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Using renewable energy to manage water and climate risk

Fresh water resources are dwindling, posing a significant commercial risk: according to one estimate, a lack of pure fresh water threatens $425 billion in value across upwards of 500 enterprises.…

This top-secret Michigan project could be the key to preventing future battery fires

Hot and fast-burning flames have recently been on the minds of car buyers. “There’s a whole bunch of concerns that come with electric vehicle fires,” said Livonia Fire Department battalion…

Virgin Orbit and a Japanese airline have teamed up to develop an air-launch method

Virgin Orbit has reached a non-binding deal with ANA Holdings, the parent company of All Nippon Airways, which is a major Japanese airline, to purchase 20 LauncherOne rocket flights from an…

An explanation of satellite solar

Solar is proving to be the top option to replace our dependency on fossil fuels. The world prioritizes the shift to clean, renewable energy to (hopefully) avoid a climate disaster.…

Evergrande intends to build electric vehicles rather than houses

Evergrande is resuming payments on past-due debts and resuming halted real estate ventures. Now, the troubled Chinese developer is said to be shifting its attention away from houses and toward…

The UK government is an “active impediment” to renewable energy development according to SNP Westminster leader

Ian Blackford has slammed the United Kingdom government for not just delaying carbon capture as well as storage in Scotland, but also for acting as an “active impediment” to renewable energy…

The current energy issue cannot be solved by investing in gas

Much of the world is currently experiencing an energy crisis as a result of rising gas prices. Increased investments in gas production, infrastructure, and gas-fired power plants appear to be…

New renewable energy puts a strain on an aging power grid

The state Board of the Public Utilities is attempting to speed up the process of linking new solar-panel systems to distribution systems managed by municipal utilities as a first step toward modernizing…

TrustPoint has raised $2 million for a GPS replacement

TrustPoint Inc., a company that is working on a GNSS (global navigation satellite system), has received $2 million in preliminary funding from DCVC. TrustPoint wants to increase its technical team,…

How to save money on electric vehicles – and where to find the best-used deals

The price of gasoline has made electric vehicles more enticing than ever, but the cost of one may be deterring you from making the transition. A little-known tax benefit could…