Monday Motorbikes: The Gateway To Cool

CleanTechnica

But they’re also cool. Clean Transport CleanTechnica Reviews Electric Bikes Electric Vehicles Motorcycles + Scooters Ban Cars cool electric bikes Monday Motorbikes Mopeds personal electric vehicleI’ve had my eye on Monday since it first popped up on my Instagram feed. They’re cute.

10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

CleanTechnica

Following some roundups of autonomous driving news and battery & EV charging news, here's one more roundup of some cool cleantech stories no one wanted to take and write full pieces about.

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Infinite Cooling Has the Potential to Capture 400 Billion Gallons of Lost Water Annually

Greentown Labs

Photo courtesy of Infinite Cooling. Industrial cooling towers use about as much water as all U.S. Infinite Cooling uses electric fields to capture 20 percent of water losses from those power plants, data centers, and other industrial facilities.

Cool retro boats restored with electric motors

Inhabitat - Innovation

For those planning a summer day on the waterways of Lake Michigan, there's a new ecological option that will help you spend the day boating in sustainable style.

George Takei Asks If Cybertruck Is “Creepy or Cool”

CleanTechnica

Is the new Cybertruck creepy or cool?". In a video uploaded by George Takei as a part of his "Oh myyy" thing, he asks the question: "What do you think friends? Autonomous Vehicles Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles George Takei Oh myyy Tesla Tesla Cybertruck

The Air Conditioning Conundrum: More Cooling Begets More Climate Heating

CleanTechnica

As the environment gets hotter, the demand for air conditioning increases, which leads to more carbon emissions from generating plants, which in turn makes the environment even hotter. Climate Change air conditioning Carbon Emissions global heating Hawaiian Electric

Tesla Made Electric Cars Cool, Auto Industry Has Been Slow To Follow

CleanTechnica

Tesla made electric cars cool. The importance of that masterpiece of marketing is hard to overstate. It was the centerpiece of the company’s strategy from the very beginning, and it continues to be the heart of the brand’s appeal today.

Cool retro boats restored with electric motors

AGreenLiving

The vintage boat rentals have retained their cool retro aesthetic while updating to a more eco-friendly way of boating. View original here: Cool retro boats restored with electric motors.

Breezy, prefab home stays naturally cool in tropical Costa Rica

Inhabitat - Innovation

Sustainable design practice A-01 (A Company / A Foundation) has combined traditional tropical architecture elements with modern prefabrication to produce the No Footprint House, a contemporary and energy-efficient abode that boasts a minimal environmental footprint

Playing it cool: Major firms sign up to The Climate Group's 'Cooling Challenge'

Business Green

Indian conglomerates Mahindra & Mahindra, and Godrej Consumer, among firms promising to run cooling operations more efficiently as part of EP100

Sunlight-Reflecting ‘Cool Walls’ Can Save Building Owners Big Money, Study Says

GreenTechMedia

sunlight-reflecting “cool walls” could save as much or more energy than reflective cool roofs. There's no formal universal definition of what constitutes a “cool wall," said Ronnen Levinson, study co-author and staff scientist at Berkeley Lab. cool walls could lead to annual HVAC energy costs savings of up to 11 percent for standalone retail stores, 8.3 This will help you find a cool paint, stucco or cladding for your building.”

Brugg Cables to launch 850-amp liquid-cooled charging cable

Charged

Today’s conventional cables typically max out at 550 amps, but thanks to an in-wire cooling system, the Alligator-HPC was able to manage currents of up to 1,000 amps under laboratory conditions at an ambient temperature of 40° C. The cooling system allows cable lengths of up to 7 meters.

This New York Agency Cut Its Energy Usage By 40%, & So Can You

CleanTechnica

Home Energy Management energy usage heating and cooling smart thermometerWould you like to cut energy usage in your home by 40%? One New York agency shows you how.

These ultra-cool, vintage-style travel trailers can go off the grid for a week

Inhabitat - Innovation

Handcrafted in California by Bowlus Road Chief, these aluminum-clad travel trailers offer race car-inspired aerodynamics that provide the smoothest ride possible. Additionally, the incredible campers can even go off the grid for various periods of time before needing recharged

Commentary: Scientists assert only breaching can cool Northwest waterways

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Eric Barker, Lewsiton Tribune, October 23, 2019 In a letter to Northwest policymakers Tuesday, more than 50 scientists said breaching the four lower Snake River dams is the only action that can counteract warm summertime water in the lower Snake and Columbia rivers that often reaches temperatures that can be lethal to salmon and […]. Commentary

Green New Deals For The World Are Green Good Deals

CleanTechnica

The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward.

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Heat the Arctic to cool the Earth, scientists say

Eco-Business

If we seriously want to tackle the climate crisis, here’s a drastic idea: we could heat the Arctic to cool the planet

Liquid cooling in electric vehicles: What to know to keep EVs on the go

Charged

Today, three main charging types exist with a fourth, faster option under exploration: EV heat generation and liquid cooling. The heat load for DCFC and XFC load requires advanced cooling techniques to promote safe and reliable operation. LIQUID COOLING NEEDS FOR EV AND EV COMPONENTS’.

