Fri.Sep 10, 2021

Four Simple Steps to Environmentally Friendly Car Ownership

U.S. Green Technology

Many of us aspire to live a greener, healthier lifestyle that leaves little to no trace on the world around us. Many of us also happen to be car owners and drivers, and as we all know, driving a car isn’t exactly an eco-friendly habit.

9/11: A sustainability story

GreenBiz

Everyone, it seems, has a 9/11 story. Here's mine

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4 Ways for Introducing Sustainability to Your Research Center

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability concepts are making an impact on research institutions. Not only does it lead to cost-cutting measures but sustainability can help minimize the impact that research projects have on the environment.

Sustainable post-COVID business travel requires corporate action

GreenBiz

Employee travel is one of the greatest contributors to corporate emissions, yet most firms aren’t taking real action to make such programs any greener

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.

E2 Letter of Support for the American Jobs Plan

CleanTech Alliance

Add your name to the letter below urging Congress to fight alongside the administration for a clean economy and the jobs that come with it. Public Policy advocacy clean energy cleantech letter of support

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The climate is changing. How are central banks responding?

GreenBiz

From the Bank of England to the People’s Bank of China, monetary authorities of the world’s largest economies are gauging how climate change could rock the financial system

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Shoptivism: Why Consumers (& Job Seekers) Opt In & Opt Out of Today’s Brands

GreenBiz

Date/Time: October 7, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) The last five years have seen significant growth in the number of Americans who say they want to buy eco-friendly products — 42% as of January 2021, according to the latest Shelton Group research.

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Are bifacial solar PV modules worth the extra cost?

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Rogér Baylon, Clean Energy Associates. Despite last year’s reinstatement of US tariffs on bifacial modules , solar developers are often considering bifacial modules for their utility-scale solar projects.

Engineer pitches cloud brightening to stem Arctic melting

GreenBiz

By adding sea water to clouds, scientists hope to they can form whiter clouds that will reflect more of the sun's rays

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Solid Power to build new solid-state battery plant in Thornton, Colorado

Charged

Solid Power , a producer of all-solid-state EV batteries, plans to build a second Denver-area production facility in Thornton, Colorado.

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.

Episode 284: Controversy amid COP26 countdown

GreenBiz

Plus, would you 'borrow' a shopping bag? Inside the Beyond the Bag program pilot

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Goldwind connects 5 MW test wind turbine to the grid

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has connected its 5-megawatt onshore test unit to the grid, as the company prepares to begin deliveries next year. Goldwind’s permanent magnet direct-drive (PMDD) onshore GW 5S Smart Wind Turbine features scaled rated power of 5.2 MW to 5.6

Tesla buyers offered a choice between LFP or NCA battery packs

Charged

For most car buyers, their technical automotive knowledge amounts to this: they know a car has an engine (or motor), and they want the biggest, most powerful one they can afford.

Energy Vault valued at $1.1 billion after merger

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Energy Vault's merger with Novus Capital Corporation II values the grid-scale energy storage provider at $1.1 billion, the company announced Thursday. The combined company is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GWHR."

The ‘Big Lie’ of Blue Hydrogen Starts With Ignoring Basic Economics

DeSmogBlog

As the oil and gas industry achieves success in pushing the world towards widespread adoption of methane-based blue hydrogen, some unexpected voices are calling out the industry on its deception of selling blue hydrogen as an affordable and clean source of energy. .

GridPoint launches new building-centric charging solution

Charged

Intelligent energy network provider GridPoint has launched a new building-centric EV charging solution.

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Study: Clean energy developers are unfairly burdened with transmission upgrade costs

Renewable Energy World

As the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) begins to study transmission reform, a new report out today from ICF Resources and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) highlights the problem with transmission cost allocation today.

Zoom Regenerative In Conversation

Fairsnape

Delighted to release the first of our Zoom Regenerative in Conversation podcasts …. Mindful Spaces and Places.

