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How Canva is helping its printing partners buy solar power

GreenBiz

A unique contract allows companies that are typically too small to negotiate their own power contracts to fund new green energy projects.

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Fish Maw: A Delicacy Worth Trying

The Environmental Blog

Fish maw, an underrated gem in the culinary world, is gaining popularity for its nutritional benefits and unique texture. Revered in Asian cuisines, especially Chinese, fish maw is not just a delicacy but also a symbol of prosperity and health. This article delves into what fish maw is, its culinary uses, health benefits, and offers a detailed guide on preparing the beloved fish maw soup.

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Supporting the next generation of climate technologies

GreenBiz

Summary: Tencent’s CarbonX program bridges the gap between promising climate technologies and commercial viability, driving the shift to a low-carbon society.

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Identifying the Risks and Challenges of Generative AI

The Environmental Blog

Machine learning systems capable of producing new material and artifacts including text, pictures, audio, and video are called generative artificial intelligence (AI). Large datasets are used to train generative AI models on patterns and their ability to produce fresh outputs depending on their learning. Though generative AI research began in the 1950s, access to huge datasets and developments in deep learning have caused it to grow in recent years.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Blockage-clearing pipebot picks up award in OFWAT innovation challenge, with help from drainage expert

Envirotec Magazine

A provider of innnovative drainage solutions, Jet Aire, has been named one of the winning partners in the Ofwat Breakthrough Innovation Challenge for its participation in a research project to develop the world’s first blockage clearing pipebots. Working with Northumbrian Water Group, the University of Sheffield, as well as a number of other universities, WASC’s and suppliers, this project aims to find a way to proactively detect build-ups before they become a blockage, eradicating spills and se

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Pennsylvania Takes a Crack at Making Virtual Power Plants a Reality

NRDC onEarth

Linking EVs, smart homes, and other resources to the grid takes work from PJM and states. Pennsylvania is beginning to do its part.

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Grants for home batteries could “save billions” in shift to renewables

Renew Economy

Incentivising households and landlords into renewable tech such as batteries and solar would save billions on large-scale infrastructure, new report says. The post Grants for home batteries could “save billions” in shift to renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Actuators firm secures framework with Southern Water

Envirotec Magazine

Electric valve actuation expert AUMA Actuators Limited (AUMA UK) has added Southern Water to its growing list of successful frameworks with major UK water companies. Southern Water provides essential water services to 2.5 million customers and wastewater services to more than 4.7 million customers across Sussex, Kent, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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Nel ASA Announces Share Distribution in Cavendish Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

On June 10, 2024, Nel ASA, a prominent player in the hydrogen technology sector, declared a strategic distribution of shares in Cavendish Hydrogen ASA. According to the announcement, shareholders of Nel.

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People are altering decomposition rates in waterways

Envirotec Magazine

Humans may be accelerating the rate at which organic matter decomposes in rivers and streams on a global scale, according to a new study. That could pose a threat to biodiversity in waterways around the world and increase the amount of carbon in Earth’s atmosphere. Published in Science , the study is the first to combine a global experiment and predictive modeling to illustrate how human impacts to waterways may contribute to the global climate crisis.

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Electrofuels Are the Future: The Driving Force to Decarbonizing Heavy Transport

Speaker: Ayesha Choudhury - Senior Vice President, Head of Capital Markets at Infinium

With the first wave of the energy transition, renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) have begun replacing coal power generation. However, some sectors are lagging behind and struggling to decarbonize more than others, including large-scale transportation like commercial aviation, shipping, and rail transit. Electrofuels (aka eFuels) are the next generation of solutions to help the hardest-to-abate sectors pivot from their reliance on fossil fuels.

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Tesla Megapack battery storage system enters Japan’s ancillary services market

Energy Storage News

A battery energy storage system (BESS) comprising Tesla Megapacks with output of 10.8MW and 43MWh storage capacity has gone into operation in Sendai, Japan.

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Metal separation at E-Waste World Conference 2024

Envirotec Magazine

Non-ferrous metal recovered from e-waste on an Eddy Current Separator Recovering the valuable metals present in e-waste is challenging, involving liberation, sizing, and separation. Bunting’s separation equipment recovers ferrous and non-ferrous metals at various stages in the e-waste recycling process. The firm is presenting its solutions at the forthcoming E-Waste World Conference and Expo (26-27 June 2024, Messe Frankfurt, Germany).

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Ronn Inc. to Begin Discussions in Geneva About Its New Hyper-Hydrogen Vehicle to Be the Successor to Its Scorpion Hydrogen Hybrid

FuelCellsWorks

SCOTTSDALE, AZ– RONN Inc. (OTC:RONN) announced today that while in Geneva the company is set to engage with potential investors, industry leaders, and the press to discuss their plans for.

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Enzymes used in trial of enhanced rock weathering for CO2 removal

Envirotec Magazine

Veolia has partnered with UK biotechnology startup, FabricNano, to apply enzymes to rocks to trial faster, permanent carbon dioxide removal directly from the atmosphere. Enhanced rock weathering (ERW) is a process that helps to address climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and permanently storing it in rocks. Veolia’s new ERW service utilises large particle basalt rock fines sourced from local mining operations.

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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

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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Yara Opens Renewable Hydrogen Plant: “A Major Milestone”

FuelCellsWorks

Today, Yara International is officially opening its renewable hydrogen plant at Herøya, Norway. Yara is now producing renewable hydrogen and ammonia and has already delivered the first tonnes of fertilizers.

