2021

How to Make Your Smart Home Eco-Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

Technological advancements are influencing the residential sector. As our home systems and appliances become smarter, we may notice changes in our energy consumption patterns. As a result, engineers are developing smart devices to increase a building’s power efficiency.

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The Impact of Excessive Heat on the Power Grid

CleanTech Alliance

In June 2021, the Pacific Northwest suffered the worst heat wave in recorded history. Since record keeping began in 1894, only three days have ever recorded a temperature of over 100° F, but June 2021 had three consecutive days of temperatures over 100° F.

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How to Reduce Your Business Waste In 2021: Top Tips

The Environmental Blog

If you want to make your business more sustainable in 2021 and bounce back from the current economic crisis, reducing your business waste is a great place to start.

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5 Tips for Buying an Electric Vehicle for First-Time Buyers

U.S. Green Technology

Electric vehicles are getting quite a lot of traction these last couple of years. And we have to admit now when the technology finally became affordable for an average consumer, the whole idea is too good to pass. But, do you even approach these vehicles?

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.

The Benefits of Green Manufacturing

The Environmental Blog

This decade has birthed various trends and some of these trends transformed into a movement without people’s support. Sustainability started as a trend too, but its critical need has made it an influencing factor that touches human lives all over the globe.

The sectors where green jobs are growing in demand

GreenBiz

LinkedIn is seeing green jobs span a wide range of industries, from obvious ones such as renewables to more unexpected ones such as finance, fashion technologies and transport

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10 Reasons To Make The Switch To Green Cleaning

The Environmental Blog

Many of us care about the environment – some of us even go beyond the extra mile and take the effort to donate towards conservation groups and make important lifestyle changes to help clean up the planet. However, what if the problem is closer to home than we think?

With climate concern at all-time high, consumers want action more than promises

GreenBiz

There is almost universal agreement globally that society should respond to climate change with the same urgency as it has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic

How to Open Your Small Business to Eco-Friendly Ideas

U.S. Green Technology

The concept of green business opens up a vast source of ideas and inspiration which can be combined to unbelievable benefits. Apart from providing financial means, it’s a strong foothold against environmental pollution, carbon emissions and other plagues of the modern society.

Irrational Nuclear Fear Puts Sweden In Danger Of Succumbing To Stupidity

Jim Conca

With 78% of the population supporting nuclear power, Sweden’s plan to prematurely shut down its entire nuclear fleet is bizarre, especially since it will add over 2 billion tons of CO2 emissions, cause the loss of $120 billion in taxes and undermine their grid reliability when it's really cold.

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.

Improving Sustainability in Agriculture Through Rendering Technology

U.S. Green Technology

Across the United States, a transformation in the agricultural industry is taking place. As the climate crisis continues, consumers and those interested in environmental causes demand that the farming industry rethink their practices to be more sustainable.

2022 CleanTech Advocacy Day- January 31

CleanTech Alliance

Save the date for our annual advocacy day on Monday, January 31 from 1:00-4:30pm PST. Our advocacy day will be virtual again this year, but we hope to return to Olympia in 2023. Public Policy

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How Renewable Energy Is Contributing to Energy Storage for Mines

U.S. Green Technology

The rise of eco-consciousness promotes positive change in industrial processes. Government backing additionally influences sustainable development, helping us meet carbon-neutral goals.

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Sustainable Living: Eco-Friendly Light

U.S. Green Technology

Living in the 21st century means we have to more eco-conscious and think about contributing to our planet in any way we can. Aside from going green in terms of food production and transportation, you can also do a lot if you choose to switch to eco-friendly lighting solutions in your home.

Benefits of Responsible Electronics Recycling Services

U.S. Green Technology

The use of electronics is continuing to be a major part of operating in the professional world today. While computers, tablets, printers, and cell phones today are durable and can last for a long time, there will come a time in which they need to be upgraded or replaced with new technology.

Innovative Roofing Materials for Your Home

U.S. Green Technology

There’s no denying it’s a great time to be a homeowner nowadays. For starters, there’s an increase in home equity. However, that’s not all. More importantly, homeowners now have a wealth of options when it comes to materials for their homes.

6 Ways Heat Pumps can Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

There is no denying that “sustainability” is the buzzword of the year. So much so that almost everyone (including businesses) is doing something to join the bandwagon. But whether you are taking small or big steps, we salute you for doing your best to reduce your carbon footprint.

