Innovation

The Connection Between Cows’ Diets and Carbon Emissions

If you have looked into sustainability in food and restaurants, you may have come across information about cattle already. Animal agriculture is resource-intensive and has a substantial carbon footprint.

American Food Manufacturing Summit Makes Plans for Virtual Event in 2021

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

Using an Old Design Technique to Help Combat Rising Temperatures in the Pacific Northwest

As temperatures continue to rise worldwide, architects are becoming increasingly aware of the designs necessary to ensure that buildings can remain cool inside.

Microsoft Pledges to be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft just pledged to be carbon negative by 2030, stating that they will use their recent clean energy purchases to power all of their global operations within the next decade

Chicago Restaurants Where Sustainability is on the Menu

The transition towards running a more sustainable restaurant can be intimidating, but three of Chicago’s most eco-friendly establishments provide a blueprint for success. Regardless of your business’ disposable income to begin this journey, the stories behind these restaurants present a vision for easy decarbonization.

Five Innovative Ways that Companies are Curbing Food Waste

Brought into the field by Israeli startup, Wasteless, dynamic pricing is a way that grocery stores can reduce food waste and increase revenue.

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Greenbuild International Conference and Expo: The Future of Green Buildings

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

REVIEW: Farming for the Future: Ecosystem Market Summer Series

The Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership hosted the first two webinars of a series last week.

Net Zero 2021: A Worldwide Hub of Industry Innovation

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

How Green Hydrogen Can Decarbonize the Steel Industry

Aimed exclusively at the global steelmaking industry, the Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit, hosted by Steel Times International, wrapped up its two-day virtual event on June 23.

North America Smart Energy Week Plans to Host in New Orleans in 2021

Each year, the United States alone generates millions of tons of plastic food containers and packaging, yet only a small percentage is recycled or burned for energy.

Food Packaging

The Future of Food: Four Plastic Packaging Alternatives

Each year, the United States alone generates millions of tons of plastic food containers and packaging, yet only a small percentage is recycled or burned for energy.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and Restaurants

As a new journalist in the microgrid space, I can make few claims regarding the chemistry of solid-state batteries or the response rates of high-speed grid controllers.

Intelligent Lighting Cuts Energy Costs for Businesses

As a new journalist in the microgrid space, I can make few claims regarding the chemistry of solid-state batteries or the response rates of high-speed grid controllers.

A Diverse Future for Microgrid Tech

As a new journalist in the microgrid space, I can make few claims regarding the chemistry of solid-state batteries or the response rates of high-speed grid controllers.

Locally Grown: How “The Farmstand” Enables Agriculture in Urban Environments

In the 1980’s and 1990’s, popular science fiction adopted a grim, neon aesthetic epitomized by movies like Bladerunner and Total Recall. The pillars of cyberpunk—sky highways, rain streaking from taxi-cab windows, and massive holographic advertisements—reflected one idea of the future city.

CleanGreen 3D: Printers and Sustainable Printing Solutions

On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, as Microgrid Knowledge’s annual conference came to an end, the renewable energy news site held their final session of the month-long event. The seminar “How Microgrids Will Change the Way We Make, Deliver, and Use Energy ” was led by Steve Pullins, Chief Technology officer at Alphastruxure. He used the opportunity to prompt expert panelists on what the future of microgrid technology and system configuration will look like. 

How Microgrids Will Change the Way We Make, Deliver, and Use Energy

On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, as Microgrid Knowledge’s annual conference came to an end, the renewable energy news site held their final session of the month-long event. The seminar “How Microgrids Will Change the Way We Make, Deliver, and Use Energy ” was led by Steve Pullins, Chief Technology officer at Alphastruxure. He used the opportunity to prompt expert panelists on what the future of microgrid technology and system configuration will look like. 

How Milk Delivery Is Making A Comeback

It’s not often that an old tradition returns. Those “hipsters” who don handlebar mustaches and suspenders in attempts to bring back a bygone era have their efforts limited by a modern perspective and, as a result, come off as disingenuous.

Why Does a Microgrid Cost What It Costs?

The second week of Microgrid Knowledge’s annual Microgrid Conference held a seminar on the factors that bulk up the price of microgrid interventions, specifically “development and permitting delays, state regulations and utility rules, generation choices, location, [and] market rules.

Meet the Plastic Alternative Poised to Save the Oceans

Here’s a riddle: What looks like plastic, acts like plastic, and is found in fish? If your answer was plastic, a few years ago you’d be right. Now, thanks to Lucy Hughes and her team, there is a new answer, MarinaTex. 

