With a global energy crisis looming around the corner, investing in clean technologies makes more than just economic sense. The future of the planet literally depends on them. Initiatives such as the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) are energy savings of over 3,900 GWh every year. In 2017 alone, global investments in clean energy stood at $333.5 billion. Here’s a look at the leading clean technologies around the world that can clean up the planet when appropriately scaled up:Organic-flow Batteries: Coming from researchers at Harvard, these differ from conventional batteries in the sense that they use external tanks instead of housing the components inside the battery. This allows a much larger amount of energy to be stored. The use of organic molecules further reduces the cost of metals. They are a great alternative to Lithium-ion batteries and finds a range of applications such as power backups/UPS, mobile, laptops, electric transport, and even Energy Storage Systems. They also offer … [Read more...] about The Future is Here: 5 CleanTech innovations to watch out for
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Meanwhile, the ministry has begun to implement initiatives to encourage the adoption of EVs. These include issuing green registration number plates for all zero-emission vehicles to create a distinct identity, exempting them from vehicle permits and also approving the issuance of driving licences to prospective electric scooter drivers in the age group of 16-18 years. … [Read more...] about Centre doubles down on Budget speak, asks states for electric vehicles push
Dollar revenue grew by 2.3 percent QoQ and constant currency revenue growth stood at 2.1 percent in Q3. Company raised its full year constant currency revenue growth forecast to 16.5-17 percent from 15-17 percent and margin to 19-19.5 percent from 18.5-19.5 percent earlier. … [Read more...] about HCL Technologies raises FY20 revenue guidance; what should investors do with stock?
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“After three years they’re much stronger, they’ve got a good root system, and they’re fine on their own,” Webb says, “[though] we continue to prevent fire forever.” That survival rate is also taken into account in the carbon offset calculator by planting more trees than actually necessary for that amount of carbon sequestering, just in case they don’t all survive. Currently, Health in Harmony is planting in Indonesian Borneo and just started a reforestation program in Madagascar. The organization hopes to expand to Brazil this year as well, where it aims, with the help of donations through this offset tool, to plant more than a million trees in total over the next five years. … [Read more...] about These carbon offsets counter your emissions while helping rain forest workers access healthcare