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A Western US energy market would boost clean energy. Will it happen?

Canary Media

Canary Media’s Down to the Wire column tackles the more complicated challenges of decarbonizing our energy systems. Utilities, policymakers, and clean energy advocates across the U.S. West have long agreed that a region-wide electricity trading market would be a win-win.

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BMW iX5 Hydrogen Gets a Special Wrap for Art Basel

FuelCellsWorks

At this year’s Art Basel in Basel, BMW highlights hydrogen as a sustainable energy source and movement theme. Partnering with Art Basel for two decades, BMW has commissioned London-based artist.

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After hits like Reddit and Scopley, Collaborative Fund easily raised a $125M fund to tackle climate, health and food

TechCrunch: Climate

“We were motivated to fundraise because we think the ’24 vintage is going to be a good one,” founder Craig Shapiro said. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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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 Climate 4.0 Economy. Climate change is here. We see it in many ways already. Weather catastrophes: Texas freezing over, the wildfires of California, the increasingly unpredictable violence and frequency of hurricanes, the rapid melting and disappearance of polar ice caps. Much more evidence all around us. What can we do in our corporate organizations, in our homes and communities, to change the current course?

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Norwegian Gas Giant Equinor to Invest in German Hydrogen Startup

FuelCellsWorks

Norway’s Equinor ASA is in advanced talks to become a key investor in German hydrogen startup HH2E AG in an effort to diversify its energy production, according to people familiar.

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World-first 18MW wind turbine installed in China

Renew Economy

Battle to build, install, and operate the world’s largest wind turbines has seen another record fall after the installation of an 18MW behemoth in China. The post World-first 18MW wind turbine installed in China appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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H2 Energy Europe Secures Building Permit for 1GW Green Hydrogen Production in Esbjerg, Denmark

FuelCellsWorks

H2 Energy Europe has successfully acquired the building permit for its ambitious 1-GW green hydrogen initiative, the Njordkraft Hydrogen project, located in the Danish seaport town of Esbjerg. The announcement.

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Contracting giant hit by losses on Australian renewable and transmission projects

Renew Economy

Contracting giant building some of Australia's landmark projects - including the biggest transmission link - hit by "negative margins" as costs soar. The post Contracting giant hit by losses on Australian renewable and transmission projects appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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India Accelerates Green Hydrogen Initiative

FuelCellsWorks

SECI launches 539,000-mtpa green ammonia tender. New Delhi– India took a crucial step towards the demand creation of green hydrogen and its derivatives in the country on Saturday.The Solar Energy.

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AGL buys into home solar, battery and EV management platform

Renew Economy

AGL takes stake in global energy software business with a management system designed to combine solar, batteries and EVs and deal with an energy "future you can't predict." The post AGL buys into home solar, battery and EV management platform appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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HEA Outlines Roadmap to Navigate Standardization Bumps for HGVs on Their Hydrogen Journey

FuelCellsWorks

The country’s leading hydrogen trade association is looking to pave the way for hydrogen as a decarbonising solution for HGVs where range, power, payload and refuelling times are paramount. A.

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NextEra and Entergy to develop 4.5GW of solar and storage capacity

PV Tech

NextEra Energy and Entergy have announced plans to develop 4.5GW of solar and storage projects as part of a five-year development agreement.

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FuelCell Energy Reports Second Quarter of Fiscal 2024 Results

FuelCellsWorks

Second Quarter Fiscal 2024 Summary (All comparisons are year-over-year unless otherwise noted) Revenue of $22.4 million, compared to $38.3 million Gross loss of $(7.1) million compared to $(6.1) million Loss.

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Prime Coalition debuts updated CRANE tool to estimate emissions reduction potential of new technologies

Impact Alpha

Investors looking to address accelerating greenhouse gas emissions and the subsequent rise in global temperatures face a dilemma: As climate tech solutions multiply, The post Prime Coalition debuts updated CRANE tool to estimate emissions reduction potential of new technologies appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Reliably Sealed: Cathode Isolation Valve for Fuel Cell Systems

FuelCellsWorks

Balance of Plant component from Purem by Eberspaecher Hermetic seal protects against premature wear Special material design prevents corrosion Esslingen (Germany)– Reliable sealing of the stack is a top.

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Buyer beware: Examining failures in the 2024 PV Module Reliability Scorecard

PV Tech

Kiwa PVEL's experts explain the record Top Performer in this year's Scorecard, and the surge in failures at the manufacturer and BOM levels.

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Hydrogen, the net-zero hero?

TechXplore

Green hydrogen could transform our energy system and solve many supply and emissions challenges. Whether this happens will depend on how economically it can be produced and how attractive it will be to consumers.

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Volvo CE invests $42 million in EV production facilities in Korea and Sweden

Charged

Volvo Construction Equipment has announced the opening of new facilities at its plants in Changwon, South Korea and Braås, Sweden. The two facilities were built at a cost of 440 million Swedish kronor ($42 million). In Changwon, Volvo invested 80 million kronor to build a battery pack production facility for electric excavators. “With the completion of the new battery pack production facility, we can now produce [electric excavators] in-house,” said Andrew Knight, Managing Director of Volvo Grou

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Dutton’s nuclear plan wouldn’t even meet net zero by 2050 target, report finds

Renew Economy

Coalition's nuclear plan would fail to deliver net zero emissions on the grid by 2050, new analysis shows. The post Dutton’s nuclear plan wouldn’t even meet net zero by 2050 target, report finds appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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