Sat.Dec 28, 2019 - Fri.Jan 03, 2020

The Long Duration Energy Storage Search – How Close are we to Low Costs and Zero Carbon?

CleanTech Group

As renewable energy continues to proliferate, a gap in the market is appearing for long duration energy storage demand that lithium-ion, coal-plants and. Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Industrial Energy Efficiency Long Duration Energy Storage

Decarbonization Takes Center Stage in Mining as Renewables-Plus-Storage Become Cost Competitive

GreenTechMedia

Many of the topics discussed at the Energy and Mines World Congress earlier this month would have been borderline laughable just a few short years ago.

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The climate case for construction

GreenBiz

Buildings have an outsize impact on the environment. But there are solutions to make construction more efficient, resilient and safer. Buildings Built Environment Clean Economy Cleantech Pollution Prevention

5 Early Applications for Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

Few energy-related topics are getting as much attention at the moment as green hydrogen. Europe's biggest natural-gas infrastructure firm recently launched a new hydrogen business. A hydrogen economy in the U.S.

8 attainable sustainability resolutions for 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

Wherever you are on your sustainable living journey, we’ve got some ideas for how to lower your carbon footprint and enhance your sense of commitment to the planet

No more heavy metals? New IBM battery chemistry research could address mineral sourcing concerns

GreenBiz

The design is free of cobalt, an increasingly controversial material. Plus, Mercedes-Benz is involved in the next phase of testing. Breakthroughs Information Technology manufacturing

POLL: Energy transition a widely accepted concept; Canadians want governments to work on it, not against it

Clean Energy Canada

75% say it is a global trend, beneficial for Canada in the long term. Most feel it is necessary and will happen. In Alberta, opinion reveals more discomfort, but most say a transition to lower carbon energy is necessary and will happen.

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Ice rink alternatives and their environmental impact

Inhabitat - Innovation

New residential and commercial construction in St. Louis now required to be solar-ready

Solar Power World

Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson signed legislation on Dec. 23 that makes the City of St. Louis the first in the Midwest and the second in the country to require new construction to be “solar-ready.”

6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020

GreenBiz

From refill schemes to more practical and viable recycling options, there's a stronger sense of urgency to find solutions. Circular Economy Chemicals & Toxics ocean plastic plastic Plastic Waste Recycling

Green New Deals For The World Are Green Good Deals

CleanTechnica

The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward.

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Reasons You Should Use Solar Lights

U.S. Green Technology

Great Reasons to Use Solar Power and Solar Lighting Global environmental awareness is at an all-time high, as citizens and governments around the world are taking steps to create a more eco-friendly way of life to preserve our planet for future generations.

BIG plans unveiled for pedestrian paradise in Downtown Brooklyn

Inhabitat - Innovation

After nearly a year of research, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and WXY Studio have unveiled their visions for improving Downtown Brooklyn — a 370-acre urban district with updated streetscapes, plazas, and public spaces

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How to prevent city climate action from becoming 'green gentrification'

GreenBiz

Why it's important for cities tackling climate change to engage with frontline communities. Climate Change Cities Equity & Inclusion

Oil & Petrochemical Companies Want YOU To Pay To Protect Them From Climate Change!

CleanTechnica

Chutzpah, so they say, is murdering your parents, then throwing yourself on the mercy of the court because you are an orphan. If that be the case, America's oil and petrochemical companies are guilty of chutzpah raised to the tenth power.

4 Kinds of Courses Every New Contractor Should Take

U.S. Green Technology

As licensed and certified professionals, contractors are obligated to meet certain established standards to comply with local regulations and laws. Most of these requirements are evident from the beginning and are encountered as common knowledge during the general process of becoming a contractor.

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A 1980s Madrid home gets a modern and energy-efficient facelift

Inhabitat - Innovation

Dubbed the Levitt House, the two-story home features a complete retrofit of the interiors as well as an entirely new energy-saving rear facade

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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation

GreenBiz

From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.

5 Tips For Owning A Tesla Without A Home Charger

CleanTechnica

Most Tesla owners have a home charger (or NEMA 14-50 outlet) installed in their garage before taking delivery of their Model S, 3, or X. But not everyone lives in a house with a garage. Some new Tesla owners live in an apartment building or condo that might not (yet) have any EV charging.

