Thu.Sep 29, 2022

The initiatives that are shaping the future for industrial decarbonization

GreenBiz

Major announcements in September light the road to industrial decarbonization

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Companies around the world offer replacement LEAF batteries

Charged

The false assertion that EV batteries wear out quickly, and can’t be replaced or recycled, is a favorite of the anti-EV crowd, so it was interesting to hear an exec from Nissan (one of the few automakers that has actually sold large numbers of EVs) clearly and unequivocally rebut the idea.

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Converting captured carbon into rock really is that easy

GreenBiz

Icelandic company Carbfix has cracked the code on converting liquified CO2 into rock, leading the charge to capture and store excess carbon

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All 50 states (plus DC and PR) greenlit to access federal EV infrastructure funds

Charged

The Biden Administration has now approved Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans (EVIDPs) for all 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico, ahead of schedule.

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.

The secret ingredient in a vegan menu: Chef training

GreenBiz

To bring delicious plant-rich foods to VERGE 22, we invested in a vegan expert in the kitchen with the food service staff of the San Jose Convention Center

Oil wells could soon be pumping lithium in Alberta

Charged

Everybody loves lithium, but mining it does have an environmental footprint. Everybody (around here) hates oil, which has a much bigger footprint.

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Proposed California regulation would accelerate fleet electrification timeline

Charged

California’s 2035 phase-out of ICE cars has been grabbing the headlines, but other regulations that are in the works could have even more impact on emissions.

Canada Infrastructure Bank funding will help redraw the EV charging landscape

Clean Energy Canada

VICTORIA — Mark Zacharias, executive director of Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement regarding the launch of the Canada Infrastructure Bank’s $500 million zero-emission vehicle charging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure initiative.

Selecting hardware to enhance EV charger design

Charged

Sponsored by Southco. The move from traditional engine vehicles to Electric Vehicles is driving a need for engineered equipment and infrastructure to support the transformation.

Move over New York: Clean energy action shifts to industrial Pittsburgh

Impact Alpha

The spotlight may have been on Climate Week NYC last week, but 370 miles away, Pittsburgh was the site of additional high-level climate. The post Move over New York: Clean energy action shifts to industrial Pittsburgh appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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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.

Green Watt Power introduces EV charger for 400 V batteries

Charged

Green Watt Power , a maker of EV chargers and DC-DC converters, has introduced a charger designed for EVs, including material handling vehicles, motorcycles, scooters and e-carts. It will be available starting in November of 2022. The Emerald Charger, or EVC-420-6600, is a 6.6

Buyer’s Guide for Sustainable Home Products

Green Business Bureau

Upgrading to the latest resource efficient appliances and equipment is a great way to green your home, lower utility bills and minimize your environmental impact.

Displaced East Africans remake camps into testbeds for refugee-lens investing

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 28 – A settlement camp in a remote area of northwest Kenya is abuzz with economic activity – and a signal of the. The post Displaced East Africans remake camps into testbeds for refugee-lens investing appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

DNV’s battery scorecard includes safety and performance data for 19 cell types

Charged

Assurance and risk management specialist DNV has released the fourth edition of its Battery Scorecard report , which is available for free download.

The Best Solutions For A Low Cost Business Setup In Dubai

U.S. Green Technology

Setting up a business in Dubai is not as straightforward or simple as some people might think. There are legal and regulatory requirements that you need to know. You can save yourself from all these hurdles by getting the help of a low-cost business set up firm in Dubai.

Factorial Energy to open solid-state EV cell development and production facility

Charged

Factorial Energy , a Massachusetts-based solid-state battery developer, is building a solid-state cell development and manufacturing facility in Methuen, Massachusetts.

High-Quality Rugs vs Low-Quality Rugs

U.S. Green Technology

Rugs can either be made of high-quality materials or low-quality materials. High-quality rugs are typically more expensive than low-quality rugs, but they can last longer and withstand more wear and tear.

