Thu.Jul 09, 2020

69% of Autos Sold in Norway in 2020 Have a Plug

CleanTechnica

Norway continues to be a shining star in the electric vehicle world. In the first half of the year, 48% of automobiles sold in the country were fully electric, a global record for EV market share. Plug-in vehicles represented 69% of auto sales, another global record.

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation

GreenBiz

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:30.

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Elon Musk Talks Tesla AI Chip, Autonomy Level 5, Accessing The Vector Space In Your Mind, & More

CleanTechnica

Last night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke at the virtual World AI Conference 2020 in Shanghai. He shared just how close Tesla is to reaching "Level 5" autonomy. He also said that Tesla China will get a chance to create original designs and engineering in the future.

Are Smart Homes the Key to Saving the World?

U.S. Green Technology

Smart technology has changed the way people go about their daily lives. These devices provide convenience and luxury for mobile devices and residences. However, smart homes are now delivering a new benefit — a positive environmental impact.

Tesla Model 3 Sales Surge Ahead In China

CleanTechnica

Sales of the Tesla Model 3 were up 35% month over month in China in June. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Market Research Research China China EV sales EV sales Tesla China Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model 3 China Tesla Model 3 sales Tesla sales

Behind New Jersey's ambitions for clean energy equity and offshore wind

GreenBiz

Behind New Jersey's ambitions for clean energy equity and offshore wind. Sarah Golden. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:00. If you want to know what state-level clean energy leadership looks like, look no further than New Jersey. .

International Energy Agency: Electric Vehicle Battery Tech Rapidly Improving

CleanTechnica

The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook is an annual publication that reports on the current state of electric mobility around the world. It always contains important insights about the EV market, and this year’s report is no exception.

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Massachusetts Expands EV Rebates To Nonprofits, Business Fleets

CleanTechnica

Massachusetts took a big step forward recently by include nonprofits and business fleets in the state's electric vehicle incentives.

How to Reduce Food Waste at Home?

The Environmental Blog

The amount of food that gets wasted or spoiled daily is enough to feed 20% of the world population say, experts. Food wastage is not only a problem of undeveloped countries, the United States and the UK also struggle with food wastage. There is a difference between food spoilage and wastage.

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Amazon Greening German Cities, Volkswagen Reforesting Australia

CleanTechnica

Amazon, based in the United States, recently committed to greening German cities — as in, planting a lot of trees and bushes there. Now, Volkswagen, based in Germany, is reforesting Australia. Passing it along, you might say? (We

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions

GreenBiz

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions. Join us for a conversation on the role of forests in addressing climate change and how technology can make forest carbon projects more credible.

Italy Takes Electric Vehicle Step Forward & Then Gets Dizzy

CleanTechnica

Italy has rolled out a confusing set of subsidies for electric vehicles and fossil fueled vehicles.

Essential Cleaning Services for Retirement Communities

The Environmental Blog

Retirement communities have become quite popular for older individuals to reside in who need additional care that their family members are unable to provide.

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Warren Buffett & Pig Poop: Unpacking The Blockbuster Dominion Energy Pipeline Deal

CleanTechnica

The big news last week was that Dominion Energy and Duke Energy were shutting down plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but there is more to the story.

How Social Distancing is Shifting Hospices Toward Digital Marketing

U.S. Green Technology

Social Distancing Shifts Hospices Toward Digital Marketing The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of life. Every industry has been forced to adapt to shelter in place and social distancing orders.

The Lucid Air Makes Me Drool

CleanTechnica

I don't praise a lot of cars on their looks. I don't often smack-talk their looks either if I think they're super ugly. I think aesthetics are highly subjective, I just don't like "criticizing for the fun of it," and, unfortunately, I don't find many vehicles visually appealing.

Virtually visit these 10 farm sanctuaries on July 25

Inhabitat - Innovation

On July 25, animal lovers are invited to participate in a virtual animal sanctuary tour that will let them peek into 10 American sanctuaries.

Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

CleanTechnica

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful.

Solar-powered luxury home celebrates contemporary style at Lake Huron

Inhabitat - Innovation

A gorgeous, energy-efficient home sits on the banks of Lake Huron

Volvo Cars App Tells Plug-In Drivers More About Their Driving

CleanTechnica

Volvo Cars has been heavily focused on plug-in hybrids up till now, but it plans to have 50% of its sales coming from fully electric vehicles by 2025. No traditional automaker beats that plan.

