Businesses all over the world – and in Africa – are taking on new and more ethical methods to fuel their companies, by investing in green technology startups.
'New green technology startups are popping up globally to provide solutions for effective energy management, in particular, Incooling and Verdigris. The market is ripe as innovators and scientists are realizing that the climate problem needs practical solutions. With that in mind, startups are being formed specifically for dealing with the issues we face. Climate change has huge implications for businesses around the globe – even in South Africa . Many companies and global initiatives are taking an ethical stance on the matter, whilst others are more reluctant. As an aside, one doesn’t even have to a start-up with an innovative idea. Take for example Kasthurie Govender, a Durban mum who penned a climate book for children ; showing that we can all do our part. For the more reluctant companies, startups are providing other selling points, such as reducing costs through energy management to ensure a greener future for our planet. Also read – Environment Month 2019 – What you need to know about climate change in South Africa Innovative solutions we can learn from Still fairly new, Incooling was founded earlier this year but is already reaping success. While not a South African initiative, it does provide an example of what is possible. Based in the Netherlands, Incooling is a new semiconductor startup and have partnered with European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). They operate with CO2 technology in order to cool internal components of a computer. InCooling have raised more than €630,000 – approximately R9.8m, according to the exchange rate at the time of publishing – through ventures and awards. The team plans to move to Silicon Valley very soon. Soon enough, cooling systems will not be able to keep up with 3D integrated chips, so essential technology is an answer to future problems. Thermal energy management is vital as it can increase the life span of components. Watch: InCooling teaser Another innovative example is Verdigris, an American based startup founded by Mark Chung 2011. Chung was inspired by a very expensive electricity bill after a trip away. His startup is focused on energy management and creating smart buildings via AI by using green technology which allows companies to monitor all of the electrical feeds projected in their base. The technology reduces excessive energy during the busiest hours and before systematic faults appear the technology detects them. Chung has already expanded to 38 countries. With all our Eskom-related worries , South African innovators and start-ups would be wise to take a leaf out of Chung’s book. We are going to need to sooner rather than later. Also read – Energy month 2019: How to become more energy efficient Watch: How Verdigris works Why is green technology important? A climate crisis is upon us, and as a global community, we need to do all we can to slow climate change down. Statistics point that just 100 companies are responsible for 71% of emissions released globally. On a business level, green technology is showing to be more cost effective by minimizing costs on power, and South Africa – and Africa in general – is slowly waking up to that fact. Africa has the potential to generate tons of renewable energy, yet two out of three people living in an African country do not have access to electricity. Thankfully, companies such as Africa Clean Africa and Freedom Won are heeding the call. African Clean Energy created a stovetop that runs off any biomass. It uses approximately 70% less energy and reduces costs by up to 50%. Their innovative stovetop also burns cleanly and is safe to use indoors. Freedom Won focuses on electric vehicles, such as their Jeep Grand Cherokees used to drive tourists on safaris. They have also developed an energy storage system that enhances lithium-ion batteries, similar to the Tesla Powerwall.'
HBO max will soon air the ‘Gossip Girls’ rebooted edition and fans are angry over this decision. Some has found this humiliating because nothing can change the original cast. The new version of Gossip Girls can never replace the previous cast.
'HBO max will soon air the ‘Gossip Girls’ rebooted edition and fans are angry over this decision. Some has found this humiliating because nothing can change the original cast. The new version of Gossip Girls can never replace the previous cast. Recently after hearing these news fans are shocked over this news. Viewers will soon be able to view the rebooted version of ‘Gossip Girls’. Some fans tweeted about their frustration about the series knowing the original creators are involved in the remake. The casting line is different, A new line of private school teenagers will be seen in the new version of GG, where fans find it dark. It will include the new means of social media and how New York is changed after 8 years. Some fans are boycotting the series as they say if the casting line is different then there is no charm watching the show because it doesn’t have their darlings ‘Manhattan’s Elite like Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, and Ed Westwick. See the tweet below to find about fans reaction: what’s the point of a gossip girl reboot without blair waldorf?? the disrespect pic.twitter.com/zfLSSM1Hah — t a t i a n a ✧ (@tatiigardner) July 17, 2019 If Dorota Kishlovsky isn’t in this Gossip Girl reboot, I don’t want it. pic.twitter.com/Miu2CuKWZe — Jason Carlos (@jaarlos) July 17, 2019 me when i read #gossipgirl will get a reboot but no adult Blair and Chuck pic.twitter.com/7RUYVo7amh — J.K. (@jkpalma92) July 18, 2019 if the gossip girl reboot doesn't open with blair and serena's kids cowering in fear of dorota's kids on the met steps WHAT WAS ALL OF THIS EVEN FOR — emma lord (@dilemmalord) July 17, 2019 When I found out that #GossipGirl is getting a new reboot but not with the original cast. pic.twitter.com/UAYuHp1YI6 — Nyomi (@iam9omi) July 17, 2019'
Rostec has suggested implementing the Government’s idea to replace helicopters older than 25 years in Russia based on the leasing scheme.The measures can be supported by the state program facilitating purchase of new aircraft for air carriers.The
On 28-Jun-2019 Portugal and Brazil signed an MoU, liberalising their air services agreement. The MoU eliminates capacity and tariff restrictions on air passengers and cargo between the two countries. Designated airlines can offer international
Amid the considerable number of bits of gossip about Jennifer Aniston accommodating her association with ex Brad Pitt and the stars subduing the news saying there are no certainties to these, the ‘Companions’ celebrity was spotted investing energy
'Amid the considerable number of bits of gossip about Jennifer Aniston accommodating her association with ex Brad Pitt and the stars subduing the news saying there are no certainties to these, the ‘Companions’ celebrity was spotted investing energy with a puzzle man at supper with companions. The 50-year-old was allegedly observed leaving a coffee shop with her buddies as she was spotted kissing and embracing a riddle man in pictures shared by a report in Daily Mail. The entertainer was seen parading an easygoing gathering for her date. Jennifer brandished a dark sleeveless pullover alongside a red skirt. Her companions were all grins while Jen was seen embracing the man. If in truth Jennifer turns out to date this man, it would pulverize the hearts of a million fans who were seeking after her to revive her lost sentiment with Brad Pitt.'
