Wed.Jan 19, 2022

Perkins Coie Breakfast Series (2/9)

CleanTech Alliance

Join us on February 9th from 8-9:30 AM PT for a conversation about the conservation of salmon and the effects that climate change has on this keystone species

7 Ways to Make Your Ecommerce Business More Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

Ecommerce is becoming an increasingly popular way to make money online. However, it also tends to produce the most carbon footprint in the digital age. Whether sustainability is part of your core values or not, it would help to be eco-friendly.

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Five Eco-Friendly Skin Care Solutions for Winter

The Environmental Blog

Winter is never nice to your skin. Whether it is just a mild winter or you’re chilled to the bone, the cold weather is always going to find a way to weasel its way into becoming a factor in your skincare regime.

How Leadership Training Can Make You a Better Leader

U.S. Green Technology

Leadership training is of utmost importance to managers. While developing our leadership skills is of no doubt a continuous process, leaders must also invest in making themselves better leaders.

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.

Mastercard, IKEA and consumer carbon ‘budgets’

GreenBiz

Software startup Doconomy has raised $19 million for software that helps consumers understand the impact of stuff they buy

How Green Companies Can Use Search Engines To Find Customers

U.S. Green Technology

The use of search engines, in particular Google, has grown so universal that it is estimated that there are over 5 billion Google searches a day. For businesses, search engine marketing (SEM) has become a huge driver for site visits, customers, and revenue. But what about green companies?

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Permafrost thaw could threaten half of Arctic infrastructure

Eco-Business

A new study shows that warming global temperatures are transforming the Arctic regions, where thawing permafrost and peat fires threaten up to half of the existing infrastructure by 2050

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The Future of Biomass: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

GreenBiz

The climate crisis requires mass collaboration, and to-date, woody biomass is the only renewable, reliable, dispatchable combined heat and power (CHP) solution available

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IonQ and Hyundai Motor Partner to Use Quantum Computing to Advance Effectiveness of Next-gen Batteries

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-Partnership will create largest battery chemistry model yet to be run on a quantum computer, simulating structure and energy of lithium oxide -Project lays the groundwork to improve performance, cost and safety of lithium batteries

What you need to know about the new infrastructure law's climate provisions

GreenBiz

These five areas of grid and clean energy investments are receiving $1.2 Trillion in funding for everything from battery R&D to transmission lines to residential energy costs

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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.

THE SMARTER E EUROPE 2022: FOCUS ON GREEN HYDROGEN

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The smarter E Europe, the continent’s largest platform for the energy industry, welcomes increased efforts promoting green hydrogen, as recently announced by Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action in Germany. Relevant subsidies, infrastructure and procurement have the potential to turn Germany into the “hydrogen hub” of Europe

5 trends to watch in climate-aligned finance in 2022

GreenBiz

2021 showed that banks and investors can talk the talk. 2022 is the year to walk the walk

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SMA America Confirms 25-year Design Life for Sunny Highpower PEAK3 Inverters

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The 25-year design life gives developers and owners the long-term security needed to realize the full potential of their plants

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Black farmers are rebuilding agriculture in coal country

GreenBiz

Jason Tartt saw opportunity in the terraced hillsides of his native West Virginia, both for restoring the land and for other Black farmers

Huge blow for tiger conservation after murder of two big cats in Thailand

Eco-Business

Indochinese tigers have been declared extinct in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in recent years, and while several breeding populations persist in Thailand’s protected area networks, they number no more than 200 individuals

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Nobody is listening to climate scientists. What if they went on strike?

Grist

It’s been a wild start to 2022: Omicron cases are surging around the world, the oceans are hotter than ever , and a group of climate scientists are suggesting that the world’s leading global warming experts stop doing science.

How victims can pay polluters for a win-win result

Eco-Business

With smoke haze posing a significant pollution problem for Southeast Asia, a victim-pays approach could result in cleaner air for all

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Appalachian Power RFP would add 1 GW of wind energy resources

Renewable Energy World

Appalachian Power issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 1,000 MW of wind and 100 MW of solar generation resources with optional battery energy-storage systems. The RFP is its largest to date for wind energy resources.

