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Hours Before Presidential Debate, Coal Sinks & Floating Solar Panels Soar

CleanTechnica

The killer combo of floating solar panels and seven more coal power plant retirements seems to have messed with the President's mind.

To achieve net-zero, let’s agree on one definition of success

GreenBiz

To achieve net-zero, let’s agree on one definition of success. Peter Boyd. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:30. Reaching the 2015 Paris Agreement goals requires bold action from all sectors and levels of our society.

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Sustainable Travel in 2020: How to Visit Countries Safely and Sustainably

The Environmental Blog

As we are all more cognizant of our impact on the environment and the communities that work and live in these environments, it only makes sense that we should partake in sustainable travel too.

An Overview Of The Sonication Process In Laboratories 

U.S. Green Technology

Sonication involves sound energy for agitating the particles of subjects that need to be tested. The process is used for many reasons like extracting several components from seaweeds, plants, and microalgae.

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Walmart Canada Triples Tesla Semi Order

CleanTechnica

Walmart Canada has tripled its order for Tesla Semi trucks to 130 as it plans to transition to a 100% zero emissions cargo fleet by. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Shipping electric semi-trucks electric trucks Tesla Tesla Semi Walmart Walmart Canada

The climate crisis needs climate leadership from businesses now

GreenBiz

The climate crisis needs climate leadership from businesses now. Maria Mendiluce. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 01:00. As the world grapples with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial inequality and more, the impacts of climate change cannot be ignored.

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Green Energy vs. Renewable Energy: What’s the Difference?

U.S. Green Technology

As October, Energy Awareness Month, approaches, perhaps it’s a good time to interrogate your knowledge of energy sourcing. You use energy in its various forms every day, but what do you know about where it comes from and how your energy consumption affects the planet?

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Porsche Taycan Is A Fossil Porsche Killer

CleanTechnica

New data show that the Porsche Taycan is now the top selling Porsche in Europe. Meanwhile, the 911 is down 37%, the 718 is down 5%, and the Panamera is down a whopping 71% and on the bottom of the sales ranking.

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Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting

GreenBiz

Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting. Steven Bullock. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:00. This article is sponsored by Trucost, part of S&P Global.

COVID-19 Kills More Americans Every Week Than All Radiation Deaths In World History

Jim Conca

Every week of September, more Americans died from Covid-19 than died from radiation in all of world history, including WWII. But low level radiation is a great treatment for Covid. So fear of radiation is preventing saving people’s lives and not enough fear of Covid is killing the most people of all.

4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Commercial Trash Compactor

U.S. Green Technology

If you’re reading as a business owner, we’re glad to have you here. In today’s time, every business owner is looking for unique ways through which they can save money and earn lots of profit. However, when it comes to standing out in a large crowd, you need to do something different. Have you ever.

What Happened To Coal Is Happening To Oil. Shell To Cut 9,000 Jobs

CleanTechnica

Shell says it will eliminate up to 9,000 workers in the next two years as it seeks to transform itself into a renewable energy company. Fossil Fuels Ben van Beurden Carbon Tracker job cuts in oil industry Royal Dutch Shell

Salesforce

GreenBiz

Salesforce. taylor flores. Wed, 09/30/2020 - 08:03. Salesforce is the world’s #1 customer relationship management (CRM) platform. At Salesforce, we consider the environment to be a key stakeholder and we are committed to harnessing our culture of innovation to improve the state of the world.

Drones Can Reforest The Planet Faster Than Humans Can

Jim Conca

There is more than one reason that we need to reforest Planet Earth, even if you don’t care about climate change. But doing it by hand is too slow. So Flash Forest out of Canada developed drone technology and aerial mapping software, led by ecological science, to reforest areas at 100 times the pace.

4 Ways to Make Social Gatherings Safer During a Pandemic

U.S. Green Technology

Since the world has had to deal with a global pandemic, we now know the importance of social distancing, and most of us comply. However, stopping all social interaction can be impossible for some people.

Total Plug-In Vehicle Sales In United States Reach 1.6 Million Units

CleanTechnica

In August 2020, according to the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, cumulative plug-in vehicle sales in the United States reached 1.6 million units.

This is the moment to reimagine public transportation

GreenBiz

This is the moment to reimagine public transportation. Amanda Eaken. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 00:21.

Join Us and Help Build the CleanTech Community!

CleanTech Alliance

CleanTech Alliance represents over 1100 member organizations spanning ten U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. The Alliance facilitates the generation and growth of cleantech companies and jobs through a variety of educational programs, research, products and services.

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Protect Yourself from Covid-19

U.S. Green Technology

The current circumstances that we are living through are strange and we have all had to change the way we live almost overnight. One of the main rules that have been put in place for all of us, is to wear the right protection when going out. This is to ensure our own safety, as.

Tesla As 17 Different Companies

CleanTechnica

Covering a couple of Elon Musk tweets, I recently wrote an article titled "Tesla = Approximately A Dozen Startups." The company is involved in several different hardcore tech efforts as well as broader business like insurance and seat production.

Don’t Repeat Solar Mistakes With Hydrogen, IEA Chief Warns Europe

GreenTechMedia

Europe must not repeat the same mistakes it made with solar manufacturing in the emerging hydrogen sector, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

Clean Energy Fund Workshop #1- Impact Bioenergy

CleanTech Alliance

With the Clean Energy Fund, Impact Bioenergy has been able to do some amazing things. Member News Public Policy cef cef workshop clean energy fund impact bioenergy

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Wellow is the eco-friendly deodorant you've been looking for

Inhabitat - Innovation

Every time you go through another tube of deodorant, you add to the plastic waste problem that experts predict will soon overwhelm the world. But now you have a new, eco-friendly option: Wellow deodorant

Batteries For Dummies Like Me: Tesla’s Tabless Battery & Why It Matters

CleanTechnica

What the heck is a tabless battery, and why is that important.

Duke Plans Largest Floating PV Project in the Southeast

GreenTechMedia

Duke Energy will build its first floating solar array at Fort Bragg, a U.S. Army base in North Carolina, the company said on Wednesday. It’s the largest such project ever announced in the Southeast, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Energy Leadership Summit Award Winner Profile #3- Virginia Emery

CleanTech Alliance

In preparation for this year’s Energy Leadership Summit, we’re profiling previous award winners to detail their experiences and to share what winning an Energy Leadership Award meant to them.

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Scientists create super-enzyme to degrade plastic bottles 6 times faster

Inhabitat - Innovation

New research reveals a super-enzyme that breaks down plastic six times faster than previously engineered plastic-eating enzymes

Tesla Tire Costs 10× Battery Cost, & My Plan To Deflate Tire Costs 90%

CleanTechnica

When I saw Tesla's Battery Day, I was impressed with both the breadth and the depth of the plan they presented. It covered all the parts of the battery, but also how the battery is placed in the car.

California’s Interconnection Rules Open Doors to Flexible Solar-Storage, Vehicle-to-Grid Charging

GreenTechMedia

California has more distributed energy resources than any other state, pressuring it to find ways to integrate them into the grid.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- Sept 29

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, September 29, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […]. Industry News Public Policy rulemaking utc weekly bulletin workshop notice