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Mega solar farm in Morocco to power 7 million heat pumps in UK

Envirotec Magazine

Energy technology firm Octopus Energy Group has entered a financial and strategic partnership with Xlinks , a company building a subsea power cable to deliver renewable energy from Morocco to the UK.

10 Tips for Picking Sustainable HVAC Contractors

U.S. Green Technology

Finding HVAC contractors can be a challenge. You want to find one that provides quality service. If not, it could end up costing you more money in repairs. You also want to find sustainable companies to reduce your carbon footprint. Here are some tips to get you started.

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Volkswagen Is Planning An Electric Station Wagon, The ID.7 Tourer

CleanTechnica

Remember the Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept? It regularly appeared alongside ID.3 and ID.Buzz prototypes, and like most early designs, looked pretty exotic. And, like most designs as they move from auto show to final production version, the design has become more tame over time. But unlike the ID.3

Greenwashing in the Tech Industry

U.S. Green Technology

Awareness surrounding global warming is growing as consumers demand all industries adhere to eco-friendly initiatives to reduce climate change. The technology sector is responsible for 2-3% of global emissions annually.

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.

Understanding ESG risks and why they matter

GreenBiz

Sponsored: ESG analysis uncovers critical risks for businesses. It’s crucial for companies to be able to identify and mitigate these risks to ensure long-term success

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Meet Our 2022 Presenting Companies

CleanTech Alliance

Learn more about our 2022 Presenting Companies below! Click here to register for the 2022 CleanTech Innovation Showcase. Selected Presenting Companies Blue-O Technology: Blue-O Technology was established in 2010 dedicating our research and development to clean technologies for our living planet.

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HOW DRONES ARE REVOLUTIONIZING AGRICULTURE TODAY?

U.S. Green Technology

ANALYSIS OF SOIL AND FIELD: Drones can be extremely useful at the beginning of the agricultural cycle. They create exact 3-D maps for early soil analysis and seed planting pattern planning. Drone-assisted soil analysis gives data for irrigation and nitrogen control after planting.

Electric bus makers pave the way to union jobs for disadvantaged workers

GreenBiz

Proterra picks up riders on the high road to a zero emission future

2022 CleanTech Innovation Showcase

CleanTech Alliance

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Pacific Bell Harbor International Conference Center

AI learns coral reef ‘song’

Envirotec Magazine

A healthy coral reef in Sulawesi, Indonesia (image credit Tim Lamont, University of Exeter). Artificial Intelligence (AI) can track the health of coral reefs by learning the “song of the reef”, new research seems to show.

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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.

Green IT: A Sustainable Approach to App Development

U.S. Green Technology

Being green while designing apps might not seem possible, but if you know what you’re doing and how to handle this scenario, this is definitely not impossible to do. The only thing you have to be aware of is that the process of developing apps is one of those things that require a special kind.

What the SEC proposed climate disclosures may mean for private companies

GreenBiz

For forward-thinking private companies looking to deepen trust with stakeholders leaning into enhanced ESG disclosure is a logical and supportable next step

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GreenPower’s All Electric School Buses Qualify for Rebates Under EPA Clean School Bus Program

Green Living Guy

Los Angeles, California May 17, 2022 – GreenPower Motor Company Inc. NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”) is a leading manufacturer and distributor. That’s of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles.

New ADEPT president launches climate change policy position

Envirotec Magazine

Aerial drone photo of the town of Allerton Bywater in West Yorkshire following a storm that caused flooding of the nearby River Aire.

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Food distributor Sysco to buy up to 800 Freightliner eCascadia electric Class 8 trucks

Charged

When it comes to commercial vehicle electrification, fleet operators have spent the last decade piddling around with pilots of a few vehicles. Thank goodness, it appears that those days are over—we’re seeing more and more announcements of serious orders.

What's missing from the circular economy, according to 10 emerging leaders

GreenBiz

We asked 10 emerging leaders, "What do you think is missing from conversations about the circular economy and corporate action

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Test Drive Results 2022 VW ID.4 AWD PRO S electric vehicle

Green Living Guy

While I drove the ID.4 first edition, the AWD PRO S is another league folks Faster, more toys and more energy density for range. For this ID.4 competes in the world’s largest market segment. I mean compact SUVs. So that’s the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester and the Toyota RAV4. The ID.4

Biochar: an emerging option as a construction material

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Mandeep Rawat. By Diksha Pandey, a PhD candidate in the Department of Environmental Science, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. Biochar is a porous substance made from the pyrolysis of wood and other plant material.

