Mon.Jul 26, 2021

How Renewable Energy Is Contributing to Energy Storage for Mines

U.S. Green Technology

The rise of eco-consciousness promotes positive change in industrial processes. Government backing additionally influences sustainable development, helping us meet carbon-neutral goals.

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Net zero’s big challenge for small business

GreenBiz

While the big guys have their consultants and advisers — not to mention Wall Street-caliber budgets — smaller firms are mostly left to their own scrappy devices

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5 Green Home Improvement Ideas You Can Implement

U.S. Green Technology

(Image) Are you looking for home improvements ideas that not only upgrade the look and feel of your home but also add value and make your home greener? Many homeowners are moving towards sustainable and eco-friendly homes as these improvements are beneficial in multiple ways.

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric

GreenBiz

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric. Deonna Anderson. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 02:00. . Addressing industrial emissions and harmful particulate matter, such as those produced by steel mills, continues to be a difficult challenge. .

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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.

How to Host a Sustainable Office Party

U.S. Green Technology

Organizing an office party might not seem like the best way to spend your free time, but if you take into account all the benefits that come from this move, you’ll realize that this is definitely an idea worth considering.

Inside the Olympics' circularity strategy

GreenBiz

Beyond sustainability lip-service or cute small-scale projects, the organizers recognize the power of the platform and seem to be using it to the best of their ability

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Sustainable Business Marketing: 7 Tactics to Attract Eco-Conscious Customers, Partners and Employees

Green Business Bureau

Green Business is Good Business. Being a sustainable business and marketing yourself as such can give your company a competitive edge by allowing you to attract eco-conscious customers and employees.

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The Many Benefits of Smart Green Waste Removal

U.S. Green Technology

If you have a garden at home or large plots of greenery at your workplace, you know that gardening and landscaping can require a lot of cutting, pruning and fertilizing so that plants can grow strong and healthy.

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New Mexico’s community solar program

Renewable Energy World

Originally published at ILSR.org. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition Act ( SB 489 ) in 2019, which introduced the idea of a community solar program, and also mandated that New Mexico move to 50% renewable energy by 2030.

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Traditional Carpet Cleaning vs. Green Carpet Cleaning

U.S. Green Technology

Maintaining a healthy indoor environment is crucial for homeowners. Taking the time to clean and sanitize surfaces, especially carpets and rugs, in your home is a must.

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.

Ecobat Acquires Leading European Lithium-Ion Recycler

altenergymag

-Acquisition expands Ecobat's position in Europe as the leader in recycling batteries of all chemistries -Combined capabilities position Ecobat as the only service provider across Europe to offer the full suite of lithium-ion recycling services

Six Tips for Creating a Low-Maintenance, Eco-Friendly Outdoor Living Space

U.S. Green Technology

The outdoor areas around your home are ideal for relaxation, fun, and interesting activities, allowing you to unwind in a beautiful natural setting that’s still private, intimate, and entirely yours.

Using bacteria to recover precious metals from EV batteries

Charged

Researchers at Coventry University have developed a new solution for recycling EV batteries by recovering all metals in them using a process called bioleaching. Bioleaching, also known as biomining, employs microbes that can oxidize metals as part of their metabolism.

Functional Testing for Mobile Apps – Step by Step Procedure

U.S. Green Technology

Every application or software you come across is designed to fulfill some needs and have to meet some requirements. To meet the needs of the users, the developers embed some functionalities in these applications.

Service provider network Urgently to use SparkCharge’s on-demand fast charging solution

Charged

Urgently has partnered with SparkCharge to add on-demand EV charging to the services offered by its roadside and mobility assistance programs. The partnership combines SparkCharge’s Roadie, a portable, modular fast charging system, with Urgently’s Smart Mobility Assistance platform.

SolarEdge Launches Next Generation Inverters up to 120kW in North America

altenergymag

Reaching up to 120kW, SolarEdge’s Three Phase Inverters with Synergy Technology are designed to provide more power and higher profitability in large-scale commercial and industrial (C&I) PV installations

Boost action and diplomacy to combat ‘clear and present danger’ to nature, says peers statement

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: mouli choudari , CC BY 2.0 license ). Britain can do much more to help to save species from extinction and protect nature worldwide, peers have said as countries prepare for talks aimed at halting global biodiversity losses.

