Wed.Jan 12, 2022

Generating Energy from Waste: How to Make it Happen

U.S. Green Technology

The world is growing old, and the conventional energy forms are becoming extinct. Although these energy forms have served us for so long, they also contribute to global concerns. The major problems caused by these energy forms are global warming and greenhouse effects.

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When circularity meets climate tech

GreenBiz

Climate tech designers should take a cue from consumer electronics companies such as Dell and Sonos

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How to Make Your House More Environmentally Friendly

The Environmental Blog

Currently, many people are regularly asking themselves what they can do to lead more environmentally conscious lives.

The year ahead for water: Extreme decentralization, digital and hydration

GreenBiz

These three trends fueled by increasing investor interest will continue to challenge and disrupt the water sector status quo

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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.

Women’s Networking Happy Hour (1/18)

CleanTech Alliance

Are you a woman in cleantech interested in connecting with other women in the space? Join us for a virtual networking Happy Hour on Jan. 18 from 4-5 PM PT

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Are passive index funds sustainable?

GreenBiz

They seem so simple, and they are. But index investment funds belie a challenge for ESG-minded investors

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Timberland wants your boots back

GreenBiz

The company launched a takeback program and wants to extend the life of its footwear, apparel and accessories

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Northvolt assembles first battery cell at factory in northern Sweden

Charged

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt has assembled the first battery cell at its Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden. According to Northvolt, the prismatic cell is “the first to have been fully designed, developed and assembled at a gigafactory by a homegrown European battery company.”.

How corporate renewable energy purchasing is changing in 2022

GreenBiz

Explore three ways for corporates to purchase renewable energy and three new market trends for the new year

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Lightning eMotors reveals all-new Lightning eChassis for commercial EVs

Charged

Commercial EV builder Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV) has introduced an all-new rolling chassis purpose-built for commercial EV applications.

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.

We read this 130-page report on climate regulation so you don't have to

GreenBiz

What does the US regulatory brain trust say when talking among themselves about climate

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It’s alive: The groundbreaking research on the microbes in wildfire smoke

Grist

This transcript has been edited and condensed for clarity. At a prescribed burn site in rural Idaho, a team of fire scientists are using a tricked-out drone to hunt for life in the smoke. What they discover could have big implications for our world, and our health.

SUSTAINABLE DEBT ISSUANCE BREEZED PAST $1.6 TRILLION IN 2021

altenergymag

Total sustainable debt issuance through 2021 exceeded $4 trillion, demonstrating the popularity of environmental, social and governance borrowing

Federal lease offer could spur up to 7 GW of offshore wind

Renewable Energy World

By Mike Caitlin, Associated Press. TRENTON, N.J. (AP)

How Tesla’s in-house software helped it weather the chip shortage

Charged

For months, the auto industry has been crying the blues, as a shortage of computer chips forced it to suspend production, in some cases for months, leading to empty dealer lots and skyrocketing prices.

GreenSpark Solar Selected to Compete at 2022 Solar Games

altenergymag

Rochester Area Solar Company to Compete in National Solar Games

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Wallbox’s latest Quasar 2 bidirectional home charger allows an EV to provide backup power

Charged

Charing station manufacturer Wallbox (NYSE: WBX) has introduced a new generation of its bidirectional home charger for the North American market.

Industry Leaders Invest $95 Million in Viridi Parente

altenergymag

Funding to Accelerate Commercial Deployment of Fail-safe, Point-of-Use Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Technology

Study points to microplastics’ greater presence in faeces of IBD sufferers

Envirotec Magazine

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET, used in bottles and food containers, was one of the most common sources of microplastic identified in the study (image caption: Kevin Doncaster , CC BY 2.0 license.

Elon Musk and Bill Walton voice their opposition to proposed California solar rule changes

Renewable Energy World

Tesla’s Elon Musk and solar evangelist Bill Walton called on California officials to reject proposed changes to the state’s residential solar rooftop rules. Not mincing words, Musk called the proposal a “bizarre anti-environment move” by state regulators.

