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Why solar microgrids are the future of sustainable energy

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Are you maximizing the value of your solar? Learn about the role microgrids play to maximize the value of solar energy and ensure resilient power

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What is the Net-Zero Meaning in Business?

Green Business Bureau

In this article, we explain the net-zero meaning, what it takes to be a net-zero business, low/zero emissions business practices that you should know, and skepticism around carbon offsetting. Explaining the Net-Zero Meaning.

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KULR obtains commercial license to use NASA thermal runaway technology

Charged

KULR Technology Group, an energy management platform company, says it has attained operational readiness for its fractional thermal runaway calorimeter (FTRC), and has a commercial licensing agreement with NASA to use the agency’s patent-pending FTRC solution.

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The Power of Multistakeholder Collaboration in Creating More Equitable and Sustainable Cities

The City Fix

The latest UN climate conference, COP27 in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, was a significant one for cities in many respects. Delegates established a new fund to help vulnerable countries deal with loss and damages from climate impacts, and some of. Urban Development 1.5C

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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.

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Can Gen Z save the planet?

GreenBiz

Zoomers differ significantly from their predecessors through their recognition of global trends, connection to domestic and international peers, and willingness to build intergenerational coalitions

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Jan. 11 – The BUILT Cluster: Working Together for Infrastructure Decarbonization

CleanTech Alliance

The Buildings, Utilities, and Infrastructure Living Together – or the BUILT Cluster leverages Washington State’s social and intellectual capital to accelerate, scale, and replicate sustainable and innovative planning, design, and construction practices/technologies.

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A Compact Guide To Solar Panel Technology

U.S. Green Technology

Solar panels are the most crucial component of a solar power system. You use them to collect solar energy and convert it to electrical energy. Solar panels come in a variety of designs and sizes. Most of them are available in 60, 72, or 90-cell configurations.

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Water recycling programs are on the rise

GreenBiz

Water conservation and efficiency are critical but not sufficient in most situations to address water shortfalls and reliability challenges

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February 8th – Perkins Coie Lunch Series – Future-Proofing Buildings: Sustainable, Efficient Design for Energy Retrofits

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance Lunch Series presents notable clean tech executive speakers for a monthly conversation followed by networking with cleantech industry leaders from across the region. Alliance News Member News

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State of the nation

Envirotec Magazine

EA chief executive Sir James Bevan set out his vision for Natural Flood Management (NFM) on 9 December. The approach must be a core part of the UK’s defence against flooding and climate change, he said.

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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.

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How to Select a Sustainability Certification for Your Business

Green Business Bureau

Selecting the right sustainability certification for your business can be a tedious process requiring thorough research and understanding which program will best suit your needs and budget.

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The technological evolution of materials recycling

GreenBiz

It’s time to update how we sort valuable materials (a.k.a. waste

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What integrated smart building technology means for the GreenTech industry

U.S. Green Technology

Each year it appears that more world industries are turning their attention to eco-friendly business practices, not only in an effort to reduce the negative impacts associated with excess CO2 emissions, but also to meet a growing public demand to facilitate a more sustainable approach to modern life.

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Don’t bet the farm on forests and soils?

Envirotec Magazine

New research by the University of East Anglia highlights the risks of countries relying on nature-based solutions to achieve net zero. National climate strategies set out how countries plan to reduce emissions, for example by phasing out fossil-fuel use, to get to net-zero in 2050.

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EVgo launches enhanced maintenance program, will upgrade its EV charging stations

Charged

By all accounts, the public EV charging experience is pretty dismal. Every day we read reports from drivers about poorly designed and/or maintained charging sites with chargers that seem to work about half the time, at best.

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Q4 startup roundup: Cultivated meat’s big moment, plus the rise of bees

GreenBiz

There was also the fall of indoor ag while Plenty, Infarm, IronOx closed doors and let people go in 2022

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Finding a Sustainability Career in Business

U.S. Green Technology

Whether you’re trying to do something great for our planet or just make your company more visible than ever, you need to think about all those possibilities you may face if you become more sustainable than ever.

