Fri.Oct 23, 2020

Cost Comparison By State: Electric Vehicles vs. Gasoline Vehicles


Self Financial has shared a cost comparison of electric vehicles and ICE vehicles by state. The guide points out that many people often want to know how much an EV would cost when it is compared to gas alternatives.

Parsing Panera's plan to nudge consumers toward low-carbon meals


Parsing Panera's plan to nudge consumers toward low-carbon meals. Jim Giles. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 01:00. Something changed recently in America’s fast-casual restaurants. It involved only a single company, but it could herald the start of a fundamental shift in the choices that diners make.

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Fiat New 500 Specs And Pricing Revealed


The Fiat New 500 electric car will be the first A category car to offer Level 2 autonomy and V2G capability. It is definitely not your father's Fiat. Electric Cars Connected Car electric car Fiat New 500 Level 2 autonomy V2G technology

Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy


Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy. Heather Clancy. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 02:00. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (7:25). Microsoft, Tiffany help carve out new responsible mining standard. Green 2.0:

Renewables: A Decade Of Progress Toward A Clean Energy Future


What are the expectations for the renewable energy industry over the next decade. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy IRENA NRDC Pew Research Center

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Companies in Japan launch edible single-use bags to save Nara deer

Inhabitat - Innovation

Local companies have developed an alternative to plastic bags that can be safely digested by deer

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Renewable energy to power 2024 Olympic aquatic center

Inhabitat - Innovation

The architectural team of VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/ have revealed plans for a timber aquatic center in Paris, which will use a smart energy system to provide 90% of needed energy from recovered or renewable energy sources for the 2024 Olympics. The complex will also include a vast pedestrian bridge connecting it to the existing Stade de France

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TAUR Is Launching An Electric Scooter Built For The Road


In 2019, TAUR, which is based out of London, was co-founded by Richard Adey and Carson Brown. Richard Adey, TAUR's CEO, has worked at the Tesla Gigafactory, where he focused on electric vehicle technology.

Design experiment examines safety of food grown in urban vertical gardens

Inhabitat - Innovation

A team of experts are studying the interaction between the urban environment and horticulture


Tesla Shipping Cars From China To Europe — Consumer Demand Matter Or Simple Evolution?


Stephen from the Solving The Money Problem channel on YouTube recently published a video titled "Tesla Dominating Competition in US & China (Europe Next).".

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Burger King announces reusable container pilot program

Inhabitat - Innovation

Burger King and Loop are launching a reusable container scheme


Ideanomics Invests in California-Based e-Tractor Company Solectrac


Ideanomics acquires a 15% stake in e-Tractor company Solectrac, whose mission is to offer farmers independence from the pollution, infrastructure, and price volatility associated with fossil fuels.

Montana Heritage Center renovation will celebrate the states history and geology

Inhabitat - Innovation

The project will focus on the local land, with expansions appearing to emerge from the earth to reference the Lewis Overthrust


$4.7 Billion Went Into Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Efficiency Companies In Q1–Q3 2020


People who don't follow cleantech, or individual cleantech industries, think that solar, wind, and batteries are sort of small, niche markets. Actually, these have become very large markets, and often the quickest growing markets. Similarly, related smart grid and energy efficiency companies are booming.

Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 23

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 23, 2020 Don’t forget to visit the CETA rulemaking webpage Announcements The Washington Department of Commerce filed proposed rule language on Oct. 21 to implement the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), Washington’s landmark clean electricity legislation enacted in 2019. The proposed rules will be published in November in the Washington […]. Member News Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking workshop notice

California Remains Below 2020 Emissions Target


Reaching 2030 target & carbon neutrality will require a much steeper rate of greenhouse gas reductions. Climate Change Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics Research Science Bush California CARB co2 emissions drought gavin newsome GHG inventory Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) wildfire

SET awards honour five start-ups in the fields of climate protection and energy transition

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California Shifts $100M in Behind-the-Meter Battery Incentives to Low-Income Communities


Amid massive wildfires, rolling blackouts and the continued threat of large-scale grid outages, California is shifting more than $100 million of its $1.2

Plastics Recycling Show Europe goes virtual from 9 to 11 December

Envirotec Magazine

Virginijus Sinkevi?ius, ius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries at the European Commission is keynote speaker at PRSE Virtual, opening on 9 December. Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) will now run as a virtual event from 9 to 11 December 2020. Virginijus Sinkevi?ius,

Arizona’s Shifting Approach to Distributed Energy: Reaching Across the Utility-Customer Divide [GTM Squared]


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Agents of Impact: Voters

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Oct. 23 – That sound you hear: Tens of millions of early voters determined to have a voice in the country we want to be. The risk of voting during a pandemic was supposed to deter voting. Instead, threats to our health and to our democracy appear to be turning voters out in record.

