Tagged Sustainable

SunPower gets financial backing to support new residential solar leases

By Kelly Pickerel Through a partnership with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital and SunStrong Capital Holdings, SunPower has secured financing commitments for its residential solar lease program that will help the company meet its expected customer demand into 2020. SunPower has provided solar lease financing options to customers since 2010. The financing provisions with this…

Ireland aims to ban sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030

Ireland has published the Climate Action Plan, led by Minister Richard Bruton, to give Irish people a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future. The plan sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, that need to be taken to achieve 2030 targets for carbon emissions, and to achieve net zero carbon emissions by…

More bikes make cities safer for all, study shows

By [email protected] (Eric C. Evarts) Powering cars with clean electricity is one way to make transportation more sustainable. Going back to basics with human powered transportation may be a bigger step. But getting more bicycles on the road has been an uphill battle for many communities. As waving fists and occasional hanging boots attest, car…

Engaging new generations on sustainable development

By ENEL Foundation Content Contributor Enel Foundation is promoting the second edition of the Siena Summer School on Sustainable Development, dedicated to providing a high-profile training and qualification on sustainability issues in relation to the UN Agenda 2030 and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), on which 193 nations are engaged.The call for application has…

Energy Vault Funding Breathes Life Into Gravity Storage

By [email protected] The speculative field of gravity-based energy storage got a boost recently with news of a strategic investment and new patents. Swiss-U.S. startup Energy Vault, one of the most high-profile gravity storage players to date, secured financial backing from Cemex Ventures, the corporate venture capital unit of the world’s second-largest building materials giant, and…

How Green Energy Will Make The Shipping Industry More Profitable

By Suzie Ocie The world needs greener energy. With only 11 years left to implement solutions to prevent irreversible damage from climate change according to the United Nations, it is imperative that every industry acknowledges this threat and swiftly takes necessary measures to ensure that its operations are cleaner and sustainable.One of the slowest sectors…

Engineered bacteria could be missing link in energy storage

One of the big issues with sustainable energy systems is how to store electricity that’s generated from wind, solar and waves. At present, no existing technology provides large-scale storage and energy retrieval for sustainable energy at a low financial and environmental cost. Engineered electroactive microbes could be part of the solution. Read Full Article Here…

Renault unveils three electric concepts for future mobility

By Blagojce Krivevski Following on from its 2018 unveiling of three concept cars as its “vision of the mobility of the future”, Renault Group Thursday showcased its vision for shared mobility with three electric concept-cars at VivaTech. To prepare this new era of sustainable mobility for all, Renault is working on four strategic areas of…

POWERHOME Solar will install solar panels at Indianapolis Colts practice facility

By Kelly Pickerel Solar energy provider POWERHOME Solar will begin installing solar panels at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, the headquarters and practice facility for the Indianapolis Colts, in the upcoming months. “The Colts are committed to decreasing our energy use and becoming more sustainable throughout the organization,” said Pete Ward, Colts chief operating…

Education for Sustainability initiative presented in Ministerial meeting

By ENEL Foundation Content Contributor Education for sustainability plays a crucial role in changing individual behaviors and pushing for new patterns of production, distribution and consumption. Enel Foundation and ASviS(Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development), ahead of yet another edition of ASviS’ Italian Sustainable Development.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more…

We’ve found somewhere that looks good and need some co-buyers

By pj.livingstone May 2019. My husband and I are interested in co-purchasing some land in west Wales, with a view to building sustainable and beautiful environment with earthships/cob homes in a loosely interdependent community. We are looking for people who like the Aberystwyth area (it’s not far from there) and who can put approx GBP50k…

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