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Ubiquitos Energy has Developed Transparent Solar Glass

May 26th, 2020|Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, feature, featured, Featured Green Innovations, Innovations, Smart Energy, Sustainability|

Ubitquitos Energy has developed a new solar glass that is implementable on every building in the world. This is not the first solar glass to be brought to market but is the first to be fully transparent and look like regular window glass. The technology works by using an organic dye that allows [...]

Spaceship Earth relives the 1990’s Biosphere 2 Experiments

May 25th, 2020|Agriculture, Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, feature, featured, Media, Sustainability, Technology, United States|

A new documentary called Spaceship Earth relives the famous Biosphere 2 experiment which began in the early 1990’s. The experiment consisted of a quarantined crew of 8 scientists who lived inside of an isolated facility called biosphere 2 to understand how humans might be able to live in space. The facility housed 7 [...]

Now May be a Better Time Than Ever to Green Some Restaurants

May 22nd, 2020|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, feature, featured, food safety, Food waste, Policy, Recycling, Sustainability, Technology, Waste, Waste to Energy, Water|

The restaurant industry has been hit extremely hard in the last few months due to the coronavirus. One estimate shows that around 75% of independent restaurants that have closed due to the pandemic won’t be able to re-open after the crisis is over. The National Restaurant Association projects that the industry will lose $225 [...]

Imperfect Produce is Helping in the Food Waste Fight During Covid-19

May 22nd, 2020|Agriculture, Best Practices, Efficiency, Environment, feature, featured, Health, Sustainability, Waste|

Imperfect Produce is an online food delivery service that fights food waste. The platform sells food that typical grocery stores refuse due to odd shapes and sizes. Normally this food would be simply wasted, along with all of the resources and hard work that went in to growing it. Imperfect produce also sells produce [...]

ESS inc Raises $30 Million to Expand Battery Storage Manufacturing

May 22nd, 2020|Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, feature, featured, Innovations, Renewable Energy News, Technology|

A battery technology company has developed a way to store energy in a new way that is portable and absent of highly used lithium-ion or any harmful chemicals for that matter. The technology by ESS inc is an iron-based flow battery that provides over 20,000 cycles of power and is 100% recyclable. This technology [...]

Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day from Home

April 22nd, 2020|Advocacy, Climate Change, Conservation, Environment, event, Events, feature, featured, Global Warming, Sustainability, World|

Earth Month is in full swing and with most of us cooped up at home, unable to gather in our communities, people may be wondering how they can commemorate it or do their part from home. What makes this year’s Earth Month even more special is that April 22, 2020 marks exactly 50 [...]

Largest Convention for Solar, Smart Energy, Storage, and Fuel Cells

From September 23-26, over 19,000 energy industries professional will converge in In Salt Lake City, UT to attend North America Smart Energy Week. As the largest convention of its kind in North America, Smart Energy Week brings more than 700 leading manufacturers, service providers, and vendors to its expansive [...]

The Agri-Food Event Kicks Off Today

The Vertical Farming Conference kicks off today in Venlo, The Netherlands as part of the Agri-Food Innovation Event. Today’s speaker is Andre Fabris, as part of the smart farming conference, a section of the Vertical Farming Conference. Fabris will likely speak about Project Animus, a slightly elusive machine learning [...]

There is No National Policy in the U.S. Requiring Recycling

Americans are notoriously bad at recycling. We don’t like thinking about trash. As soon as our trash is tossed in the bin, it is forgotten about forever, for someone else to deal with. The average person doesn’t know how recycling works in the U.S. The people who generally know [...]

Malaysia is Sending Recycling Back to Canada

Malaysia is another country in Asia to reject plastic waste from the west. As a result of China’s decision to stop accepting plastic waste from the United States and others, 7 Million tons per year have been interrupted. In the midst of confusion and market failure, waste was illegally [...]

