Across The Wire

  1. The Endowment For Clean Oceans (ECO) Announces Its World-Wide $1M & $5M Contests For Solutions To Remove Micro And Macro Plastics From The Ocean

    The design of the Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) $1M contest has been finalized, and we will be making a series of announcements about who will be selected as the judges for our contests to find a sustainable, globally-deployable technology to remove micro and macro plastics from the world’s oceans

  2. InventHelp Inventor Develops Fuel Emissions Extractor For Homes And Businesses Heating Systems (KOC-691)

     While modifications in regard to automotive exhaust systems have reduced air pollution, air quality is still compromised by emissions from home and business heating systems

  3. Loop Energy Fuel Cell Range-Extenders Chosen For FAST TRACK Project

    Loop Energy announced today that the company's heavy-duty fuel cell range extender will power two new zero-emission hybrid-electric Class 8 drayage trucks that will operate for a one-year period as part of a FAST TRACK Fuel Cell Truck Project in southern California

  4. truth® And Girl Scouts Are Teaming Up To Provide Youth With The Facts To Take On Environmental Tobacco Pollution

    More than 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year. Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization building a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco, has partnered with Girl Scouts Nation's Capital in the Greater Washington Region, to engage more than 2,000 girls in the fight against tobacco

  5. Electrification Project By Duke Energy And Golden State Foods To save Fuel And Lower Emissions

    A total of 32 electric power outlets will help trucks at the Golden State Foods(GSF) distribution center cut costs and lower air emissions as part of a Duke Energy electrification project

  6. Apple, Akamai, Etsy And Swiss Re Collaborate To Accelerate Renewable Energy Development In Illinois And Virginia

    Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re today announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia. Spearheaded by Apple, the new projects will generate 290 megawatts to the PJM electric grid serving much of the Eastern United States, including areas of Virginia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland

  7. New Study Advises Policymakers To Consider Renewable Natural Gas For Low-Carbon Buildings Strategy

    Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today joined businesses, affordable housing advocates, scholars, and local government leaders to announce the results of a new study it commissioned by Navigant Consulting, Inc. that advises policymakers to consider renewable natural gas for California's low carbon building strategy as a pathway for California to achieve its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals

  8. California Entering Decade Of Disruption, As Power System Shifts Dramatically

    With California’s grid facing an era of rapid change as access to renewable energy grows, three new reports from the nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank Next 10 examine key issues involving the state’s power system. The reports take a deep dive into how the grid might be challenged or helped by the rise of electric vehicles; the increase in distributed energy resources, such as rooftop solar panels; and the growth of community choice aggregation, which

  9. Novartis Announces US Renewables Agreement To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Novartis announced today a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) in collaboration with Invenergy, North America's largest privately held renewable energy company

  10. Spectra7 Launches Eco-Link Initiative To Lower Hyperscale Data Center Carbon Footprint

    Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, recently launched its Eco-Link initiative aimed at reducing the carbon emissions in data centers