Mon.Nov 16, 2020

Moscow Gets Its 500th Electric Bus

CleanTechnica

Before seeing this headline, if I asked you to guess which city in Europe just got its 500th electric bus, it's highly unlikely you would have guessed Moscow. Russia is a major oil & gas country.

5 ways businesses can take action to reduce environmental racism

GreenBiz

5 ways businesses can take action to reduce environmental racism. Samantha Harris. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 00:20.

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India Announces Incentives For Solar Modules & Battery Manufacturing

CleanTechnica

The Indian government has announced financial incentives to promote domestic manufacturing of solar PV modules and batteries. Batteries Clean Power Energy Storage Green Economy Manufacturing Solar Energy India India solar modules India Solar Power Solar Modules Manufacturing

How effective stakeholder engagement shaped Samsonite’s ESG strategy

GreenBiz

How effective stakeholder engagement shaped Samsonite’s ESG strategy. Christine Rile…. Mon, 11/16/2020 - 01:00.

Jonathan Scott Unpacks The Fight For Residential Solar In Revealing New Documentary

CleanTechnica

The sun is a fusion reactor in the sky, raining sunshine down on the planet free of charge.

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Why should you care about small business IT management and services?

U.S. Green Technology

If you are a small business owner, then chances are you won’t have a full-time dedicated IT team to take care of all the back-end stuff. Yes, the budget is a concern, and most cannot afford a professional IT team on their roster.

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This nature center proves zero-energy is possible even in wintry Minnesota

Inhabitat - Innovation

Environmental stewardship comes alive in spectacular fashion at the new Westwood Hills Nature Center

Hyundai Jumps Into Ionity

CleanTechnica

Hyundai Motor Group has joined the European ultrafast charging network Ionity. The Ionity charging network is one of the most useful and widespread in charging networks in Europe, created to provide a Supercharger-like network for non-Tesla electric vehicles.

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Tristan da Cunha establishes a massive marine protected area

Inhabitat - Innovation

This small, British overseas territory of just 250 people has created the world's fourth-largest marine protected area

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Green Hydrogen Scheme Sprouts In Scotland, With Flow Battery

CleanTechnica

Offshore wind leader Scotland aims for pole position in green hydrogen, tidal power, and flow batteries, too.

Redress winner launches puffer jacket made of upcycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

This unique puffer jacket makes use of textile waste

Electrifying News From Electrify America

CleanTechnica

Electrify America is moving ahead with its US EV charging network and adding solar powered charging locations with battery backup in selected areas. It has also created a new company called Electrify Commercial to meet the needs of fleet operators.

UK’s first hydrogen heating demonstration takes place in Northumberland

Envirotec Magazine

First houses heated by hydrogen gas are showcased, with the use of innovative prototype boilers.

New Pay-As-You-Go Solar TV In Kenya — Love It

CleanTechnica

Check out this new PayGo solar powered TV offered in Kenya by Azuri Technologies. The TV400 is a 32" television that is an upgrade from the 24" solar-powered TV Azuri launched in.

Jules Ferry School is a model for a sustainable learning environment

Inhabitat - Innovation

A school in France is showing the world how to use eco-friendly design to create much more than buildings

EU #Fail — Parliament Doesn’t Exclude Fossil Fuels From Recovery Fund

CleanTechnica

EU lawmakers have opened the door for fossil fuel projects to benefit under the EU’s €670 billion recovery fund.

High carbon emissions predicted for Black Friday

Inhabitat - Innovation

Black Friday emissions are expected to equal carbon emissions from over 400 long flights

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Jackery Brings Solar Generators Into The Mainstream With The Explorer 1000 System

CleanTechnica

Generating electricity with grid-tied and off-grid solar power systems has been going on for decades and now the promise of clean power is moving into the mainstream with the introduction of solar generators.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- November 16

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 16, 2020 Announcements UTC accepting comments on interpretation of electricity use requirement In publishing proposed CETA rules, both Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) deferred proposing rule language interpreting the requirement in RCW 19.405.040(1)(a) that a utility use at least 80% renewable or non-emitting electricity under the […].

India x Cleantech — November 2020

CleanTechnica

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country.

Robotics, Automation and Industry: Why Robots are Now a Good Thing

CleanTech Group

Since 1765, various industrial revolutions have dramatically changed the landscape of manufacturing, enabling scaled-up production that requires less and less manpower. Today, a. Cleantech Insights Energy & Power Robotics

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The Other 2020 Elections: Communities Put Clean, Renewable Energy On The Ballot

CleanTechnica

Here’s a brief overview of several ballot measures illustrating how cities are moving at a rapid pace creating new funding to support local clean energy, and that clean energy has a much broader appeal than either political party.

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Quebec’s gas car ban spotlights need for Canada-wide approach

Clean Energy Canada

OTTAWA — Joanna Kyriazis, senior policy advisor at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to Quebec’s decision to phase out the sale of gas cars as part of its 2030 Plan for a Green Economy : “We welcome Quebec’s newly released plan to build a clean economy, in particular, its decision to ban the sale of gas cars after 2035.

The Divestment Movement Needs To Make Environmental Impacts Explicit

CleanTechnica

The divestment movement can persuade more investors with practical info about effects of fossil fuels. Air Quality Fossil Fuels Investment carbon tracking Felix Mormann gofossilfree

Form Energy Raises Another $70M for Long Duration Storage

GreenTechMedia

Form Energy raised a $70 million Series C to scale its super-long duration energy storage technology. That investment was first reported by Reuters Friday, without naming the investors who participated.

Inmotive Ready To Supply Ingear 2-Speed Transmission To EV Manufacturers

CleanTechnica

Canadian company Inmotive* has announced the creation of Ingear, a two-speed transmission for electric cars that is inexpensive, reliable, and can help extend the range of an EV by up to 15%.

Renewables Buoy RWE and EDF as Clean Energy Outlook Brightens

GreenTechMedia

Two of Europe’s major utilities have demonstrated the signs of a post-coronavirus lockdown recovery, highlighted by growing renewables capacities. EDF and RWE both reported their Q3 results at the end of last week.

Biodegradable tree guards reduce environmental impact

Envirotec Magazine

A new range of biodegradable guards will help to reduce the environmental impact of planting new whips while improving landscape management, says the firm behind them. WhiptecBio tree and hedge guards are made from recycled material and are said to be 100% sustainable, biodegradable and compostable.

Electric School Bus Fleets Test the US Vehicle-to-Grid Proposition

GreenTechMedia

Electric school buses just might be the breakout vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology in the United States. At least, that’s how Duncan McIntyre, CEO of Highland Electric Transportation, sees it.

Utility’s approach to explosion risk assessment wins construction industry award

Envirotec Magazine

An innovative, industry-leading digital approach to explosion risk assessment has seen a win for Yorkshire Water, which was named as Digital Initiative of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA).

Batteries Are Just Nudging Into the Billion-Dollar Backup Power Market [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

What will the world look like after COVID-19?

GatesNotes

The first episode of is all about the pandemic

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The Hype and Hope of Sahara Desert Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

Desert energy is back.

‘Justice tech’ and edtech ventures selected for gener8tor social enterprise accelerator

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 16 — The Madison, Wis.-based based gBeta Social Impact’s virtual accelerator is supporting 10 founders addressing equity in education and criminal justice. Dealflow Education Tech Impact Tech Inclusive Economy Return on Inclusion United States