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Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Green Technologies, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Green Technologies, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

GM partners with 7 charging networks ahead of electric vehicle...

GM revealed Wednesday a four-part plan meant to handle all the steps of charging an electric vehicle, including finding a public charger and paying for the power, as the automaker seeks ways to attract customers to the 30 EVs it plans to launch by...


Ford to open new lab to develop next-gen lithium-ion and solid...

Ford Motor Company will open a $185 million R&D battery lab to develop and manufacture battery cells and batteries, a first step toward the automaker possibly making battery cells in-house. The facility comes as yet another signal to consumers...


Tesla wants to make every home a distributed power plant

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to turn every home into a distributed power plant that would generate, store and even deliver energy back into the electricity grid, all using the company’s products. While the company has been selling solar and ene...


Tesla owners can now see how much solar or coal is powering th...

Tesla owners can now see exactly what kind of energy is powering their electric vehicles. TezLab, a free app that’s like a Fitbit for a Tesla vehicle, pushed out a new feature this week that shows the energy mix — breaking down the exact typ...


ZeroAvia’s hydrogen fuel cell plane ambitions clouded by techn...

When ZeroAvia’s six-seater aircraft completed an eight-minute flight from Cranfield Airfield in the U.K. last September, the company claimed a “major breakthrough” with the first-ever hydrogen fuel cell flight of a commercial-size aircraft. The mo...


Ocean Solutions Accelerator doubles down on blue economy with ...

The planet-loving folks at the Sustainable Ocean Alliance started an accelerator a couple years back focusing on very early stage companies, but this year they’re expanding the program to accept those who have already closed their first roun...


Chinese startups rush to bring alternative protein to people’s...

In many ways, China is the ideal testbed for alternative protein. The country has a long history of imitation meat rooted in Buddhist vegetarianism and a growing, health-conscious middle cla...


Berlin’s Blacklane raises $26M to expand its high-end chauffeu...

As the Ubers of the world continue to scale, a smaller on-demand transportation startup has raised some funding in Germany, underscoring the opportunities that remain for startups in the space targeting specific service niches. Blacklane — t...


Startup founded by ‘Survivor’ champ debuts airless bike tires ...

As NASA is quick to remind people, the investments it funnels towards space exploration often winds up improving life on Earth – and it’s now in the business of speeding up some of that work through startups. SMART, a startup founded in 2020...


Polestar, ChargePoint introduce seamless charging in new partn...

A new alliance between Swedish electric performance automaker Polestar and EV infrastructure startup ChargePoint takes aim at the charging experience with the debut of an in-car app that will let customers seamlessly charge their Polestar 2 model ...


Wefarm adds $11M to expand its network for independent farmers...

The vast majority of startups remain focused on consumers, knowledge workers and the opportunities to provide services to those that are already operating completely, or at least partially, in digital environments. But today comes news of funding ...


Swiss maker of meat alternatives Planted will expand and diver...

Planted, a startup pursuing a unique method of creating a vegetarian chicken alternative, has raised an $18M (CHF 17M) Series A to expand its product offerings and international footprint. With new kebabs and pulled-style faux meats available and ...


Use today’s tech solutions to meet the climate crisis and do i...

Here are just four innovations from our solar-powered plane that the market can start using now before it’s too la...


Here’s how Elon Musk’s $100 million Xprize competition for car...

Elon Musk notified the world that he would be donating $100 million to pursue new technologies for carbon capture, methods through which carbon dioxide can be actively extracted from the atmosphere as a means to help stave off climate change. As T...


SPACs are the construct VCs need to fund clean tech

SPACs are going to be the tool needed to bring clean tech up to par with sectors such as healthcare. It’s a development that will benefit all of ...


Elon Musk is donating $100M to find the best carbon capture te...

Elon Musk said Thursday via a tweet that he will donate $100 million toward a prize for the best carbon capture technology. Musk, who recently surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person, didn’t provide any...


Samsung’s upcycling program is designed to give new life to ol...

In the world of annual refresh cycles, there’s always been a big question mark around what to do with all of the old tech we too readily abandon. There are a number of options for disposing and recycling these objects that often contain rare earth...


What’s behind this year’s boom in climate tech SPACs?

There’s no denying that 2020 has been the year of the special purpose acquisition company. Since the beginning of the year, 219 SPACs have raised $73 billion, according to widely reported market research from Goldman Sachs. That’s a 46...