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Can circular cities boost biodiversity?

GreenBiz

Aside from preserving the last remaining natural places, we need to create new ones — especially in cities

Wendella Tours & Cruises: Public Ferry Transit Making Waves For Green Business

Green Business Bureau

Family-owned and operated since 1935, Wendella Tours & Cruises provides public ferry transit, tours and cruises across the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Boarding the Chicago Water Taxi means removing thousands of automobiles from the roads and taking earth-heating emissions along with them.

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We're having a virtual power plant moment

GreenBiz

When distributed energy resources are aggregated, these assets can do more than just help the owners; they can help the entire grid become more resilient by providing new, dispatchable resources to utilities.

The era of green finance

Renewable Energy World

By Michael Castellarin and Michael Andrisani. It is a time of change and growth for the power and energy sector. One of the most important and challenging questions facing the world is how it can transition towards a more sustainable future with respect to energy generation and consumption.

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.

These 550 Kenyan women are saving a forest

GreenBiz

Only a few years ago, Samburu women in northern Kenya were cutting down firewood in Kirisia forest and burning it to make charcoal

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Bumps in the road for electric vehicles?

altenergymag

Year on year, the market for electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow. As the G7 commits to the target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, actually achieving these lofty goals will rely on all sectors adapting to encompass these green ambitions.

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20-MW, 80-MWh Santa Ana battery storage project operational in California

Renewable Energy World

Calpine and GE Renewable Energy this month announced completion of a 80-MWh standalone battery storage system in southern California. The Santa Ana Storage Project, which uses GE’s Reservoir energy storage technology, entered into commercial operation.

Episode 278: Talking net zero, an ESG journey

GreenBiz

A new campaign launched on Earth Overshoot Day this week focuses on celebrating proven and scalable solutions that should be a central part of the discussion at COP26 this fall

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Umicore buys a stake in solid-state battery developer Solid Power

Charged

Umicore has announced that it holds a stake in solid-state battery specialist Solid Power , following Solid Power’s announcement of its intent to become a publicly listed company. Umicore built its stake through earlier Series A and B investment rounds.

US oil and gas companies should consider redirecting investments from new drilling to renewable energies

Renewable Energy World

By Ian Palmer, PhD. The world can address greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions in different ways. The direct way is by reducing fossil fuel production, the main source at 73% of global GHG.

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.

9-11 responders with the greatest exposure to toxic dust have a higher likelihood of liver disease

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Wally Gobetz , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license ).

Form Energy Unveils Its Iron-Air Battery

GreenTechMedia

Back in 2016, Mateo Jaramillo left Tesla, where he was leading the stationary energy storage business, and started looking for a new challenge to tackle. He took on long-duration energy storage -- not long duration like 8 hours or 12 hours, but days or weeks or more.

Major milestone reached for international grass-roots waste management platform

Envirotec Magazine

One of the projects, AACEAM Ambiental, collects plastics from the Amazon rivers and other natural areas, and sorts and recycles it. All aboard with AACEAM Ambiental.

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ABB earns CharIN CCS certification for its DC charger portfolio

Charged

CharIN is a 200-member global association that promotes interoperability based on the Combined Charging System (CCS).

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4 Simple Tips to Create Eco-Friendly Workplaces

Green Living Guy

When we think about being eco-friendly, we often think in terms of our homes because we seem to have more control over what products we use there.

XL Fleet partners with eNow on electric transport refrigeration units

Charged

XL Fleet has formed a development agreement with eNow, a provider of solar and battery power systems for electric transport refrigeration units (eTRUs). XL Fleet has also invested $3 million in eNow’s convertible notes, and has the right to acquire the company at a predetermined valuation.

Here Is a Beginners Guide to the Simple Life

Green Living Guy

Many people claim to long for the simple life while pursuing anything but. It is less about hypocrisy and more about role models. They know all about the daily grind but have no idea what the simple life looks like when done right. They are all too aware of what the life of poverty and […].