Portable wind turbine innovation. KiteX

Wind Catcher: A quiet lightweight portable wind turbine made out of recycled materials, perfect for camping or emergency backup.

The Wind Catcher, by the copenhagen-based company KiteX, is a new innovation that can be used for camping or emergency backup in combination with solar panels for sunless days, or solo. It can connect to a classic generator for extra power as well. 2 models are available, 200W and 600W

Nzambi Matee

Recycled plastic bricks stronger than concrete by a Kenyan company

Nzambi Matee, founder of Gjenge Makers in Nairobi, Kenya, has discovered a way to give a second life to plastic waste.

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Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy to integrate offshore wind-to-hydrogen solution

Offshore wind to hydrogen solution soon to be introduced by Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy

Biofuel ethanol

Advanced light reveals how different biofuels behave

Vehicles have evolved to become more efficient and sophisticated, but their fuel hasn’t necessarily evolved along with them.

CO2 spheres

New process more efficiently recycles excess CO2 into fuel

For years, researchers have worked to repurpose excess atmospheric carbon dioxide into chemicals, fuels, and other products.

Array Technologies, Supplier of Solar Trackers, Looks to Launch IPO

Array Technologies, a solar tracker company, filed paperwork indicating plans to take the company public…

Kia Wants to Replace Public Transportation With Micro-EV’s

Kia Motors is considering the future of public transportation by pushing for micro electric vehicles.

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

Researchers at the University of Bath Developed a Solar Desalination System

Researchers have designed a system that can desalinate ocean water. The system uses Ionics to separate salt from water and is powered by solar. Desalination on large scales typically uses a large amount of energy, costs vasts amounts of money, and has unintended environmental impacts. A small-scale system, used strategically,

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

Watergen Can Help with Water Scarcity Around the World

The company Watergen has created a system that creates drinking water from air. The technology extracts humidity from air in a machine resembling an air conditioner. The machine works by drawing in air, filtering it, going through a heat exchanger which extracts the water from air, and finally filtering the

First All-Electric Commercial Airplane Just Took its First Flight in Canada

The first fully electric flight took off near Vancouver, Canada on December 10th. The flight was piloted by Harbour Air, a company operating in the islands near Vancouver and builder of the new aircraft. The plane is a converted 62 year old DeHavilland Beaver, a small plane that is used

Qube is Creating Bricks From Plastic Waste

A new startup, Qube, is setting out to change the way we build our cities on a foundational level. Abhishek Banerjee developed a way to make bricks out of plastic waste. The India based company began when Banerjee toured a traditional brick kiln and was shocked at the level of

Inside Bill’s Brain Offers Peek Into the Billionaires Life and Nuclear Energy Dealings

A new Netflix documentary digs into the mind of Bill Gates and offers a glimpse into the way the billionaire and philanthropist thinks about important issues the world faces. Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, looks at Gates’ path to where he is and the positive social work he is

Squid Camouflage is Inspiring Medical Science and Future Synthetic Materials

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have been studying Squid Camouflage. A new study has demonstrated the ability to understand the mechanism by which squid, and other camouflage sea species, control reflective pigments to change their appearance and visibility. Reflectin, the protein which controls reflective pigments, has long been a mystery

Kanye West Announces New Eco Shoe Made with Algae

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Kanye West unveiled a new Yeezy shoe prototype made with algae. According to Design Boom, the shoe is made with a combination of petroleum-based ethylene-vinyl acetate and foam produced using algae. This clog is the first release in the company move towards sustainability. West

Sundrop Farms is Using Desalinated Water to Irrigate Their Indoor Farms

The Australia company Sundrop Farms has been using seawater to irrigate their indoor farm in Port Augusta, South Australia. The company has developed a system that doesn’t require fossil fuels, groundwater, or soil to grow a variety of produce. The system uses seawater and solar power to achieve the energy

New Proposal to Refreeze the Arctic Promises Environmental Benefits

A new proposal by a group of scientists and designers offers the ability to refreeze the arctic. The design was named runner up at the ASA International Design Competition.  Faris Rajak Kotahatuhaha designed the submersible vessel that would produce hexagonal icebergs stretching 82 feet wide and 16 feet thick. The

EarthSense is Greening the Agriculture Industry With Machine Learning

The Agriculture Technology industry continues to grow in the United States. New technologies are being developed left and right that enable farms to be more efficient and, in turn, more profitable. Many companies are also working to green the ag industry. AI is giving large farms the ability to be

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 announced