Tue.Jan 12, 2021

Which Countries Are Using Renewable Energy?

U.S. Green Technology

Renewable energy is a growing essential for the wold; and in the next 30 years, we will see a significant rise in this vital resource. It is designed to boost out energy without depleting our non-renewable supplies.

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What’s in store for the future of commuting?

GreenBiz

What’s in store for the future of commuting? Marian Jones. Tue, 01/12/2021 - 01:00. Despite being in a global pandemic, essential low-wage workers, healthcare providers, knowledge workers and many others have continued to work.

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50 countries pledge to conserve 30% of land and water

Inhabitat - Innovation

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People has made a pledge to protect 30% of the land and water on Earth by 2030

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Political Violence Has No Place in Our Democracy

Defend Our Future

Like all of you, we watched the insurrection on the US Capitol in horror.

Bee-killing pesticide approved for emergency use in the UK

Inhabitat - Innovation

Not only is this chemical thought to kill bees, but rainwater will wash it from fields into rivers

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EV manufacturer Proterra to go public through merger with ArcLight Clean Transition

Charged

Proterra is best known as an electric transit bus OEM, but it has branched out into providing electric powertrain solutions to other vehicle manufacturers and turnkey charging and energy management solutions to fleets.

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GM announces new business venture to produce electric delivery vans

Charged

Over the past few months, GM has gotten a lot more serious about electrification, unveiling a new EV platform , plans for more investment and more electrified models, and most recently, a new EV-centric marketing campaign.

Nonprofit Washed Ashore crafts art and jewelry from ocean plastic

Inhabitat - Innovation

Washed Ashore is an environmental nonprofit that spreads the message about ocean pollution using the visual appeal of art

Poll: British Columbians prefer the province invest in clean energy over LNG

Clean Energy Canada

VANCOUVER — Most British Columbians would like to see the provincial government invest in clean energy rather than LNG as it begins its new term, while a strong majority think the province should prioritize combating climate change, according to a new survey from Stratcom and Clean Energy Canada.

New Year, Same Solar Net Metering Battles [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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AirBird alerts users to open windows when CO2 is too high

Inhabitat - Innovation

AirBird has taken flight as a product that measures and reports on the air quality indoors

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Report: Renewables are Suffering from Broken US Transmission Policy

GreenTechMedia

Rob Gramlich, president of Grid Strategies, has a simple explanation for why U.S. transmission grid policy has stalled the growth of wind and solar power.

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Food fortification ‘a powerful tool’ to improve health and power economies

Eco-Business

With nearly 400 million people in Asia suffering from undernourishment, fortifying staple foods such as rice with micronutrients can be a powerful and sustainable way to improve public health

Asia 123

Proterra to Take Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Business Public via SPAC Transaction

GreenTechMedia

Proterra, builder of electric buses, heavy-duty vehicle drivetrains, batteries and charging systems, plans to go public on the NASDAQ exchange via merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), the latest in a string of EV companies seeking access to public market financing to meet growing demand.

Four things Asia’s energy sector must do in 2021 to meet climate goals

Eco-Business

Renewables could spur the post-pandemic recovery in Asia. But as this year’s climate change conference approaches, the region's energy planners have a lot of catching up to do

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Engie and Neoen to Build 1GW Solar Project, With Batteries and Green Hydrogen Included

GreenTechMedia

French utility Engie and developer Neoen are planning to invest about €1 billion ($1.2

Four things Asia’s energy sector must do in 2021 to meet climate goals

Eco-Business

Renewables could spur the post-pandemic recovery in Asia. But as this year’s climate change conference approaches, the region's energy planners have a lot of catching up to do

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New report highlights the need to electrify ride-hailing fleets

Charged

Rideshare vehicles are widely believed to have larger carbon footprints than personal vehicles , so electrifying them seems likely to deliver greater emissions reductions than electrifying personal passenger cars.

