Tue.Nov 17, 2020

A Cleaner, Greener Harvest Thanks to Electric Tractors

CleanTechnica

The increasing demand for organic foods gets a lot of headlines. Consumers have shown they are prepared to pay a premium for foods with an untouched pedigree, which has helped bolster the thin margins in both farming and at the point of sale.

Tips to Make Your Holidays a Little Greener 

U.S. Green Technology

Everyone loves the holiday season, and many people greatly anticipate this time of year, but the holidays are often associated with less than green habits.

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California School District Latest To Order Electric School Buses

CleanTechnica

It used to be months between stories about electric school buses. Now it's becoming days! The latest piece of news in this sector is that Thermalito Union Elementary School District has bought 6 electric school buses from GreenPower.

Could Agri-PV Be Africa’s Next Big Solar Market Trend?

GreenTechMedia

Insiders predict agricultural companies could become major adopters of solar power in Africa as farmers seek to improve the cost and reliability of energy supplies.

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UK Energy Companies Plan Massive Undersea HVDC Cable From Scotland To Britain

CleanTechnica

Scottish Power, National Grid, and SSE will partner to construct the world's longest undersea HVDC transmission link from Scotland to Britain. Offshore Wind Energy COP 26 Eastern Link national grid offshore wind Scottish Power undersea HVDC transmission cable

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Zero-emission airport concept wins 2020 Fentress Global Challenge

Inhabitat - Innovation

The winning design features a zero-emission, air-purifying airport not for planes, but for flying cars

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Prime Roots offers ready-made, plant-based holiday meals

Inhabitat - Innovation

Prime Roots is offering veganized Thanksgiving favorites, including garlicky mashed potatoes, balsamic and bacon Brussels sprouts and, of course, turkey

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Porsche Backs Synthetic Fuels To Keep Classics On The Road

CleanTechnica

Porsche is hoping synthetic fuels will help to keep classic Porsches running -- and running carbon neutral! -- well into the future. Biofuels Cars Clean Power Clean Transport audi biofuel Bosch bosch syngas carbon neutral classic cars classic porsche Porsche syngas sythentic fuel

Bacardi announces new biodegradable bottles

Inhabitat - Innovation

Bacardi is bringing some good cheer to this rough year

ARK Invest’s Tasha Keeney Talks Wright’s Law & Tesla

CleanTechnica

Dillon Loomis of the YouTube channel "Electrified" has shared a video on YouTube of Tasha Keeney from ARK Invest speaking about Wright's Law, Tesla, and why many are still not understanding Tesla and its electric revolution.

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Waste concrete to be repurposed into public furniture using additive manufacturing

Envirotec Magazine

Waste concrete from demolished buildings is to be reinvented and made into new custom-made outdoor memorials and public garden furniture with the help of 3D printing, in a new £6m project.

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Electric Vans Poppin’ In UK & California — 4 New Stories

CleanTechnica

Electric vans may not be as "sexy" as Cybertrucks or electric roadsters, but they sure are effective at cutting emissions. And they sure are effective at delivery goods. We've got a few positive stories about electric vans to share to give you a mid-week enthusiasm boost.

CleanTech Breakfast Series – Canadian Innovations

CleanTech Alliance

December 9, featuring Representative Rajotte and 3 innovators from across Canada

Harley-Davidson’s New E-Bicycles Put The Pedal To The Pedal — CleanTechnica Interview

CleanTechnica

Harley-Davidson plunges into the e-bicycle pool with extra-stylish Serial 1 CTY eBicycle series, featuring extra performance, too. Bicycles Clean Transport Electric Bikes Electric Vehicles co2 emissions Electricity EV sales Harley Davidson Serial 1 united states US

Weekly UTC Bulletin- November 17

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, November 17, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]. Industry News Public Policy rulemaking utc weekly bulletin workshop notice

2018 Tesla Model 3 vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3 (Video Comparison)

CleanTechnica

YouTuber David Narayan recently compared the major differences between the 2021 Tesla Model 3 and the 2018 Tesla Model 3. He and his friend Lucas, whose 2018 Model 3 was featured in the video, covered many different aspects of each vehicle in the exterior and interior.

Partnership to create first end-of-life supply chain for electric car batteries

Envirotec Magazine

A seemingly ground-breaking project to create a circular end-of-life supply chain for the electric vehicle industry is being led by EMR Metals Recycling. The project has won grant support from the UK Government’s Advanced Propulsion Centre.

