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Energy Innovation: Could Sand Power the Next Battery?

The world is in the midst of a renewable energy transition being propelled forward at a breakneck speed by the rising costs of oil and gas, climate change impacts and the increased availability of alternative technologies. One of the most significant challenges to the widespread adoption of renewable energy is providing a steady supply of […]

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Green Shipping Initiatives for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

The shipping sector plays a vital role in a globalized market like we enjoy today. If it weren’t for the nearly 90,000 cargo ships currently traveling the world’s oceans, we wouldn’t have access to many of the products we have become accustomed to. Everything from food and beverages to computer chips were likely on a […]

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How Satellite Technology Can Protect Wildlife

Conservation efforts are increasingly important for protecting wildlife and ecosystems as human interference negatively impacts endangered species. Traditional conservation practices include time-consuming processes for monitoring biodiversity that utilize excessive resources. However, technological advancements – such as satellite imagery – have delivered sustainable and effective solutions for protecting wildlife. The Advantages of Satellite Technology for Conservation […]

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10 Innovative Green Technologies We’re Excited to See in Construction

Innovation in construction is bringing an exciting array of green technologies into the industry. These revolutionary developments benefit companies, clients, consumers and the planet.  Sustainable construction technologies range from appliances to foundations and everything in between. As these innovations develop further in the years ahead, they will make building one of the most environmentally-friendly industries […]

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15 Ways Construction Is Gradually Getting Greener

Construction produces 39% of all the carbon emissions in the world. The industry is making strides toward sustainability, but it still faces challenges. Some of the issues include the higher price of green technology and the lack of concrete action. Companies struggle to efficiently monitor sustainable practices. For example, some contractors don’t know the full […]

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Greener Offices: How Eco-Friendly Innovation is Changing HVAC

Many businesses are interested in the things they can do to become more eco-friendly and benefit the environment. With climate change increasingly impacting individuals and companies across the globe, there is an onus on doing more in this area. Given companies can have significant carbon footprints, it is not surprising to realize they can do […]

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What Is Solar Concrete?

The solar market is booming, and it’s expected to grow exponentially over the next few years. Solar is one of the most heavily used renewable energy sources, as it offers plenty of benefits to both residents and businesses in a community. Solar power technologies convert sunlight into energy through photovoltaic (PV) panels. They can also […]

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Is Seaweed the Future of Packaging?

We currently live in a world barraged by plastic. Since 2010, scientists estimate 8 million metric tons of plastic have entered our oceans because of human waste. That’s approximately the same weight as 90 aircraft carriers. If we do nothing to counteract this current trend, the rate of plastic in our waterways is on track […]

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Some of the Most Innovative New Solar Projects

The solar industry achieved its most profitable year in 2020. We saw increased rooftop solar, solar panels being added to fields and farms, utility companies initiating solar projects and more. As additional panels reach the market, companies continue to develop unique renewable energy extraction methods and have created a number of innovative new solar projects. […]

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How Data’s Multi-Faceted Uses Can Help the Planet

Data collection happens on a cosmic scale. As many as 1.145 trillion megabits of data are collected every day. And while the computing power and energy use involved present their own environmental concerns, the transparency and insights generated from data have the potential to make a difference in global sustainability.  Data use is multi-faceted. This […]