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The State of Green Business 2023

GreenBiz

To look only at the positive outcomes belies the immense challenges ahead

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2023 Washington State Legislative Session Report – Week 2

CleanTech Alliance

Week Two On Monday, January 16th, both the House and Senate honored the late civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., by adopting resolutions on the floor. On Tuesday, Republican and Democratic leaders in both the House and the Senate gathered for media availability where they answered questions about their priorities and various bills moving […] Public Policy 2023 legislative report 2023 legislative session brad boswell report weekly session report

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The State of Green Business 2023

GreenBiz

In this one-hour webcast, coinciding with the report’s release, GreenBiz Group Chairman Joel Makower and a team of GreenBiz analysts will discuss the key insights for sustainable business in 2023

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Comment: Building a cyber-resilient water future

Envirotec Magazine

A criminal cyber-attack on a UK water company in August 2022, which saw hackers gain access to customer banking details, led utilities to urgently reassess cybersecurity strategies.

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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.

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The age of adoption: Bold actions for a net-zero future

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Regardless whether we realize it, the climate economy is transforming every aspect of our lives. We are finally serious about combating climate change and adopting our way to a healthier planet

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Kia EVs to use onsemi’s silicon carbide power module for traction inverters

Charged

onsemi has announced that its EliteSiC family of silicon carbide power modules has been selected for Kia’s EV6 GT model. onsemi says its power module enables high-efficiency power conversion from the DC 800 V of the battery to the AC drive for the rear axle.

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Solaris to supply Bucharest, Romania with 100 electric trolleybuses

Charged

Solaris , a Polish producer of public transport vehicles, has announced that the Romanian Municipality of Bucharest has executed a contract for 100 Solaris Trollino 12 trolleybuses, with a base contract value of nearly €60 million. The vehicles are expected to arrive in Bucharest at the end of 2024.

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Carbon technology captures billions in funds

GreenBiz

Carbon removal technology is capturing more than just greenhouse gases. It’s also sucking up billions of investor dollars

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Electreon to deploy public wireless EV charging road in Germany

Charged

Electreon , a developer of wireless and in-road wireless EV charging technology, will deploy its technology in a public wireless road project in Germany, which will power a public electric bus.

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State of Green Business 2023

GreenBiz

“Stay the course” may be the key message coming out of the convulsing, confounding year that was 2022. For all that those 12 months threw at us — a still-raging pandemic, a global economic downturn, major supply-chain chokepoints, political upheavals, climate exacerbated natural disasters and a global energy crisis spurred by Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine — there’s no turning back for sustainability professionals.

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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.

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Norwegian utility claims to calculate true cost of sewer ingress

Envirotec Magazine

Infiltration of storm and ground water can increase during periods of heavy rain and storm events.

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Rice University announces new process to revive lithium-battery anodes for reuse

Charged

Rice University scientists have reported what they believe to be a partial solution to the mounting disposal problem of worn-out lithium-ion batteries. It relies on a unique “flash” Joule heating process they have developed to produce graphene from waste.

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Tracing the flow of water with DNA

Envirotec Magazine

Oliver Schilling analyzes spring water at Mount Fuji (image credit: T. Schilling) Environmental DNA analysis of microbial communities can help us understand how a particular region’s water cycle works.

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ISO 14001 Certification Guide to Set up a Comprehensive Environmental Management System

Green Business Bureau

ISO 14001 certification to establish an effective environmental management system The International Standards Organization (ISO) has developed over 18,500 international standards, and of high significance is ISO’s environmental management system standards titled ISO 14001 (for ISO 14001 certification).

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High-power and high-speed interconnect design considerations for electric and autonomous vehicles

Charged

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Green Business Bureau Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification™

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Bureau Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification The Green Business Bureau , supported by Clearyst° , is proud to earn the prestigious 2023 Great Place to Work Certification.

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Qcells bullish on Belgium market ahead of InterSolution solar trade fair

Alternative Energy Mag

Europe’s first major solar trade exhibition of 2023 – InterSolution in Ghent, Belgium – expected to capture the energised mood of a Belgian market poised for a record-breaking year

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The Brief: Mitigating currency risks, climate insurance in Brazil, green coffee in Rwanda, securitization for adaptation

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! ? Call No. 48: Investable opportunities in high-impact municipal finance. Fiscal justice, community resilience and mispriced risks are creating.