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SEPA issues first variable penalty

Envirotec Magazine

A landfill site in Glasgow has been served with a civil penalty of £6,200 by SEPA for a breach of its environmental permit resulting in an offensive odour that affected local communities for eight days in June 2021 and 138 complaints.

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Exxon’s models predicting climate change were spot on — 40 years ago

Grist

In the early 1980s, America’s biggest company knew more about climate change than basically anyone else. Rising emissions posed a threat to Exxon’s business — selling fossil fuels — so the oil giant took the lead on understanding what was called the “CO2 problem.”.

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The year ahead for water: Creative destruction

GreenBiz

From the “Uberization” of the water sector to radical decentralization to a new partnership model, these themes will ripple across the industry in 2023

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Blink Charging unveils five new EV charging products

Charged

EVSE manufacturer Blink Charging launched five new products at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new chargers are designed to serve global markets including the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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Particle profiling

Envirotec Magazine

A new study has found high concentrations of small particles in the air in the Copenhagen Metro. In this study, small, portable sensors were calibrated before and after measurements to ensure reliability. In addition the readings were validated by simultaneous measurements using a TSI DustTrack.

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Test Drive Results F-150 Lightning

Green Living Guy

I am so blessed to have test driven what’s considered America’s best-selling line of tough vehicles. So this all-electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning® was really a beast (as my wife said!). This Built Ford Tough power with capability and also durability.

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It’s a Jenga world after all

GreenBiz

Can a game of building blocks help us understand how to keep ecological systems from collapsing

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KMD launches constant-velocity driveshafts for EVs

Charged

Kalyani Mobility Drivelines (KMD), a manufacturer of driveline components, has introduced a lineup of constant-velocity (CV) driveshafts for EVs and other specialty vehicles.

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Group attempts to turn plastic waste into a useful soil additive

Envirotec Magazine

Researchers from University of California, Riverside, have detailed a method to convert plastic waste into a highly porous form of charcoal or char that has a whopping surface area of about 400 square meters per gram of mass.

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Methane’s life, death, and secret second life

Grist

The following transcript has been edited for clarity and length. Imagine you’re flying through our atmosphere in a spaceship the size of an atom.

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Nuclear fusion is a reality! Do not invest in nuclear fusion

GreenBiz

Fusion is amazing science but will take decades to become a viable energy source, if it ever does

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Audi to convert factories for EV production, phase out ICE models by 2033

Charged

The most significant tipping points for electromobility will be when automakers stop producing ICE vehicles.

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Nonstationary models help better predict floods, says group

Envirotec Magazine

Flooded lake house, Keswick, Cumbria (image credit: Gavin Lynn). Researchers have identified a method they say can be used to predict flood frequency more reliably than currently used models by considering changing conditions, such as climate change.

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2023 Trend Watch – Out of Volatility Emerges Renewed Urgency for Innovation

CleanTech Group

In 2022, most corners of the world felt the ripple effects (if not direct effects) of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Occupying many. Cleantech Insights Climate Change Energy & Power Global Cleantech 100 Hydrogen alternative fuels climate cop27 distributed energy energy grid Mobility power

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24/7 carbon-free energy could be cheaper than you think

GreenBiz

Turns out, decarbonizing power is cost competitive for Peninsula Clean Energy in California

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Researchers develop cobalt-free cathodes using hydrothermal synthesis

Charged

Researchers at the DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a new method for producing cathodes for lithium-ion batteries by relying on hydrothermal synthesis, which eliminates the need to use cobalt, making the process quicker, less wasteful and less toxic.

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Systems steward

Envirotec Magazine

A new president is taking the helm at the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA). Dale Croker. Continuing in his role as managing director of pumps manufacturer KSB UK , Dale Croker takes over the BPMA post following a two-year tenure as vice president.

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Bengaluru’s First Junction Transformation: Balekundri Circle

The City Fix

“I find it scary to cross this junction. I literally have to run to save my life,” says Varsha, a resident of Bengaluru in southern India who crosses the Balekundri Circle in the central part of the city every day.