Vertical Farming Conference June 26th, 2019

Vertical Farming Conference takes place on June 26th, 2019 as part of the two-day Agri-Food Innovation event in Venlo, The Netherlands. Some of the focus topics include Improved resource-use efficiency, food safety, AI, robotics, and sustainable buildings. Leo Marcelis, a thought leader for the vertical farming movement, has been [...]

Investments in Vertical Farms growing

The Vertical Farming trend is growing in America, promising a more sustainable approach than conventional farming practices. Paul Gauthier, a leading thought leader in the field, is out to show the potential for vertical farming and the hurdles the industry faces. Companies are investing in Vertical Farm start-ups in [...]

Ubiquitos Energy has Developed Transparent Solar Glass

Ubitquitos Energy has developed a new solar glass that is implementable on every building in the world. This is not the first solar glass to be brought to market but is the first to be fully transparent and look like regular window glass. The technology works by using an [...]

Spaceship Earth relives the 1990’s Biosphere 2 Experiments

A new documentary called Spaceship Earth relives the famous Biosphere 2 experiment which began in the early 1990’s. The experiment consisted of a quarantined crew of 8 scientists who lived inside of an isolated facility called biosphere 2 to understand how humans might be able to live in space. [...]

Now May be a Better Time Than Ever to Green Some Restaurants

The restaurant industry has been hit extremely hard in the last few months due to the coronavirus. One estimate shows that around 75% of independent restaurants that have closed due to the pandemic won’t be able to re-open after the crisis is over. The National Restaurant Association projects that the [...]

Imperfect Produce is Helping in the Food Waste Fight During Covid-19

Imperfect Produce is an online food delivery service that fights food waste. The platform sells food that typical grocery stores refuse due to odd shapes and sizes. Normally this food would be simply wasted, along with all of the resources and hard work that went in to growing it. Imperfect [...]

Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day from Home

Earth Month is in full swing and with most of us cooped up at home, unable to gather in our communities, people may be wondering how they can commemorate it or do their part from home. What makes this year’s Earth Month even more special is that April 22, [...]

Coronavirus May Lead to a Drop in Global Emissions

The Coronavirus has been continuing to spread throughout the world rapidly. While there aren’t a whole lot of positives from the outbreak, there may be one silver lining, carbon emissions. According to a study conducted by Carbon Brief, there is a slowdown of emissions linked to the coronavirus and the [...]

Methane Recycling is a Growing Industry in the United States

Methane recycling is a growing industry in the United States. Capturing methane is not a new technology, but one that is gaining steam recently, as a way to reduce greenhouse gases. Natural gas, a commonly used fuel, contains about 98% methane, which is normally derived from harmful drilling practices like [...]

Restaurant Technology News Announced Their List For 2019 Environmental Good

Restaurant Technology News compiled a list of 8 companies that are working in the greening of restaurant industry from waste reduction to energy usage. Nearly all of the winners aim to reduce food waste, with some being energy focused as well. Companies include ComplianceMate, CrunchTime, GND Solutions, Power Knot, Riegel [...]

A New Proposal Could Heat and Cool Buildings Using Groundwater

In Minneapolis, a new proposal has been introduced for a city project that would include the use of a thermal energy system using an underground aquifer. The project includes a food hall and apartment complex on the edge of the Mississippi river. Minneapolis is known for being one of the coldest [...]

Smart Energy Summit Begins Monday the 17th

Next Monday marks the start of the Smart Energy Summit in Austin, Texas, running through Wednesday of that week. The event will be hosted by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company, at the Omni Hotel in Austin. The event will open at 12 p.m. on Monday, with a five-hour [...]

Researchers Have Found a Way to Make Graphene Out of Trash

Scientists at Rice University in Houston TX have found a way to create Graphene by using waste. The process, named flash graphene, works by heating carbon-containing materials to 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat this intense creates graphene in 10 milliseconds. This graphene can then be used in a wide range of [...]

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