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10 Ways to Increase Your Home Value With Green Technology

U.S. Green Technology

Going green is a great way to help the planet. You can start by making minor renovations to your house. Consider updating your home with eco-friendly technology. This will also increase your property’s resale value. Here are 10 ways you can incorporate green technology into your home!

Micro Businesses, Macro Opportunity (6/16)

CleanTech Alliance

Join us for the second event in our Clean Materials series. This discussion will examine the role our smallest businesses can play in the emerging clean materials economy.

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How to Be More Sustainable in the Kitchen

The Environmental Blog

The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in a house, and its activities can match a manufacturing process. In such a progression of activities, it is difficult to avoid waste. However, it is possible to devise ways of handling waste in the kitchen to promote a healthy environment.

Washington State’s Approaching Energy Crisis – Good Intentions Gone Wrong?

Jim Conca

WA State has trouble on the horizon – with its electrical grid, as in not being reliable, and as in risk of rolling blackouts. The trouble stems from decarbonizing. Getting rid of coal is the low-hanging fruit, but just getting rid of it without a real plan to replace it can do more harm than good.

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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.

5 reasons Home Depot and Lowe’s must weed out toxic weed killers

GreenBiz

5 reasons Home Depot and Lowe’s must weed out toxic weed killers. Caroline Boden. Wed, 06/16/2021 - 01:00. Consumers should be able to trust that the products on store shelves are safe for them to use.

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VertueLab, CleanTech Alliance and Strategic Partners Receive EPIC Grant from the Department of Energy

CleanTech Alliance

New funding from the Department of Energy will establish a clean energy startup support ecosystem in the Pacific Northwest

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How A.I. Will Revolutionize Climate Tech

GreenTechMedia

The array of AI applications within climate tech is staggering -- and rapidly expanding. There are lots of exciting point solutions, but there’s no clear example of AI directly and meaningfully reducing GHG emissions on a global scale. Last year we had Priya Donti on the show.

How will you recognize Juneteenth?

GreenBiz

How will you recognize Juneteenth? Susan Hunt Stevens. Fri, 06/18/2021 - 00:05.

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Up to $5.3 million in funding available for Grants to Non-profit Lenders

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 15, 2021 Commerce has announced a Request for Applications (RFA) for non-profit lenders interested in operating a revolving loan fund program. Through the Clean Energy Fund, Commerce provides grants to non-profit lenders who connect small businesses, non-profits, multi-family building owners, and homeowners with low cost financing for clean energy […]. Opportunities Public Policy bulletin cef clean energy fund commerce funding

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Low-cost air quality monitors included in education packs for schoolchildren

Envirotec Magazine

The electronic diffusion tube (EDT) from Alphasense is said to overcome some of the limitations of diffusion tubes, a popular low-cost air-quality monitoring tool. Clean Air Day (17th June) was marked by hundreds of events across the UK.

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.

Tracking the Equity Outcome of Decarbonization

GreenTechMedia

We can measure the energy transition in any number of ways. The hundreds of millions of solar panels and wind turbines installed. The gigatons of carbon reduced. Or the number of jobs created. But how do we measure the equity outcome?

Companies are jumping aboard the federal packaging and recycling policy train

GreenBiz

Companies are jumping aboard the federal packaging and recycling policy train. Arlene Karidis. Fri, 06/18/2021 - 00:10.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- June 14

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, June 14, 2021 Announcements Notice for public comment opportunity on market purchases and double counting Deadline: June 14, 2021 Commerce and the UTC are requesting stakeholder comments on organized market purchases and double counting. Specific questions and comment procedures are posted on the CETA webpage. Draft CEIP template webinar June […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin commerce rulemaking weekly bulletin

“Devastating water leak” drives move to improve sustainability, says chemistry research group

Envirotec Magazine

“It was a devastating, and costly water leak that prompted us to take action and look for ways to minimise water use,” said Professor Nuno Maulide.

Rapid job growth in Canada’s clean energy sector set to outpace losses in fossil fuels: report

Clean Energy Canada

VANCOUVER — As jobs in fossil fuels decline amid a shifting global landscape, rapid growth in Canada’s clean energy sector will more than make up the difference.

Breaking the cycle with upcycled food

GreenBiz

Breaking the cycle with upcycled food. Jesse Klein. Wed, 06/16/2021 - 03:45.

Foresight Announce the Launch of JULI tunnel/mine ventilation duct

altenergymag

Chengdu Foresight Composite Co. announced a new website for their JULI ventilation duct products

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Birmingham Clean Air Zone enters operation

Envirotec Magazine

Twenty-four hour zone will drive improvements in air quality and improve the health and well-being of city residents and visitors. Proven ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement solution at the heart of the scheme, says Siemens.