New year, new savings for solar generators, as tariffs for grid export return

Envirotec Magazine

Aerial drone image of solar panels on the roof of a high rise building in London.

Introduce The "Go green" Concept To Your Workspace, But How?

U.S. Green Technology

The green concept has been floating around for a while. Its biggest advantage is, it allows us to contribute to protecting the environment. But businesses need to consider other factors too. For instance, how will it affect their bottom line? Below, we have mentioned some reasons besides environment conservation that make going green so beneficial: The post Introduce The "Go green" Concept To Your Workspace, But How? appeared first on U.S. Green Technology. Green Stories go green

Welcome to the roaring 2020s, the artificial intelligence decade

GreenBiz

The applications being made possible by breakthroughs in machine learning, image recognition, analytics and sensors are profoundly practical. Biodiversity Artificial Intelligence Food & Agriculture Information Technology Practical Magic sensors

Did Tesla Reach Its Guidance Of More Than 360,000 Vehicles Delivered In 2019?

CleanTechnica

Every quarter, there are a couple of days of suspense waiting for the Tesla production and delivery numbers. They have in most quarters no importance whatsoever. Not reaching the guidance by even 0.1% is considered a deadly sin on Wall Street, though.

The Amazon has lost over 10 million football fields of forest in a decade

Inhabitat - Innovation

Over the past ten years, the Amazon has lost 24,000 square miles of rainforest. That is a land size equivalent to 10.3 million American gridiron football fields or 8.4 million soccer fields

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Introduce the "Go green" Concept To Your Workspace, But How?

U.S. Green Technology

The green concept has been floating around for a while. Its biggest advantage is, it allows us to contribute to protecting the environment. But businesses need to consider other factors too. For instance, how will it affect their bottom line? Below, we have mentioned some reasons besides environment conservation that make going green so beneficial: The post Introduce the "Go green" Concept To Your Workspace, But How? appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

7 companies making their mark with commercial microgrids

GreenBiz

A growing array of players, from startups to global energy giants, are charging up solutions. Energy & Climate Microgrids

Australia Solar & Storage News — In Your Face, ScoMo!

CleanTechnica

Ready or not, Australia is on the cusp of a renewable energy and battery storage boom, no thanks to its federal government.

A midcentury barn is thoughtfully reclaimed for a family retreat in California

Inhabitat - Innovation

In California wine country, north of San Francisco, Faulkner Architects repurposed a 1950s tack barn as part of a Glen Ellen retreat for a family of four

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3 Predictions for US Renewables and Storage Markets in 2025

GreenTechMedia

With increasing climate change impacts and decades of power infrastructure neglect, we can lose sight of the extraordinary progress we are making with renewables and energy storage to build a clean energy future, healthier planet and more efficient grid. The U.S.

2019 was the year that…

GreenBiz

It was a very good year, except when it wasn't. Corporate Sustainability Finance & Investing Food & Agriculture Oceans & Fisheries Two Steps Forward ESG Risk

10 Ways That Car Dealerships Can Step Up To Sell Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica

What are some ways that you'd like to see car dealerships showcase their electric vehicles. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Fossil Fuels auto dealers auto dealerships EV awareness EV sales

These upcycled shipping containers make eco-friendly offices

Inhabitat - Innovation

Sustainable architecture focuses on low impact construction and natural or recycled materials. The new marketing suite for Goldman Westlink is just such a building

5 Tangible Advances for Long Duration Energy Storage in 2019

GreenTechMedia

Following long duration storage is like rooting for a home team that’s always about to win next year. Lithium-ion batteries utterly dominate grid storage deployments these days.

Microgrids poised for hockey stick moment, as businesses seek energy resilience

GreenBiz

More commercial and industrial companies are waking up to their risky exposure to climate-related power outages. Energy & Climate Microgrids

The Largest Passive House In North America: 154 Low-Income Housing Units (46 For Formerly Homeless)

CleanTechnica

This is such a nice story to ring in 2020 with — a thank you to Park Avenue Green.

Eco-house in Chile thrives in every season

Inhabitat - Innovation

The KDDK House makes the most of its surroundings and remains comfortable inside, no matter the weather

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SunPower to Cut 3% of Global Workforce

GreenTechMedia

SunPower will eliminate between 145 and 160 jobs, representing about 3 percent of its global team, in the next 12 to 18 months, according to a Monday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.