Tue.Sep 15, 2020

1st Floating Solar Power Plant In Belgium Goes Up — 17,250 Floating Solar Panels

CleanTechnica

Floating PV NV installed a floating solar power plant on 5 hectares of lake at a cost of €2 million project. It includes 17,250 solar panels that are expected to produce 7 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity per year, which is approximately how much 2,000 homes in the region use.

Should Company Outsource to SEO Agency or DIY to bring Your Site on Top of Search Results

U.S. Green Technology

For the businesses of our times, having a website is a default need. At the first point, it is the website, and the brand’s online presence helps generate customer interest in any product or service.

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Tesla Vehicle Deliveries from 2016 to 2020 (Charts & Graphs)

CleanTechnica

Here are charts and graphs on Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model Y, Tesla Model S, and Tesla Model X deliveries from 2016 to.

An idea for solving the plastics crisis

GreenBiz

An idea for solving the plastics crisis. Sara Kingman. Tue, 09/15/2020 - 01:30. A major problem with behavior-change programs in the waste industry is that they rely on consumers being taught to feel the guilt of plastic in the ocean, and the harm to turtles and whales.

What’s The Secret Sauce Behind New “Forever” Solar Panels?

CleanTechnica

Is this thin sheet of aluminum foil the secret sauce behind new low-cost "forever" solar panels from the US startup Violet Power.

From Product to Practice: Circular Innovation from the Ground Up

GreenBiz

From Product to Practice: Circular Innovation from the Ground Up. How can companies leverage one circular product initiative into an organization-wide, circular transformation?

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Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks

GreenBiz

Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks. How can companies effectively communicate circular initiatives without confusing or alienating customers and stakeholders? The circular economy is becoming a centerpiece of many corporate sustainability strategies.

Now 500,000 Nissan LEAFs Worldwide

CleanTechnica

The Nissan LEAF is a legend in the electric vehicle revolution. It doesn't get the love of some hotter, higher selling electric vehicles (i.e.,

Regenerative Business: From Theory to Practice

GreenBiz

Regenerative Business: From Theory to Practice. How can diverse stakeholders move beyond designing out waste and keeping products in play, to regenerating local economies and natural systems?

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EV Sales Surge In Italy As August Marks Start Of New Incentives

CleanTechnica

Italy's car market is back in full swing after a horrible Spring and a progressive recovery from early Summer. Official August market figures are out and offer a very upbeat picture.

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Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks

GreenBiz

Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks. How can companies effectively communicate circular initiatives without confusing or alienating customers and stakeholders? The circular economy is becoming a centerpiece of many corporate sustainability strategies.

Tesla Delivery Estimate: Q3 2020: 144,000 | Q4 2020: 187,000

CleanTechnica

The following is an update on my previously published estimates for Tesla's third quarter (Q3) 2020 deliveries. My Tesla delivery estimate is now 144,000 for Q3, 187,000 for Q4, and 510,387 for 2020. I think 500,000 in 2020 is still 95% likely.

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Asia's largest organic rooftop farm can grow 20 tons of food annually

Inhabitat - Innovation

Organic urban agriculture, renewable energy and beautiful landscaping come together at the Thammasat University Rooftop Farm (TURF), Asia's largest organic rooftop farm that spans 236,806 square feet. Bangkok-based landscape architecture and urban design firm LANDPROCESS designed the productive landscape in response to both the Thai capital's sprawling urbanization and rising food and water scarcity concerns amid the climate crisis

DIY Experimenters Still Making Progress on Solar Cars

CleanTechnica

While directly powering a vehicle's electric motor with on-vehicle panels is still pretty far out of the question, using relatively low-power solar cells to charge a battery shows a lot more promise.

Lunaz converts the classic Rolls-Royce to a fully electric car

Inhabitat - Innovation

Only 30 electric Rolls-Royce Phantom V models will be produced

Minnesota Clean Cars Will Save Money & Cut Pollution, New Study Shows

CleanTechnica

An independent consultant report released today confirmed that Minnesota’s efforts to adopt a clean cars program will significantly cut air pollution, benefit public health, and save consumers money. Governor Tim Walz directed the.

September is Coastal Cleanup Month with a new look for 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

You can still make a difference, even during the pandemic

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World’s Largest Clean Energy Accelerator Enters USA

CleanTechnica

EIT InnoEnergy, "the world’s largest sustainable energy engine," is entering the United States, via Boston.

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Google becomes retroactively carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

Google announced that it has now invested in enough high-quality carbon offsets to erase its carbon footprint

Large-Scale Virtual Power Purchase Agreement to Cover 100% of Henkel’s Electricity Demand in the US

CleanTechnica

Henkel accelerates climate action and renewable energy usage with plan to generate 100% of electricity needs with virtual wind power purchase.

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Halo Top debuts new and improved vegan ice cream recipe

Inhabitat - Innovation

Vegans often face limited options for frozen treats. Sure, you can put a banana in the freezer, get a little fancier with a sherbert or maybe cool off with some vegan frozen yogurt. But now, thanks to Halo Top's new line of vegan ice cream flavors, consumers can enjoy a range of choices with the creamy texture that makes ice cream summer's perfect treat

Remembering my father

GatesNotes

I will miss my dad every day

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Bridges Fund Management and AEA Investors to float $400 million ‘impact’ SPAC 

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 15 – Bridges Fund Management and AEA Investors filed to float a $400 public offering for AEA-Bridges Impact Corp., a “special purpose acquisition company,” or SPAC, that will hunt for mid-cap private companies to take public.

UTC Weekly Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, September 15, 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 […].

STTLG Sustainability Consulting – Greening the Great White North

Green Business Bureau

?STTLG Sustainability Consulting is a sustainability company based in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, built by students and graduates to help small to medium sized businesses attain, leverage, and promote their positive social and environmental efforts as a competitive edge in a largely overshadowed industry.

Madrid transit agency orders 30 BYD electric buses

Charged

EMT Madrid, which operates a fleet of 2,100 buses and a network of 213 bus lines, has ordered thirty 40-foot electric buses from Chinese manufacturer BYD. The company describes the deal as Spain’s largest order for electric buses to date.

Midwest Grid Operators Seek to Unlock Clean Energy Transmission on the ‘Seam’

GreenTechMedia

The U.S. Midwest has massive wind power potential, and it’s a growing target for solar power projects as well.

Lumos clinches $35 million from DFC to expand energy access in Nigeria

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 15 – Netherlands-based Lumos sells solar systems to West African businesses and households that lack reliable access to energy. Lumos sells 80-watt and 160-watt systems on a pay-as-you-go basis through partnerships with mobile operators like MTN. An investment from the U.S.

The Race Is On to Build the Biggest Batteries in Texas

GreenTechMedia

It took a while, but the Texas grid battery market is officially heating up.

Janet Neo to lead sustainability at Lazada

Eco-Business

The former Fuji Xerox and Heineken sustainability executive joins an e-commerce firm on a mission to sell to 300 million customers by 2030