How to reduce bird deaths related to skyscrapers

Inhabitant

Skyscrapers are considered a feat of modern-day engineering and architecture. While we all recognize some of their negative impacts on the planet, we are also seeing the body count of our bird populations increasing to worrisome numbers due to their collisions with these superstructures

ZF Wind Power and R&D Test Systems to develop 30MW test bench

Alternative Energy Mag

Jrva Stadspark is a new proposal for urban green space

Inhabitant

Northern Stockholm, Sweden, is the home to an unused green space with the potential to be converted into housing or recreational space. Järva Stadspark is a proposal to do both

Tigo Energy Surpasses One-Terawatt Hour of Monitored Solar PV Energy in Europe

Alternative Energy Mag

As highlighted by residential installations in one Spanish neighborhood, Tigo MLPE drives sales with module-level monitoring and optimization

Hydrogen Lobby Targeting Labour Conference with ‘False Solutions’, Say Campaigners

DeSmogBlog

LIVERPOOL, UK – Gas companies and hydrogen lobbyists are using the Labour Party’s annual conference to push “false solutions to the climate crisis”, according to green campaigners.

Aedas wins competition to build new sustainable headquarters

Inhabitant

By the Qiongzhou Strait in China, the Haikou Jiangdong New Zone is an area being developed with new industrial headquarters. Aedas has been recently awarded the SHCCIG (Hainan) International Industrial Headquarters where they plan to create new sustainable buildings

Why carbon removals are a major commercial opportunity for first mover firms

Business Green

BeZero's Victoria Harvey looks at why companies are flocking to the nascent carbon removal sector. The climate case for carbon removal is made time and time again. A billion tonne scale sector, consisting of both nature-based and engineered removal methods, is needed by the mid-century to meet 1.5C

Upcycled clothes collection inspires to break the pattern

Inhabitant

Electrolux and Rave Review teamed up to help with the throwaway fashion waste crisis by inspiring people to keep their clothes longer. Electrolux is a Swedish home appliance brand, and they wanted to inspire people to break this pattern by working with Swedish fashion designers Rave Review to create a unique fashion collection made from discarded clothing

The Main Advantages Of Having A Wood Pellet Mill

Alternative Energy Mag

The wood pellet mill, that goes called a wood pellet machine, or wood pellet press, is popular in many countries around the globe. Using the growth of "biomass energy", these day there are various production technologies utilized to convert biomass into useable electricity as well as heat. The wood pellet machines are one of the typical machines that complete this

Your next watch could be made of and smell like coffee

Inhabitant

You didn't realize until just now that you want your next watch to be sustainable, made of recycled food waste and have the slight scent of coffee. The world's first watch made from recycled coffee has just launched and is called The Coffee Watch by Lilienthal Berlin

Proserv acquires stake in power system monitoring expert Synaptec

Alternative Energy Mag

Move reinforces Proserv's proactive pivot towards innovating further disruptive technology solutions for offshore wind and the wider energy segment

Could an indigenous funding boost revive stuttering forest pact?

Eco-Business

A COP26 pledge to halt deforestation is making only slow progress - but more funding on the ground could change that

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McCarthy Begins Mobilization of Construction Workforce and Hiring for Leeward Renewable Energy’s 200 MW Horizon Solar Project in Texas

Alternative Energy Mag

Project will have a peak on-site construction workforce of 300, creating new jobs in Frio County

Net Zero Festival: Firms urged to put data at the heart of decarbonisation strategies

Business Green

You need to start with data', sustainability leaders from National Grid and Schneider Electric urge companies.

DSD and Black Bear Break Ground on 1.4 MW Solar Installation on Office Campus in Pleasanton, CA

Alternative Energy Mag

Built and owned by DSD, the canopy projects will not only provide the benefit of covered parking for the adjacent office buildings, but will also provide tenants with access to lower-cost, onsite solar energy, and are expected to generate over 2 million kilowatt hours of energy per year, reducing the campus’ carbon footprint significantly

Green growth 'only intellectually coherent' path for UK economy, finance experts argue

Business Green

Net Zero Festival: Experts from Green Finance Institute, NatWest, State Street and BlueOrchard make the case for investing and nature and net zero to help return the UK economy to growth.

Enerflo Announces Solar Proposal Tool Integration with Storz Power

Alternative Energy Mag

The new integration will enable solar sales reps to easily and accurately configure energy storage systems and sell Storz Power AI+ Storage Systems though Enerflo's native solar proposal tool, Optimus. This feature is available now to all Enerflo partners and users

Nearly a dozen independent news organizations in Nigeria get support from Media Development Investment Fund

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 28 — Last year’s youth-led uprising against police brutality spurred Nigeria’s biggest anti-government protests in a generation. MDIF launched a three-year.