Tue.Jun 02, 2020

Northvolt & Hydro Team Up For EV Battery Recycling

CleanTechnica

Electric cars and recycling are made for each other. Northvolt and others are working today on the battery anhd motor recycling systems of tomorrow.

It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards

GreenBiz

It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards. Carol Goodstein. Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00. Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of the store before 7 a.m.,

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Bloomberg: To Compete With Tesla, EV Charging Infrastructure Needs To Evolve

CleanTechnica

Tesla has been working to expand its ever-growing Supercharger network. And even better — the charging speeds (witness V3) continue to improve. Over the years, Tesla's tech has allowed its chargers to "fill up" its battery packs faster and faster. And new Superchargers are being built every week.

The Hottest Green Technology Trends

U.S. Green Technology

10 of the Hottest Green Technology Trends Humanity has made some major shifts toward sustainability in recent years. While there’s still a long way to go before every business, organisation, and person on the planet exists in an environmentally harmonious way, there have nevertheless been some big developments in eco conscious living, particularly on the. The post The Hottest Green Technology Trends appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

The Oil & Gas Industry Doesn?t Have A Bright Future

CleanTechnica

The oil and gas industry has been in a recession, effectively since the global financial crisis 11 years ago. Each year, production volumes have increased by more than global demand, meaning that the market has been in decline, with lower prices for crude oil and natural gas the natural result.

Easy vegan ice cream recipes to enjoy all summer long

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here are four vegan ice cream recipes you can make right in your kitchen — no ice cream maker or hard-to-find ingredients required

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Horseshoe crab blood remains industry standard for big pharma

Inhabitat - Innovation

It’s a bad week for horseshoe crabs as their defenders have failed to convince big pharma that synthetic crab blood is a viable alternative for endotoxin testing in drugs

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The Latest ?My Tesla Ran Into A Really Big Truck While On Autopilot? Kerfluffle

CleanTechnica

A busy highway. An overturned truck. A white Model 3 plows straight ahead into the truck at speed. Is this the way things are supposed to work?

5 best solutions to gain access to energy services in a rural area

The Environmental Blog

Uninterrupted access to energy services plays an important role in our day-to-day lives. Energy is not only required for the survival of an individual but is also important for establishing a widespread community, consisting of healthcare, government, financial, industrial, agricultural and educational institutions. The development of a nation, it’s economy and its people, is directly related to the extent of energy services accessible in the region.

Breaking! French Electric Vehicle Market Share At 7.5% In May, 9.2% Year To Date

CleanTechnica

France saw a plugin electric vehicle market share of 7.5% in May 2020, triple the May 2019 result, in a steadily recovering overall auto market that is down 50% year on year (YoY). The cumulative 2020 EV result stands at 9.2% share.

Silver Oak becomes worlds most sustainable winery

Inhabitat - Innovation

After a devastating fire ravaged the Silver Oak Winery in California’s Napa Valley nearly 15 years ago, the owners turned tragedy into opportunity when they rebuilt the facility to target the most stringent sustainability standards in the world

Roadtrip Hack ? Best Way To Do A Long Drive In An Electric Vehicle

CleanTechnica

I’ve always wondered what is the most efficient way to drive somewhere far. Since I drive from SF–LA quite a bit, the I-5 drives became prime opportunities for me to study the best way to do this long drive. In this optimization exercise, factors in our fitness function are driver comfort, energy consumption, cost, and overall drive time.

Gensler upcycles an old warehouse into creative offices in Austin

Inhabitat - Innovation

At the heart of East Austin, an old and uninviting warehouse has been transformed into a creative office building fittingly dubbed UPCycle

North Carolina Could Finally Tap Into Immense Wind Energy Resources, Create Thousands Of Jobs

CleanTechnica

North Carolina offers one of the beautiful coasts in the country. I've slept in the sand dunes of that coast, waking early to drift with the wind out to sea. With all that to offer, the good news is that, beyond beauty, the North Carolina coast offers an opportunity for clean energy and green careers, invaluable technical and service jobs in the renewable energy sector.

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COVID-19 outbreak shuts down Tyson plant in Iowa

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tyson Foods, Inc. closed an Iowa pork plant for deep cleaning after 22% of its workforce tested positive for coronavirus

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Sweden Hits 20% EV Market Share In May, As Autos Down 50%

CleanTechnica

Sweden continued strong growth of its plugin electric vehicle market share in May 2020, achieving 20.3% this time, almost double that of May. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Market Research Research BIL Sweden End of oil Europe Europe EV sales EV market share EV sales kia Kia Niro Kia Optima Mattias Bergman SCB Sweden Volvo S60 Volvo V60 Volvo XC60 PHEV

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UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- June 2

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 2, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […]. Opportunities Public Policy bulletin commerce rulemaking utc weekly bulletin

