Daily Archives: August 25, 2017

Square Roots Raises $5.4 Million To Grow Its Urban Farming Incubator

By The Beam Square Roots is establishing itself as a leading light in urban agriculture. The Brooklyn-based startup has just raised $5.4 million in seed funding that will be used to empower food entrepreneurs and increase urban farming across the Square Roots Raises $5.4 Million To Grow Its Urban Farming Incubator was originally published on…

Seven Startups From Y Combinator That Show The Future Of Cleantech

By The Beam The recent Y Combinator batch of 50 startups was exactly what you would expect — a collection of some of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies around, and home to a plethora of unique ideas. Seven Startups From Y Combinator That Show The Future Of Cleantech was originally published on CleanTechnica. To…

Policy Shift Puts 3 Gigawatts Of Wind Energy Capacity In India For Sale

By Smiti As India moves towards competitive auctions and away from incentives, companies that do not engage in renewable energy generation as their core business are now looking to offload these assets. Policy Shift Puts 3 Gigawatts Of Wind Energy Capacity In India For Sale was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,…

Major Changes Recommended In India’s 100 Gigawatt Solar Power Plan

By Smiti An Indian Parliament committee has given recommendations for making major changes in the National Solar Mission which, it believes, are essential to achieve the 100 gigawatts of operational capacity target by March 2022. Major Changes Recommended In India’s 100 Gigawatt Solar Power Plan was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,…

Charging In The City (#Electrifying Webinar)

By Zachary Shahan With the next-generation Nissan LEAF, Chevy Bolt, and Tesla Model 3 all making fully electric transport much more practical for normal households, we are entering another phase of the electric vehicle revolution. However, they still hold at their core a double-edged technicality — they offer luxuriously convenient home charging for people who…

Russian LNG Tanker Crosses Arctic Ocean In Record Time

By Steve Hanley A specially constructed LNG tanker has set a new record for the time it takes to sail through sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. 14 more of the tankers are planned. Russian LNG Tanker Crosses Arctic Ocean In Record Time was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over…

Seven elements of a well-devised hearing conservation program

By Michelle Froese Dr. Laurie Wells, Doctor of Audiology 3M | www.3M.com/CHC A strong employee training plan can boost the success of a hearing conservation program. With some creativity and effort to make the materials engaging and relevant to the work being done at a site, it is possible to boost the effectiveness of training…

Wind energy cost reductions of 50% are possible by 2030

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: This article was written by John Hensley and comes from Into The Wind, the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) blog. NREL released a new report finding wind energy cost reductions of 50% are possible by 2030. Fresh off the first-ever American Wind Week, the Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable…

Tesla Semi May Be Ideal For 200-300 Mile Regional Runs

By Jon LeSage When revealed next month, Tesla’s Semi tractor trailer won’t have range for long-haul trucking, but may be perfect for local 200-300-mile runs centered around a home base. The word comes via Reuters, which reported Scott Perry, an executive at fleet operator Ryder System, met with Tesla officials at its Fremont, Calif., assembly…

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