Thu.Jul 30, 2020

Tesla Autopilot Display Will Soon Show Other Teslas By Model & Color

CleanTechnica

This may not seem like a big deal to some people, but many Tesla owners have been eager to see this improvement to Tesla's Autopilot display for a while, and some have been begging for it on Twitter without any response from Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

The future of organic coffee: Building a network of support for regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

The future of organic coffee: Building a network of support for regenerative agriculture. Jean Orlowski. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 02:00.

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Tesla + Volkswagen — Budding Bromance or Fickle Frenemies?

CleanTechnica

A few years back, Volkswagen was rumored to be in the running to acquire Tesla. It never happened. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk and VW CEO Herbert Diess seemed quite friendly when Tesla won an AUTO BILD award in Germany last year.

AI doesn’t have to be a power hog

GreenBiz

AI doesn’t have to be a power hog. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 02:15. Plenty of prognostications, including this one from the World Economic Forum, tout the integral role artificial intelligence could play in "saving the planet." .

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4 New Electric Vans Just Hit The UK & European Markets

CleanTechnica

It's amazing what the threat of massive fines can do for automakers. The European Union has been getting serious about the need for automakers to clean up their fleets, and all of a sudden we're getting a lot more vehicle models and automakers are actually trying to sell them!

What Type of Roofing Should You Have for Solar Panels?

U.S. Green Technology

Installing solar panels on a residential or commercial scale can be a worthwhile investment. Solar energy is extremely cost-effective and can significantly cut down on your utility bills. What type of roofing is best, though? Thankfully, solar panels are extremely versatile.

It’s Time! A Majority Of People In The US Say The Federal Gov’t Should Do More About Climate

CleanTechnica

More and more people in the US are calling out the federal government to take action to mitigate the climate crisis. Climate Change Polls/Surveys Science carbon capture technology Pew Research Center plant trees

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PSA Group Accelerates EV Transition With Dedicated Electric Car Chassis

CleanTechnica

PSA Group will introduce its new eVMP platform for C and D segment cars beginning in 2023. The goal is a maximum of 650 km of range as measured by the WLTP standard. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles eVMP platform PSA Group

Gadgets That Will Increase Your Productivity While Working from Home

U.S. Green Technology

One of the hardest parts of working from home is that you may not already have all the equipment you need to work from home successfully. Creating a home office may sound simple, and you can get by with the bare minimum, but you will likely find that getting by with the bare minimum will.

Ford Mustang Mach-E — Diving Into Specs, Features, Trims

CleanTechnica

While working on a comparison of the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the Ford Escape, I found a detailed document on technical specifications of the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream

GreenBiz

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream. Jesse Klein. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:30. Even whiskey is going electric.

SK Innovation Will Collaborate With John Goodenough On Solid-State Batteries

CleanTechnica

SK Innovation has announced that is will collaborate with John Goodenough on the creation of next-generation solid-state lithium-ion batteries.

PACE

GreenBiz

Ritu Sharma. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:54. PACE is the platform for global leaders and their organizations to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. PACE provides leaders in the circular economy with the connections, learning, and opportunities to pilot and rapidly scale best practices. .

UK Offshore Wind May Soon Be Subsidy-Free

CleanTechnica

Researchers at the Imperial College of London say the latest offshore wind farms may produce electricity for less than the average wholesale cost, lowering utility bills for UK customers.

Rare blue lobster turns up in Red Lobster shipment

Inhabitat - Innovation

The only thing that saved Clawde from the linguini sauce was her blue hue. As Lora Jones unpacked the Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Red Lobster restaurant's air-lifted live lobster delivery, one crustacean stood out: a rare blue lobster

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Fully Charged Tours The Net Zero Energy Moonstone House

CleanTechnica

The Moonstone House was meticulously designed and built between 2002 and 2009 to put the best renewable and energy efficiency technologies of its day to the test. Better than that, the owner continues to search out the latest and greatest technologies to showcase them throughout the property.

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Luxury home in Kerala produces all of its own energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

The home takes full advantage of the areas sunny climate

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Electric Van News — 4 More Stories

CleanTechnica

Along with the news of 4 new electric vans in the UK and Europe, we've collected 4 other electric van stories in the past week that didn't get their own articles but seemed worth highlighting.

Mysterious seeds from China arriving in mail across America

Inhabitat - Innovation

Agricultural officials from several states have expressed alarm over unsolicited packages of seeds delivered to residents. The packages appear to come from China, as they feature China Post labeling

Aluminium packaging recycling rates reach record levels, shows Q2 PRN data

Envirotec Magazine

According to data released by the Environment Agency on 22 July, a record 40,653 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in Q2 2020.