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Examining the emerging hydrogen industry in Australia

Renewable Energy World

Countries are slowly diversifying their energy portfolio by including hydrogen in their future roadmap towards a low carbon economy. Today, several global trends and activities distinguish the renewed focus on hydrogen from what has been observed in the past.

Achieving Decarbonization with Power Purchase Agreements

GreenBiz

Achieving Decarbonization with Power Purchase Agreements. Date/Time: July 13, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT). As the need for climate action grows, decarbonization is becoming a major goal for more organizations. Procuring clean energy is a crucial strategy in this effort. .

Commercial vehicle OEM Proterra debuts on Nasdaq

Charged

Commercial vehicle innovator Proterra will be ringing the closing bell at Nasdaq today (June 16) to celebrate the company’s public listing.

Marine-life-friendly infrastructure wins award under European innovation fund

Envirotec Magazine

Engineering firm ECOncrete® has won the European Commission Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation funding programme with a large-scale deployment at the Port of Vigo, Galicia, Spain.

GreenTech Painting: Eco-Painting Services for the Home, Business and More

Green Business Bureau

Serving the London, Ontario area, GreenTech Painting is a family-owned and operated eco-friendly painting company that offers services for both the residential and commercial sectors.

ehsAI

GreenBiz

ehsAI. taylor flores. Thu, 06/17/2021 - 14:08. ehsAI offers a unique AI and Machine Learning-enabled solution on a multilingual platform to address compliance on a global scale. The technology deconstructs, analyzes, interprets, and converts complex EHS regulations, permits, and legal documents into actionable compliance requirements within minutes, rather than days or weeks as with traditional manual processes. ehsAI?is is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Report: California needs 1.2 million EV chargers by 2030

Charged

A new analysis from the California Energy Commission (CEC) predicts that the state will need nearly 1.2 million public and shared chargers by 2030 to meet the demands of the 7.5 million passenger plug-in vehicles expected to be on California roads at that time.

Pump industry mourns the loss of a great friend

Envirotec Magazine

The European pump industry trade group Europump writes. It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Prof. Bernd Stoffel, who passed away on 8th June 2021. All those who had the pleasure of knowing him, both personally and professionally, will mourn his passing.

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AMADA WELD TECH Announces Supply of Battery Pack Welding System for Electric Motorcycle

altenergymag

Partnership to provide batteries that integrate electronics with high performance materials

Web Hosting Canada and Green Business Bureau Join Forces

Green Business Bureau

New program will enable Web Hosting Canada customers to verifiably demonstrate their sustainability. Green Business Bureau (GBB) has partnered with Web Hosting Canada (WHC) to bring the GBB sustainability program, framework and certification to Canada’s business community.

MCI launches new D series battery-electric commuter coach

Charged

Bus and coach manufacturer Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of the NFI Group (which also includes the New Flyer and Alexander Dennis brands), has unveiled its new zero-emission commuter coach, the D45 CRT LE CHARGE, and also launched its new D series of coaches.

Report urges food and beverage industry to adopt water best practice

Envirotec Magazine

The reputational and financial risks of the mismanagement of water and wastewater systems is the subject of a new report published today (17 June).

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Q CELLS Announces Major Push Into Hawaiian Solar Plus Storage Market With eStat Partnership

altenergymag

-The partnership will enable development of resilient Zero Carbon Smart Homes and allow for NEM-equivalent savings in the Hawaiian market. -Q

Vehicle Grid Integration: Can EV Users and the Grid be Reconciled?

CleanTech Group

Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) are a key piece of government commitments to midcentury net-zero emissions targets. While BEVs present an opportunity to reduce greenhouse. Cleantech Insights Companies in the Spotlight Electric Vehicles Transportation and Logistics EV batteries EVs

5 ideas for summer reading

GatesNotes

These books gave me something to think about. I hope they do the same for you

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Taking control of the harmful effects of air pollution to improve health outcomes

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Max Chen , CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license). Dr Noel O’Kelly of monitoring technology firm Spirit Digital argues for greater access to air quality data and education, and he explains that the data is available today.

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SUNFIG’S UNIQUE PROJECT OPTIMIZATION SOFTWARE BOOSTS UTILITY SOLAR RETURNS BY UP TO 15%

altenergymag

New data from Sunfig shows its design, performance, and financial modeling platform drives greater profitability and value for utility PV. Smart SIFT informs decisions early on, increasing project IRR and lowering LCOE for developers and asset owners nationwide

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