Jeff Bezos Rolls Out First Tranche Of Earth Fund Money

CleanTechnica

Jeff Bezos' $10 billion Earth Fund has announced its first allocation of funds to well known and lesser known climate advocacy groups.

Data could hold the key to stopping Alzheimer's

GatesNotes

More data sharing will accelerate progress towards an Alzheimer’s breakthrough

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The Himiway Cruiser Rolls Onto The Scene With Massive Power & Range For Just $1,399

CleanTechnica

The Himiway Cruiser raises the bar for fat tire electric mountain bikes, with massive amounts of range, a high torque motor, and lots of included accessories. At just $1,399, the Himiway Cruiser comes in at a budget price.

Brussels train station transformed into wooden shopping and event center

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Gare Maritime railway station in Brussels has seen a huge transformation. The building, formerly one of Europe's largest railway stations for goods, has been renovated into a new city district shopping and event development made of cross-laminated timber

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Trevor (Tesla Owners Online) Explores 2021 Tesla Model 3 Refresh (Video)

CleanTechnica

Trevor, founder of Tesla Owners Online, has shared his thoughts about the new 2021 Tesla Model 3 refresh in his latest video.

In a Year of Turmoil, Residential Solar Assets Are a Safe-Haven Investment

GreenTechMedia

The U.S. residential solar industry has continued to regain momentum after a challenging spring season due to the coronavirus.

Dept. Of Energy Smart Energy Campaign With Berkeley Lab Saves $95 Million Per Year

CleanTechnica

A 4-year Department of Energy smart energy analytics initiative facilitated by Berkeley Lab has collectively saved $95 million dollars a year. Hannah Kramer and Dr. Jessica Granderson answered some questions about the initiative for CleanTechnica.

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Will BIPV Finally Get Its Day? [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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Take Me Home, Country Roads: New Study on Clean Transportation Strategies in Rural Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

CleanTechnica

A new study from M. Bradley & Associates, together with Union of Concerned Scientists, shows how rural communities in four states, Maine, Maryland, Vermont and Virginia, can benefit from clean transportation solutions, resulting in significant economic gains and reduced global warming emissions.

Consultancies develop net zero 2030 routemap for UK water

Envirotec Magazine

Water industry experts from Ricardo and Mott MacDonald have collaborated to create what they describe as “a pioneering strategy that will guide the UK water industry to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.”

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Updated 2021 Tesla Model 3, Faster Supercharging On Tesla Model 3 With LFP Batteries — CleanTechnica Top 20

CleanTechnica

The most popular CleanTechnica articles of the first two weeks of November were led by a couple of stories about revised versions of the Tesla Model 3, followed by my monologue on how I feel about Full Self-Driving and white seats more than a year after buying my Model 3, and then a story on a Tesla teardown.

NREL Advanced Manufacturing Research Moves Wind Turbine Blades Toward Recyclability

altenergymag

A new material for wind blades that can be recycled could transform the wind industry, rendering renewable energy more sustainable than ever before while lowering costs in the process

Affordable senior housing gets a climate-responsive upgrade in California

Inhabitat - Innovation

To stay within a tight budget, the architects employed sustainable, low-tech strategies

Nissan to sell only electrified cars in China by 2025

Charged

Nissan has become the latest automaker to announce a regional phase-out of gas-only cars (Honda recently announced it would sell only hybrids and EVs in Europe after 2022). Now Nissan says all models sold in China will be either electric or hybrid by 2025. The Japanese automaker will introduce nine electrified (EV or hybrid) models in China by that date. The first of these will be a vehicle equipped with its hybrid e-Power system, to be launched next year.

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Blueprint Local and LISC are using Opportunity Zones to bridge divisions, beginning in the South

Impact Alpha

As we move beyond a difficult election cycle, it is time to focus on an ambitious community investment agenda that has a meaningful. Locavesting Community Finance Dealflow Opportunity Zones Place-Based Investing

Guest column: Addressing racial injustice in the renewable energy industry

Solar Power World

By Rebecca Chilton, director, project finance; and Erica Reidy, associate director of project finance, Leyline Renewable Capital Recent protests over the deaths of countless Black men, women and children in America have brought a reckoning on race to our country.

AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

altenergymag

100-Day Plan details pathway to unlocking economic growth, achieving rapid renewable energy deployment to reach clean energy and climate targets

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