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Save on Your Energy Bill with These Fun Household Activities

The Environmental Blog

Saving money isn’t always fun. Being environmentally responsible can sometimes feel more like a chore than a privilege. Try walking around with a handful of messy food you are trying to eat while juggling a purse, shopping bags, and a plastic bottle of water.

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The world's cities aren't adapting to climate change quickly enough

GreenBiz

From Lagos to London, cities need to be reshaped

8 Simple Ways to Improve the Water Quality in Your Home

U.S. Green Technology

Everybody wants access to the best and cleanest water possible, but it’s no secret that declining water quality is a growing problem around the globe.

NuScale Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Moves Another Step Forward

Jim Conca

The small modular nuclear reactor designed by NuScale has received an order to prepare for a combined construction and operating license application to build their SMR as part of the Carbon Free Power Project of Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS).

6 Benefits of Solar Microgrids for Local Energy Production

U.S. Green Technology

As the eco-conscious movement expands, the demand for sustainable energy sources increases. In the U.S., most of our electricity derives from fossil fuels. During combustion, they create greenhouse gas emissions and create atmospheric degradation.

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Water Infrastructure: Snake River Dam Removal Panel

CleanTech Alliance

Join us may 6 for an informative discussion on the future of the Snake River. Alliance News

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7 Simple Ways to Conserve Energy While Doing Your Daily Chores

U.S. Green Technology

Optimizing energy usage at home isn’t something that people think about often. If only people know how to conserve energy in their day-to-day lives, they’ll find that they’re spending less money on their energy bills. Plus, they’re also environment-friendly.

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Eco-friendly Ways to Build a Home Suitable for Your Climate

U.S. Green Technology

Traditionally, the construction industry has been one of the most wasteful industries worldwide. Making up for 50% of trash in landfills and 40% of power use worldwide, it is, simply put, a very unsustainable industry.

How to Decorate Your Home in a Sustainable Way

U.S. Green Technology

Thinking about the environment as you decorate your home is a great way to show that you care about our planet and your health. Many home decoration ideas include not so eco-friendly choices, which, in the long run, can harm both you and the planet.

7 Sustainable Gardening Tips

U.S. Green Technology

Spending some time in your garden is a great way to relax and bring some color to your lawn. When done right, it will allow you to improve the planet, lowering your environmental footprint. Here are some simple ways you can become more sustainable in the garden.

Farming Industry Exploring Energy Storage Solutions

U.S. Green Technology

Last year, the solar industry experienced a significant increase in sales and production. The expansion of accessible, renewable energy aligns with President Biden’s climate change prevention goals.

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Eco-Business and Community Ethics

The Environmental Blog

As we already know that during the past few decades, technology has fundamentally changed our lives and some of them have sparked intense debates about the future of these technologies by policymakers.

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How the water sector's digital transformation will help achieve SDG 6

GreenBiz

The water sector is now in the early but accelerating stages of learning the value of adopting digital technologies to solve water scarcity and quality issues

How LEED Certification Benefits Green Building

U.S. Green Technology

The pandemic influenced a residential shift in consumption patterns. A year at home increased individuals’ awareness of pollution production, increasing their interests in sustainability. As eco-consumer rates in America rise, the demand for conscious goods and services follows.

What Would Nuclear Batteries Do For Us?

Jim Conca

Centralized power systems are inefficient and cumbersome in our new technological future. Like the old telephone system that gave way to autonomous locally-controlled hand-held devices, nuclear batteries can make the same change for power to small, mobile, safe, clean, and affordable markets.

Eco-friendly kitchen design ideas for a truly green kitchen

U.S. Green Technology

An eco-friendly kitchen starts with eating green. However, energy-efficient cleaning habits and food preparation, dodging toxic chemicals and making use of equipment manufactured from sustainable materials are equally important if you want your space to have an eco-friendly vibe.

David Logsdon, Seattle City Light

CleanTech Alliance

David Logsdon is Seattle City Light’s Director of Electrification and Strategic Technology.

Decarbonization of Industry: Technologies for Sustainable Future

U.S. Green Technology

In recent years, the world has collectively begun to contemplate the deteriorating threat that our environment has been facing for years. Governments of different nations have joined hands in actively passing environment-friendly bills and laws.