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Virtual power plants: the importance of integrating smart-enabled tech with microgeneration

Envirotec Magazine

Jordan Brompton is co-founder of myenergi, a UK designer and manufacturer of renewable energy products. Jordan Brompton explains how developments in smart tech are enabling increasingly eco-conscious consumers to more easily and effectively transition towards off-grid renewable energy.

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Smart grids vital to green energy drive

Smart Energy International

The global energy landscape is on the cusp of transformational changes as the migration to clean power gathers pace. With world leaders about to gather in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the COP 28 climate summit, the transition to green energy will be one of the key topics on the agenda.


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Gas sensor network provides early wildfire detection

Envirotec Magazine

The “solar-powered digital nose” in situ. The first live demonstration of the group’s Silvanet system of solar-powered gas sensors was recently conducted successfully in a forest near Berlin, says the firm. . By adding additional sensors, the network can also be used to monitor tree health and growth.

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? Alterra’s $30B bridge for climate financing #176

Climate Tech VC

The first few days of COP have ushered in a wave of major announcements and funding pledges. In deals, major funding includes $116M for hydrogen-powered aviation, $44M for sustainability software, and $75M in project finance investment for SAFs. Happy Monday!    And happy COPing to those on the ground in Dubai!

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New leaders at Patagonia, McDonald's, Netflix


It's not necessarily that the game of musical chairs has intensified in the C-suite, but you'll note major executive moves at big apparel, food, energy, finance and technology corporations, some of which have enlisted a chief sustainability officer (CSO) or equivalent for the first time. The former U.K.

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COP26: Fears grow over UN climate summit amid coronavirus fallout

Business Green

We are monitoring the situation closely and will be guided by scientific advice in the run up to the event," a COP26 spokesperson said. Hearing COP looking increasingly likely to be cancelled/postponed. Those involved also argue that the timing re US presidential election was always troublesome.

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What Is Carbon Accounting? Standards, Frameworks, Developments and Challenges

Green Business Bureau

As such, in 2022 81% of S&P 500 companies reported their own emissions (scope 1), and the emissions of the electricity they bought (scope 2). Since the convention’s establishment, the countries involved meet annually during the Conference of the Parties (COP). 30 years later came COP 26 (2021) – held in Glasgow.

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