BrightDrop: GM’s silent push into electric commercial vehicles

Charged

Upcoming electric passenger vehicles and light trucks from GM get most of the attention, but its new commercial EV brand is a quiet and very serious push too. Many US drivers now have a vague idea that General Motors is doing something with electric vehicles.

It’s time to rethink human rights in the boardroom

GreenBiz

Any change starts by recognizing the corporation’s level of accountability and by taking a visible stand

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First Look at Buick’s New Wildcat EV Concept

Green Living Guy

DETROIT — Buick today unveiled the Wildcat EV concept — an expressive vision of the brand’s new design direction as it transitions to an all-electric future. The Wildcat was developed to convey the all-new design language that will influence Buick production models for the foreseeable future.

ESG Reporting: What Is ESG Reporting and Why Is It Important?

Green Business Bureau

Ideological shifts in business demand effective ESG reporting. Climate change, biodiversity, customer relations, supply chains, board management practices, data, and security…these all fall under the ESG heading.

Li-Cycle partners with LG to recycle battery manufacturing scrap

Charged

Li-Cycle , LG Chem (LGC) and LG Energy Solution (LGES) have agreed to cooperate on battery recycling and sales. Li-Cycle has agreed to recycle LGES’s battery manufacturing scrap and other lithium-ion battery material from its North American manufacturing sites over a 10-year period.

Meet the power plant of the future: Solar and battery hybrids

GreenBiz

A staggering 1,400 GW of proposed generation and storage projects could connect to the grid — more than all existing U.S. power plants combined

A Pacific hurricane may kick off yet another hectic Atlantic hurricane season

Grist

Hurricane Agatha, the first named storm of this year’s Pacific hurricane season, slammed into the coast of southwest Mexico on Monday, bringing coastal flooding, heavy rain, and sustained winds of 105 miles per hour.

Childrenswear Brand FIVE OF US New Analysis Demonstrates Impact of Fashion Industry

Green Living Guy

The fashion industry has a huge impact on the environment. New analysis reveals it will take less than a year for the amount of clothing in landfills, to equal the distance to the moon. Fast Facts: ? 64% of all garments produced globally each year end up in landfills. ?

Bank of America to offer Electrify America ultra-fast charging stations at 90 locations

Charged

Bank of America and Electrify America have announced plans to greatly expand the number of B of A financial centers equipped with charging stations by the end of 2023. Bank of America’s collaboration with Electrify America began in 2019.

Gen Zs and millennials need businesses to fight climate change

GreenBiz

Both generations put climate change just behind the cost of living as their top societal concern, and they want to see potential employers take action

Shell consultant quits, accusing firm of ‘extreme harms’ to environment

Grist

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A senior safety consultant has quit working with Shell after 11 years, accusing the fossil fuel producer in a bombshell public video of causing “extreme harms” to the environment.

Toyota Reveals It’s First 2023 Corolla Cross Hybrid

Green Living Guy

Britishvolt wants to build battery gigafactories around the world

Charged

Battery “gigafactories” are under construction all over the world—and none too soon. As EV sales grow, it is critical to establish local battery production and shorten supply chains. However, state-of-the-art cell packaging and chemistries are evolving quickly these days.

Here’s how to scale energy-saving commercial building retrofits

GreenBiz

Plus, eight ways to make sure that retrofit programs are as comprehensive as possible for customers

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Models predict that planned phosphorus reductions will make Lake Erie more toxic

Envirotec Magazine

Algal blooms in Lake Erie. Reducing levels of the nutrient phosphorus to control harmful algal blooms in places like Lake Erie is actually advantageous to toxic cyanobacteria strains, which can lead to an increase in toxins in the water, according to a new modeling study.

Urban Originals Releases Vegan and Recycled Handbags

Green Living Guy

Take a stand against Animal Cruelty in the fashion industry with handbags from Urban Originals. Made with a blend of vegan leather and recycled materials, Urban Originals is paving the way to better and ethical fashion across the world.

Emporia’s energy management system prepares for the bidirectional EV charging future

Charged

Total control of power usage: from solar to EV and back to the house. Bidirectional charging promises to completely transform the vehicle ownership experience.