As the world warms, the call for climate-friendly cooling heats up

GreenBiz

The next phase of The Climate Group’s EP100 initiative stresses need for more energy-efficient air conditioners, especially in emerging economies. Energy & Climate HVAC

Report: One billion people worldwide lack access to cooling

Business Green

Governments, industry, and development finance need to collaborate to reduce the number of people at risk from lack of access to cooling, report states

Rivian says its battery pack has the highest volumetric energy density in the world, thanks to its cooling strategy

Charged

At the heart of the module is a cooling plate between the upper and lower cell layers. That allows us to control the cooling of those cells in their most efficient medium, which is cooling axially.

12 Cool Tech Innovations That Contribute To The Greater Good

Forbes Green Tech

Experts from Forbes Technology Council share their favorite tech innovations that genuinely contribute to the greater good

The Brief: Jeremy Grantham Q&A, Indian agriculture platforms, efficient cooling, identity verification, jobs at Tipping Point fund and HBO

Impact Alpha

The British-born value investor has been warning of the risks of climate change long The post The Brief: Jeremy Grantham Q&A, Indian agriculture platforms, efficient cooling, identity verification, jobs at Tipping Point fund and HBO appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Future Food Asia 2020: Food is the New Cool

Eco-Business

Join the community of industry experts, entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the AgriFoodTech sector to gain a multi-faceted view on key opportunities and challenges in the industry

Battery cooling performance: Comparing liquid-dispense gap fillers with thermal pads

Charged

The focus of LORD Corporation’s study is to investigate how the superior thermal transfer provided by gap fillers versus gap pads affects cooling of actual battery modules. The degree of cooling for each assembled module was then measured during a fast charging cycle.

Stay chilled: Lessons for district cooling from the Gulf Cooperation Council

Renewable Energy World

Meeting that demand will call for significant investments in new cooling infrastructure and the electrical generating capacity necessary to power it.

Episode 185: Word games, cool planes , Nori's blockchain-driven carbon removal mission

GreenBiz

Plus, many of those food waste stats you've heard don't include what's discarded at the farm. Tune in to hear about both the problem, and potential solutions. Aviation Carbon Removal Climate Strategy Podcast Transportation & Mobility Food Waste GreenBiz 350 Podcast

This CES 2020 Gadget Cools Drinks So Fast You Won’t Need A Wine Fridge

Forbes Green Tech

The Juno drink chiller, unveiled at CES 2020, chills beverages quickly without freezing them, solving a big consumer pain point. Consumer Tech

Sure, Tesla’s “Smart Summon” Is Cool, But Is It Legal?

Forbes Green Tech

The California DMV indicated to Tesla that clear and effective communication to the driver about the technology’s capabilities and intended use is necessary

Transaera’s Air Conditioning Tech Offers a 5x Reduction in Climate Impact Over Traditional ACs

Greentown Labs

Transaera’s Sorin Grama and Matthew Dorson accept the Global Cooling Prize Finalist award. He also knew he wanted to work on refrigeration and collaborate with some of the talented people who helped design and manufacture Promethean’s breakthrough cooling technology.

Grundfos launches Distributed Pumping System to meet Asia’s sustainable cooling needs

Eco-Business

Rising temperatures across the world has cast a spotlight on the need to provide cooling in cities without overburdening urban power grids and in turn further contributing to climate change.

Breezy, prefab home stays naturally cool in tropical Costa Rica

AGreenLiving

To keep cool in the region’s humid climate, the home relies on passive climate control strategies, from the double-layered facade with operable panels to the slanted solar shades. Breezy, prefab home stays naturally cool in tropical Costa Rica.

These ultra-cool, vintage-style travel trailers can go off the grid for a week

AGreenLiving

These ultra-cool, vintage-style travel trailers can go off the grid for a week. Handcrafted in California by Bowlus Road Chief , these aluminum-clad travel trailers offer race car-inspired aerodynamics that provide the smoothest ride possible.

As the world warms, the call for climate-friendly cooling heats up

AGreenLiving

Original post: As the world warms, the call for climate-friendly cooling heats up. The next phase of The Climate Group’s EP100 initiative stresses need for more energy-efficient air conditioners, especially in emerging economies. Business Eco Green climate climate change emerging-economies- initiative-stresses media more-energy-efficient morphing-from the-media

New heat pump technology heats and cools houses at lower cost

Treehugger - Technology

The dual source heat pump uses either the ground or the air as a heat source. Technology

Mixed-use complex aims to minimize heat gain with greenery in Saudi Arabia

Inhabitat - Innovation

Avci Architects has created an upscale, mixed-use complex in the coastal city of Al Khobar that is carefully oriented to maximize natural cooling

Tesla Accessories for the Model 3, Model S, and Model X

CleanTechnica

EV Items makes cool accessories for your Tesla Model S, Model X, and Model 3, and is offering a special discount to our readers. Sponsored Model 3 Model S model x Tesla Tesla Accessories

BorgWarner EV Is Insane. I Want One!

CleanTechnica

Borg Warner is using a modified Ariel Nomad to test motors, batteries, and cooling systems for electric cars. You know you want one! Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles BorgWarner regenerative braking torque vectoring

Rivian’s Tank Turn Is More Than A Silly Stunt

CleanTechnica

We awoke Christmas morning to a cool surprise from Rivian: its trucks and SUVs are going to be capable of tank turns! The short video was widely shared, but few people seemed to understand that it's actually a useful feature. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Bobcat Rivian Tank Turn

Architects design giant air purifying towers to fight Delhis air pollution

Inhabitat - Innovation

ra air purifiers rely on a curved shape and air pressure differentials to intake polluted air and produce cool, clean air Developed using the principles of aerodynamics, the A?ra