Tagged Sustainable

Why New Parking Facilities Should Be Recyclable

By Rogier van Rooij On the 13nd of November, the Netherlands’ first sustainable parking garage opened. Taking the concept of sustainability in its broadest meaning, the facility is not just operating at zero energy emissions, but has also been constructed in a recycling-friendly way. In light of the monumental transformation that is about to reshape…

The World Of Sustainable Competitiveness

By Roy L Hales What are the most important factors that make a nation thrive? What is more important: the welfare of a people or corporate interest? Will Donald Trump’s fossil-fueled America First policies plunge the world’s leading economy into mediocrity? Which nations are best poised to lead the world into a more sustainable future…

Australia Pursues the Sodium Battery Dream

By [email protected] An Australian team is looking to commercialize a large-scale sodium battery technology, despite the chemistry’s long and checkered history. Researchers at the University of Wollongong (UOW), New South Wales, are developing a 5-kilowatt-hour sodium-ion battery pack that can be used for stationary storage applications, according to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). A…

Public hearings set on wind turbines #MI

By National Wind Watch ESCANABA – The Delta County Planning Commission set dates and times for a pair of public hearings on proposed wind turbine site plans during its regular meeting Monday. In mid-October, the Delta County Building and Zoning Department received an application from Heritage Sustainable Energy for an addition to its existing wind…

Lead battery industry employees tell their stories in new video

By Kathie Zipp A new video features heartfelt stories from employees and community leaders who share their experiences working in an industry that prioritizes safe, sustainable and innovative practices in the workplace. Supported by Essential Energy Everyday, the “Good Neighbors” video showcases the dedicated people behind the great companies that make up the lead battery…

DiDi Chuxing will build its own EV charging network

By Editorial Staff DiDi Chuxing will form a joint venture to build its own charging network for electric cars, China’s largest ride-sharing company announced today. “We have started new joint venture projects to build our own EV charging systems. DiDi’s charging networks will not only cover our own fleet. It will also serve families and…

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