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As Cobalt Supply Tightens, LiCo Energy Metals Announces Two New Cobalt Mines

November 28th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Electric vehicles are widely expected to become the dominant form of personal transportation as cities and countries around the world look to complete bans of new internal combustion vehicle sales in the coming years. Shifting the world to this new technology is disrupting the entire automotive industry and gives hope that the world just might have a chance when it comes to combatting climate change and shifting to new, zero-emission technologies like electric cars

Vanadium Flow Batteries for Cost-Effective Energy Storage: An Interview with Angelo D’Anzi, CTO of StorEn Technologies

November 21st, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Vanadium flow batteries are a type of rechargeable battery in which the energy is stored chemically in a liquid electrolyte contained in two tanks, unlike conventional batteries that store their reactive materials within their cells. StorEn Technology is developing a new generation of vanadium flow batteries to meet growing marketing demand for cost-effective energy storage for residential, industrial, or utility needs

Southern Research Puts Carbon XPRIZE Technologies To The Test

November 7th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Southern Research’s Energy & Environment division has partnered with the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE: this $20 million global competition is focused on finding new technologies that convert carbon dioxide emissions into useful products. Here's the story of one companies that was put to the test.

The Long Term Obligations of (DIY) IoT

October 10th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

This video from Xively walks us through the obligations and issues associated with a DIY approach to Internet of Things (IoT) to ensure that problems don't arrive in the future.

The Time to Commit to the IoT is Now

October 7th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

The Internet of Things (IoT) is hitting the mainstream and it’s only going to gain speed. If you’re seeing early signs of success, the time for “wait and see” is over. And the cost of continuing to linger on the edge is significant

GreenPower Motor Company Uses CCS Charging Standard To Save Customers Money & Time

October 5th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

GreenPower Motor Company has charged into the medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicle market with an array of vehicles that it designed and built from the ground up to be electric. Building the vehicles from the ground up allowed GreenPower to optimize the location of the batteries and the location and style of the motors, among other things

Growing Algae, Saving Energy, & Capturing Carbon: P2P Microalgae Technology

October 1st, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Microalgae are single-celled organisms that are normally found in freshwater systems. This versatile plant matter can be used to produce biofuels, medicine, vitamin supplements, cosmetics, and feed for livestock. Microalgae is also a natural decontaminator, removing toxins from wastewater and absorbing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the air. A new innovation at Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) in Alberta, Canada, cultivates microalgae using sunlight energy

Lithium From A Surprising Source (Infographic)

September 23rd, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

If we're going to scale up electric vehicle production, we need an abundance of lithium. Mining or production capacity is quite limited at this point, and it looks like the oil industry might be the best source of this valuable mineral going forward towards a more renewable future

The Solar Boom In The Middle East

September 19th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

There has never been a more exciting time for solar power in the Middle East, and this September the Intersolar Conference will bring together all the most important solar power stakeholders in the region. This historical energy hub is now tapping into its abundant sunshine as a path towards a clean, profitable and independent energy future. 

The Growing Electric Vehicle Market In The Middle East

September 18th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Intersolar’s host city, Dubai, is quickly becoming a regional leader for the adoption of EVs, and the special conference session will frame this important issue. Delegates will learn about recent and future market developments in the world's leading electric vehicle markets. They will network and discuss the best strategies and collaborations to drive their businesses and the UAE into a prosperous electric mobility future

Award-Winning Microgrid in Brooklyn “REVolutionizes” the Electricity Market

August 30th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

The Marcus Garvey Apartment complex in Brooklyn is an innovative microgrid project that combines renewable energy with battery storage and fuel cell. This system — designed, integrated, and controlled by Demand Energy — generates revenue and savings through demand charge reduction, capacity relief, and other grid services

Environmental Defense Fund’s Dynamic Methane Detectors Challenge

August 26th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Oil and gas wells aren’t the first places that come to mind when you think of cleantech. Fossil fuels still present an inherent challenge for the planet. But even as it's working to accelerate the wind and solar revolution, one environmental organization has surfaced a crucial opportunity to protect the climate by reducing millions of tons of methane — a potent greenhouse gas — leaking from the oil and gas supply chain

The Bankability of Energy Storage Technology

August 23rd, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Bankability is a term used in the renewable energy world to describe the likelihood that any particular technology or manufacturer will be funded by financiers. Financiers are looking at the bankability of energy storage via the technology itself and the long-term financial sustainability. Previously financiers needed to trust the revenue projections presented to them, but new software is making these predictions easier.

GreenPower Aims to Solve City Emissions with Full Suite of Electric Buses

August 2nd, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

City dwellers have long suffered the negative effects of the exhaust emissions pouring out of the tailpipes of large diesel transit buses, school buses, and the like. Having ridden the bus to school in elementary school, I have very early memories of the thick columns of black exhaust being piped out the back of the bus after being dropped off. It was never pleasant but recent studies revealing just how harmful and carcinogenic that very same diesel exhaust is to our health have made those large diesel vehicles targets for cities around the world as they work to map out their path forward to a clean air future

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