Wed.Aug 04, 2021

3 ways your organization can embrace a net-zero mindset

GreenBiz

Making the transition will require new approaches for hiring, governance and R&D. Here’s how companies such as Walmart, Shopify, Just Salad and Allbirds are approaching the challenge

Ways to keep your child busy this summer

U.S. Green Technology

Activity ideas When we talk about the different summer activities, parents often get confused with the idea of planning to keep their children active. Actually, summer is the perfect time to teach your children to different types of activities and games.

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Green bonds are beating all expectations in the post-pandemic recovery

GreenBiz

Europe is leading the acceleration in green bond issues, while China and the U.S. are the most active markets

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Does one vegan really affect the environment?

U.S. Green Technology

How is animal agriculture affecting the environment How is animal agriculture impacting the environment is a question that has been asked and answered for many years now.

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.

The U.S. can cut emissions by transforming industrial clusters

GreenBiz

Clusters, or areas with a many companies providing similar goods and services, can give the U.S. monopolies of scale for cutting emissions

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How To Lower Your Home’s Power Bill

Green Living Guy

Electricity is an important utility, to say the least. It is arguably the bedrock of modern civilization, and it is necessary for a vast percentage of modern luxuries.

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How Businesses Cut Energy and Fuel Usage

Green Living Guy

In less than a decade, the typical small business startup has changed a lot. Modern companies tend to have fewer workers, take up less office space (if any) and use less energy. The human imagination continued to come up with ways to get by with less fuel and energy.

To sell EVs, are automakers ready to ditch dealerships?

GreenBiz

Dealership employees are extremely under-equipped with knowledge about available current financial incentives, charging infrastructure and other information specific to EV ownership

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6 Eco-friendly Things That You Didn’t Know About

Green Living Guy

The twenty-first century or the modern age has blessed its people with many boons. Today, you live in an age where you can make miracles just by sitting at home. Thanks to technology and innovation to provide humans with such advantages. But, with the boons come the bays.

You’ve set a bold climate goal, so now what?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Neste North America’s Sustainability Manager explains how to set bold climate goals by embracing a variety of solutions and measuring the impact

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.

Tigo Energy Unveils Energy Intelligence Platform to Simplify Fleet Management

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Comprehensive management software designed to help solar installers around the world save time and money

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Exro says its Coil Driver tech can reduce EVSE cost and complexity

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Power electronics specialist Exro Technologies has announced a new application for its patented Coil Driver technology, which it says could dramatically reduce the cost and complexity associated with deploying EV infrastructure at scale.

AttaBox Polycarbonate Enclosures Now Available in Color

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AttaBox® Heartland Series Enclosures are now available in color in a wide range of sizes from 6" x 6" to 20" x 16

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Shell to install 800 chargers at Waitrose UK supermarkets

Charged

Oil companies (we’ll consider using the term “energy companies” when products other than petroleum make up at least half their revenues) are starting to invest in EV charging , and Shell is at the forefront of this trend.

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First half of 2021 sees record investment in renewable energy

Renewable Energy World

More money was invested in renewable energy in the first six months of 2021 than the first half of any other year, according to tracking by BloombergNEF. But analysts still say “immediate” funding is needed to reach global net-zero emissions goals.

Proterra to supply battery tech to ROUSH CleanTech for next-gen Ford F-650 electric truck

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Commercial EV innovator Proterra (NASDAQ: PTRA) builds electric buses, and also provides its powertrain technology to other OEMs under its Proterra Powered business unit.

Everything You Need to Know About CBD in Canada

Green Living Guy

There has been quite a debate on the legalization of CBD in countries across the world. While some have accepted it and deemed it fit for consumption for medicinal and recreational purposes, others are still on the fence.

Lilium secures order from Brazilian airline for 220 electric jets

Charged

Azul, a Brazilian airline that serves 110 destinations and operates a fleet of more than 160 aircraft, has ordered 220 electric aircraft from Lilium in a $1-billion commercial deal and strategic alliance. The companies aim to establish a co-branded network in Brazil.

LIDAR helps Greece become a renewable energy leader

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Alexander James. Capable of recording key wind characteristics such as speed and direction up to and above 200 meters vertical height, her special skills meant #106 was always destined to be a traveler and it wasn’t long before she spread her wings.