The Extinction Rebellion group is holding climate protests across the UK.
'The Extinction Rebellion group is holding climate protests across the UK.'
Advanced Energy Storage Market: Size, Global Trends, Comprehensive Research Study, Development Status, Opportunities, Future Plans
Global Advanced Energy Storage Market: Snapshot Advanced energy storage refers to the process of storing electricity after converting it into energy. The energy is converted back to electricity for later use. Advanced energy storage technologies
'Global Advanced Energy Storage Market: Snapshot Advanced energy storage refers to the process of storing electricity after converting it into energy. The energy is converted back to electricity for later use. Advanced energy storage technologies amass energy from different sources and store it in different mediums for a period of time before supplying it to power or energy providing services. It comprises of conventional as well as novel energy storage technologies such as pumped hydro, battery storage, flywheel, thermal, and hydrogen storage. The global appetite for electricity is rising at a massive pace owing to factors such as rapid urbanization, industrialization, and the mounting rise in global population. As a result, the need for energy storage is anticipated to remain strong to timely and efficiently supply power to the required end-user. The demand for effective and advanced energy storage technologies is also rising due to development in renewables energy resources, improvement of antiquated utility grid networks, and higher energy demand costs. Planning To Lay Down Strategy For The Next Few Years? Our Report Can Help Shape Your Plan Better. Transparency Market Research estimates that the global advanced energy storage market, which had a valuation of US$0.87 bn in 2015, will exhibit a promising 5.4% CAGR from 2016 and 2024 and rise to a valuation of US$1.39 bn by 2024 Pumped Hydro Storage to Remain Most Preferred Method for Large-scale Storage Purposes On the basis of technology, the advanced energy storage market has been segmented in the report into pumped hydro, battery storage, flywheel storage, and thermal storage. Of these, the segment of pumped hydro storage accounted for more than 90% share in the global market in 2015. The massive share of the segment in the global advanced energy storage market is attributed to the fact that it is the most economical technology for large-scale energy storage. For photovoltaic systems, battery storage is the most popular choice. Lithium-ion batteries are most common for power generation in mobiles and laptops but need more improvement for power generation applications. Battery storage is still expensive due to a number of factors such as need for new technologies, overcharge protection, and improved reliability and safety. The segment of thermal energy storage, representing another economical energy storage option, is anticipated to grow rapidly in the advanced energy storage market during the forecast period owing to the increasing focus on renewable energy. To Obtain All-Inclusive Information On Forecast Analysis Of Global Market, Request A Pdf Brochure Here. Asia Pacific Market to Continue to Embark Upon Healthy Growth Path From a geographical standpoint, the advanced energy storage market has been segmented in the %MCEPASTEBIN%report into regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa. Of these, the demand for advanced energy storage systems was the dominant in Asia Pacific in 2015, followed by Europe and North America. The development of advanced energy storage market began relatively late in Asia Pacific as compared to developed regions such as Europe and North America. However, it has seen rapid growth in the past few year and is also expected to exhibit impressive growth over the forecast period. The market is expected to exhibit growth at a relatively lower pace in Europe and North America than Asia Pacific as both the regions feature mature markets for advanced energy storage. The Asia Pacific market is anticipated to exhibit strong growth over the report’s forecast period owing to vast developments in the power distribution infrastructure, especially across thriving economies such as China, India, and South Korea. For More Actionable Insights Into The Competitive Landscape Of Global Market, Get A Customized Report Here. Some of the leading players operating in the global advanced energy storage market are AES Corporation, EDF Renewables, Schneider Electric, Maxwell Corporation, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., and INEOS Group AG. Other prominent players include SAFT S.A, Green Charge Networks, LLC, S&C Electric Company, NEC Corporation, Beacon Power LLC, Dynapower Company LLC, and EOS Energy Storage.'
A spectacular free-kick from Riyad Mahrez left Daniel Akpeyi clutching at thin air and gave Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in the second Africa Cup of Nations semi-final, held at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday.