How greentech is improving supply chain sustainability
Some of the biggest opportunities to reduce a company’s carbon footprint are lurking in its supply chain – a fact that’s spawned a new generation of innovative greentech start-ups
Bill Gates and EU pledge $1 billion boost for green technology
The European Union and an energy investment programme founded by Bill Gates plan to raise up to $1 billion to roll out the low-carbon technologies Europe is betting on to meet its climate change goals, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
Tech talk: Why tech has to go green, stat!
First, there’s all the hype around the upgrades and benefits the new phone brings over the old one. Then, we have people clamouring over or even queuing (something we haven’t seen since the pandemic hit) for the new phone.
How Cheap and Abundant Can Clean Power Get?
A decarbonized power sector will unlock massive opportunities across nearly every other sector, either via direct electrification or indirect electrification via the production of low-carbon fuels, like green hydrogen.
Apparel adopts new tech to go green
Gas heat recovery has become the name of the game for efficiency in the textile and garment industry to remain competitive in business and for a green transformation to save the environment and the next generation.
Printable, recyclable smartphones are the latest breakthrough in green tech
The world’s first fully recyclable, printed electronics are being developed in the US to combat gadget waste.
Green Tech saves lives and the environment through world’s first IoT pumps
When engineers and companies think beyond profits and forge ahead to improve a perfectly working system, extraordinary ideas emerge. Combining the mechanical and electrical engineering expertise of its leaders, dominant South Korean pump maker Green Tech creates the world’s first internet of things (IoT) pumps by integrating a camera and intelligent software to conventional pumps.
Green tech isn't all it's cracked up to be
President Biden has pledged to usher in a net zero-emission economy by 2050, electrifying government vehicle fleets, doubling offshore wind production and creating “millions of jobs in wind, solar, and carbon capture.” All of this sounds good on paper and makes for great political fodder in the battle against climate change. But in practice, it could mean creating a host of other environmental challenges.
SMS to rollout green tech across 100 homes in Aberdeen City Council partnership
SMS is to rollout solar PV, battery storage and heat pumps across 100 homes as part of a new £5.2 million project. It has partnered Aberdeen City Council for the rollout of the green technologies and fabric retrofits, with £2.2 million having been successful won from the government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Demonstrator.
Think tank launches climate news outlet powered by former Greentech Media staff
The clean energy think tank RMI just launched a nonprofit journalism arm called Canary Media that’s staffed by well-known names in energy and climate reporting. The big picture: Canary will be “at the forefront of the clean energy transition” with a mission to cover global efforts to fight climate change, per RMI, formerly the Rocky Mountain Institute.
New Research Concludes EU will Miss Climate Goals Unless Cleantech Innovation Is Scaled
Newly-published research from Cleantech Group®, the global authority on clean technology innovation, with the support of Breakthrough Energy, found the EU’s venture capital investment into cleantech from 2011-2020 grew by a remarkable 7.5x to more than EUR 5 billion in 2020.
Clean-Tech Investment Isn't Just a Bubble This Time
The industry has matured, entering a new phase of development that justifies the latest burst of investor enthusiasm.
A Global Green Deal: op-ed article by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank
By strengthening its emissions-reduction targets and investing heavily in clean energy, greentech, and research and development, the European Union has positioned itself as a global climate leader.
Clean tech 2.0: Silicon Valley’s new bet on start-ups fighting climate change
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Analysis: China expected to favour green tech over coal in new five-year plan
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – China, which long targeted rapid industrial growth despite its environmental consequences, now aims to become the global leader in “low-carbon tech for a carbon-constrained world” as it unveils its new five-year plan this week, China analysts said.