Wed.Sep 22, 2021

6 Benefits of Solar Microgrids for Local Energy Production

U.S. Green Technology

As the eco-conscious movement expands, the demand for sustainable energy sources increases. In the U.S., most of our electricity derives from fossil fuels. During combustion, they create greenhouse gas emissions and create atmospheric degradation.

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The glaring absence of climate in company financials

GreenBiz

Why corporations' climate-lite financial statements threaten both the climate and investors

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Top Five Reasons Why F95zone Is An Underrated Gaming Platform

U.S. Green Technology

F95ZONE is considered to be one of the best and yet one of the most underrated platforms. Why is that so? Well, take a look at the following reasons and find out for yourself! MEANT ONLY FOR ADULTS One of the major reasons why F95ZONE is suffering as a gaming community is that it is.

Starbucks makes circular push with expansion of Greener Stores

GreenBiz

The coffee giant is building out its Greener Stores model, starting in Shanghai, and seeking to give other retailers a lift in adopting circular practices

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Perkins Coie Breakfast Series – 9/29

CleanTech Alliance

Join Lion Electric, Flo, and Effenco as the speak on the ‘Electrification Solutions for the Goods Industry. Focus on Marine Ports ’

ESG is huge and terribly flawed. Now what?

GreenBiz

The red-hot rush to bring ESG products to market has been followed, predictably, by a firehose of cold-water questions

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How V2G financial incentives could inspire EV adoption

GreenBiz

What if you or your organization could offset the cost of a new EV even further than the total cost of ownership equation by actually generating money from it

Environmental Awareness Days In October

Green Business Bureau

There are countless environmental awareness days and events happening globally for you and your employees to celebrate year-round. Here are a few environmental awareness days coming up in October that you should really put on your calendar. Energy Efficiency Day – October 6th.

Companies, consumers can meet climate action goals together

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Climate change impacts are everywhere, and the time for transformative action is now. Both companies and consumers have vital roles to play

World’s largest floating offshore wind farm begins operation

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The world's largest floating wind farm is now operating offshore Scotland.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Loop adds in-store pickup and dropoff for reusable packaging

GreenBiz

After two years of running mostly online, the company is partnering with retail and fast food companies for an in-person experience

U.S. climate goals require a ‘grid of the future’ now

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle.

Loop adds in-store pickup and dropoff for reusable packaging service

GreenBiz

After two years of running mostly online, the company is partnering with retail and fast food companies for an in-person experience

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GaN Systems to supply power transistors to BMW

Charged

Gallium nitride power semiconductor developer GaN Systems has signed a comprehensive capacity agreement with BMW for the company’s GaN power transistors, which are designed to increase the efficiency and power density of critical applications in EVs.

Yotta Energy Partners with CPS Energy to Demonstrate Distributed Solar + Storage Technology

altenergymag

The Battery Storage Project at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston Military Post Will Serve as a Test Project for Deploying Distributed Energy Storage Resources

Australian mine operator buys Wabtec’s FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive

Charged

In July, Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) announced that its FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive delivered an 11 percent reduction in fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in a three-month pilot with BNSF Railway. Now Wabtec has made a sale to Australian mine operator Roy Hill, to be delivered in 2023.

How to ‘build back better’ energy markets for higher penetration of renewables

Renewable Energy World

With next week’s FERC meeting on SEEM proposal , the question is back on the table: will FERC approve a group of southeast utilities’ proposal for organizing a market?

Is Asia's fossil gas push a bridge to nowhere?

Eco-Business

Realising it’s now or never, the global gas industry is making a determined push to develop infrastructure across Asia as climate targets tighten and renewables become more competitive

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New platform enables EV owners to earn revenue by providing demand response services for the UK grid

Charged

Kaluza, an intelligent energy platform, and Flexitricity, an electrical aggregator and demand response specialist, have partnered to provide a new combined grid flexibility service.

Arctic sea ice summer minimum in 2021 is ‘12th lowest’ on record

Eco-Business

Arctic sea ice has reached its annual minimum for 2021, clocking in at the 12th lowest on record, according to provisional data from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC

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Labour Criticised Over Drax-Sponsored ‘Zero Carbon’ Party Conference Event

DeSmogBlog

The Labour Party has been accused of helping biomass energy giant Drax engage in “green spin” by holding a climate event at its upcoming conference sponsored by the North Yorkshire company. Drax – which emitted 19.4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2020, including 13.2

Twin threats: climate migrants said to face greater risk of modern slavery

Eco-Business

New report warns that millions more people displaced by climate change will be exposed to trafficking and slavery in the coming decades, and calls for policies to protect them

In North Carolina, falling costs of clean energy make strange bedfellows

Renewable Energy World

By Elizabeth Ouzts, Energy News Network. Manufacturers, mills, and environmental interests oppose Duke-backed legislation because it hampers the role of regulators and costs ratepayers. It’s not often that paper mills and chemical manufacturers agree with the likes of the Sierra Club.

China pledges to end (foreign) coal financing

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 22 – With less than six weeks until the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, global leaders are stirring to (modest) action. The post China pledges to end (foreign) coal financing appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Climate and Clean Tech Climate Finance Policy Corner Uncategorized

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Grid hardening through DER could soon be a viable, profitable solution for utilities

Renewable Energy World

A new trial in Australia is tackling the regulatory aspect of DER marketplaces hoping to answer the question: How does a utility earn a return on customer-sited assets?

Ford Begins Pre?Production of All?Electric F?150 Lightning Truck, Boosts Investment, Adds Jobs in Michigan

Green Living Guy

DEARBORN, Mich., 16, 2021 – As the first pre-production F-150 Lightning trucks roll out of Ford’s new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center and demand soars for the all-electric truck, Ford today said it will increase investment and add jobs to boost production.

Hydropower and green hydrogen sectors collaborate to achieve net zero

Renewable Energy World

The newly formed Green Hydrogen Organisation (GH2) and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) have set out a mutually strengthening vision of how their two sectors can collaborate and contribute to tackling climate change.

The World Health Organization’s new air quality guidelines ‘could save millions of lives’

Grist

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization, or WHO, published an update to its air quality guidelines — the international rubric that sets non-binding standards for safe levels of air pollution for the world’s countries.

In Pursuit of Zero Emissions, Ford Submits All?Electric Police Pilot Vehicle for Michigan State Police Testing

Green Living Guy

DEARBORN, Mich., 17, 2021 – Ford is paving the way for electric police fleets in America. As part of its more than $30 billion investment in electrification through 2025. All because Ford is exploring all-electric, purpose-built law enforcement vehicles.

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Generac Unveils New PWRgenerator, Designed to Dramatically Extend the Duration of Solar Battery Backup

altenergymag

Solar + battery storage + generator unlocks true energy independence

Greentown Labs Member Milestones — September 2021

Greentown Labs

Our 180+ startups never fail to impress us with their hard work and commitment to scaling their climatetech solutions! Check out their latest accomplishments below. Interested in engaging with or joining our community of climatetech startups?

Blockchain music streaming service Audius raised $5 million from Nas, Katy Perry and other creators

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 22 – Mainstream streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music are notorious for stiffing the musicians who drive the platforms’ popularity.

Introducing the Velojuicer – pedal-powered apple scratter

Low Impact

Here is an in-depth look at the Velojuicer, our pedal-powered apple juicer. A lightweight, mobile, all-in-one machine that scrats, presses, and juices apples using only human power and a bit of good humour. The Velojuicer is a brand new invention for making juice at community apple days.

The Brief: Inclusive creator economy, streaming Audius, Bezos’ Earth funding, banking Egyptian workers, cellular meat, planet forward, China rethinks coal

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! ?? Optimizing for impact. This is going to be big. Hundreds of Agents of Impact have signed up for.

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Countering Bolsonaro’s UN speech, Greenpeace reveals Amazon deforestation photos

Eco-Business

Activists pushed back on Bolsonaro’s statement, noting rising deforestation in the Amazon while publishing dramatic images captured in two Amazon states in September

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