Algonquin Power & Utilities building 108-MW wind farm under PPA with JPMorgan Chase

Renewable Energy World

A unit of East Coast renewable power generator Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is working on a new wind power project in Illinois. The 108-MW Shady Oaks II wind project is a collaboration of Liberty, a part of Algonquin, and JPMorgan Chase.

New EV motor epoxy encapsulation materials for 800 V designs

Charged

For the electrification of the automobile powertrain, new materials play a crucial role in enabling and facilitating a wide adoption of electromobility.

SUT ANNOUNCES SECOND VIRTUAL OFFSHORE WIND INTRODUCTORY COURSE

altenergymag

The Society for Underwater Technology's (SUT) second virtual Offshore Wind Renewable Energy course, held in association with Cranfield University, will take place on 19-20 October over two online interactive 4-hour morning sessions

UK Ministers Met 1-on-1 with Fossil Fuel and Biomass Producers Nine Times as Often as Renewables Since Kwasi Kwarteng Took Energy Portfolio

DeSmogBlog

Policymakers met with fossil fuel and biomass producers nine times as often as with their renewable energy counterparts, DeSmog can reveal, raising fresh concerns over the depth of the government’s commitments to reaching net zero emissions by 2050.

The Week in impact investing: The intersections

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? Crossing climate. Another day, another billion-dollar climate fund. The latest announcement ahead of this fall’s climate conferences: California. The post The Week in impact investing: The intersections appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

12 sustainable, Indigenous-owned brands to support

Inhabitant

These companies honor that connection to the planet and its inhabitants, giving consumers a way to support native heritage while making purchasing decisions that protect the environment. Here are some Indigenous-owned brands you can support

‘Twisting Words’: UK Oil Industry and Business Department Using Climate Change Committee to Justify New Drilling

DeSmogBlog

The UK’s Business Department and the country’s leading oil and gas industry body have both been accused of citing the Climate Change Committee “out of context” in a bid to justify new developments in the North Sea.

New report shows solar could generate 40% of US energy by 2035

Inhabitant

A report prepared by the Energy Department and National Renewable Energy Laboratory shows that the U.S. could increase its solar power generation from the current 3% to 40% by 2035. To achieve this feat, the federal government would need to invest less than $562 billion and support related policies

All new homes and offices in England to be fitted with EV charge points

Business Green

Government plans to introduce legislation this year that mandates all new-builds with car parking space feature plug-ins.

Indeed Tower in Austin earns LEED Platinum for green features

Inhabitant

A new office tower stands tall in Austin, and its sustainability features are breaking records. Indeed Tower, a recently completed AA office tower, earned 82 points toward a LEED v4 Core & Shell (CS) Platinum Certification

TEP Partner Spotlight: Culver City

LA CleanTech Incubator

A small city growing a big plan for zero emission mobility.

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Living Green Technology

Green Living

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WOHA's final design for Singapore Pavilion nears completion

Inhabitant

The net-zero energy Singapore Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai advocates green architecture and showcases the possibilities of integrating nature within urban environments. Displaying lush greenery, digital solutions and art, the Pavilion exemplifies Singapore's vision of sustainable development to become a "City in Nature

Net Zero Festival launch: In pictures

Business Green

The final countdown to the Net Zero Festival 2021 has officially begun.

California climate policy at risk in recall election

Inhabitant

California may risk its climate reform progress in the upcoming recall elections. On September 14, California residents will vote to either affirm Governor Gavin Newsom or elect a new governor. Many worry that a loss for Newsom would prove detrimental to both the state and national fights against climate change

Program Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Program Manager | Clean Energy Trust | Chicago. Program Manager – 501vc? Platform. The Program Manager role will help manage the execution of Clean Energy Trust’s entrepreneurial support programs, ecosystem development initiatives, corporate partnerships, and world-class events.

Universal Owners

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 10 – When you own everything, you don’t want everything to go to hell. That’s the simple concept behind the emerging doctrine. The post Universal Owners appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Agents of Impact Capitalism Reimagined

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