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  1. BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper
    BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper 30 Aug 2017

    MINI’s parent company, BMW, confirmed that it will release a full-electric version of the iconic MINI Cooper by 2019.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. South Australia calls for “the next generation” of renewable energy and energy storage projects
    South Australia calls for “the next generation” of renewable energy and energy storage projects 30 Aug 2017

    South Australia is calling for tenders from companies interested in investing in firming renewable energy, bulk energy storage and bioenergy projects having the opportunity to receive support from the $150m Renewable Technology Fund through grants and other financing tools.

    Oceania,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop
    Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop 29 Aug 2017

    German automobile manufacturer, Audi is working with China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group towards inventing a way to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs to be embedded in a series of future Audi electric vehicles.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions
    Australian firm to build concrete out of carbon emissions 25 Aug 2017

    Mineral Carbonation International, an Australian company which develops carbon utilisation technologies is launching a pilot project aiming to capture carbon emissions and store them in building materials.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022
    Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022 24 Aug 2017

    After years of teasing the idea of bringing back the Microbus as an EV, and some months after it officially confirmed the endeavour, Volkswagen has confirmed that the electric Microbus will be released by 2022.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Royal Mail introduced its own electric postal vans
    Royal Mail introduced its own electric postal vans 24 Aug 2017

    The major UK postal service company launched a pilot initiative to test how electric vans will perform while moving mail between large depots.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 100% renewable energy fuelled micro-grid successfully operated in 24h test in Illinois
    100% renewable energy fuelled micro-grid successfully operated in 24h test in Illinois 23 Aug 2017

    Ameren Corporation, a Midwest-based utility and S&C Electric Company, a Chicago-based leader in smart grid solutions announced that they had successfully conducted a 24-hour islanding test at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Illinois.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal
    South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal 14 Aug 2017

    The state government of South Australia has contracted a new solar thermal power plant with SolarReserve in Port Augusta to power its facilities.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station
    Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station 4 Aug 2017

    With a ground-breaking ceremony, Hawaii started the construction of its first public fuelling station for hydrogen vehicles, enabling the state to start selling hydrogen-fuelled cars by 2018.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  10. Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind
    Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind 4 Aug 2017

    The Scottish Government announced a further £1.5m in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) department mainly aiming to reduce costs in the offshore wind industry and explore further wind offshore opportunities for the country.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23

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