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AIDAperla Will Receive the Largest Battery Storage System in Passenger Shipping in 2020

AIDA Cruises and Corvus Energy sign agreement for further cooperation at the opening of the first production plant of the battery manufacturer in Norway.
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On the occasion of the opening of Corvus Energy's first production plant in Bergen, Norway, AIDA President Felix Eichhorn and the world's most renowned provider of maritime battery systems signed the agreement on September 5, 2019 to electrify the first cruise ship of AIDA Cruises. AIDAperla will be the first ship to be fitted with lithium-ion batteries from Corvus, produced in Norway, in 2020. The 300-meter-long cruise ship receives a battery pack capable of generating a total output of 10 MWh.

Techno-Conservation Part One: A Symposium Bringing Together Conservationists, Technologists, and Academics

By Carlos Pignataro, CTO, Distinguished Engineer
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This blog was co-written with Dave Ward, SVP, CTO of Engineering and Chief Architect at Cisco

“If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.”

- Proverb, believed to be of African origins.

Sustainability, Clean Technology in Focus of First Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator Cohort

Collaboration with LaunchKC focuses on high-tech solutions that enable a sustainable future
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 9, 2019/3BL Media/ – Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

Albertsons Improves the Retail Experience for Dogs

By Retail Info Systems News
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"At Albertsons, we are always looking for ways to better serve our customers," said John Colgrove, Albertsons Companies Intermountain division president. "Having DogSpot houses available at our two Albertsons stores will offer our customers who are running errands with their pets a safe and comfortable option for them while they do their shopping."

Continue reading the story on Retail Info Systems News.

Why Koch Is Investing Billions in Emerging Technology

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Koch Industries has invested more than $17 billion in technology companies beyond its traditional businesses since 2013, according to a new report.

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV to Offer 259 Miles of Range

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DETROIT, August 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The game-changing Chevrolet Bolt EV will now take customers even farther. Starting with model year 2020, the Bolt EV will offer a remarkable EPA-estimated 259 miles of range on a full charge[1], a 21-mile increase over previous model years. The Chevrolet Bolt EV’s winning combination of long range and affordability continues to attract new customers to the electric vehicle segment, and the 2020 Bolt EV will allow them to travel farther between charging sessions.

A World with No Operating Rooms

313 million surgical procedures take place every year. Only 6 percent occur in the world’s poorest nations. For impoverished Africans, a floating hospital brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor.
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Tresor, a 10-year-old Cameroon boy. a fire that left scars across his body and denied him the use of his arm.

Assiatou, an 18-year-old woman with a dream. a car accident that left her unable to walk without pain.

Emmanuel, a baby born to loving parents. a tumor with the potential to kill.

Diode Ventures and Tenebris Fiber Agree to Co-Develop Long-Haul Dark Fiber Route in Virginia

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Diode Ventures, a global turnkey asset development company, and Tenebris Fiber, a dark fiber provider in Virginia, have agreed to co-develop an approximate 630-mile network from Virginia Beach, VA to Ashburn, VA to offer dark fiber services in Virginia. The network will connect the VA Beach Landing Station to public and private data centers and network operators situated along the world’s most highly trafficked Internet route.

When Water is the Product, How Do We Afford Sustainability?

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By Andrew Chastain-Howley, Director of Water Solutions, Atonix Digital

Few appreciate the cost of water like commercial facilities and industrial manufacturers. Many of them are selling a product that requires water as part of the larger infrastructure setup that ultimately results in consumer goods. Take for instance food and beverage makers, for whom water is the good. Or paper and pulp companies, whose dry products rely almost exclusively on water.

Eye on Innovation Award Recognizes Creative Use of Technology

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Earlier this year, Comerica was selected as a finalist for Gartner’s prestigious Eye on Innovation Award for use of Virtual Reality technology in Financial Services. The Eye on Innovation Award recognizes the innovative use of technology and highlights best-in-class industry initiatives as vital catalysts for institutions becoming digital businesses. In recognition of this exciting and important work across the industry, the annual awards were presented to executive honorees at the Gartner Symposia.

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