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China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness

BEIJING — A bread company can’t get all the power it needs for its bakeries. A chemicals supplier for some of the world’s biggest paint producers announced production cuts. A […]




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Why MPG should matter for electric vehicles

Tom Rutledge Contributor Tom Rutledge is a co-founder of Wapanda, a startup dedicated to realizing the goal of city-led innovation in the taxi and ride-share industry. If saving the environment […]




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Light is the key to long-range, fully autonomous EVs

Nick Harris Contributor Nick Harris is a scientist, engineer, and the founder and CEO of Lightmatter, which manufactures photonic processors. Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) hold immense promise. At times, […]




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To improve accountability, Norrsken VC ties partner compensation to its portfolio’s sustainable successes

With the close of its latest investment fund, Norrsken VC is is taking an unprecedented step in tying the compensation of its partners to the positive changes the firm’s portfolio […]




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With an ARR topping $250 million, LA’s vertical SAAS superstar ServiceTitan is now worth $8.3 billion

Who knew building a vertical software as a service toolkit focused on home heating and cooling could be worth $8.3 billion? That’s how much Los Angeles-based ServiceTitan, a startup founded […]




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The City Where Cars Are Not Welcome

HEIDELBERG, Germany — Eckart Würzner, a mayor on a mission to make his city emission free, is not terribly impressed by promises from General Motors, Ford and other big automakers […]




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New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings

A plan to upgrade a cluster of nine unremarkable apartment buildings in Brooklyn typically would not merit a second look. But this isn’t a quick fix; the project, called Casa […]




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States Pursued Sustainability, Even in 2020

Typically, the space is pretty burned out on tech buzz words of the year by the time December rolls around. But this year, tech buzz words’ place in the news […]




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Residential renewable energy developer Swell is raising $450 million for distributed power projects in three states

Swell Energy, an installer and manager of residential renewable energy, energy efficiency and storage technologies, is raising $450 million to finance the construction of four virtual power plants representing a […]




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Hotels Lag in Energy Sustainability. One Project May Change That.

The hotel industry has fallen behind other real estate sectors in adopting energy-efficiency measures, but a Connecticut developer hopes to change that by converting an office building into what could […]