Tue.Nov 23, 2021

3 ways federal investment in forests can support economic growth


Labor for reforesting trees, agroforestry and wildfire mitigation work could provide thousands of jobs

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Needs A Quick Win For Nuclear

Jim Conca

Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act last Monday had some nice things for nuclear energy. The overall Bill is a $1.2 trillion for everything from bridges and roads to the nation's broadband, water and energy systems. Nuclear got about $25 billion.


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Why we need to invest in female climate entrepreneurs


We can support the development of female entrepreneurs using accelerators and incubators and recruiting more women into the tech and banking sectors

What is the best way to buy new technology and electronics products?

U.S. Green Technology

Just about every few years, someone claims the new technology will change the world. Sometimes they are proper, and other times they’re completely wrong. This has led many of us to think that we have all placed excessive faith in technological innovation.

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 data skills can amplify corporate action to save the planet


It’s time to realize the commercial and environmental potential of machine learning and data skills


Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- November 23

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, November 23, 2021 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […]. Public Policy rulemaking utc utc clean energy bulletin weekly bulletin

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Renewables are 87% of new U.S. generating capacity so far this year

Renewable Energy World

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data recently released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower) dominated new U.S.

Decarbonizing homes to address environmental racism


Historic discriminatory housing policies such as redlining have resulted in low-income households being more likely to be situated in areas that are subject to extreme surface heat

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How to Take Advantage of Sustainable Trends in Construction

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Construction that Builds Competitive Advantage. With consumer demand for green products and services quickly on the rise, the construction and building products industry is looking for ways to manage cost while capitalizing on this new demand. Good news!

Can You Install Solar For Your Apartment?

Green Living Guy

Every year, we learn more about how climate change affects our planet. Now that 2021 is nearly over, you’ve decided it’s time to make a difference. You want to switch to solar power as an energy source. But is this possible in an apartment?

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.

How does Alaska’s first electric school bus handle the winter?


How well do electric school buses do in extreme cold? One anecdotal answer comes from Gerald Blackard, co-owner of Tok Transportation, which operates a single electric bus for the Alaska Gateway School District in the small village of Tok in eastern Alaska.

Do You Drive To Work Every Day? Here Are Some More Eco-Friendly Options

Green Living Guy

You drive to work every day and it can be an exciting experience. But at the same time, it’s a long and frustrating commute, as you sit in traffic jams and breathe exhaust from other cars. You know it’s not good for the environment or your health, but what can you do? What is supposed […].

2021 Market Roundup: Growing Need of Energy Harvesting System in Coming Future


Increasing the use of remote energy recovery systems to minimize power disruptions, improve the dependability and supplement an electronic system's principal power source in an electronic circuit is mainly due to the expansion of the world energy harvesting system market

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The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline

Envirotec Magazine

A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed less.

In win for EV supply chain, U.S.’s first anode plant opens in Tennessee

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The U.S.'s s first anode manufacturing facility opened in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Monday, a monumental step to enhance the domestic battery supply chain, as it faces increasing demand from electric vehicle makers.

Google to help fashion brands map ESG supply chain risks


With little or no visibility on the environmental impact of the materials used for garments and shoes, brands are counting on open-sourced data compiled by the tech giant to shed light on murky supply chains

How states can collaborate on offshore wind to meet ambitious goals in the U.S.

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The offshore wind industry has had no shortage of exciting announcements of late. On Thursday, developers hosted a groundbreaking for the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the U.S,

Thermally conductive adhesives for next generation cell-to-pack configurations: WEBINAR


A new class of thermally conductive adhesives has been developed for directly bonding prismatic battery cells to cooling plates. This lightweight technology not only affords higher energy density in EVs but greatly reduces manufacturing cost and complexity.

Springs dying across Himachal Pradesh


Over two-thirds of traditional water sources in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh are dead; experts blame climate change and human activities

Battery startup Mitra Chem raises $20 million in Series A funding round


Mitra Future Technologies, also known as Mitra Chem, has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Social Capital Holdings. The startup aims to boost the North American battery supply chain by producing an iron-based cathode.

Upstart Power Introduces Upgen NXG™, A Smarter Generator for a Cleaner Tomorrow


Upgen NXG Fuel Cell Generators are superior long-duration backup systems that are safe, clean, efficient, quiet, scalable, versatile, easy to install, and maintenance free.

Northvolt produces its first Li-ion battery cell with 100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt


Swedish manufacturer Northvolt , which is partially owned by Volkswagen and BMW, announced that it has produced its first lithium-ion battery cell using 100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt.

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Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

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Think small to fight climate change


Small businesses are integral to climate-change mitigation and adaptation, particularly in the developing world. But international policymakers and financial institutions routinely overlook their contribution, jeopardising us all

ABB orders AFC Energy fuel cell systems for high-power EV charging


ABB has placed an order with AFC Energy for its S Series hydrogen fuel cell system. The order is worth £4 million, and the system is scheduled for delivery in early 2023.

How vulnerable are Asian firms to extreme weather?


Wild fires, flooding, droughts, rising sea levels, and typhoons are a growing risk for businesses in Asia Pacific, the world's most climate-vulnerable region. But how well prepared are Asian companies to weather the coming storms

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To maximize solar performance, start thinking long term

Solar Power World

By Greg Shambo, VP of O&M sales, Borrego When solar asset managers open their proverbial pockets to contract with a long-term O&M company, the opportunity to maximize solar plant performance is often doomed from the start.

Questions about who gets the billions pledged to Indigenous causes at COP26


Indigenous organisations say increasing direct funding to Indigenous-led initiatives and transparency in the flow of funds can increase effectiveness of the pledges and build trust


Wind Energy Market to Hit USD 127.2 Billion by 2027


The global wind energy market size is expected to hit USD 190 billion by 2030 and is poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) 4.9% during the forecast period 2021 to 2030

EarlyBird raises $4 million to help parents invest for their children

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 23 — The Chicago-based fintech EarlyBird is on a mission to help low- and middle-income American families build generational wealth. The post EarlyBird raises $4 million to help parents invest for their children appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Electric Vehicle Hits $ 802.81 Bn by the end of 2027


According to industry experts, Electric Vehicle is projected to register a CAGR of 40.7% during the forecast period 2020-2027

Chamber of Commerce Lobbying on Climate Investing ‘At Odds’ With Member Stances, Says Report


As the impacts of a changing climate rapidly intensify worldwide, the climate crisis is also hitting businesses and the financial sector where it hurts: the wallet.

Try these vegan side dishes for Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a day that's all about eating and enjoying, so when there are vegans involved on the day that's all about turkey, it's pretty challenging. What can you serve as a vegan side dishes to turkey that will still be delicious, festive and not totally difficult to prepare and cook


The Brief: Designing a better system, impact tech in Nigeria and Ghana, custodial accounts for children, investing in caregivers, looking ahead to COP27

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Capitalism Reimagined Seven dimensions of a better economic system. In the not-too-distant future, a powerful and diverse movement.

KiloVault Unveils 4th Generation HAB Deep-Cycle Lithium Battery


KiloVault®, a provider of innovative and affordable residential and commercial renewable energy solutions, today unveiled the fourth iteration of their HAB(™) series of wall-mount energy storage systems. The HAB(™) V4 provides the same powerful 7.5 kilowatt-hours of storage, safety, and expandability of its predecessors, with some key improvements