Accelerating energy transition by forming virtual power plants on blockchain

Renewable Energy World

Influenced by the increasing penetration of “behind-the-meter” distributed energy resources (DER), power systems are experiencing a paradigm shift from a centralized structure to a decentralized one. DER News Opinion & Commentary Solar

A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Renewable Energy World

Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets. will need to nearly triple its 2020 growth rate for the grid to be 80% powered by clean energy by 2030. (As

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The Return on Investment (ROI) of Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

The ROI Of Sustainability in Business. There is general consensus among business leaders and investors that business success today requires a commitment to sustainability. The Financial Risk of Not Being Sustainable. The Business Case for Sustainability Programs.

Sustainability Efforts Trending in 2022

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

As we kick off a new year, it’s a good time to take a look at what is trending in the world of sustainability. It’s highly likely that the demand for sustainable products by consumers will make their production mandatory in the next few years.

Women innovators celebrated as C40 tech challenge winners announced

Envirotec Magazine

Anai Green from Tel Aviv-Yafo who impressed the judging panel with her innovative fabric “Lumiweave” which offers a shade function at the same time as permitting light. Uniquely the monitors’ data is captured and recorded by volunteer ‘citizen scientists.’

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at The Judicial Council of California

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) | The Judicial Council of California | San Francisco, Sacramento. The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) for the Facilities Services Office. . Assess existing body of energy audits or retro-commissioning reports and provide analysis to identify need for additional audits. Energy Modeling experience preferred.

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at Facilities Services Division of Judicial Council of California

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) at Facilities Services Division of Judicial Council of California | SAN FRANCISCO/SACRAMENTO. The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Specialist (Energy & Sustainability) for the Facilities Services Office. Assess existing energy audits or retro-commissioning reports and provide analysis to identify the need for additional audits.

Top Predictions For The Renewable Energy Market in 2021

The Environmental Blog

The global economy of 2020 was primarily shaped by the coronavirus pandemic which greatly affected energy usage, project engagement and investments worldwide. The UK government published the Energy White Paper in December 2020, with a 10-point-plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’.

Meet the Innovators in Elemental Excelerator’s 9th Cohort

Elemental Excelerator

We’re grateful to partner with this latest group of innovators and, with a portfolio that’s now 117 companies strong, work together to commercialize an abundance of solutions to reverse climate change — starting today. ENERGY. Fervo Energy | EQUITY & ACCESS.

The Return on Investment (ROI) of Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

The Business Case for Sustainability. There is general consensus among business leaders and investors that business success today requires a commitment to sustainability. ROI and Sustainability go hand in hand, as many sustainable business practices save money by themselves.

Golf Course Sustainability Guide for Owners and Operators: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Golf Course Sustainability: Balancing Business with Protecting the Environment. If you own, operate or manage a golf course, it’s time to get serious about sustainability and become a more eco-friendly business. The good news is that a more sustainable business is good for business.

Top five green innovations to watch in 2022

Business Green

Innovate UK's Jonny Voon explores some of the most exciting green ideas this year, ranging from UK lithium mining and plastic recycling breakthroughs, clothing that 'grows' with the children wearing it. Key to a sustainable recovery is innovation.

Why Australia is Truly the Virtual Power Plants Market Frontier?

AutoGrid

Why Australia is Truly the Virtual Power Plants Market Frontier? As one scans the world for opportunity during the current energy transition, one of the most vibrant regional markets is often forgotten due to its geography. Energy Network Australia/CSIRO).

Electrical Engineer

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Electrical Engineer | EDF Innovation Lab | Los Altos, CA. EDF (Électricité de France) is a global, integrated energy company and the world’s largest electricity producer. With 140 GW of generation capacity across more than 30 countries, EDF generates over 650 TWh of electricity for 38 million customers, and 85% of that electricity has low or no carbon emissions. Meters are becoming smarter. EDF Innovation Lab.

Green Funding and Financing to Support Your Sustainability Program

Green Business Bureau

In this Green Business Bureau article, we give a brief introduction to green funding and financing options that are available to you, to support your sustainability program. Our aim is to help you achieve your sustainability goals. Funding your sustainability program using grants.