Myanmar's ethnic communities opposing a coal plant see their fight get harder

Eco-Business

Myanmar’s Indigenous people have faced the loss of their lands, community forests, and deteriorating health conditions due to illegal logging and mining. But in the face of political turmoil, environmental activists are fearful of arrests

Fuel Cell Stack and Systems Market Know What Statistics Show About Market After This Pandemic Ends

altenergymag

Global Fuel Cell Stack and Systems Market By Product Type (Below 5W Fuel Cell Stacks, 5W to Below 100W Fuel Cell Stacks) And By End-Users/Application (Aerospace, Automotive) Global Market Share, Forecast Data, In-Depth Analysis, And Detailed Overview, and Forecast, 2013 - 2026

Wendella Tours & Cruises: Public Ferry Transit Making Waves For Green Business

Green Business Bureau

Family-owned and operated since 1935, Wendella Tours & Cruises provides public ferry transit, tours and cruises across the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Boarding the Chicago Water Taxi means removing thousands of automobiles from the roads and taking earth-heating emissions along with them.

How to maximise financial returns from battery storage: new guide published

altenergymag

Centrica Business Solutions has published a free new guide to maximising financial returns from investment in battery energy storage

The Week in impact investing: Climate capital

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! We’re taking a Brief summer break next week. We’ll be back in your inbox Monday, Aug. 9 (in the. The post The Week in impact investing: Climate capital appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

Mass Megawatts Increases its Manufacturing Capabilities for Solar Tracker Production

altenergymag

The purchase of solar trackers with the solar units for many businesses is an opportunity to save money for the commercial users of solar power. It can use solar trackers to save (or earn) money on the cost of electricity, with the growing number of utilities implementing time of use pricing plans

Three Americans' lifetime emissions enough to kill one person

Inhabitant

A recent study on the mortality cost of carbon emissions has revealed that the average emissions created by 3.5 Americans are enough to kill one person

6 Tips on How to Find the Perfect Keynote Speaker For Your Event In The New Normal

altenergymag

If you thought that the most popular celebrities are the best virtual webinar speakers you could get, think again. Here's a quick guide

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Elizabeth McCluskey, CMFG Ventures

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 30 – This is what an impact investing career path looks like. McCluskey was working at UBS, first in investment banking and. The post Elizabeth McCluskey, CMFG Ventures appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Agents of Impact

39th World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering & Technology

altenergymag

39th World Conference on Applied Science Engineering and Technology (39th - WCASET) is organized by IFERP on 24th & 25th November 2021 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Jason Sharpe, Namasté Solar

Solar Power World

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar? I began my electrical career with an epiphany.

Revealed: UK supermarkets linked to beef suppliers driving illegal Amazon deforestation

Business Green

EXCLUSIVE: Asda pledges to stop stocking certain canned products following investigation revealing links to illegal Amazon rainforest destruction.

How to achieve the highest appraisal value for home solar projects

Solar Power World

By Robin LeBaron, co-founder and president, Pearl Certification Residential solar salespeople hear this question regularly: “If I install solar on my roof, will it add value to my home when I sell it?”

A modern design for a sustainable, zero-waste kitchen

Inhabitant

Designed by Austria-based furniture designer Ivana Steiner, this modern zero-waste kitchen incorporates unique features to be as environmentally conscious as any room of the home could ever hope to be

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People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Steve Melink, Melink Corporation

Solar Power World

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar?

The Frying Scotsman? UK hybrid cars to reach EU market via vegetable oil-powered train

Business Green

DB Cargo's novel train, which is named 'I’m a Climate Hero', will ferry hundreds of Toyota hybrid cars from the Midlands to France and Czechia each week.

Appalachian Beekeeping Collective boosts pollinators and supports beekeepers

Inhabitant

Bees are in trouble. Luckily, organizations like Appalachian Beekeeping Collective are here to help

Sky achieves 100 per cent renewable electricity target

Business Green

Media giant is aiming to become a net zero business by 2030. Sky's offices, retail stores and journalism hubs across the world are now powered solely by clean power, with the media giant today announcing it has reached its 100 per cent renewable electricity target.