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Atmospheric water vapour used as renewable energy

Sustainability Matters

June 11, 2020

Water vapour from the atmosphere could be used as a source of renewable energy, according to a new study. The research from Tel Aviv University — led by Professor Colin Price in collaboration with Professor Hadas Saaroni and doctoral student Judi Lax, all from TAU’s Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences — is based on the discovery that electricity materialises in the

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CSR Cheat Sheet: Green Covid-19 recovery gains public backing

Ethical Corporation

June 9, 2020

The world has changed immensely in recent months, but so, it would seem, have we as individuals. Most significant is the shift in our thinking on environmental threats, particularly climate change. In a global survey of 29 countries, pollster Ipsos MORI finds that seven out of 10 (71%) of those polled agree that long-term climate change is “as serious” at the Covid-19

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ABB Electrification Terra AC wallbox

The Terra AC wallbox from ABB Electrification is designed for connected charging in homes and businesses, and supports the growing generation of renewable energy users who want to harness and manage the consumption of their own power. The technology enables configuration and software updates via a dedicated app or remotely via the cloud. Each charger is equipped with a revenue-grade energy meter that

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Energy, Transportation



Residential energy is becoming companies' business

GreenBiz Group

May 29, 2020

Residential energy is becoming companies' business Sarah Golden Fri, 05/29/2020 - 01:45 In this crazy upside-down world, the line between residential and commercial energy is getting fuzzy.  Everything changed so quickly, it makes sense that climate and energy teams have yet to figure out how to account for the shift. But as companies such as Mastercard, Facebook and Twitter

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How the Navajo got their day in the sun

GreenBiz Group

May 28, 2020

How the Navajo got their day in the sun Danny Kennedy Thu, 05/28/2020 - 02:00 In late March, during the early hours of the COVID-19 crisis, just as New Yorkers were realizing how many might die, a small solar development company closed a $4 million financing deal. "Closing" is never easy, but getting a half-dozen high-net-worth individuals, family offices and foundations to pony up

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UQ becomes an energy 'gensumer' using Tesla battery

Installing a 1.1 MW Tesla Powerpack behind-the-meter battery system has saved The University of Queensland almost $74,000 in electricity costs in three months. UQ Energy and Sustainability Manager Andrew Wilson said savings from the university’s solar panel installations had fully funded the $2.05 million battery system. The battery was a key step in allowing UQ to start trading directly in the

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Bright Thinkers Power Station goes live in Sydney's West

An urban solar station on the rooftop of DHL Supply Chain’s (DHL’s) new warehouse in Sydney’s west has the ability to direct solar energy either partially or fully to the consumer onsite, or directly trade the energy on the National Electricity Market (NEM). Developed by Epho Commercial Solar and partially funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Association (ARENA), ‘Bright

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