Water is the biggest risk facing the planet

The smart water tech market is burgeoning with innovators aiming to help companies insulate themselves from the risks connected to water scarcity. Providing clean water and sanitation for all will be a growing challenge in years to come, thanks to a combination of poor infrastructure, population increase and climate change. Water is the biggest risk…

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Here’s Your First Look at Tesla’s Beautiful Solar Roofs

Source: Futurism Sometimes a clean energy innovation is on par with the standard version, so choosing between the two can be tough. When it comes to Tesla’s newest solar product, however, the choice is clear. The first Tesla solar roofs have been installed, and they are beautiful. Ask the most high-profile owner of the roof: Elon Musk.…

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A Better, Safer Battery Could Be Coming to a Laptop Near You

Source: The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — A start-up company is trying to turbocharge a type of battery that has been a mainstay for simple devices like flashlights and toys, but until now has been ignored as an energy source for computers and electric cars. Executives at Ionic Materials, in Woburn, Mass., plan to…

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Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) market worth $5.29 Billion by 2021

Source: LinkedIn, Author: Prajakta K. Chemical Research analyst, Specializing in district cooling, HVAC and Construction.  HVAC insulation is a system combining three major functions heating, ventilation and air-conditioning. It aims to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality for residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Factors expected to boost the demand for HVAC insulations are increasing…

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3 years to safeguard our climate

Christiana Figueres (former UN climate Chief) and colleagues set out a six-point plan for turning the tide of the world’s carbon dioxide by 2020. In the past three years, global emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels have levelled after rising for decades. This is a sign that policies and investments in…

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These are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2017

A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including “artificial leaves” that turn CO2 into fuel, and a technique that harvests water from air, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, according to a list published today by the World Economic Forum. The technologies were selected by the World Economic Forum’s…

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Report of the High-level commission on Carbon Pricing

A well-designed carbon-pricing system is an indispensable part of a strategy for reducing emissions in an efficient way. Many have argued that the transition to a low-carbon economy is a powerful growth story. In the medium term, it can be a strong driver of discovery, innovation, and investment (Stern 2015b); in the shorter term, the…

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Vopak innovation session

On the 27th of June, a meet innovators session, organised by Clean Tech Delta, took place. CTD establishes the innovation themes and potential gaps with the company and invites innovators to present in a pitch format. At Vopak three innovators from the Clean Tech Delta network were brought to the stage: Green Leap, CarbonOro and Semioticlabs with solutions for environmental sensing, predictive maintenance and carbon…

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Interview Fresh-r with Co-founder Edward Hissink

Edward Hissink, Co-founder of Fresh-r and creative director at an innovation agency explains us more about the company and their game changing and innovative technology. “It all started with my uncle, Noor van Andel, who was a physicist. He invented an advanced technology using fine copper wire, to exchange heat between air flows”.15-20 years later,…

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Meet the buyer event with the Port of Rotterdam – 11th September

Help the Port of Rotterdam to become the smartest port in 2030 Meet the Buyer Event Rotterdam, The Netherlands 11th September Join this opportunity to help the Port of Rotterdam achieve its goal of becoming the world’s smartest port by 2030. The port not only has logistics as a primary function, but is also home for…

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Meet the Buyer event: Tetra Pak and Alfa Laval

Event date: 10/03/2017 10:00: – 16:00   Venue: RISE Agrifood and Bioscience Center, Göteborg, Sweden The Scale-up project facilitates international matchmaking between SMEs (scale-ups) and corporate buyers. Read more about the project and the financial support here.   Join this opportunity to enter real business partnerships between cleantech SMEs and the Scandinavian multinationals Tetra Pak…

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Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

  Source: Bloomberg June 15, 2017, 7:15 AM EDTJune 15, 2017, 1:08 PM EDT  Solar power, once so costly it only made economic sense in spaceships, is becoming cheap enough that it will push coal and even natural-gas plants out of business faster than previously forecast. That’s the conclusion of a Bloomberg New Energy Finance outlook for how…

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