The aptly named East Troublesome Fire brings red skies, evacuations to the Rocky Mountains


This post has been updated with a correction. By midday Thursday, the sky over Estes Park, Colorado, had grown dark as night. Residents heeded emergency evacuation orders , packing up their cars as a flurry of ash fell.

Bringing New Life to Fallen Urban Trees

The City Fix

Editor’s note: The Reforestation Hubs initiative is offering pro-bono technical support to a select group of local governments and NGO partners in the United States. Interested cities and NGOs can submit a letter of interest by October 30, 2020 here. Continue reading on

The Week in impact investing: Democracy

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! Impact Briefing. On this week’s podcast, co-host Monique Aiken and Amy Cortese recap this week’s SOCAP Virtual conference and share soundbites from headliners like Darren Walker, Fran Seegull, Cathy Clark and Jed Emerson. This week’s Agents of Impact: Voters.

5 Tips for Holding a Sustainable Event

Green Living Guy

If you have been tasked with organizing an event, there are many factors to take into account to ensure everything runs smoothly. Any kind of large event is notorious for generating huge amounts of waste, causing pollution, and using too much money.

ABB and Lion Electric partner to offer end-to-end charging solution for heavy-duty vehicles


Charging giant ABB has joined forces with Canadian heavy-duty EV manufacturer Lion Electric to sell and service EV charging equipment. ABB will offer its complete EVSE product line to Lion Electric, to be sold under the new Lion Energy infrastructure division. This will enable Lion to offer an end-to-end infrastructure solution, streamlining the process of charging station installation.

ExxonMobil Claims It’s Shifting On Climate, But Still Funding Climate Science Deniers


After decades of public denial, ExxonMobil now acknowledges that “the risk of climate change is real” and says it is “committed to being part of the solution,”.

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The monster that wouldn’t die—varied reactions to GM’s electric Hummer unveil


EV fans tend to be divided into two groups: Greenies and Car Guys, and reaction to GM’s upcoming Hummer EV has, unsurprisingly, been divided along those lines. Hummer good. Most of the media is ecstatic over the new machine.

Zeta May Be Forming In The Caribbean - Why That’s Odd (And Not)

Forbes Green Tech

The 27th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season may be forming. How odd is that anyhow? Science /science Innovation /innovation Science /science Green Tech /green-tech innovation science

Halliburton & Baker Hughes CEO’s join Reuters Events: Energy Transition 2020


Reuters Events - announced that CEO’s of two of the world’s leading energy service companies, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, will join the speaker faculties for their flagship Energy Transition Summit

Vistra Selects First Solar For *869 Megawatts* Of Solar Panels


Texas-based Vistra (NYSE: VST), an integrated retail electricity and power generation company, plans to build 6 utility-scale solar power plants across Texas. It will buy the solar modules for these power plants from Arizona-based First Solar.

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Wind Turbine Control Systems Market To Reach Valuation Of ~US$ 16.7 Bn By 2027


The global wind turbine control systems market was valued at US$ 7.06 Bn in 2018 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of ~10% during the forecast period. Based on type, the main control systems segment held a dominant share of the global wind turbine control systems market in 2018


ABN Amro Asia Pacific sustainability chief departs as bank cuts non-European corporate finance business


The former lawyer leaves the Dutch multinational bank after 14 years, as ABN Amro's sustainability function moves out of Asia

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DOE selects National Labs to establish industry partnerships for battery manufacturing innovation


The DOE has announced the selection of 13 projects through a Battery Manufacturing Lab call with combined funding of almost $15 million over three years.