Villa CasaBlanca is an earthen home made from clay found onsite

Inhabitat - Innovation

This villa puts a modern twist on a traditional building style

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Beyond gender-lens: CARE’s new impact fund opts for ‘gender justice’

Impact Alpha

As impact investors who have launched a new “gender-justice” impact investment fund, CARE wants to make it clear: we seek deep systems change.

Commerce Seeks Specialist 3 – Energy Contracts and Programs

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Careers.Washington.gov, July 30, 2020 This position is officially located in our Olympia office, but we are currently working from home due to the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. We are still moving forward with hiring and look forward to reviewing your application! We’re looking for a new Program Manager to be part of the growing Energy […]. Opportunities

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Raising the voices of impact investors in the November election

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 30 –– The daily outrages consume Twitter. Within the impact investing bubble, you might not even know there is an election coming up. With less than a hundred days to Nov. 3, it’s time to break out.

Major role for wastewater epidemiology in tackling Covid-19, says group

Envirotec Magazine

Motors and pumps are among the assets that can be monitored by 8Power sensors. Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) has a significant part to play in identifying ‘silent’ Covid-19 cases in the community, research presented at the latest Water Action Platform webinar appears to demonstrate.

Educational center in Russia has a wind turbine and rooftop solar panels

Inhabitat - Innovation

Luminary Inspiration Center teaches children in remote villages about clean energy and modern architecture

Sunnova Keeps Growing Despite Coronavirus Impacts in Q2

GreenTechMedia

Residential solar company Sunnova came out of a daunting Q2 in better financial shape than it’s ever been in.

Post pandemic environmental monitoring

Envirotec Magazine

The Environment Agency’s Environmental Sensor Network (ESNET) comprises modular water quality monitoring systems that can be quickly and easily deployed at remote sites.

How Cleantech Venture Capital Is Faring in a Pandemic

GreenTechMedia

The world looked bleak for startups in the spring. According to figures from Crunchbase , venture capital deals were down 44 percent from March to June compared with last year. Seed-stage deals took the biggest hit, down nearly 60 percent. But series B deals also took a hit.

Sponsored content: Transportable VOC emissions analyser submitted for QAL1 certification

Envirotec Magazine

By James Clements, Managing Director, Signal Group. As a British developer and manufacturer of gas analysers, Signal Group follows the emergence of international Standards very closely.

Siemens Gamesa Plots Onshore Revival Under New CEO

GreenTechMedia

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa posted a €466 million ($558 million) loss on Thursday as a string of impairment charges and a slump in onshore sales took their toll.

Utility completes £100k salmon ladder at Scottish freshwater reservoir

Envirotec Magazine

Work has been completed on a new fish ladder to support salmon in Scottish Water’s reservoir at Loch Venachar, in Stirling district. The utility announced the culmination of the £100,000 project in late July.

Chevron to Build 500MW of Renewables to Power Oil and Gas Facilities

GreenTechMedia

Chevron announced it will build 500 megawatts of renewable energy plants to power some of its global facilities, in what amounts to a sizeable clean-energy upscaling for an oil giant with comparatively few big investments in renewables to date.

Tree density research paves the way for non-destructive testing methods

Envirotec Magazine

University of West London (UWL) researchers say they have developed pioneering techniques to map the architecture and mass density of tree roots within the soil to a high degree, all using ground penetrating radar technology, and without causing harm to the plants.

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Post-Bankruptcy PG&E Claims Progress on Wildfire Safety, Blackout Mitigation

GreenTechMedia

In its first quarterly earnings report since its exit from an 18-month bankruptcy caused by its massive wildfire liabilities, Pacific Gas & Electric laid out its progress on securing its grid from causing more fires and limiting the scale of future fire-prevention blackouts that affected millions of Northern California residents last year.

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Time to ensure sustainable waste shipments in Europe, says trade group

Envirotec Magazine

In recent decades, exports of waste to non-European countries have risen steadily, pushing the waste issue far away but failing to properly address it. Repeated abuses in international waste shipments have highlighted the need for Europe to take care of its waste under EU environmental standards.

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Relief, Rescue, Rebuild: The Case for a Sustainable Recovery

GreenTechMedia

There’s been a lot of talk recently about a “green recovery” and “building back better.” ” But what do these concepts really mean? What are the most compelling ideas being put forward by economists, policymakers, grassroots leaders and other experts?