Electricity players lack green roadmap, fear government policies: report

Eco-Business

Amid the flurry to decarbonise post-COP26, firms in Asia also appear to favour hydrogen fuel and face more pressure from shareholders

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Lightsource bp lines up financing for 480 MW of solar capacity

Renewable Energy World

Lightsource bp said it closed on a $533 million multi-project financing package and started construction on its 345 MW Ventress Solar project some 30 miles northwest of Baton Rouge in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana.

As Indonesia reclaims land from developers, conservation is an afterthought

Eco-Business

President Joko Widodo’s administration announced last week that it was cancelling millions of hectares worth of logging, plantation and mining concessions

Invenergy launches community solar venture for LMI segment

Renewable Energy World

Investment platform Lafayette Square and renewable energy developer Invenergy launched Reactivate, a community solar energy platform to support renewable energy development in local communities. The partners will provide capital, technical assistance, and executives to build and operate Reactivate.

The challenge of double materiality: sustainability reporting at a crossroad

Eco-Business

Adopting the "double materiality" concept means that companies should consider risks and opportunities from both a financial and non-financial perspective. They must take responsibility for how their decisions affect the environment

Italian charging operator Free To X joins Hubject’s roaming network

Charged

Free To X, a new Italian charging provider, has partnered with eRoaming provider Hubject in order to extend access to its high-power DC charging sites to all EV drivers within Hubject’s intercharge network.

Salt River Project, NextEra partner to add energy storage at solar plant

Renewable Energy World

Salt River Project is partnering with a NextEra Energy unit to add a 100 MW battery to its existing 100 MW solar plant, Saint Solar. The battery, expected to be operational in mid-2023, will provide four hours of capacity.

Expanding Islands in the South Pacific

Planet Pulse

In early 2015, an underwater volcano in the South Pacific explosively erupted, forming a new island within the Polynesian nation of Tonga.

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Clarion Energy Welcomes David Wagman, Kevin Clark, and John Engel to Esteemed Content Team

Renewable Energy World

Clarion Energy announced today three new additions to the already acclaimed media content team. David Wagman, Kevin Clark, and John Engel are joining the team to continue to effectively meet the needs of our global customers through a wide range of media outlets.

Migration surge spurs impact funds to target financial services for people on the move

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Jan. 12 – The record number of people who have been displaced from their communities by conflict, climate, crime and poverty is making. The post Migration surge spurs impact funds to target financial services for people on the move appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

‘Don’t Look Up’: Hollywood’s Primer on Climate Denial Illustrates 5 Myths That Fuel Rejection of Science

DeSmogBlog

By Gale Sinatra , University of Southern California and Barbara K. Hofer , Middlebury. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Every disaster movie seems to open with a scientist being ignored.

Generate acquires Atlas Organics amid growing demand for composting

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Jan. 12 – Sustainable infrastructure company Generate Capital has acquired Atlas Organics in a deal that will inject $200 million into the. The post Generate acquires Atlas Organics amid growing demand for composting appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Climate and Clean Tech Dealflow

GREENPOWER ANNOUNCES PLAN TO MANUFACTURE ZERO-EMISSION, ALL ELECTRIC SCHOOL BUSES IN WEST VIRGINIA

Green Living Guy

Charleston, West Virginia, January 12, 2022 – GreenPower Motor Company Inc. NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles. For today they joined Governor Jim Justice.

Whose carbon is it anyway?

Terra Infirma

I’ve mentioned before that over the summer I got into a Twitter row over how much the individual should take responsibility for their carbon footprint.

Jigar Shah on government’s role as a catalytic climate investor

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Jan. 12 – The loan program office of the Energy Department has made its first loan commitment under the Biden administration. Jigar. The post Jigar Shah on government’s role as a catalytic climate investor appeared first on ImpactAlpha.