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Safety — of Both End-Product & Personnel — is Paramount in e-Mobility and Renewable Energy Ecosystems

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director Corporate Social Responsibility
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The International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts the number of pure electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) on the world’s roads will hit 250 million by 2030. That is a big leap from the IEA’s 5.1 million reported for such vehicles in 2018. This growth in the plug-in vehicle market is, in turn, fueling new technologies in the adjacent renewable energy ecosystem to enable mass EV/HEV adoption. These adjacent technologies include photovoltaic (PV) inverters for energy efficiency and smart grid technologies that support a network of recharging facilities.

Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Announces $1 Million in Awards to Address Gaps in Cleantech Development and Commercialization

Awards program aims to accelerate innovation in clean energy and agriculture technologies
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DENVER, March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/--The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) today announced it has awarded $1 million in grants to support 13 projects that address gaps in the development and commercialization of clean energy (cleantech) and agriculture technology (agtech).

The Need for Speed: Utilities, Clean Tech and Regulators Agree the Energy Transition has to Move Faster

By Nick Lanyi
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A panel of utility executives countered that they recognize the challenges. Several expressed a desire to work with vendors on outcome-based solutions rather than dictating a specific solution.

Carlos Nouel, National Grid’s Vice President of New Energy Solutions says his team issues open RFPs to encourage innovation: “We say, here’s the problem; give us the solution.”

GreenMantra Technologies Receives Recycled Content Certification From SCS Global Services

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Brantford, Canada, November 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing producer of high-value synthetic waxes from recycled plastics, recently received certification from SCS Global Services (SCS) for the recycled content of its CeranovusTM wax products.

Mccrone: If Interest Rates Turn, Clean Energy Will Find it Tougher

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Originally posted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

By Angus McCrone
Chief Editor
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The last time U.S. interest rates were on a sustained upward trend was just over 10 years ago, in summer 2006. George W Bush was president, ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ by Shakira was at the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and no one had heard of Justin Bieber.

The Future of Energy: Unleashing the Power of Innovation and Sustainability

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Welcome to an exciting new GreenMoney issue featuring five perspectives on the World of Energy Today and Tomorrow:

A Possible Greener Future

Tech-oriented students tour National Grid's sustainability hub
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By Larry Rulison

High school students from the Capital Region got a glimpse last week at what National Grid customers in Clifton Park might experience a few years from now.

About 70 juniors from the Ballston Spa school district's Clean Tech program took a trip last week to National Grid's Sustainability Hub in Worcester, Mass.

Inside the War on Coal

How Mike Bloomberg, red-state businesses, and a lot of Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think.
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Correcting the Record on the “Cleantech Crash”

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If you watched last weekend’s 60 Minutes piece on the so called “Cleantech Crash,” you might have taken a moment to check the channel and make sure you weren’t watching Fox News.

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