Thu.Dec 02, 2021

Renewable energy is even cheaper than previously thought

GreenBiz

A new report suggests early pricing prediction models have consistently underestimated how far the costs of renewable energy might fall and the benefits of an accelerated switch to clean energy

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Top Ten Largest Technology Companies In The World

U.S. Green Technology

Do you want to know which large tech companies are in the top ten of the world’s most valuable corporations? We have compiled a list of the top ten technology businesses in the globe so that you may be informed. Find out more by reading this article. Apple Inc Apple Inc. is the world’s.

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What electric boilers tell us about electrifying everything

GreenBiz

They can be swapped out without end-users needing to make substantial changes to their processes or equipment.

THE STATE OF CLEAN ENERGY – 2021

CleanTech Alliance

Clean energy industries represented the growth sectors of the U.S. energy economy over the past decade, providing good-paying jobs while supporting a cleaner, healthier future for communities across the nation. Public Policy CEBN clean energy business network interactive map the state of clean energy

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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.

Food startup round up: From plant electrodes to lab meat innovation

GreenBiz

The startups are creating plant AI technology, a marketplace for oversupplied food, the chemical infrastructure for lab meat and new technologies for raising clams

Electric school bus charging hub could provide ‘blueprint’ for grid support

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. By connecting the batteries of parked electric school buses to the grid, a first-of-its-kind electric school bus charging hub aims to provide enough backup power to support up to 10,000 homes.

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U.S. records red-hot quarter for utility-scale solar, battery storage

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The U.S. connected 2.4 gigawatts of utility-scale solar projects to its power grids in the third quarter of 2021 representing 46% growth over the same period last year, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

How the US will pick locations for all those offshore wind turbines

GreenBiz

?Both red and blue states will see more advantages than drawbacks in embracing this new industry

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Stellantis and Factorial Energy team up to develop solid-state batteries

Charged

Stellantis and Massachusetts-based solid-state battery developer Factorial Energy have signed a joint development agreement to advance Factorial’s high-voltage solid-state battery technology. The agreement also includes a strategic investment from Stellantis.

California needs to face the climate and health cost of pesticides

GreenBiz

For too long the state has allowed undue regulatory influence by pesticide companies

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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.

ESG Reporting: Standards, Frameworks, Challenges and Benefits

Green Business Bureau

ESG and Reporting Standards. There are currently over 600 ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) reporting provisions globally. This is creating a soup of ESG interpretations , muddling what constitutes a sustainable investment vs what does not.

EVLO Selects Nuvation Energy Battery Management Systems for their Energy Storage Solutions

altenergymag

EVLO Energy Storage, Hydro-Québec’s energy storage subsidiary, has selected Nuvation Energy’s battery management systems for EVLO’s energy storage product line. The EVLO energy storage systems will be used for applications such as utility grid support and demand charge management

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COP26 must launch a reinvigorated UK effort on climate change, says CCC

Envirotec Magazine

A new independent assessment of COP26 and the critical next steps for the UK was published on 2 December by the Climate Change Committee (CCC).

United completes world’s first passenger flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. On an otherwise normal flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Washington, D.C.'s s Reagan National Airport on Wednesday, a United 737 Max 8 passenger flight operated with 100% sustainable aviation fuel -- a first, and monumental, step for the aviation industry.

New report assesses the current state of managed charging

Charged

A new report from the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) provides an overview of major developments in the managed charging field, and offers recommendations for designing utility managed charging programs, based on interviews with utility execs and case studies. “

Gas purification converts NOx to fertilizer

Envirotec Magazine

A seemingly efficient process for producing fertilizer from industrial emitted nitrogen oxides is being launched in The Netherlands.

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Chinese automakers adopting Tesla’s megacasting technology

Charged

Tesla’s megacasting technique —using giant casting machines to make car bodies with just a few massive cast parts—greatly reduces the complexity of the body assembly process, saving costs and improving efficiency.

Amid a flood of solar applications, Maine seeks a more targeted approach

Renewable Energy World

By David Thill, Energy News Network. A stakeholder group tasked with helping lawmakers incentivize distributed generation and plan grid upgrades is expected to issue its first of two reports by Jan.

