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  1. Tesla to replace backup diesel generators with 200 battery systems on the US island of Nantucket
    Tesla to replace backup diesel generators with 200 battery systems on the US island of Nantucket 10 Nov 2017

    National Grid, Nantucket’s grid operator, has announced the installation of 200 of Tesla’s unique ‘Powerpack' battery systems to the island in order to reduce reliance on backup diesel generators and add capacity.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Siemens launches the first eHighway demonstration in the US
    Siemens launches the first eHighway demonstration in the US 9 Nov 2017

    Siemens has launched a one-mile zero emission eHighway pilot project in California which supplies trucks with electric power.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Battery storage could save the US $4 billion by 2025
    Battery storage could save the US $4 billion by 2025 8 Nov 2017

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has published a new report where it argues that building 35 gigawatts (GW) of new energy storage by 2025 could save the US more than $4 billion.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. France and China to study ocean-based climate change
    France and China to study ocean-based climate change 6 Nov 2017

    The space agencies of France and China have joined forces to put a new satellite into orbit to improve the prediction of ocean storms and cyclones and create more informed climate models.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. General Electric to open renewable energy technology hub in Southampton
    General Electric to open renewable energy technology hub in Southampton 12 Oct 2017

    Global energy giant General Electric is planning on opening a new research, design and development hub for renewable technology in Southampton.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. BNP Paribas pledges to stop financing the oil & gas industry
    BNP Paribas pledges to stop financing the oil & gas industry 11 Oct 2017

    The French banking giant, BNP Paribas, announced its new global financing policy stating that it will stop financing companies whose main activities are in the shale and tar sands oil industry, as part of its plan to accelerate its support of the energy transition and tackle climate change.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Scotland launched £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund
    Scotland launched £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund 10 Oct 2017

    The Scottish Government announced on Tuesday the establishment of a new £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund, to help future-proof the Scottish energy sector.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Johnson & Johnson introduces new sustainability tool for healthcare
    Johnson & Johnson introduces new sustainability tool for healthcare 2 Oct 2017

    Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) launched a new sustainability capacity tool to address the environmental impact of health systems and reduce costs through incorporating sustainability practices.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018
    Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018 27 Sep 2017

    The British multinational giant Johnson Matthey announced that it will make an initial investment of £200 million in 2018 in the wake of the anticipated rapid growth of the electric vehicle market in the years to come.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes
    EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes 27 Sep 2017

    On Wednesday, the UK-based low cost air company announced that it partnered with Wright Electric planning to develop its first commercial electric plane within the next decade.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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