Organic Valley loans dairy farmers funds for renewable energy

GreenBiz

Organic Valley loans dairy farmers funds for renewable energy. Agriculture sustainability improvements have long-term positive outcomes both for the planet and the farmer’s wallet, but the upstart costs can be a preventative obstacle. Renewable Energy.

An Open Letter: The Texas Energy Transition—The Greentown Labs Community Offers Pathways to a Resilient and Sustainable Energy Future

Greentown Labs

The Texas energy crisis in February 2021 reminded us of the precariousness of energy systems and their high costs of failure. This event nearly devastated the state’s power grid due to a frequency drop that put Texas four minutes and 37 seconds away from a months-long blackout.

Drone data helps a Minnesota city conserve energy

Renewable Energy World

Warren, a small city in Northern Minnesota, is offering an innovative public service: images that reveal building heat loss, captured by drones. For this episode of the Local Energy Rul es Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with City Administrator Shannon Mortenson of Warren, Minnesota.

Unlocking the value of energy communities

Renewable Energy World

Local community solar projects enhanced by one-stop shop digital systems are set to play a crucial role in the global energy transition. The History of Civilization is in many ways the History of Energy. Energy and history are thus deeply intertwined. Solar

The Next Step for Corporate Sustainability: 24/7/365 Carbon-Free Energy Matching

GreenTechMedia

Michael Pariser is on the origination and power marketing team at EDF Renewables North America. *. Many of the largest corporate electricity consumers in the U.S. have committed to reducing their carbon footprint by powering their operations with renewable energy.

6 Smart Steps To An Eco-Friendly Business

Green Living Guy

And companies worldwide can find creative and innovative ways to operate eco-friendly businesses. The activities of man have contributed to the gradual deterioration of the global ecosystem. It’s the responsibility of everyone to play their part in preserving mother nature.

Partnership to build the largest solar system for a desalination plant in Oman

Envirotec Magazine

The power plant will be located on the site of the Sharqiyah Desalination plant, which is a reference in Oman and in the gulf region, supplying drinking water to more than 600,000 inhabitants of the Sharqiyah region. Solar

Government and private funding – we need both for the energy transition

Renewable Energy World

That means putting money on deploying existing technology in the near term, while continuing to fund innovation to deliver cost-effective approaches in the future. Despite COVID-19 and the economic downturn, clean energy investment did surprisingly well in the United States last year.

Sustainability Regulations for Business: A Brief Review

Green Business Bureau

that focus on some of the more visible, day-to-day sustainability and environmental problems like waste, pollution and carbon emissions. Understanding which sustainability regulations apply to and influence your business is part of the responsibility that comes with being a green business.

Sustainable Golf Course Management: Top 5 Ways To Maintain A Course In An Eco Friendly Way

Green Business Bureau

This article provides a summary of how golf course managers can be more sustainable. Perfectly manicured and unnaturally green golf courses maintained by excessive watering and chemical treatments are not sustainable. Top 5 Sustainable Golf Course Management Initiatives.

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Sustainable Golf Course Management: Top 5 Ways To Maintain A Course In An Eco Friendly Way

Green Business Bureau

This article provides a summary of how golf course managers can be more sustainable. Perfectly manicured and unnaturally green golf courses maintained by excessive watering and chemical treatments are not sustainable. Top 5 Sustainable Golf Course Management Initiatives.

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August sizzle: POWERGEN+, POWERGRID webcasts hot on decentralized energy, T&D

Renewable Energy World

The Clarion Energy series is trying to keep the griddle going this coming month with several key and informative industry webcast presentations. He will highlight ways to overcome many overhead circuit challenges faced by electric utilities today.

The Return on Investment (ROI) of Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

The Business Case for Sustainability. There is general consensus among business leaders and investors that business success today requires a commitment to sustainability. ROI and Sustainability go hand in hand, as many sustainable business practices save money by themselves.

Rush to clean energy prompts demand for ammonia analysers

Envirotec Magazine

The global stampede to develop clean energy sources has prompted a demand for ammonia analysers from the developers of engines that will be capable of using ammonia as a fuel. The two predominant sources of renewable energy are wind and solar.

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Opens Positions at Amply Power

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Various Positions | Amply Power | Mountain View, CA. Amply Power is looking to fill the following positions: 1. We are building the next level of charging as a service, taking complete ownership and control of the charging infrastructure, the scheduling of the vehicles, the cloud platform and the utility meter – in order to provide the highest availability and resilience in the market. We offer our customers a per mile driven usage rate.