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Explainer: avoided emissions and how not to overclaim them

Eco-Business

There is growing interest in the potential of a fourth 'scope' of carbon emissions reporting. However, experts are wary that companies are using problematic methods to account for these so-called 'avoided emissions

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NI and EA Elektro-Automatik partner to accelerate battery testing

Charged

National Instruments (NI) has announced a collaboration with German power supply manufacturer EA Elektro-Automatik to offer bidirectional power supplies that support battery cycling and power-level tests.

ESG Book aims to shape the future of sustainability data

Eco-Business

Heavyweight financial institutions are backing a public database to simplify access to corporate sustainability data. ESG Book', created by data firm Arabesque, aims to standardise multiple corporate disclosures from around the world

5 Ways to Protect Your Plants From Plant Diseases

Green Living Guy

Are you looking for some new plants to bring home? This will be a great way to green up your home. It’s also an aesthetic move that can add soothing and relaxing vibes to your home. But adding plants to your home isn’t just for looks. You need to put in the work and […].

Why India is neglecting its methane problem

Eco-Business

The world’s third largest emitter of the potent greenhouse gas, India is hesitant to join global phasedown efforts

Biodigester in Practice: Real World Examples of Biodigesters in Business

Green Business Bureau

What is a Biodigester? A biodigester is a contained system in which feedstock (wastewater, food waste, manure, etc) is consumed by bacteria, breaking the feedstock down into smaller molecules and compounds, and often yielding useful products like semi-treated water and free electrons.

Online vs. Land-Based Casinos – Which Is the Eco-Friendly Option?

Green Living Guy

The main advantage of online casinos is the convenience that comes with playing on such platforms. Players get to enjoy all the casino action they desire from virtually anywhere as long as they have an internet connection.

Rising Gas Prices, Corporate CSRs Drive Transition to Electric Boilers

altenergymag

As gas prices climb, companies are adopting economical, zero emission electric steam and hot water boilers and are fulfilling high-priority environmental Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives

Don’t Throw Away Your Old Airplane Parts; Do This Instead

Green Living Guy

Airplanes are durable, so it’s no surprise that their parts remain even after destruction. Some airplane parts sit at the bottom of the ocean, unable to degrade. If we could put these airplane parts to good use, we would be doing the environment a big favor.

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Since Congress Lifted Crude Export Ban in 2015, US has Dropped ‘Climate Bomb’ on the World

DeSmogBlog

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams. After Congress lifted a ban on crude exports in late 2015, oil and gas production in the Permian Basin soared while domestic consumption remained flat—leading to a massive build-out of pipelines and other infrastructure that culminated in the U.S.

How To Be Environmentally Conscious When Eating

Green Living Guy

When you want to live a greener and healthier life, there are a variety of strategies that you can start with. One of those strategies should focus on your eating habits.

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Microfinance lender MicroVest is acquired by development company DAI

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 2 – MicroVest launched in 2003 to expand access to capital to microfinance institutions in emerging markets and facilitate impact investment. The post Microfinance lender MicroVest is acquired by development company DAI appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Sungrow Displays the Liquid Cooled Energy Storage Systems at ESA 2021

altenergymag

Sungrow, the global leading inverter and energy storage solution supplier for renewables, premiered its brand-new liquid cooled Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions at ESA on Dec. 1-3, 2021, further addressing the energy storage demand in the US and enabling more profitability, flexibility, and safety

The Reconstruction this time: Retelling the history of the past to change the story of the future (video)

Impact Alpha

That the past is never dead – it’s not even past, as Faulkner observed – was hard to dispute last month in the. The post The Reconstruction this time: Retelling the history of the past to change the story of the future (video) appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Reconstruction

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Over 80 fashion brands linked to Amazon deforestation

Inhabitant

Turns out, it’s not just fast-food chains causing problems. According to a new study, many fashion brands source leather from opaque supply chains tied to decimating forests

Dutch loan fund links better terms to better educational outcomes

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 2 — The Impact-Linked Fund for Education will deploy social impact incentives and impact-linked loans to education-focused social enterprises and market-based. The post Dutch loan fund links better terms to better educational outcomes appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Climate change may be driving albatross divorces

Inhabitant

Ever heard of an albatross divorce? A new study published in the journal Royal Society found that Black-browed albatrosses may separate from their life partners due to global warming. According to the study, albatrosses are among a few species that mate for life, but climate change is affecting their mating