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Nigeria to contribute to Climate Finance

Nigeria to contribute to Climate Finance | Green Innovation | Scoop.it
Daily Trust: The Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Finance has officially kicked-off Nigeria’s participation in the Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) Initiative.
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Have you checked out the new Tesla Model 3? @TriplePundit #SIN17

Have you checked out the new Tesla Model 3? @TriplePundit #SIN17 | Green Innovation | Scoop.it
Tesla's much-anticipated Model 3 electric car made its debut, and so far the reviews have been hot. And never shying away from bravado, the company says it will soon roll out a high-performance option next year - with an eye-popping range of 310 miles per charge.
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Global #windenergy Insight: A 2017 Mid-Year Update #SIF17 

Global #windenergy Insight: A 2017 Mid-Year Update #SIF17  | Green Innovation | Scoop.it
According to the latest Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) figures, clean energy investments during second quarter of 2017 reached US$64.8 billion globally, up 21 percent from the first quarter this year. Of that amount, wind energy accounted for US$26.2 billion in new investments over the second quarter.
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#U.S. energy department to give #solar power a $46 million boost 

#U.S. energy department to give #solar power a $46 million boost  | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

U.S. Energy Department awarded $46.2 million in research grants to improve solar energy technologies and reduce costs to 3 cents per kilowatt-hour by 2030.

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Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic - Climate Action Programme

Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic - Climate Action Programme | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Each year, 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in the oceans: the equivalent of a full garbage truck every minute. This pollution threatens the survival of fish and other sea creatures, destroys marine and coastal ecosystems that support over three billion people worldwide, and endangers human health by entering the food chain. If no action is taken, by 2050 there could be more plastic than fish in the oceans.

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Scotland Set To Become Heart Of Offshore Wind Scientific Research

Scotland Set To Become Heart Of Offshore Wind Scientific Research | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

The northeast of Scotland is poised to become the global center for offshore wind scientific research, following the announcement this week from Swedish power company Vattenfall, which announced the successful projects that will take part in a €3m research program at its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

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New technology will enable properties to share solar energy

New technology will enable properties to share solar energy | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

In the UK alone, some 1.5 million homes are equipped with solar panels, and it has been estimated that by 2020 the figure could soar to 10 million, with the prospect of lower energy bills for consumers and massive reduction

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Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy

Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

The Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) has been built to highest energy efficiency and green building standards and will serve as the city-state’s sustainability learning and collaboration hub

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Smart City: Mayor Sadiq Khan promises funding boost for 100 clean tech firms

Smart City: Mayor Sadiq Khan promises funding boost for 100 clean tech firms | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

New £1.6m Clean Tech Incubator launched as Mayor of London unveils vision to make the capital the 'world's leading smart city'

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China to release plan for tackling e-waste by end of year

China to release plan for tackling e-waste by end of year | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

New reforms will target manufacturers of cars, lead batteries and drinks packaging.

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Battery storage paired with wind farm in ground-breaking Spanish trial

Battery storage paired with wind farm in ground-breaking Spanish trial | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

A world first hybrid renewables trial, pairing a grid-connected wind farm with lithium-ion battery storage and energy management software, has been switched on by Acciona.

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Can Technology Help Reduce Climate and Disaster Risk?

Can Technology Help Reduce Climate and Disaster Risk? | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

A new Challenge Fund is kick-starting innovation in disaster risk management.

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In France, one of Europe's most powerful solar farms marries innovation with scale

In France, one of Europe's most powerful solar farms marries innovation with scale | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Sustainable Energy takes a look at a vast, innovative solar farm in France

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Automation for sustainable development

Automation for sustainable development | Green Innovation | Scoop.it
Jonathan Wilkins explores how advanced technology can be used to create sustainable solutions and tackle world poverty
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Giant rechargeable batteries could soon be installed across uk to support wind and solar @wattsupwiththat #SIN17

Giant rechargeable batteries could soon be installed across uk to support wind and solar @wattsupwiththat #SIN17 | Green Innovation | Scoop.it
From The Daily Mail The business secretary Greg Clark is expected to announce the plans this week The batteries will help wind and solar panel farms supply during high demand Government announced £246million fund for greener energy solutions in April By Mail Online Reporter Speaking to the Sunday Times, he said: 'We get 14 per…
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After-work read: India moves into low-carbon mobility fast lane http://bit.ly/2wdnlD1 @GreenBiz

After-work read: India moves into low-carbon mobility fast lane http://bit.ly/2wdnlD1 @GreenBiz | Green Innovation | Scoop.it
The country has a unique opportunity leapfrog the model that pervades many Western nations, characterized by costly congestion, sprawling cities and unhealthy pollution.
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China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Stefano Boeri Architetti designed the first “Forest City” in China, which is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province.

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US Commercial Buildings Could Cut Energy Use 29% With Widespread Controls

US Commercial Buildings Could Cut Energy Use 29% With Widespread Controls | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

A new report by the US Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has concluded that widespread use of building controls across the country could cut energy consumption by an average of 29%, or the equivalent electricity used by 12 to 15 million Americans.|

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Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum - Climate Action Programme

Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum - Climate Action Programme | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Aclima, the San Francisco-based company delivering environmental intelligence through sensor networks to improve human and planetary health, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”, a selection of the world’s most innovative companies. Aclima’s platform collects, processes, and analyzes real-time data flowing from arrays of environmental sensors, both stationary and on vehicles, enabling a level of environmental insight that has never been possible before in buildings, cities, and across industry

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4 big ideas for adjusting your sustainability strategy

4 big ideas for adjusting your sustainability strategy | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Science-based goals, new models for reaching consumers, savvier marketing methods and the need for deeper collaboration dominate the conversation at WRI's recent MindShare gathering.

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Battery storage and rooftop solar could mean new life post-grid for consumers

Battery storage and rooftop solar could mean new life post-grid for consumers | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

The Finkel report offers glimpse of opportunity for consumers and businesses to play the electricity market

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Shopping centres can play vital role in low-carbon transition, say EU experts

Shopping centres can play vital role in low-carbon transition, say EU experts | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Recommendations from EU-funded research project suggest shopping centres could prove a 'unique trigger point' for wider decarbonisation - if policy levers hit the right note

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China is now home to the world's largest floating solar energy farm

China is now home to the world's largest floating solar energy farm | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Just as the United States was pulling out of the Paris climate agreement last week, China was flicking the switch on the world's largest floating solar energy plant, cementing its status as the top producer of solar energy on planet Earth

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Offshore wind energy technology: Evolving industry trends and key Insights by 2025

Offshore wind energy technology: Evolving industry trends and key Insights by 2025 | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Offshore wind energy is witnessing an increased level of adoption chiefly owing to its benefits as compared to existing onshore wind energy.

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First Apple Store in Southeast Asia is 100% powered by renewable energy

First Apple Store in Southeast Asia is 100% powered by renewable energy | Green Innovation | Scoop.it

Foster + Partners designed Singapore's flagship Apple store filled with trees and equipped with renewable energy systems.

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