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Mercedes-Benz launches electric bus chassis for Brazilian market

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new electric bus chassis developed for the Brazilian market. The eO500U chassis will be launched in 2022 for Brazil and Latin America, and will also be commercialized in Europe and Oceania. meters long. meters long. The batteries are charged via plug-in cables. “We

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Global e-waste has risen 21% in five years, says UN

Envirotec Magazine

million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, according to the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020. Mt) and Europe (12 Mt), while Africa and Oceania generated 2.9 Europe ranked first worldwide in terms of e-waste generation per capita with 16.2

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First carbon neutral apartment building coming on blockchain

Smart Energy International

The project, under way with Perth-based property developer OP Properties, is a 39 apartment building in Fremantle, Western Australia, in which residents will live low carbon through the use of solar panels and battery storage along with Powerledger’s power trading technology to deliver a 50% offset to the building strata levies.

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Smart Energy Finances: Growth financing for AI-based network resilience

Smart Energy International

This week’s Smart Energy Finances looks at an investment round for Neara, an Australian company that has developed a platform that uses AI to help utilities design networks, enhance wildfire and vegetation management programmes and bring renewable projects online faster. million) for Shanghai Electric Energy Storage Technology.

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UL releases HOMER Front to optimise utility-scale storage assets

Smart Energy International

UL, renewable energy modelling software developer, announced the release of HOMER Front. The licensable web-based software platform will enable designing and optimising of complex utility-scale energy storage systems (ESS) — whether standalone or in combination with solar or wind energy.

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Keeping 1.5C alive: Is COP26 on track to deliver on its goals?

Business Green

Global energy shortages and a recent spike in oil prices to a three-year high above $80 a barrel, have dimmed hopes that governments will announce bold new plans to rapidly ditch fossil fuels at the October 31st to November 12th summit. With just a few days to go until COP26 kicks off, her pessimism is widely shared. goal within grasp.