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Startup tackles decarbonizing industrial heat processes 16.9.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Startup tackles decarbonizing industrial heat processes Myisha Majumder Wed, 09/16/2020 - 01:30 Skyven Technologies, founded in 2013, is a company with a unique proposition for companies in the industrial sector — a way to save money through decarbonizing. Skyven CEO Arun Gupta said the idea came when he applied the thinking behind his Ph.D. dissertation in microelectronics to an entirely different field: climate change. "I was able to figure out how to apply the technological concepts of the work that I was doing for Texas Instruments for a partial solution for climate change, and that inspired me to start working on is basically a technology that captures heat from the sun and uses that heat to reduce fuel consumption," he said. The component of the industry sector emissions Skyven seeks to decarbonize is process heat — such as the creation of steam — which accounts for a large component of the emissions from the industry sector. In order to manufacture products, companies in the industry sector must ...
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Commercial trucking's future is in the details 8.9.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Commercial trucking's future is in the details Rick Mihelic Tue, 09/08/2020 - 01:45 One downside of a career as an engineer is that you are trained to notice detail. Robert Downey Jr., playing Sherlock Holmes in the 2011 movie "Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows," is asked what he sees. His answer: "Everything. That is my curse." It can make you the invaluable go-to person for information and analyses, and it also can make you the brunt of sarcasm and stereotyping. You are what you are. I had my son snap this photo as we were driving. I thought this one image captured a great deal of salient points I’ve learned after several years of researching medium- and heavy-duty alternatives such as battery electric, fuel cell electric and a variety of hybrid systems for the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE). Let’s start with the obvious first: Feeding North America requires trucks and truck drivers. Trucks require energy. This energy has to be replenished regularly. COVID-19’s impact on the North ...
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This is Climate Tech 4.5.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
This is Climate Tech Precision agriculture and alternative protein. Net-zero approaches to construction. Industrial decarbonization. Alternative fuels and zero-emissions transportation. Carbon capture solutions. These are just some of the intriguing “climate tech” innovations emerging to tackle the long-term crisis of global warming while creating a more sustainable, equitable, regenerative economy — interest has only strengthened amid the far-reaching economic disruption brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, which has underscored systemic shortcomings of our current model.    Join this experienced panel of venture capitalists for a conversation about why interest in climate tech is resurging within the investment community and why startups that have forged strategic partnerships with large companies are of particular interest. Among the topics our experts will discuss: Which areas of climate tech they are actively cultivating and why What characteristics they seek in climate-focused entrepreneurs How ...
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Green bonds are growing bigger and broader 4.5.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The variety of purposes has expanded beyond alternative energy to green building and sustainable-transport projects. And that's just a start.
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Here are 4 ways cities are coping with the effects of COVID-19 15.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Cities — from Wuhan in China to New York in the United States — have been at the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis and will be in the same position for future crises.
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As Mobility as a Service grows, the insurance sector must evolve 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
There is a place for insurance companies in the new mobility service market. But there are still a lot of questions about its role.
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Introducing … VERGE Food 3.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The latest addition to our annual VERGE conference promises to serve up a full plate of issues and solutions.
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Can new bus lines chart a course to better travel options in the West? 9.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A European bus company is expanding options for regional travel. High-speed rail could be next.
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Why aviation needs to address its emissions problem now 7.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Despite myriad efforts, the aviation industry unlikely to succeed in reducing its emissions given the current hurdles. In fact, the case is quite the opposite.
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Will guilt-free flying arrive at your terminal soon? 8.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
As flight shame rises, one company is on a quest to make green jet fuels.
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The truth about hydrogen, the latest, trendiest low-carbon solution 30.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
As misconceptions about the emerging tech abound, we can dispel common myths to encourage hydrogen's potential for decarbonization.
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Mexican retailer Coppel travels alternative route to a fuel-efficient last mile 20.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
After a successful pilot, the retailer is planning a full implementation covering its entire last-mile fleet of some 1,200 vehicles that make 30,000 home deliveries per day.
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Hype and hope for hydrogen 18.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Hydrogen is inching toward commercial viability and scalability, with new technologies that could support global decarbonization.
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10 questions for Shell's New Energies VP 9.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Three years ago, the oil major created a division to invest in electricity, clean energy, electric vehicle charging, alternative fuels and other newer businesses. GreenBiz recently got an update on how all of that's been going.
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Car ownership is likely to become a thing of the past — and so could public transport 18.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As urban infrastructure goes increasingly digital, mobility is set to fundamentally change.
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Detroit, Montreal and Lisbon see seamless connections, data as key to ditching solo cars 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Simpler fare structures, apps that integrate public transit and private transportation services are at the center of the roadmap.
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10 questions for Walmart's sustainable fleet leader 21.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
While the world's largest company by revenue has been focusing on using data to make its truck fleet more efficient, it's also been testing out electric cargo-handling yard trucks. So what's next?
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How boxes, bots and biofuels are routing FedEx’s sustainability map 13.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The delivery company is racing to stay ahead of the curve.
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The human dimension of public transit planning — equity 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
Planners can disadvantage communities in cities if they rely purely on numbers — with lasting societal impacts.
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Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel' 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel'
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