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“Climate change obstacles are all political, not technological” | Ctech – CTech

Professor Michael Mann’s claim to fame is a hockey stick. No, not the sporting kind, but rather a despairing graph he published 23 years ago in which he showed how the average temperature on earth remained relatively stable for thousands…

Climate Change: Is Digital The Silver-Bullet We’re Looking For To Meet Our Climate Commitments? – Forbes

Over the last 12 months we have achieved some amazing things, in timeframes no one could have dreamt possible. Multiple vaccines have been successfully developed, trialled, approved and mass produced in one year, not the decade it usually takes. Industry…

New U.S./U.K. startup collaboration brings clean energy and climate tech to

(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) Beginning in January, the Urban Future Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering will be the U.S. landing pad for Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme (GIP), which is designed to cultivate and support the launch of innovative cleantech companies with a strong potential to scale internationally to new markets. The program will provide eight U.K.-based businesses with the opportunity to explore the potential of the U.S. market and access to world-class mentors.

$4.7 Billion Went Into Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Efficiency Companies In Q1–Q3 2020

People who don’t follow cleantech, or individual cleantech industries, think that solar, wind, and batteries are sort of small, niche markets. Actually, these have become very large markets, and often the quickest growing markets. Similarly, related smart grid and energy efficiency companies are booming

New York Utilities, Enel X, & Uplight Launch Smart EV Charging Program

If you live in the utility districts of Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Orange & Rockland, you’ve got a cool new offering. Those utilities have partnered with Uplight and Enel X to get more smart EV chargers into people’s homes and help them charge on 100% green, clean, renewable energy

Span & Panasonic Unveil Plans To Revolutionize Home Energy Management

The electrical panel is getting in on the renewable residence fun with a new partnership between Panasonic and Span that promises to bring a new level of renewables integration to the party. The agreement will see the two companies partnering to more seamlessly integrate Panasonic’s Evervolt energy storage systems with Span’s intelligent, connected electrical panels

Kiwi Power Kicks Into High Gear With North American Launch

UK-based Kiwi Power is kicking its distributed energy resource optimization technology business into high gear as it officially pushes into North American markets. Thanks to a long standing relationship with ENGIE, Kiwi Power is able to move into this lucrative new market having already secured its first customer in the region, ENGIE North America

There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It

Tesla Charging Greenlots Charger WIth Solar Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaIf you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early 21st century, batteries would be a logical choice. Cheap, compact batteries made smartphones and mobile computing possible, and larger and more powerful batteries represent the enabling technology behind electric mobility, renewable energy, and the smart grid

New system uses wind turbines to defend the national grid from power cuts

(University of Birmingham) A ‘smart’ system that controls the storage and release of energy from wind turbines will reduce the risk of power cuts and support the increase of wind energy use world-wide, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

How An Increase In Telecommuting Might Impact The EV Charging Mix

Workplace charging has long been touted as one of the keys to electric vehicle adoption, particularly in major urban and suburban office markets. But as potentially millions of office workers continue to permanently work from home a majority of the time after stay-at-home orders are rescinded, how might this impact the role of workplace charging in the coming years

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