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An Influx Of New Tech Is Changing How We See & Act On Pollution

December 10th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

While there is exciting progress and promise as air sensors become cheaper and more available, a diverse coalition of industry, activists, policymakers and researchers is critical to ensuring that the data is reliable, accessible and most of all, actionable.


Current EV Charging Equipment Market & Innovation Trends, Part 2

February 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The significant, constant usage of electricity from a single source like a plug-in vehicle has opened up a new market for grid-scale demand management. Grid-scale demand response bundles charging plug-in vehicles together into a single demand unit when they are using smart chargers connected to a utility. The utility can then have the charging speed throttled up and down to balance the electricity load on the grid.


Emissions From Fracking 5 Times Higher Than Reported

February 22nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A new report from EDF shows methane emissions from fracking in Pennsylvania are 5 times greater than the industry claims, making natural gas from fracking just as damaging to the environment as coal-fired generating plants.


Powering Past Coal Alliance Membership Blows Out Past 50

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The Powering Past Coal Alliance, launched only last month by the UK and Canada at COP23, has seen its membership blow out past 50 countries, regions, and businesses, according to news revealed at the One Planet Summit held in France on Tuesday. 


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


Renewables Now Cheapest, But How To Enable Faster Renewable Energy Growth?

January 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Renewable energy is now the cheapest option, on average, for new electricity capacity around the world — developed countries like the US as well as developing countries. As I noted the other day, we need to keep channeling this message to the broader public, and especially decision-makers, but there are other things to do in order to increase renewable energy growth


Green Data Centers Save More Than Money

November 4th, 2016 | by Sponsored Content

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps program has implemented smart energy management strategies while transitioning to a cost-effective, energy-efficient green data centers for 1 in 3 Fortune 100 companies



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