Two young architects travel the Arctic in a repurposed lifeboat

Inhabitat - Innovation

This is a tale of determination, exploration and sustainability

Silence Before The Storm At Chibwe Primary School — An Example Of Rural African Energy Development

CleanTechnica

You often hear about the rapid technological developments in African countries like Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and others.

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San Francisco is set to lose the majority of its bus lines

Inhabitat - Innovation

Up to 40 out of 68 bus routes could permanently close

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Cupra el-Born — Sporty & Hip Variant Of Volkswagen ID.3

CleanTechnica

The Cupra el-Born — a sporty variant of the Volkswagen ID.3 — will be produced at Volkswagen Group's Zwickau car factory in Germany. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Cupra Cupra el-Born SEAT Seat El-Born Volkswagen Group Volkswagen ID.3

CEBN Weekly Bulletin- July 9

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Clean Energy Business Network, July 9, 2020 The CEBN is pleased to announce the third episode of Powering Forward, State of play: A clean energy powered recovery. We are also hiring a new Program Associate! Apply here.

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Poll: British Columbians want climate and clean energy at the centre of B.C.’s recovery plan

Clean Energy Canada

Most British Columbians see the province’s post-COVID economic recovery as an opportunity to increase the B.C. government’s climate efforts through investments in clean energy and technology—and believe doing so would likely be to our economic benefit.

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 3- General Recap

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance hosted the third day of its first-ever virtual CleanTech Innovation Showcase on Wednesday, July 8. First, CleanTech Alliance President & CEO Mel Clark introduced Eileen Quigley, the Executive Director of the Clean Energy Transition Institute. Eileen spoke about the need to electrify and transition our energy systems and said that if we’re […]. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcase

Make a statement with Serendipitous Project's eco-friendly jewelry

Inhabitat - Innovation

This jewelry is sustainable and affordable

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 3- Track #1 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Jon Okun Presenting company track #1 on day 3 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase consisted of three presenters: Advanced Data Cooling Technologies (ADC), E2Metrix, and Molecule Works. First, Niall Davidson from Advanced Data Cooling Technologies (ADC) talked about the increased prevalence of data centers and how they’re set […]. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcase

Can the Clean Energy Industry Deliver On the Biden-Sanders Climate Plan?

GreenTechMedia

After effectively clinching the Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden's campaign began work with Senator Bernie Sanders in May to create a “unity task force.”

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 3- Track #2 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Track #2 of day 3 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured speakers from Aquagga, Liveable Cities, and Beta Hatch. First, Nigel Sharp, the CEO and Co-Founder of Aquagga spoke about the health risks of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and its prevalence in society. PFAS are everywhere, from the Teflon we use for cooking to […]. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcase

European Union Sets Gigawatt-Scale Targets for Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

The European Union this week set ambitious 2024 and 2030 targets for green hydrogen, a big step for the emerging sector.

Job Opportunity: UW CEI Associate Director for Education & Workforce Development

CleanTech Alliance

The UW Clean Energy Institute (CEI) supports the advancement of next-generation solar energy and battery materials and devices, as well as their integration with systems and the grid. CEI creates the ideas and educates the people needed to generate those innovations, while facilitating the pathways to bring them to market. The Associate Director for Education […]. Member News Opportunities

PacifiCorp Opens 4.3GW Renewables and Storage Procurement

GreenTechMedia

PacifiCorp has opened bids for up to 4.3 gigawatts of solar, wind and battery storage projects, part of a massive clean energy growth plan that will open the utility's six-state territory to third-party renewable energy developers.

Education Opportunity: Western Washington University new professional development offerings

CleanTech Alliance

Are you looking for the edge to move your career forward? Western Washington University’s professional development and Executive Education programs can provide you with the tools to stand out from the crowd. Their programs provide business professionals with the tools and knowledge necessary to advance their careers and position their organization for future growth. Full […

Top 5 US Storage Owners: NextEra Saw the Potential Early and Never Stopped Building [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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Covid-induced food insecurity has exposed underinvestment in food tech, says sustainability entrepreneur

Eco-Business

Past winner of sustainability innovation competition The Liveability Challenge says the pandemic has shown that too much money and brainpower has been invested in traditional technologies, and not enough in tech to safeguard food security