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Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2021
GM to Celebrate Grand Opening of Factory ZERO

GM to Celebrate Grand Opening of Factory ZERO

Production is now set to begin at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years after GM announced the massive $2.2 billion investment to fully renovate the facility to build a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2021
COP26: Small Steps Forward for Green Technologies, Finds IDTechEx

COP26: Small Steps Forward for Green Technologies, Finds IDTechEx

Climate change is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. In an effort to accelerate global action in limiting temperature rises, international lawmakers, business leaders, scientists, and activists convened in Glasgow (U.K.) for the past two weeks in the UN's Climate Change Conference (COP26). In this article, IDTechEx examines three crucial technologies in the fight against climate change that saw advancements (or not) during this COP's proceedings.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2021
High Performance, Breathable Fabric to Power Small Electronics

High Performance, Breathable Fabric to Power Small Electronics

The triboelectric effect is a phenomenon where a charge is generated on two dissimilar materials when the materials are moved apart after being in contact with each other. Triboelectric nanogenerators use this effect to convert mechanical motion into electrical energy. The compactness of TENGs allows them to be used as wearable devices that can harness the motion of the body to power electronics.
External Company Press Release
France's First Commercial Scale Floating Offshore Wind Tender

France's First Commercial Scale Floating Offshore Wind Tender

Ocean Winds (a joint venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables) and Principle Power have entered into a collaboration agreement to cooperate on the design of the floating platforms for France's first commercial-scale floating wind tender.
External Company Press Release
New Technology for Production of Green Hydrogen

New Technology for Production of Green Hydrogen

Semcon is collaborating with Norwegian company Hystar to develop new technology for hydrogen gas production. The project aims to increase the amount of hydrogen gas that can be produced through electrolysis by over 150% compared to current electrolyser technology - without using more energy.
External Company Press Release
AFSIA and Africa Energy Forum Celebrate Solar Award Winners 2021

AFSIA and Africa Energy Forum Celebrate Solar Award Winners 2021

More than 190 entries were submitted across the different categories from all over the continent over the past few months. The Jury, composed of some of the leading experts in solar energy in Africa, have carefully reviewed and evaluated each entry to identify the most deserving companies and individuals.
External Company Press Release
Australian Retailers Join Forces in Race to Zero

Australian Retailers Join Forces in Race to Zero

Leading retailers IKEA Australia, Officeworks and Kmart Group announced their support for a new, UN-backed global climate change initiative - the Race to Zero Breakthroughs: Retail Campaign - led in Australia by the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia in collaboration with the Australian Retailers Association.
External Company Press Release
University of Sheffield, ITM Power Announce Green Hydrogen Gigafactory

University of Sheffield, ITM Power Announce Green Hydrogen Gigafactory

The University of Sheffield and ITM Power have launched a pioneering collaboration to advance the hydrogen sector, including an agreement for a new ITM Gigafactory and a joint plan to launch a National Hydrogen Research, Innovation and Skills Centre.
External Company Press Release
Long-Duration Energy Storage Council Formed to Achieve Net-Zero

Long-Duration Energy Storage Council Formed to Achieve Net-Zero

ESS Tech Inc, a manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for utility-scale and commercial energy storage applications, announces its participation in the Long-Duration Energy Storage Council launched at COP26.
External Company Press Release
India's Transition to Green Economy Presents a $1 Trillion Opportunity

India's Transition to Green Economy Presents a $1 Trillion Opportunity

As consensus emerges on the urgency and magnitude of the transformation needed to decarbonize the global economy, India's role and contributions will be critical if the world is to achieve current targets.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2021
GM to Celebrate Grand Opening of Factory ZERO

GM to Celebrate Grand Opening of Factory ZERO

Production is now set to begin at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years after GM announced the massive $2.2 billion investment to fully renovate the facility to build a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2021
High Performance, Breathable Fabric to Power Small Electronics

High Performance, Breathable Fabric to Power Small Electronics

The triboelectric effect is a phenomenon where a charge is generated on two dissimilar materials when the materials are moved apart after being in contact with each other. Triboelectric nanogenerators use this effect to convert mechanical motion into electrical energy. The compactness of TENGs allows them to be used as wearable devices that can harness the motion of the body to power electronics.
External Company Press Release
New Technology for Production of Green Hydrogen

New Technology for Production of Green Hydrogen

Semcon is collaborating with Norwegian company Hystar to develop new technology for hydrogen gas production. The project aims to increase the amount of hydrogen gas that can be produced through electrolysis by over 150% compared to current electrolyser technology - without using more energy.
External Company Press Release
Australian Retailers Join Forces in Race to Zero

Australian Retailers Join Forces in Race to Zero

Leading retailers IKEA Australia, Officeworks and Kmart Group announced their support for a new, UN-backed global climate change initiative - the Race to Zero Breakthroughs: Retail Campaign - led in Australia by the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia in collaboration with the Australian Retailers Association.
External Company Press Release
Long-Duration Energy Storage Council Formed to Achieve Net-Zero

Long-Duration Energy Storage Council Formed to Achieve Net-Zero

ESS Tech Inc, a manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for utility-scale and commercial energy storage applications, announces its participation in the Long-Duration Energy Storage Council launched at COP26.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2021
COP26: Small Steps Forward for Green Technologies, Finds IDTechEx

COP26: Small Steps Forward for Green Technologies, Finds IDTechEx

Climate change is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. In an effort to accelerate global action in limiting temperature rises, international lawmakers, business leaders, scientists, and activists convened in Glasgow (U.K.) for the past two weeks in the UN's Climate Change Conference (COP26). In this article, IDTechEx examines three crucial technologies in the fight against climate change that saw advancements (or not) during this COP's proceedings.
External Company Press Release
France's First Commercial Scale Floating Offshore Wind Tender

France's First Commercial Scale Floating Offshore Wind Tender

Ocean Winds (a joint venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables) and Principle Power have entered into a collaboration agreement to cooperate on the design of the floating platforms for France's first commercial-scale floating wind tender.
External Company Press Release
AFSIA and Africa Energy Forum Celebrate Solar Award Winners 2021

AFSIA and Africa Energy Forum Celebrate Solar Award Winners 2021

More than 190 entries were submitted across the different categories from all over the continent over the past few months. The Jury, composed of some of the leading experts in solar energy in Africa, have carefully reviewed and evaluated each entry to identify the most deserving companies and individuals.
External Company Press Release
University of Sheffield, ITM Power Announce Green Hydrogen Gigafactory

University of Sheffield, ITM Power Announce Green Hydrogen Gigafactory

The University of Sheffield and ITM Power have launched a pioneering collaboration to advance the hydrogen sector, including an agreement for a new ITM Gigafactory and a joint plan to launch a National Hydrogen Research, Innovation and Skills Centre.
External Company Press Release
India's Transition to Green Economy Presents a $1 Trillion Opportunity

India's Transition to Green Economy Presents a $1 Trillion Opportunity

As consensus emerges on the urgency and magnitude of the transformation needed to decarbonize the global economy, India's role and contributions will be critical if the world is to achieve current targets.
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