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7 Creative Ways Companies Recycle Old Tech Equipment

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to Earth 911, the United States produces more e-waste annually than any other country. The amount of electronics that Americans throw away every year? 9.4 million tons. And if we recycled one million of those laptops, it would save the energy equivalent to the…

Energy

India

Solar Panel Prices Dropped 26 percent Within Just One Year

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 11:30 am

We all agree green energy is cool. Now, the cost per watt of electricity generated by solar panels has plummeted 26 percent within a one year period, a new report confirms. Solar panels and wind farms, once merely a daydream of a path to…

Energy

At Least We Can All Agree That Green Energy Is Cool

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

I don’t think I’m saying anything controversial when I say that, in 2017 America, basically everything is controversial. Thanks to on- and offline echo chambers and personal agendas, political divides are greater than ever. Well, I guess they were worse back during the Civil…

Energy

How Saudi Arabia’s $500-Billion Megacity Could Be the Future

By | Nov 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Saudi Arabia announced plans last month for a futuristic city running entirely on renewable energy sources and operating like “startup the size of a country.” The price tag: $500 billion. Here’s how the city, termed “NEOM,” will run and why it represents an ambitious step towards…

Automotive

The New Nissan Leaf Is Cheap, Stylish, and Only Has One Pedal

By | Sep 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

Electric cars used to be a fever dream of hippies and environmentalists. Now, decades later, they’ve become the standard for a sustainable future. Between the Tesla self-driving car and every auto manufacturer in the world putting some kind of electric vehicle on the road,…

Energy

Melbourne

This Australian Accelerator Is Looking for Smart Energy Startups

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

With impressive minds like Elon Musk already taking huge steps towards a sustainable future, it can be a pretty daunting task to start up in such a saturated industry. However, the energy sector is facing far more problems than its solving, which leaves the…

Accelerator

Bay Area

Meet the Startups in the Prince-Inspired Green Tech Accelerator and Incubator Programs

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

A little more than a year ago, the world lost one of its most talented and influential musicians. Prince was an icon in so many different senses, changing the way people look at everything from fashion to the guitar. And while many will remember…

Funding

Portland, Maine

Redd Raises Nearly $1M in New Investment Round

By | May 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Brunswick-based Redd, the energy bar company, has raised the majority of a $1.5 million investment round. The company filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday revealing that it had raised $867,861 out of a $1.5 million offering. It claimed 13…

Energy

4 Renewable Energy Startups to Watch in 2017

By | May 1, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Businesses are often wrongly generalized as commercial organizations that only seek profits. But in this new age of entrepreneurism, startups are rising not only for financial gain, but also for the betterment of the less fortunate and the planet as a whole. Aside from…

Energy

Las Vegas

How Technology Influences the Future of Energy Management

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

By 2018, 70 percent of utilities are predicted to launch major digital transformations in response to the challenges faced in their current business model. For utilities, vendors, and regulators, the challenge is not just to examine and optimize existing processes, but also finding entirely new ways…

Energy

What Does 2017 Hold for the Future of Green Tech?

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 9:15 am

There are many emerging technologies that aim to improve the status of renewable energy, sustainability and efficiency in the world. They’re the main focus of all people who look forward to tech that doesn’t harm the environment and helps us preserve this beautiful planet. These…

Energy

How to Save Energy With Proper Management of Quality Products

By | Feb 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In a global economy with volatile fuel prices and environmental concerns, most consumers and founders alike are taking steps to lower their consumption of energy. The most common ways they do so are with their vehicles and their homes or offices. The vehicle solution…

Energy

3 Ways Scientists Are Trying to Save Climate Change Data

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 12:50 pm

If you haven’t heard, the White House website was scrubbed of nearly every reference to climate change on Inauguration Day. However, you probably have heard because the move spurred a social media blood bath the likes of which we haven’t seen since Kim Kardashian…

Kickstarter

Dublin

Power Your Gadgets Using Your Body’s Movement With HandEnergy

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 9:15 am

Because everyone is so dependent on their gadgets, powering them can be a problem. Most of the devices we use today only last a day on a full charge, so finding ways of feeding them can be very stressful. The most obvious way is to…

Energy

Bill Gates’ $1 Billion Energy Fund Better Save the World

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm

It was announced yesterday that Bill Gates is launching a $1 billion energy fund in hopes of investing in new tech to solve the climate change problem. The aptly named Breakthrough Energy Fund will seek to support startups and companies that are experimenting with…

Energy

5 Reasons Companies Should Turn Their Waste Into Profits

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 9:15 am

Every time a food or beverage is produced and every time a personal care product is manufactured, a tremendous amount of waste is inevitably generated. Many byproducts (or what we as consumers call “waste”) of production processes simply cannot be economically utilized — fibers,…

Inspiration

San Francisco

Putting Your Energy Into Mastering Big Data Pays Off Big Time

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When Michael Ulin applied to the GalvanizeU Master of Science in Data Science program, an alliance between Galvanize and the University of New Haven, he saw it as a smart bet on his future, but he didn’t realize that in a matter of months,…