Cleantech & Sustainability Founded in 2011, Women in Cleantech and Sustainability (WCS) fosters an influential network of professionals to further the roles of women in growing the green economy and making a positive impact on the environment. May 21, 2020.