Commitments by the aviation sector to achieve carbon neutral growth by 2020 and a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 compared to 2005 levels are going to be hard to meet, according to a technical brief from the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA). Bio-jet is the answer, says the paper.
The chief executive at Chrysalix Venture Capital has some advice for policymakers and other venture capitalists. Don’t look to Silicon Valley for inspiration, said Wal van Lierop, president and CEO at the firm in an interview.
Data from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) reveals the growth of solar energy in the US continues unabated. According to figures released contained in a soon-to-be-released report, more than 14,600 MW solar energy capacity was added in 2016 compared to nearly 7,500 MW in 2015.
The Bloom Centre for Sustainability, or simply Bloom, is on the hunt for clean technology demonstration projects in Ontario. The Clean Technology Demonstration Program wants to fund 50% of projects costs that can achieve significant greenhouse gas emissions reduction in a number of different sectors.