Singapore shipping company guilty of illegally dumping waste oil in US waters

Eco-Business

Pacific International Lines faces a fine of US$3 million and imprisonment for the engineers responsible for an act known as bilge dumping. It is the second Singapore shipping company to be charged for the pollution offence in two months

Reliant Expands Personalized Power for Texans in 2021

altenergymag

Free upgrade to “Make It Solar” and launch of new Reliant “Truly Free Flex Days” meets customers’ evolving lifestyles and interests

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Evergreen Promotions: Sustainable Promo Items for Companies of All Sizes

Green Business Bureau

In the crowded space of creating promotional marketing materials, Evergreen Promotions , an eco-friendly e-commerce company that sells personalized promotional products, strives to offer their clients a truly green product through their green sourcing and operational practices.

Renault Forms Fuel Cell Venture With Plug Power

Forbes Green Tech

French automaker Groupe Renault and U. based Plug Power today announced a memorandum of understanding to create a stand alone joint venture that will develop, build and market electric fuel cell light commercial vehicles.

Community lenders can lead the COVID recovery for small businesses – with an infusion of common equity

Impact Alpha

During Bill Clinton’s campaign for the presidency, he shared his vision of a federal government initiative that would provide $1 billion in financial. The post Community lenders can lead the COVID recovery for small businesses – with an infusion of common equity appeared first on Impact Alpha.

FREYR and 24M to collaborate on battery cell production

Charged

FREYR and 24M have signed an agreement to use 24M’s SemiSolid lithium-ion battery platform technology in FREYR’s planned facilities in Norway.

Black-led real estate firm East Chop Capital closes $4 million fund

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 12 — Columbus, Ohio-based East Chop Capital, founded by a pair of Black real estate investors and developers, has rallied Black. The post Black-led real estate firm East Chop Capital closes $4 million fund appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Paper giant APP failing its own sustainability goals: Report

Eco-Business

From destruction of tropical peat ecosystems to the prevalence of burning to persistent community conflicts, a new study found that one of the world’s biggest paper producers has failed to uphold its own sustainability commitments

We’re optimistic about the C&I energy storage market in 2021

Solar Power World

By Adam Gerza, VP of business development, Energy Toolbase There are many reasons to be optimistic on the future growth of the commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage market.

New finance initiative aims to mobilise US$10 billion for nature-based solutions

Eco-Business

The newly launched Natural Capital Investment Alliance was announced at a summit where over 50 countries pledged to conserve 30 per cent of Earth's land and water by 2030

The Brief: Community-led COVID recovery, Black-led real estate, climate risk-adjusted indexes, natural capital, ESG improvers

Impact Alpha

Featured: Community lenders can lead the COVID recovery for small businesses – with an infusion of common equity. The post The Brief: Community-led COVID recovery, Black-led real estate, climate risk-adjusted indexes, natural capital, ESG improvers appeared first on Impact Alpha. The Brief

LACI Announces First Year of Investments from $5 Million Early Stage Impact Investment Fund

LA CleanTech Incubator

Exactly one year ago, LACI announced the LACI Impact Fund (LIF) for early-stage cleantech startups, as part of a relaunch of its cohort-based startup program.

Revolutionising agriculture: Bio-fertilisers from palm oil empty fruit bunches

Eco-Business

On an industrial scale, bio-fertilisers from palm oil empty fruit bunches should be promoted as an alternative to the widespread use of chemical fertilisers in Malaysia

GM Launches ‘BrightDrop’ Brand For Electric Commercial Vehicles

Forbes Green Tech

GM launches BrightDrop, a new business unit dedicated to commercial electric vehicles and services. The first products are the EP1 electric pallet and EV600 electric cargo van.

NASA Extends Agreement with Planet Under Its Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition Program

Planet Pulse

All NASA-funded researchers now have continued access to PlanetScope and RapidEye imagery through September 2021 following an extension of our current agreement under NASA’s Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program.

Singapore Exchange names ING's Herry Cho as first sustainability chief

Eco-Business

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has appointed its first head of sustainability