Test Driving A Tesla Model Y ? One Reporter?s Experience

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model Y in this story is owned by a former GM engineer who once worked on the EV1 project. He says Tesla technology is far better than any other company. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Media Dick Amacher Tesla Model Y Tesla Model Y reviews

Weekly CETA Bulletin- June 2

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 2, 2020 Announcements Comments requested by June 8 on draft incremental cost rule Commerce is requesting written comments on the draft incremental cost rule for the Clean Energy Transformation Act. This rule (WAC 194-40-230) is included in the first discussion draft published April 28. Written comments will be used to identify priority […]. Member News Public Policy bulletin ceta ceta bulletin commerce rulemaking utc weekly bulletin

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Oil Pipeline Projects Continue To Burden Landowners During Pandemic ? Misuse Of Eminent Domain

CleanTechnica

Pipeline giant Kinder Morgan is cutting a 400-mile line across the middle of Texas, digging up vast swaths of private land for its planned Permian Highway Pipeline. The project is ceaseless, continuing through the coronavirus pandemic. Landowner Heath Frantzen said that dozens of workers have showed up to his ranch in Fredericksburg, even as public health officials urged people to stay at home.

Core (UK) Ltd ? Driving Healthy & Sustainable Supply Chains

Green Business Bureau

Headquartered in London, Core provides supply chain management, customs classification, and sustainability solutions and services to global retailers, with a vision to realize the benefits of a digitized supply chain through their three software-as-a-service platforms – Suppliview, TariffTel, and Leaf.

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Trail-Blazer Dependency ? A Roadmap For The Sustainability Revolution

CleanTechnica

"Trail-Blazer Dependency – A Roadmap for the Sustainability Revolution" is a peer-reviewed scientific article written by Jan Kunnas, published in Global Environment. A key message from this article is that, "No prediction of future is needed as the future is made.". Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Research Science Aspa Mill Elon Musk Jan Kunnas revolution Sustainability Tesla

Carbon Removal and Nature-Based Solutions

CleanTech Group

To combat the climate crisis and build a new economy, an increasing number of innovators and investors are turning to nature-based solutions, taking. Carbon Carbon Offsets Cleantech Insights Resources & Environment carbon capture carbon credits carbon sequestration regenerative agriculture

100% Electric Cars Score 11.6% Market Share In Italy In April

CleanTechnica

As the worldwide coronavirus lockdown stormed all nations' economies throughout the month of April, the car industry witnessed a near complete shutdown of unprecedented proportions. The extent of it is clearly shown in Italy's car sales for the month, which were down a jaw-dropping 97.5% year over year. This was widely anticipated since a severe lockdown began in March and the market started its precipitous descent, but it is dramatic nonetheless.

UK Power Networks? New Platform for Flexibility Services Could Be Groundbreaking

GreenTechMedia

UK Power Networks, a wires-only utility managing three distribution grids in the United Kingdom and serving approximately 20 million people, is implementing a novel holistic approach to network operations and DER lifecycle management. Their new approach, which should be implemented by the end of 2020, is based on an innovative active network management (ANM) system.

Now Might Be A Good Time To Buy A Used Tesla Model 3 — Or Maybe Soon

CleanTechnica

With the coronavirus pandemic and related economic crisis well underway, and perhaps also with the arrival of the Model Y (it's unclear if this is related), there are some signs of hope for potential used Model 3 buyers. Cars Clean Transport CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive CleanTechnica Reports Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Market Research Research iSeeCars Tesla Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model 3 depreciation Tesla Model 3 resale value Tesla Model 3 used used Tesla Model 3

Get up, stand up: Impact investors speak out for racial justice

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 2 – Meet the protests in the streets, not with force, but with racial equity, capital for Black communities and entrepreneurs, solidarity and system-change. In statements, blog posts and tweets, Agents of Impact pledged support for Agents of Justice, to fight bias in their own organizations and to rebuild stronger. Every aspect of. The post Get up, stand up: Impact investors speak out for racial justice appeared first on ImpactAlpha. paywall Signals Inclusive Economy New Power

US Residential Storage Shines in First Quarter, Nabs Fourth Consecutive Record

GreenTechMedia

Residential batteries outperformed the rest of the energy storage sector in first quarter deployments. The first quarter of 2020 marked the fourth consecutive record for home battery installations, according to the new Energy Storage Monitor , from Wood Mackenzie and the Energy Storage Association. The sector delivered 44 megawatts/102 megawatt-hours, up 10 percent from Q4 2019. That’s all the more striking because home solar installations typically dip in the first quarter of a given year.

Blue Like an Orange closes $200 million for Latin America fund

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 2 – Debt investor Blue Like an Orange was founded by former World Bank officials to finance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (listen to the ImpactAlpha podcast interview, “Blue Like an Orange offers a report card for the Sustainable Development Goals“).

Inside Alliant Energy?s Big Solar Announcement: What Does It Mean for the Midwest?s Energy Transition? [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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