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New paper examines environmental impact of brine-based lithium extraction

Charged

A new paper from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) analyzes the process of extracting lithium from brine.

12 Small Changes That Will Make Your House More Eco-Friendly

Green Living Guy

We are within the midst of a climate crisis — it’s not ‘climate change, the change is here, and we’re now during a crisis. Scientists are now saying that we’re in “uncharted territory” due to the billions of tonnes of CO2 that we pump into the atmosphere per annum.

The Northeast’s hemlock trees face extinction. A tiny fly could save them.

Grist

It’s a warm day in early June, and researcher Nicholas Dietschler is standing in front of an eastern hemlock sapling about a quarter of a mile up a steep ridge in New York’s Catskill Mountains. The evergreen is not looking good. Its lower branches are brittle and dead. Its upper limbs are balding.

Daikin’s new AC refrigerant features lower boiling point, could boost EV range

Charged

Japanese air conditioner manufacturer Daikin Industries has developed a refrigerant specifically for EVs, and plans to commercialize the product by 2025, according to a report by Nikkei Asia.

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Renewable power plants need better planning and design

Renewable Energy World

Op-ed submitted by Jared Green 33% of all electricity generation worldwide is from renewable sources. Over the past decade, $3 trillion has been invested in clean power worldwide. In 2018, about two-thirds of new energy capacity installed was renewable. If we are going to keep warming below 1.5

Faraday Institution develops ultrasonic recycling method

Charged

Faraday Institution researchers working on the recycling of lithium-ion batteries at the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham have developed a new method to recover materials from end-of-life EV batteries. The new process uses ultrasonic waves to separate valuable material from the electrodes.

Top 5 tips to bring a renewable energy equipment prototype to market

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Scott Baxter. It’s no secret that the renewable energy equipment industry is a sector that is forecasted to grow, with new innovative energy technologies entering the market every day.

7 Tips For Throwing An Eco-Friendly Celebration

Green Living Guy

Everyone wants to be the talk of the town when they finally decide to host a party where they invite their friends and favorite family members. In most cases, people will go out of their way to impress those in attendance. But what is more important when hosting a party?

New web-based tool targets water leaks

Envirotec Magazine

The colour coded map helps the district manager to monitor the overall situation at a glance and to target and prioritise interventions. It shows the level of criticality of each DMA on a green-yellow-red scale with each DMA represented by a polygon.

US Wind will expand offshore project in Maryland to include up to 82 turbines, company says

Renewable Energy World

Maryland-based offshore developer US Wind announced plans this week to expand its 22-turbine MarWin project to include up to 82 turbines under the new Momentum Wind project for up to 1,200 MW additional offshore wind energy.

Dana and Switch Mobility partner on electric commercial vehicles

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Drivetrain and e-propulsion specialist Dana (NYSE: DAN) has signed a strategic agreement with Ashok Leyland subsidiary Switch Mobility, a manufacturer of electric buses and light commercial vehicles.

Address risky human activities now or face new pandemics, experts warn

Eco-Business

Experts say that a 'One Health' approach is urgently needed to prevent future pandemics — simultaneously addressing human, animal and ecosystem health, protecting humanity and nature, and incorporating disease risk into decision-making

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Europe's Largest Energy Storage Project Comes into Commercial Operation -- Utilizing Sungrow Energy Storage System

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Europe's largest energy storage project, the 100MW/100MWh Minety plant with Sungrow's 1500V energy storage system solutions has been successfully grid-connected, designed for facilitating grid stability and maximizing the utilization of renewable energy

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Toyocolor to supply carbon nanotube dispersions to SK Innovation

Charged

Japanese ink and materials manufacturer Toyocolor has been tapped to supply its Lioaccum series of conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions to the North American and European operations of battery-maker SK Innovation.

Top 3 trends augmenting concentrated solar power market share by 2027

altenergymag

There is a huge demand for energy as well as medium and large-scale investments towards the usage of solar generation farms. Effective energy usage has drifted consumer tendencies and regulatory policies towards the deployment of solar technologies

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What is E-Cycle Washington?

Living Green Technology

E -Cycle Washington is a Washington State program that provides free electronics recycling to residents, small businesses, schools, and other organizations. E-Cycle partners with local recycling companies, who are paid to collect electronics on the state’s behalf.