Open Positions at AMPLY Power

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Various Positions | AMPLY Power. AMPLY Power is looking to fill the following roles: Director of Marketing. Amply Power is a clean energy technology company going after an emerging $100B market opportunity. We serve public sector and commercial businesses with fleet vehicles – electric buses, trucks, and passenger fleets. Familiarity with industries including EV charging space, solar, energy, sustainability, utility, renewables, and emerging associated trends.

Power Systems Engineer

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Power Systems Engineer | Blue Planet Energy Systems, LLC | Bay Area, CA. About Blue Planet Energy . Blue Planet Energy is a rapidly growing mission-driven company changing the way we power the world with safe, reliable battery systems. We build premium products that enable renewable energy adoption and energy security. Blue Planet Energy strives to represent the communities we serve and to establish an inclusive model to drive our movement forward.

Power Systems Engineer

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Power Systems Engineer | Blue Planet Energy Systems, LLC | Bay Area, CA. About Blue Planet Energy . Blue Planet Energy is a rapidly growing mission-driven company changing the way we power the world with safe, reliable battery systems. We build premium products that enable renewable energy adoption and energy security. Blue Planet Energy strives to represent the communities we serve and to establish an inclusive model to drive our movement forward.

More wind and solar capacity could save some of the world’s most important rivers

Renewable Energy World

The proportion of global power generation represented by VRE, such as wind and solar power, has been rising rapidly since 2007. Renewables will become the largest source of electricity generation in 2025. Hydropower Opinion & Commentary Solar Storage Wind Power

Best of GBB in 2021: Green Businesses Leading the Sustainable Business Movement

Green Business Bureau

Our members continue to amaze us with their commitment to sustainability and their innovative green and social responsibility initiatives. Ginkgo Sustainability.

Extreme E uses second-life batteries to provide power in the planet’s most remote locations

Charged

If you thought installing Level 2 charging in your detached garage was a hassle, consider what Extreme E has to go through to power its races. The electric rally racing series is staging events in some of the harshest, most remote locations on Earth.

6 smart solutions for eco-friendly businesses

The Environmental Blog

The urge to adopt and manufacture sustainable products and technologies to save the planet isn’t new, but it has never been more urgent than nowadays. Businesses from all industries are developing innovative solutions to build an eco-friendly future. 1. Install solar panels.

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Beneath solar panels, the seeds of opportunity sprout

Renewable Energy World

By Harrison Dreves, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Low-Impact Development of Solar Installations Could Be Win-Win-Win for Food, Water, and Renewable Energy. The project is funded by DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office. News Solar

Energy 100

LIDAR helps Greece become a renewable energy leader

Renewable Energy World

Capable of recording key wind characteristics such as speed and direction up to and above 200 meters vertical height, her special skills meant #106 was always destined to be a traveler and it wasn’t long before she spread her wings. A new life in the sun. Contributed by Alexander James.

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Data centre virtualisation and cloud computing can play a pivotal role in power sector emissions reductions, says report

Envirotec Magazine

A new report from power market analytics firm Aurora Energy Research suggests that increased deployment of (and continued improvements in) virtualisation technology could reduce potential future European computing emissions 55% by 2040. Emissions Energy Saving & Storage News

Natel Energy announces $20 million funding to further deploy Restoration Hydro Turbine

Renewable Energy World

Natel Energy announced a $20 million funding round, led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) and supported by Chevron Technology Ventures, to build momentum in deploying its flagship product, the Restoration Hydro Turbine (RHT). “As

One of World’s Biggest Inland Floating Solar Systems begins construction in Singapore

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - Solar PV is integrated with the local water treatment system on Tengeh Reservoir in Singapore, offsetting 6% of its annual energy needs for 25 years. The Tengeh Reservoir floating solar plant is also incorporating new innovations in floating solar PV design and construction.

Senior Energy Analyst

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Energy Analyst | Enel X | Boston, MA. Enel is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy and is consistently named one of Fortune Magazine’s “Companies that are Changing the World.” It is also one of the largest and most trusted energy companies in the world, serving around 70 million customers in more than 30 countries across 5 continents. The Enel Group vision is about Open Power. Experience working with electric utilities.