Sustainability

Siemens Will Help US Small Businesses with $100 Million in Sustainability Efforts

Siemens is offering a $100 million funding package to help small and medium-sized enterprises in the United States kickstart their sustainability projects, environmentalleeader.com writes. Smaller companies, according to Siemens, may lack the funds to adopt sustainability initiatives, but they account for the majority of the country’s economy and may have a significant influence on emissions. …

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UK Scientists Made an Energy-Harvesting Wearable of Recycle Waste

Thanks to a novel energy-harvesting gadget created at the University of Surrey, wearable electronics might soon be entirely constructed of recycled waste materials and driven by human activity. Scientists have developed a wrist gadget composed of used paper wipes and plastic cups that operates on energy gathered from the wearer’s motions. The prototype gadget can …

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Clean Energy Transition Using AI Could Save $1.3 Trillion over 30 Years

U+, a worldwide digital innovation business, has released its research “How AI Can Save the Energy Industry Billions in 2022 and Beyond,” which offers specific artificial intelligence (AI) tech solutions that can drastically lower the costs of converting to sustainable energy. Analysts believe AI is critical to ensuring a smooth and cost-effective transition, and they …

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California-Based Startup Sees Value in Waste-to-Energy

Livestock activities generate waste, which must be disposed of in some way. Animal dung is a wonderful fertilizer, but it also emits methane, which is classified as a greenhouse gas. However, a California-based entrepreneur sees value in that methane and wants to assist farmers in tapping into that market, farmprogress.com writes. WasteFuel Agriculture was unveiled …

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U.S. startup is creating rust-powered batteries, claiming that its low-cost technology can store energy created by renewable solar and wind.

Rusting Batteries May Be Used to Power The Electric Grid of The Future

Form Energy, a U.S. startup, is creating rust-powered batteries, claiming that its low-cost, long-duration technology can store energy created by renewable solar and wind and release it back onto the grid when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow. The method is based on oxidation, sometimes known as rusting, an electro-chemical process. When …

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School rooftop solar panels teach NYC students about sustainable energy

Solar technology is being used in New York City schools to power buildings and engage pupils. Solar panels cover the roofs of 60 public schools, providing clean electricity for the city and allowing kids to get up close and personal with climate change and renewable energy, according to New York Daily News. A newly finished …

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