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A multi-physics approach to battery thermal management and runaway analysis (Webinar)

Charged

Thermal issues associated with the battery might affect its safety, reliability, lifetime, and performance. What if you can ensure the battery operates in safe temperature ranges while maximizing its performance, minimizing its degradation and avoiding hazardous conditions?

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How A $30 Test Saved My Life

R-Squared Energy

Author’s Note: Although this article isn’t in my typical coverage area, some readers may find it interesting. More importantly, you may find it helpful. As I was driving to work last summer, I noticed that the vision in my right eye was a little blurry.

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5 Sustainable Tips to Reduce Emissions from Farming

Green Living Guy

Farming is an essential industry that feeds the world and provides us with many of the materials we use on a daily basis. However, farming can also contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, which can have negative impacts on the environment.

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Contractor’s Corner: Perch Energy Community solar management company helps developers acquire and manage customers.

Solar Power World

In this episode of the Contractor’s Corner podcast, community solar customer manager Perch Energy talks about the role software plays in making this solar segment accessible to those who can’t install arrays on their rooftops.

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Tips for a Greener and Eco-Friendlier Christmas

Green Living Guy

Christmas used to be a highly religious holiday that celebrated love, unity and gratefulness, and it seems that today, all we think about is wasteful decorations, expensive presents and too much food.

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'Major failings': Just seven per cent of global bank's energy finance directed to renewables

Business Green

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SolarEdge’s Technology First to Meet South Australia’s New Dynamic Export Regulations

Alternative Energy Mag

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Britishvolt: A Green Business is NOT a Charity

Terra Infirma

And so the Britishvolt EV battery startup has died a big messy public death, as I predicted. Not because of any particular skill on my part, just that it was the third or fourth such project I’ve seen over the years. They arrive like a firework in a blaze of light and sound then fade away leaving nothing but an acrid smell in the air. Let’s be clear what happened to Britishvolt. While they had raised a lot of dosh from investors, they had nothing to sell and nobody to sell it to.

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EPA attempts to mandate more biofuel use in the US

Inhabitant

The EPA has announced its intention to mandate more biofuel use as part of the U.S. reaching its climate change mitigation goals. In late December, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed to increase the amount of ethanol and other biofuels that must be blended into the U.S. fuel supplies over the next three years. Renewable fuel providers and farm groups welcomed the move, but environmentalists and oil industry groups were not in favor

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Is the UK squandering its green economy leadership?

Business Green

The CBI reckons the UK has lost out on £4.3bn of green growth to its European competitors, making bolder climate action an open goal for a Labour Party that is looking to woo business leaders For much of the past decade the green economy has provided the government with a genuine success story with which to answer its many critics.

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Two eco-focused higher education buildings in Utah

Inhabitant

Architectural and design firm MHTN has a record of introducing sustainably-minded solutions that embrace the function of the building while reducing its environmental impact. Well-established as a brand experienced in higher education student life design, MHTN is currently developing eco-friendly buildings on two Utah campuses

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Report: Methane from coal mines 'can double steel's climate impact'

Business Green

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Variations on a theme: Securitizing fees and taxes to finance climate adaptation 

Impact Alpha

Ghana securitized an education tax to improve access to education and a petrol tax to pay off legacy debts in the banking sector. The post Variations on a theme: Securitizing fees and taxes to finance climate adaptation appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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National Grid ESO ignites Demand Flexibility Service in response to latest cold snap

Business Green

The grid operator is today activating its scheme to pay participating households to reduce energy consumption during peak hours As many as a million households across the UK with smart meters will be paid by National Grid ESO to use less electricity this evening between 17.00 and 18.00

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Allied Electronics & Automation Offers the Largest Selection of Industrial Control Solutions in North America

Alternative Energy Mag

Thanks to the recent addition of ILME, Mencom, Joslyn Clark, and SCHNEEBERGER, Allied’s industrial control product portfolio offers well more than 197,000 solutions optimized for ICS applications in multiple markets

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Bamboo Capital’s Build Fund backs Green Mountain Arabica Coffee in Rwanda

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 23 — In Rwanda’s Karenge region, women-owned Green Mountain Arabica Coffee exports green unroasted coffee beans that it sources from 1,200. The post Bamboo Capital’s Build Fund backs Green Mountain Arabica Coffee in Rwanda appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Labour proposes planning overhaul as part of 'Green Prosperity Plan'

Business Green