Why Words Matter in the Fight Against Climate Change

DeSmogBlog

By Tara Lohan , The Revelator. This story originally appeared in The Revelator and is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. Do we generate energy from windmills or wind turbines ?

Point-of-use battery storage company Viridi closes $95m funding round

Renewable Energy World

Battery energy storage company Viridi Parente said it raised $94.695 million in a Series C funding round. The latest funding round boosts Viridi’s value to $700 million, and supports the company’s aim to manufacture point-of-use lithium-ion battery technology at scale. .

BP says fast charging could soon be more profitable than selling gas

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The European oil companies BP , Shell and Total have been buying up assets in the EV charging value chain, and some suspect there’s a sinister strategy—could the oil barons monopolize public charging in key markets, jack up the prices, and kill the electric car once and for all? Maybe.

South Fork offshore wind project is cleared for construction

Renewable Energy World

South Fork Wind received approval of the project’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP) from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

Startup Safe-Li to commercialize new battery separator tech that prevents thermal runaway

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Pennsylvania-based venture capital firm Green Swan Partners (GSP) has reached an agreement with Skysong Innovations , the technology transfer arm of Arizona State University (ASU), granting GSP the exclusive option to finalize commercial rights to ASU’s fire-safe battery technologies.

Joule Case Revolutionizes Clean, Portable Energy Options With Sigma Launch at 2022 CES

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Sigma to deliver unrivaled battery cycle life, best-in-class AC output at minimal cost-per-watt hour

US electric school buses number over 1,700

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California clean-energy agency CALSTART has released a new report, Zeroing in on Electric School Buses , which describes the current state of the elect.

Engine No. 1 backs Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 19 – Taipei-based Gogoro builds zero-emission and electric smartscooters with swappable batteries. It recently brought its battery swapping stations to mainland. The post Engine No. 1 backs Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

8minute Solar Energy Closes $400 Million in Financing from EIG

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Reinforces 8minute’s position as a clean technology leader and signals a new phase of growth

The Brief: Institutional shifts (podcast), revenue-based financing in Mexico, e-scooters in Taiwan, small farms in India, Larry Fink’s conventional wisdom

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Institutional Shift ‘Net-zero’ becomes ‘uh-oh’ and other sustainability trends to watch in 2022 (podcast). Getting to net-zero greenhouse.

How 3D Laser Scanning Can Help You Stay Within Project's Budget

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Here are different ways engineering and architectural Hull experts can benefit from 3D scanning in terms of saving costs

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Arya raises $60 million to expand agri-commerce for India’s smallholder farmers 

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 19 – Arya helps India’s smallholder farmers transport and store their crops and provides working capital until they sell their crops. The post Arya raises $60 million to expand agri-commerce for India’s smallholder farmers appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

HONEYWELL AND FREYR COLLABORATE TO DEPLOY ENERGY STORAGE SOLUTIONS VIA NEXT-GENERATION BATTERY CELLS

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The battery cells produced through this project can be utilized by "behind-the-meter" or industrial locations, as well as "front-of-the-meter" locations like large solar and wind renewable power generation sites

Job Posting: Program Director

Clean Energy Canada

SEEKING an experienced leader to lead Clean Energy Canada’s policy team. You are a strategic thinker, grounded in public policy, and up for the task of maintaining and advancing our high standards for research, analysis, policy perspectives, and communications. SUMMARY. The Program Director leads the development, coordination and oversight of Clean Energy Canada’s programs contributing to the clean-energy transition.

Aggreko Introduces New Ultra-Low Emissions Package for Energy Transition

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The company’s newest power system cleans up to 99% of all controlled emissions, significantly reducing environmental footprint without interfering in operations

Ambitious new EV charging network launches in the US

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Access to charging stations is one of the stumbling blocks for America's proposed electric vehicle future. Missouri-based EOS Linx found a way to combine its work in advertising, security, data analytics and renewable energy into an interesting package that could quickly boost EV drivers’ charging options

AttaBox's Heartland® Polycarbonate Enclosures Now Feature the Reliable Protection of Robotically Applied Foam-In-Place Gaskets

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Maximum sealing integrity and reliable protection of all wiring, connections, instrumentation, and controls housed by Heartland® enclosures

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