Is someone you know changing the world? Nominate them for the constellation prize

Renewable Energy World

The Constellation Prize was new to me (and most everyone) in 2020 when I got word of the nomination for some work that I had been involved in with the New York State Capitol, also known as the “Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza” in Albany.

Green light for first hydrogen blending on a public gas network

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Nenad Stojkovic , CC BY 2.0 license ).

Tesla signs deal with BHP to secure nickel for battery cells

Charged

Contrary to popular belief, the most important mineral in EV batteries may not be lithium, but nickel.

SUN DAY says data show renewables could meet 33% of need by 2030…and maybe more

Renewable Energy World

Last week, Ken Bossong of the SUN DAY campaign said that data released over the past decade by the U.S.

Enel X joins Extreme E as official Smart Charging Partner

Charged

Extreme E , the rough-and-tumble racing series that brings all-electric rally racing to some of the most remote spots on the planet, has announced Enel X as its official Smart Charging Partner.

Five years of Duterte: Has sustainability in the Philippines won or lost?

Eco-Business

In the wake of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation address, Eco-Business reviews his government's wins and losses in the climate and energy sectors over his last five years in power

Sparking Inclusive Urban Transformation in These Revolutionary Times

The City Fix

Two years ago, I participated in the learning roundtable for the first cycle of the WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities. I confess that my expectations were rather moderate, but that, to my surprise, I found it truly refreshing and. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

5 years of Duterte: Has sustainability in the Philippines won or lost?

Eco-Business

In the wake of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation address, Eco-Business reviews his government's wins and losses in the climate and energy sectors over his last five years in power

House Committee Seeks Interview with Exxon Lobbyist Caught On Tape

DeSmogBlog

A congressional committee is requesting an interview with the ExxonMobil lobbyist who was revealed by an undercover Greenpeace investigation in June admitting that the company has misled the public on climate change and continues to use lobbying tactics to prevent climate action.

New warning system to sound alarm on rainforest 'tipping points'

Eco-Business

Rainforests are far more vulnerable than predicted in the past, researchers find, warning areas that are disturbed or fragmented lack resilience to climate warming and drought

First Scottish ‘Climate Camp’ in Decade Planned at Mossmorran Chemical Plant

DeSmogBlog

Scottish climate activists are preparing to protest this weekend at the Mossmorran petrochemical complex, the country’s third largest carbon emitter, in what they say will be Scotland’s first “Climate Camp” since 2009.

Climate action must happen 'for our people, not to them', cities say

Eco-Business

A shift to a greener economy should bring social benefits, especially for the poorest, or 'the politics will end up against us

UK’s £27bn Roadbuilding Plan Ruled Legal Following Challenge from Campaigners

DeSmogBlog

Campaigners have vowed to lodge an appeal after losing their bid to halt the UK’s “largest ever” roadbuilding plan on climate grounds. In a judgment made on Monday, the High Court ruled that the government had acted lawfully in producing the £27.4

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

altenergymag

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres

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World Bank catastrophe bond for Jamaica to cover up to $185 million in disaster relief

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 26 — The bond will allow the government of Jamaica to quickly secure capital for recovery and to respond more rapidly. The post World Bank catastrophe bond for Jamaica to cover up to $185 million in disaster relief appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

7MW of Community Solar is Now Online in Belfast, Maine

altenergymag

A 7MW community solar project in Belfast, Maine is now operational and providing clean energy to the utility grid

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CrossBoundary backs PowerGen to develop mini-grids in Nigeria

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 26 – Nairobi-based PowerGen has developed three megawatts of small-scale distributed energy projects serving 20,000 people in Africa. The investment from. The post CrossBoundary backs PowerGen to develop mini-grids in Nigeria appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Highlights From The BP Statistical Review Of World Energy 2021

R-Squared Energy

Earlier this month the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2o21 was released, covering energy data through 2020. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis.